Frequently Asked Questions
• Can I register and pay at
• Where can I get my
registration form, how do I register?
• Where do
I send my registration form?
• How much will it cost to attend?
• Does my Guest
also have to pay $30 for the registration?
is this reunion for?
• Why should I attend?
can I stay for the weekend?
• Where are the activities taking
• Who can I bring with me?
will the reunion be publicized?
• How Can I find out if I’m
registered for the reunion?
• Cost of only bringing my guest to the fairgrounds for dinner?
• What should I wear to the fair evening and dinner?
• Need to register to come by the school only?
• What am I getting for my $30 registration fee?
• Does the $30 registration fee include Golf?
• Does the $30 registration fee include Friday night at the pubs?
• What are all the activities?
• Can I bring my kids to see the school
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Q: Can I register and pay at the Go Station on Friday night or at the school on Saturday or at the
Fair Grounds Saturday night?
A: Yes. We are asking
for pre-registration to help us plan the food and facilities
for the number of attendees. You will be able to register and pay
at the Go Station on Friday night or at the school on Saturday or
at the Fair Grounds on Saturday night.
Q: Where can I get my registration form, how do I register?
A: The registration form is available right here. Download
the form from this link. Print it, and send it in with the appropriate
payment to the address on the form. The last day to mail in your form should be May 15, in order for Canada Post to deliver on time. Most of the businesses on Main Street, Markham will
have registration forms
Some forms will
also be available at the school.
Q: Where do I send my registration form?
A: The mailing address for registration will be on the
Q: How much will it cost to attend?
A: Your registration fee for the reunion is $30. Guest are also $30. Evening dinner is $10 per person. You must register before May 1 to guarantee dinner. Our very own caterer, Johnny Leadbetter, will plan the dinner based on responses received by May 1. All events are included with your registration, such as the Decade Rooms at the School, fairgrounds and the Variety Show. Check the registration
this website or the registration form for exact details.
Q: I plan to attend the daytime events at the school
on Saturday with my Guest. Does my Guest also have to pay $30
for the registration?
Q: Who is this reunion for?
A: This reunion is for anyone who attended Markham
District High School as a student, even if only for one or
two years and anyone
who worked there as a teacher, custodian, secretary, cafeteria
Q: Why should I attend?
A: The reunion will give you the opportunity to re-connect
with friends from the past perhaps for the first time since
or worked at MDHS, and catch up on their lives. There will
be lots of opportunity to relive memories with displays and
of the past while you tour the school and stroll down Main
Street. And it's going to be a great time!
Q: I don't live in Markham anymore. Can you recommend
somewhere to stay for the weekend?
A: Check the
Accommodations link on this website for a complete list of
local hotels and
bed and breakfast locations. Some hotels are even offering
Q: Where are the activities taking place?
A: All of activities are centered in the town of Markham,
on Main Street, at the school, and at the Fairgrounds. Check
link on this website for more specific details.
Q: Who can I bring with me?
A: You may bring anyone you wish with you.
The cost for registration to take part in any or all events
during the weekend is $30 for Alumni, Staff or Guests.
There is an extra cost of $10 per person for the Saturday night buffet at the Fair Grounds. Please remember to add your Guest Fee of $30 if paying the additional $10 for your Guest dinner.
We are not providing any activities
specifically for children.
Q: How will the reunion be publicized?
A: Most of the advertising will be done right here
on the website. We found 'word of mouth', friends telling friends and more informal
doing a lot of advertising. Also, Facebook is a popular method of communication about the reunion. We will also have brochures to hand out at events in Markham leading up to the reunion weekend. The brochures will also be available at local pubs and hotels. There will be newspaper articles. Signage will be displayed outdoors at the school and fairgrounds closer to the event date.
Q: How Can I find out if I’m registered
for the reunion?
A: If you have submitted a cheque for reunion events, the cashing
of that cheque is verification that you are indeed registered.
Q: I plan on only bringing my guest to the fairgrounds for dinner, what do I pay for my guest?
A: $40 if your guest is having the dinner, $30 without dinner .
Q: What should I wear to the fair evening and dinner?
A: "It's the Fairgrounds" .No dress code, shoes and shirt required other than that, anything goes. There might be dancing and there might be mud in the parking lots. Suggestion: casual but true to yourself!!
Q: We wanted to come by the school on the Saturday of the reunion and take a look around with our kids, do we need to register?
A: Yes, there will be events happening all throughout the school. Attending the school is an event. Remember your registration fee goes toward a good cause, commencement awards for the next 5 years. Plus your registration will help offset the expenses of school rental, insurance and other items. (keep in mind that we are not planning kid specific activities, but everyone will get a kick out of the decade rooms)
Q: What am I getting for my $30 registration fee?
A: The admission fee of $30 gives you memorabilia from the event, registration and future contact from committee as well as a listing on the website, (if you choose). The fee will allow you entry to the school on Saturday and the fair on Saturday night. Your payment goes toward renting the facilities, entertainment, advertising, insurance and other expenses from the reunion weekend.
Q: Does the $30 registration fee include Golf?
A: No. There is a separate registration form the golf tournament.
Q: Does the $30 registration fee include Friday night at the pubs?
A: No. The pubs and restaurants of Markham are public places. Most of the pubs are aware that the reunion is taking place and are prepared to receive a designated decade of alumni. Pub admission is free.
Q: What are all the activities?
A: It all starts with registration for most people. A golf tournament begins at Angus Glen on Friday morning. (pre-register for golf here) There’s a pub night on Friday. Saturday has an opening ceremony, a variety show featuring the talents of current and past students, decade rooms, basketball in the boys gym, cafeteria food service and possibly a few other surprises. Saturday night is at the fair grounds and the activities include dinner for $10 (paid in advance of May 1), DJ in building #1, Much video show in building #2, cash bar.
Q: Can I bring my kids to see the school and do I need to pay the registration fee for them as well?
A: Yes you my bring your kids to see the school. If your kids are under 18 there is no admission fee. If your kids are young enough to still be in grade school or high school, then no admission fee for them.