January 2018 Newsletter

Fellow Alumni:

Happy New Year and I thank you for all your support and dedication for our association and Alma mater. May the good Lord crown all your endeavors with success. Here are some updates about our association:

2018 Reunion

The 2018 national reunion will be held in the great state of Maryland from September 28 – September 30. Planning and preparations for the reunion are ongoing to ensure a successful and memorable reunion. Further details are forthcoming. We encourage you to start making all necessary preparations to attend the reunion. Please visit our website for updates (www.aachsa.org)

Finance

(a) 2017 Alumni Dues

We are delighted to inform you that in 2017, a total of 44 people paid their annual alumni dues (43 alumni and one active pioneer staff member). We are also happy to inform you that most of the pledges made at the 2016 national reunion have been paid. On behalf of the executive board, I thank those who have fulfilled their financial obligation in 2017, and I encourage those have not paid yet to visit our website payment center and make the payment ($100). Our account balances will be posted in our GoogleDocs account soon as possible.

(b) Tax receipts

Our finance department is currently sending out payment acknowledgement letters/receipts to those who paid their alumni dues and pledges in 2017. Please be reminded that your payment/donation is tax deductible, and you may choose to use it for filing your taxes. Also, if you have any questions regarding the issue, contact the treasurer at: treasurer@aachsa.org and/or Akinofe@gmail.com

(c) 2018 Dues

We have made a total of three options available for all dues in 2018:

Option 1 – $150 (includes the mandatory alumni dues and the reunion fee). The alumni dues for 2018 is a total of $150 i.e. $100 for the annual alumni dues and $50 for the reunion gala.
Option 2 – $100 (mandatory alumni dues only; this does not include the reunion fee). The $100 payment is strictly for fulfilling the mandatory annual alumni dues only i.e. it does not include the fee for the reunion festivities.
Option 3 – Generous donation

Methods of payment

(1) PayPal: Visit our website (www.aachsa.org) and click on the payment center tab and select an option.

(2) Direct deposit – Bank of America: Account Number 446022702144 Routing Number 052001633 (pls. notify and send a copy the deposit slip to the treasurer immediately after payment)

(3) Mail-in – Mail your check to the association official mailing address at: Alumni Association of Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro (AACHSA), P.O Box 654, Lanham, MD20703 (pls. make all checks payable to AACHSA)

Website

The new website (www.aachsa.org) is now in operation although the website still undergoing
some updates. Meanwhile, we urge you to visit and register your name. Also, we are in urgent need of help in the media/information system department. We are looking for IT experts, techsavvy alumni, or referrals who can provide support in the department.
Contact: assvpinfosystems@aachsa.org and/or sam.kuye@aol.com

Finally, I thank the members of the board of trustees and the advisory board for their support and guidance. To my colleagues on the executive board, words alone cannot express my utmost gratitude and admiration for all your efforts, sacrifice, and dedication to the success of our association. May the good Lord bless greatly.
Let’s make the national reunion another successful event. I look forward to seeing you in Maryland in September!

Again, I thank you and may the good Lord bless our Compro.

Up Blue! Up Crimson! Up Green!
Up School!!!

Best Wishes
Shina Oshinuga
President