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Enjoy recordings from Reunion 2021!

We enjoyed a wonderful four days of events during our virtual Reunion 2021 and would like to give all alumnae the chance to view the recorded content. In particular, we want to draw your attention to three videos:

In addition, you will find a host of other recordings to enjoy at your leisure below:

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2021 Reunion Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 20

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn: Public Health with Dr. Suzanne Piela P’22
2:00 p.m. Alumnae Book Club: Reunion Edition – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
3:00 p.m. Equestrian Alumnae Event
4:00 p.m. LGBTQ Affinity Group Gathering
6:00 p.m. Mixology Class Happy Hour with Mixologist Lindsay Merbaum ’00
7:00 p.m. Trivia Night

Friday, May 21

9:00 a.m. Networking Coffee
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn: Head of School Meera Viswanathan and Director of the Capabilities Approach Ned Edwards
2:00 p.m. Master Planning Conversation with Head of School Meera Viswanathan and Architect Maryann Thompson
5:30 p.m. Alumnae Board Meeting, Sun and Dial Cocktail Hour and Reunion Awards

Saturday, May 22

7:30 a.m. Virtual Morning Yoga with Heather Rems ’87, owner of Sanctuary Power Yoga
10:00 a.m. Walk and Talk with Meera: See how campus has changed since you last visited, and learn about Meera’s vision for a master plan as she takes you on a virtual inside tour.
11:00 a.m. Reunion Chapel and Senior Welcome
2:00 p.m. Conversation with Alumnae Artists
3:00 p.m. 50 Years of Black Alumnae at Walker’s Video and Dedication of the Center for Equity and Justice
4:00 p.m. Women of Color Panel and Conversation, Hosted by the Black Student Union
6:00 p.m. Wine and Dine: Palate to Pairings with Lassa Skinner ’82 (View Shopping List)

Sunday, May 23

9:00 a.m. Virtual Fun Run (Attendees are welcome to run on their own time and convene over Zoom at 9:00 a.m.)
10:00 a.m. Morning with Meera: Join a conversation with Meera about her vision as shared in yesterday’s Walk and Talk. Bring your coffee, brunch and questions!
1:00 p.m. Sunday Spirituality: “Spiritual Sustenance on Campus” featuring Heads of the Northfield League

Class-Specific Events


Friday, May 21: Classes of 1970, 1971 – 50th Reunion Tea with Meera (3:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Class of 1956 – Class Zoom (4:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Class of 1965 – Class Zoom (4:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Class of 1981 – Book Talk: Dig Where You Are by Nan Doyal ’81 (4:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Class of 1951 – Class Zoom (4:30 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Classes of 1995, 1996 – 25th Reunion Evening with the Alumnae Board (7:00 p.m.)

Friday, May 21: Classes of 1975 and 1976 – Joint Zoom (7:00 p.m.)

Saturday, May 22: Class of 1981 – Class Happy Hour (5:00 p.m.)

Saturday, May 22: Class of 1960 – Class Zoom (7:00 p.m.)

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Reunion Awards

  • Sundial Bowl: The Sundial Bowl is awarded each year to the class with the largest percentage of classmates registered for Reunion Weekend.
  • Long Distance Award: The Long Distance Award is presented each year to the attendee who, based on her home address, lives farthest away from Simsbury, CT.
  • The Elizabeth Nash Muench ‘55 Tray: The Elizabeth Nash Muench ’55 Tray is awarded annually to the Reunion Class(es) that has achieved the highest level of participation in the Annual Fund for Walker’s by Reunion Weekend.
  • The Class of 1944 Bowl: Established in 1994, the Class of 1944 Bowl is awarded to the Reunion Class(es) that raises a gift to the Annual Fund for Walker’s between $50,000 and $74,999.
  • The Terese Treman Williams ‘55 Bowl: The Terese Treman Williams ’55 Bowl was established in 2000 in recognition of Terese Treman Williams’ remarkable, generous, and dedicated achievements on behalf of Walker’s. The Bowl is awarded to the Reunion Class that raises a gift to the Annual Fund for Walker’s between $75,000 and $99,999.
  • The Gates Family Bowl: The Gates Family Bowl was established in 2002 by Sarah Gates Colley ’75, Trustee and Chair of the Advancement Committee, in honor of her parents, John and Christine Gates, and her family’s longstanding relationship with The Ethel Walker School. The bowl is awarded to the Reunion Class that raises a gift of $100,000 or more.