1956 HeiskeliteYear Book
Our Deceased Classmates
Photo Album Class of '56
35th Reunion
40th Reunion
45th Reunion
50th Reunion
55th  Reunion
60th Birthday celebration
70th Birthday Celebration
75th Birthday Celebration
1953 Heiskelite Yearbook
1954 Heiskelite Yearbook





Welcome to the Hagerstown High School Class of 1956 Web site! (Please visit links on left side of page)

In memory of Richard A. Wade 1938 - 2001     (click)  

 The Class of '56 welcomes all, but especially our classmates to share events, news, and information of the graduating class of June, 1956.

This is a very active high school class that has reunions every 5 years and "special" events, such as class "Zero & 5th" Birthday Celebrations, Luncheons and picnics held in the Hagerstown, Maryland area, and participation in the Annual HHS Florida Gathering.


Beverly (Manious) Canby, 79


On July 6, 2018, Bev Canby, beloved wife of James R. (Bob) Canby, Jr. died peacefully at Gilchrist. Hospice. Born Beverly Dean Manious on September 16, 1938, in Hagerstown, daughter of Charles & Helen Gerhardt Manious, After Bev graduated from Hagerstown High, she earned an RN at Lutheran Hospital, BSN at Notre Dame Univ. and MBA at Johns Hopkins University.

During a distinguished career, while coping valiantly with chronic illnesses, Bev held leadership positions at Lutheran, Baltimore County General, GBMC Hospitals, and Keswick Multi Care Ctr. and taught Nursing at CCBC, Catonsville.

Bev is survived by her husband, Bob, sons James 3rd, & wife Kathy, Todd, & wife Tracie, grandchildren Ben, Logan, Dalton, & Olivia, and sisters, Marlene Russell and Carole Billmeyer and son, Mickey of Hagerstown

Donations in her honor may be sent to Gilchrist Care Center, 555 Towsontown Blvd., Towson, MD 21204

A Celebration of Bev's life will be held at 2 p.m.,Sept 16. The Gallery at Charlestown Retirement Community, Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville.



80th Birthday Celebration In Honor of the Hagerstown High Class of 1956
                                        September 14-16, 2018

Photos Now Available (click) ...

PHOTOS-HHS Class of 1956 60th Reunion !!!
September 16-18, 2016

Here are some links to click on for photos from our 60th Class Reunion, September 16-18, 2016.
(recommend to choose "Slideshow" option toward top of page after photos come up- then you can go right or left if you choose )

Friday Evening at the Bowmans (click)

Saturday Afternoon at Redmen “Crabfest” (click)

Sunday Breakfast @ Redmen (click)

South Potomac JR High Classmates of HHS Class of 1956