Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

Eye on the Tiger - Lori Lightfoot

Making her way into the nation's eye recently is Class of 1980 alumna Lori Lightfoot, who became the mayor of our country's third largest city, Chicago.  Quite arguably, Lightfoot is the highest ranking WHS alum in the realm of politics of all time and is already a WHSAA Distinguished Citizen. While at WHS, Lori was in the Tiger Swing Band, the Pep Club, and was class president. She was...

Whatever happened to Bob Glass?

An Open Letter to Jamir Thomas: by Denny Highben ('69) Jamir: We’ll be talking about the 2018 football season for a long time. It, literally, was one for the history books. Good luck at Washington State. There will be more than a few Tiger fans staying up late to see Pac 12 games, especially when it is the Cougars’ turn on the television. But before you and all the great Tiger seniors...

Trustee Changes

Board of Trustees Member Passes The Washington High School Alumni Association Board of Trustees, along with many in the Massillon Tiger athletic boosters and his Class of 1957, were saddened by the unexpected passing of Robert "Bob" Antonille. He was an enthusiastic member of the alumni board offering many suggestions and questions, all along the lines of improving alumni connections. His...

In Memoriam: Spring 2019

Recent alumni passings of note: Don Liebermann '41 Don was an active member of his class reunions and one of the longest active, oldest boosters of the Massillon Tigers. In addition to the booster club, he was active in the Massillon Kiwanis. Don loved working with wood and was a master wood carver who in his spare time taught wood carving at R.G. Drage and Canton Vocational...

The 75th Messiah - End of an Era

The Washington High School Vocal Music Department, under the direction of Robert Cannon, presented the 75th and final presentation of Handel's Messiah in December of 2018.  Some 40 alumni joined in with the high school choirs to sing along witht the orchestra a very moving and well-done finalé to this revered school tradition. Started in the late 1930s by Miss Cleo Ressler, this...
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