Concord Academy’s Reunion Celebration

June 10–12, 2022

The Alumnae/i Association is pleased to announce Concord Academy’s 2022 Reunion Weekend. This year we are celebrating the 2’s and 7’s and we also look forward to welcoming back the classes of 1970 and 1971 for their belated in-person 50th reunion celebrations. As always, all alumnae/i are welcome to attend Reunion Weekend festivities.

As of now, we are planning to gather in person for Reunion Weekend. We will continue to follow state and local guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety. Please check our reunion COVID-19 protocols in late spring for any updates to CA’s COVID-19 policies.

If you haven’t already, now is the time to start making plans to join your CA classmates and friends across class years for a fun-filled weekend back in Concord. Many thanks to our reunion committee for all they are doing—your chameleon spirit is inspirational!

Question? Contact Merrill Genoa, annual fund and alumnae/i programs officer, at merrill_genoa@concordacademy.org or (978) 402-2248

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, June 10

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Check-in

4:00 p.m.

Campus Tour: Centennial Vision for CA’s Campus

Join Don Kingman, director of campus planning and construction, for a walking tour of CA’s main campus. Revisit favorite spots, learn about recent improvements, discuss CA’s commitment to environmental sustainability, and share your feedback on plans now underway that will allow students to thrive in CA’s second century.

5:00 p.m.

Alumnae/i of Color Gathering

All alumnae/i of color are invited to join Director of Community and Equity Grant Hightower and fellow alumnae/i of color for a networking reception. Share your ideas for the upcoming Centennial Alumnae/i of Color Reunion and learn about school initiatives at the heart of CA’s mission.

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Annual Alumnae/i Association Assembly

The Concord Academy Alumnae/i Association is delighted to host the 2022 Alumnae/i Association Assembly for all classes. CA’s leaders will share important updates from campus and details about Centennial celebrations. The Assembly will be livestreamed for those unable to join us in person.

7:00 p.m.

Alumnae/i Welcome Celebration

Kick off reunion weekend under the stars! Enjoy a casual gathering with dinner, firepits, and friends. Beer and wine will be served. 

Saturday, June 11

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Morning Yoga

Start your day with yoga and fellow CA alumnae/i in the morning!

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Check-in

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The History of CA’s Campus: an Augmented Reality Tour

How do we tell the stories of Concord Academy? How do we tell the stories of the people—American, African, European, English, and Wampanoag/Nipmuc—who inhabited this space before CA was founded? Over the past year, students in Public History: Musketaquid/Concord/Concord Academy, taught by Kim Frederick, and Mobile Apps for History, taught by Ben Stumpf ’88, have developed a mobile app that lets you experience these histories and places through augmented reality tours of the campus. Students worked with the Concord Museum, the Concord Public Library’s Special Collections Department, the Concord Academy Archive, and other local history institutions to explore and retell the stories of the land that is now CA. This is an interactive discussion; a smart device is encouraged to fully experience the program.

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

The Art of Story

At CA, we celebrate the power of stories, and the many forms they can take—not only narrative but also through the visual arts and performance. Hear from CA alumnae/i artists from a wide range of fields who are telling stories in their own unique ways.

11:00 a.m.

Campus Tour: Centennial Vision for CA’s Campus

Join Don Kingman, director of campus planning and construction, for a walking tour of CA’s main campus. Revisit favorite spots, learn about recent improvements, discuss CA’s commitment to environmental sustainability, and share your feedback on plans now underway that will allow students to thrive in CA’s second century.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Reunion Luncheon

All classes are invited for lunch under the Chapel Lawn Tent.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alumnae Luncheon

All alumnae who have celebrated their 50th reunion are invited to a special luncheon to honor and celebrate their enduring connection to Concord Academy.

1:00 p.m.

Memorial Service

Join us in the Chapel to honor and celebrate the lives of the alumnae/i we’ve recently lost.

1:00 p.m.

Campus Tour: Centennial Vision for CA’s Campus

Join Don Kingman, director of campus planning and construction, for a walking tour of CA’s main campus. Revisit favorite spots, learn about recent improvements, discuss CA’s commitment to environmental sustainability, and share your feedback on plans now underway that will allow students to thrive in CA’s second century.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon activities on Main Campus & Moriarty Athletic Campus

Enjoy canoeing the Sudbury River or cruising around town on CA boarder bikes. Shuttles will also be available to bring guests over to the Moriarty Athletic Center where there will be ice cream novelties on the fieldhouse porch, as well as pick-up soccer, baseball and lawn games.

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Roots of CA’s Mission

Starting with our founding, this has been a school cut from a different cloth. For its first five decades, Concord Academy aimed to create equity in education for women, and this history continues to shape our unique learning culture and community. Join us to explore how CA continues to expand its vision and goals for inclusivity for the benefit of all.

6:00 p.m.

Reunion Celebration Reception for All Classes

Mix and mingle with friends across the decades prior to your class dinner.  Class photos will be taken during the reception.

7:15 p.m.

Class Dinners

On-campus dinners for all classes.

Sunday, June 12

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Farewell Brunch

Enjoy breakfast in the Stu-Fac with classmates before departing campus!

Who Is Coming

 

Marcia Synnott

1957

Ellen Smith Harde

1962

Virginia Smith Hibbard

1962

Anne Buxton Sobol

1962

Frances Suzi Moore

1962

Kate Rea Schmitt

1962

Francie Hunt Von Mertens

1962

Hannah Norseen McClennen

1962

Jane Thomas Elliott

1962

Lyn aka Evelyn Burr Brignoli

1962

Elise Brown Terry

1962

Deborah Taylor

1962

Lawson Allen Prince

1962

Neva Goodwin Rockefeller

1962

Susan West

1962

Mary Laub

1962

Jane Bunker

1962

Melissa Prouty Hodgson

1962

Ann Hemingway Tarlton

1962

Helen Comninos

1962

Ways To Engage

The engagement of our alumnae/i community has never been stronger. Now is a great time to check that you are following us/have liked us on on social media:  

Digital Reunion Care Package >

CA’s Centennial >

Reunion Giving >

CA Gear

Show your chameleon pride by visiting the online bookstore and purchasing some CA gear in time for your class gathering!

Class Rings

Looking to replace your class ring? Contact Michael McCann at Herff Jones and he can help you with a replacement. Call (781) 749-2426.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Annual Fund and Alumnae/i Programs Officer Merrill Genoa at merrill_genoa@concordacademy.org.