Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

Eye on the Tiger - Zion Clark

Zion Clark of the WHS Class of 2015 has enjoyed two rounds of national exposure these past few months. He first appeared as a guest on the nationally syndicated television show "Ellen", hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, and again on a segment of the NBC Nightly News spotlighting his wrestling at Kent State University-Tuscarawas.  What makes Zion special is his approach to his wrestling career and...
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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...
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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...
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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 finalĂ© to this revered school tradition. Started in the late 1930s by Miss Cleo Ressler, this...
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Class of 1973 - 45th Reunion - August 4

The Washington High School Class of 1973 45th Year Class Reunion August 4th, 2018 | 5:30pm to 11:00pm Massillon Oaks Club 12356 Millersburg Road SW Massillon, OH 44647 Ticket cost - $30.00 per person Sorry for this being such short notice, but we are trying something very different than in the past. We will be holding our 45th reunion with the 61st year of the Massillon Shriners Ox Roast....
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2018 Distinguished Citizens Announced

The Washington High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Citizens Award. This award is given annually to graduates of Washington High School who have achieved local, national, and/or international success in their chosen career fields. Nominations are made by graduates or friends of WHS and are selected by the Distinguished Citizens committee....
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74th Production of Handel's Messiah

The 74th production of Handel’s Messiah will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00pm.  This year, the performance will be dedicated to past choir director, Paula Morgan, who over the years contributed greatly to the success of the Messiah program. Alumni are invited again to join forces with a professional orchestra and student members of the Concert and Advanced Choirs...
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Choir Program Starts 2017 on a High Note

The WHS Vocal Music Department is off and running for 2017. With the annual Feast for Five/Patron's Concert already under their belts, the students are gearing up for the 74th performance of Handel's Messiah, and are encouraging alumni to participate!!  Other events during the fall semester include the Holiday Festival Concert on November 30, the Candlelight Walk at St. Mary's on December 3,...
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Alumnus travels to Statue of Liberty to see MTSB

Bob Featheringham ('57) remembers fondly his time as a member of the Massillon Tiger Swing Band.  When he heard about the MTSB's spring trip to perform at the Statue of Liberty, he knew he had to be there.  Traveling with his wife 70 miles from their home in Toms River, New Jersey, Bob got an extra surprise when he discovered he was on the same ferry from the mainland to the...
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WHS Alum Breaks into the Biz!

Matthew Jones ('06) is working hard at "living the dream" in "La La Land" (Los Angeles) with performances throughout the coffeshop and nightclub circuit performing with his wife as "Lady and Jones". You can download some of his EP material under the pop-ballad classification on Pandora, iTunes, or Spotify.  We wish him all the best!! Visit the Lady and Jones website Lady and Jones video -...
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