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Alumni Weekend 2010 Schedule
Friday, May 7

8:00 a.m.−2:35 p.m.
Flashback Friday
Attend classes as if you were once again a George School student. Preregistration required.

10:20−11:20 a.m.
Assembly: The Future of Online Hate Speech
Auditorium, Walton Center
Hannah Shore Jacobs ’74, the parent of a child with special needs, will speak about her advocacy for the disabled. Her work has helped to start the conversation about words that devalue the disabled and are often voiced by online hate groups.

5:00−6:15 p.m.
Volunteer and Leadership Donor Reception
Sunnybanke
Volunteers and leadership donors are invited to join the head of school for refreshments.

8:00 p.m.−10:45 p.m.
Open Mike
Class of 1983 Café, Mollie Dodd Anderson Library
Meet current students and watch impromptu performances. Guests are invited to share musical, poetic, or other talents at the microphone.

Saturday, May 8

8:00 a.m.−3:00 p.m.
Registration
Lobby, Main

8:30−9:30 a.m.
Alumni and Faculty Breakfast Reception
Tent on Anderson Library Patio
Visit with favorite teachers and coaches.
 
9:15 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
Meet the tour guide on South Porch, Main

9:15−10:00 a.m.
Master Classes
 
From Portrait Artist to Member of Parliament
Coffeehouse, Marshall Center
Donaldson Romeo ’80 explains how he employed his gifts for business, portraiture, journalism, and advocacy at various stages in his life. Don credits the writings of Martin Luther King Jr. with inspiring his work.
 
West Side Story: Reviving a Classic
Green Room, Walton Center
George School theater teacher Maureen West will transport you behind the scenes of the school’s recent West Side Story production, the fifth performance of the show in George School history.
 
Learning Well and Living Green: George School’s New Library
Conference Room, Mollie Dodd Anderson Library
Learn how George School’s new, green library advances student learning and exemplifies environmental stewardship. Guided tours of the building will follow this presentation.
 
George School Robotics
Room 101, Spruance-Alden Science Center
George School robotics teacher Chris Odom will show how his students employ math, science, electronics, and engineering skills to program robots to autonomously navigate their surroundings and interact with their environment.
 
10:05−10:50 a.m.
Master Classes
 
Facing History and Ourselves
Conference Room, Mollie Dodd Anderson Library
Karen Sulzberger ’70 will explain how the educational program Facing History and Ourselves engages classrooms in an examination of the Holocaust and other examples of genocide. Facing History aims to help students connect history to their own moral choices.
 
Sing Along with West Side Story
Green Room, Walton Center
George School music teacher Jacqueline Coren will lead you through a fun sing-along featuring celebrated songs from West Side Story, with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ’46.
 
Theory of Knowledge
Room 201, Mollie Dodd Anderson Library
George School International Baccalaureate (IB) Coordinator Ralph Lelii will explain how a central course in the IB Diploma Program encourages critical thinking about knowledge itself.
 
George School Athletics: Celebrating Extraordinary Coaches
Coffeehouse, Marshall Center
Led by Girls’ Athletic Director Nancy Bernardini, this discussion features three beloved teacher-coaches from the Class of 1965—John Gleeson, Paul Machemer, and David Satterthwaite. Learn how George School coaches influenced these alumni as students and inspired their own coaching careers.
 
10:00 a.m.
Alumni-Student Tennis Scrimmage
Tennis Courts adjacent to Hallowell Arts Center
 
10:30 a.m.−2:30 p.m.
Children's Activities
South Lawn
Rain Location: Worth Sports Center

11:00 a.m.−Noon
All-Alumni Gathering
First Floor, Meetinghouse
Head of School Address, Presentation of Reunion Gifts and Alumni Awards

12:15−1:30 p.m.
Picnic Lunch: Food Tent, Red Square
Buffet Lunch: Dining Room, Main
25th Reunion Lunch: Generations Gazebo
50th Reunion Lunch: Tent next to Red Square
Senior Alumni Lunch: Tent on Anderson Library Patio (for Class of 1959 and earlier)

1:30−2:45 p.m.
Reunion Photos
Rain location for Main and Orton photos: Alumni Gym
 
Anderson Library
Conference Room
South Porch
Main
South Porch
Orton
1:30 p.m. 1940 and earlier 1965 2005
1:45 p.m. 1945 1970 2000
2:00 p.m. 1950 1975 1995
2:15 p.m. 1955 1980 1990
2:30 p.m. 1960 1985
 
1:30−2:30 p.m.
Equestrian Demonstration
Riding Grounds
 
2:00−4:30 p.m.
Alumni Games
Playing Fields
Boys' Baseball 2:00 p.m.      Girls' Softball 2:00 p.m.
Girls' Lacrosse 2:00 p.m. Boys' Lacrosse 2:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m.
Memorial Meeting for Worship
First Floor, Meetinghouse
Celebrate the lives of deceased classmates, friends, staff, and faculty, including faculty member Arthur Brinton and dorm parent Mary Jean Waters.
 
4:30−5:30 p.m.
Cougar Tailgate Party
Farm Drive, next to the Varsity Boys Baseball Field
The party starts right after the Alumni Games and Athletic Directors Nancy Bernardini and George Long will be flipping burgers and hotdogs at the grill. Alumni and students participating in the Alumni Games, as well as their friends and families, are welcome. Say hi to your coaches and experience the old George School spirit. Suggested donation $5.00.

Sunday, May 9

10:45−11:30 a.m.
Meeting for Worship
First Floor, Meetinghouse