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Reunion Weekend Schedule

All event locations and times are subject to change.
Reference your weekend schedule upon arrival for activities throughout the weekend.

Questions? Please contact Adria Black in Alumnae Relations

 

 

 

Friday, April 26


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Continental breakfast provided in the Hospitality Suite

8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. 

Class Visits or Student Led Campus Tours
Meet in the Student Center for student tours and information on class visits

10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Class Visits or Student Led Campus Tours
Meet in the Student Center for student tours and information on class visits

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Schoolhouse 1, Classroom 23/25

Full STEAM ahead 
Meet current students/participants from this year's Spring Break STEAM trip to Silicon Valley moderated by Stacy Tippens, Educational Technology Specialist.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Chapel/Auditorium

All School Assembly: Discussion with Award Recipients
Alumnae Recognition Award recipient, Jeanne Smoot '89, The Louise Wheelock Willson '48 Volunteer Award recipient, Margo Heun Bradford '64, and Young Alumnae Recognition Award recipient, Sarah Armstrong '09. President of the Alumnae Council, Kate Wisniewski Weir '02, will host this conversation.

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Main Terrace

Bluebell Luncheon with Head of School, Pilar Cabeza de Vaca
Alumnae Award Presentations

1:25 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Class Visits or Student Led Campus Tours
Meet in the Student Center for student tours and information on class visits

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Visual Arts Building, Makerspace (Fab Lab)

Round Table Discussion: A STEAMy Conversation
Meet and learn about the fascinating careers of 2 alumnae who are currently working in the STEAM field: Merritt Johnson Morris '99 and Emily Glamb '14 led by Kate Scott, STEAM Specialist 

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Huffington Library, Johnson Fiction Room

Lucy's Book Club
Join Dr. Donovan Arizmendi, Master Teacher in English, as she leads a discussion on Educated, by Tara Westover.

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Meet at the Student Center

Hidden Greenway Tour by Bus 
Led by Becca Brooks, Director of Information and Innovation, Library. The tour will end at the sports fields where we will cheer on our Madeira Snails during the intramural Powderpuff Football game.

4:30 p.m.
The Fields at the
Athletic Facility

Powderpuff Football Game
Join the Madeira community as we cheer on the student government sponsored activity where each grade will be competing for funds to be donated to a charity of their choice. 

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Maynard Quad

Welcome Reception for All Reunion Classes
Class of 1969 class photo at 6:45 p.m. 
Class of 1994 class photo at 6:55 p.m. 

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Main Terrace

Reunion Celebration Dinner for All Classes
Class photos will be taken during dinner

The Land

Class of 1969: 50th Reunion Celebration Dinner
Bus departs from Main for The Land directly after photo

Meyer House

Class of 1994: 25th Reunion Celebration Dinner
Bus departs from Main for Meyer House directly after photo

Maynard Quad

S'more Fun
Following dinner, stop by Maynard Quad for some reminiscing and S’mores

 

Saturday, April 27

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Huffington Library, A/V Room

The Madeira School Alumnae Council Spring Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Continental breakfast provided in the Hospitality Suite

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wing Library

Boxwood Books
Browse our collection by alumnae authors

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tennis Courts Open
Tennis balls available at the Registration Table
Racquets are not provided.

 

Choose to participate in one of the following morning activities or simply enjoy free time with Madeira friends and classmates at your favorite spot on campus.

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Hike to Black Pond
Led by Sean Brunett, Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing, and Paul Bednarowski, Latin Teacher

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Stable/Tack Room

Ride On!
Join Director of Equestrian Programs, Ian McCartney, and members of the Riding Team for a continental breakfast followed by a guided tour of the stables 

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Hidden Greenway Tour by Bus

Led by Becca Brooks, Director of Information and Innovation, Library. Prior confirmation required. Participants check-in at registration.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Behind Main Building, The Bluff

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Led by Sheila McGrory, English Teacher

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fiction Room,
Huffington Library

Leaving your Legacy: Planning for your Future with Purpose and Passion
A conversation led by Lisa McCurdy '84 and Julia O'Brien '69 

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Main Living Room

Alumnae/Student Choir Rehearsal 
All are welcome to join and rehearse with Madeira's a cappella group, Sweet Ti

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Zip Wire
Prior confirmation required. Participants check-in at registration.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Schoolhouse 1, Computer Lab

Perfect Your iPhone/Android Photos: Learn all the tips to get professional results
Led by Ann Miller, Visual Arts Teacher

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Main Living Room

Alumnae Memorial Service
All are welcome.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall

Madeira Town Hall Meeting
Featuring Head of School Pilar Cabeza de Vaca and members of the Administrative team

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Oval

Reunion Lunch on the Oval
Class challenge cups awarded. Enjoy live music from local band, The Buzz Hounds! 

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student Center/Hospitality Suite

Zip Wire
Prior confirmation required. Participants check-in at registration.

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Huffington Library, Fiction Room

Black Student Union Tea
Meet current Black Student Union co-heads, Kaitlin Britton-Wheeler '20 and Destiny McWilliams '21, along with guest speaker Janet Osunsan Oyeledun '09, as well as past and present members for conversation and networking. 

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall

Alumnae Panel: 'This Is Us'
Panelists include Perry Carpenter Wheelock '69, Alex Puritz '09, Gabrielle Dreux '14, and Lucinda Spurling '94. Moderated by Alex Cooley '99

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
The Oval

Finish in Style: Strawberries and Ice Cream on The Oval

 

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