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Commencement 2024

Celebrating the
Class of 2024

Class of 2024, here’s to you!

We look forward to celebrating our 112th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 2 at 9:30 a.m. ET.  Livestreaming will be available for those who cannot attend in person. 

Please revisit this page as details continue to be updated.

The Ethel Walker School Graduation 2023

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 1

11:00 a.m.  Senior Riding Exhibition
                       Lorinda Payson de Roulet ’47, P’70 Show Ring
12:30 p.m.  First Ride   Indoor Riding Ring
2:30 p.m.   Graduation Recital   Chapel
4:00 p.m.   Baccalaureate   Chapel
5:00 p.m.   Senior Family Banquet
                      Abra’s and Common Room
6:30 p.m.   Prize Night   Beaver Brook Circle*
7:45 p.m.   Prize Night Reception   Living Room, by invitation

Sunday, June 2

5:00 a.m.   Senior Sunrise Breakfast   Deck House
7:45 a.m.   Senior Portraits   Chapel Steps
9:00 a.m.   Senior Class Photo  Chapel Steps
9:30 a.m.   112th Commencement Ceremony
                      Beaver Brook Circle*
11:30 a.m.  Light Refreshments   Abra’s

*In the unfortunate event of rain, this event will be held in our Centennial Center.

Area Accommodations and Restaurants

Simsbury 1820 House — Book into the Walker’s room block by May 1, 2024 for a reduced rate.
Simsbury, CT
860-658-7658

Simsbury Inn Book into the Walker’s room block by May 1, 2024 for a reduced rate.
Simsbury, CT
860-651-5700

Avon Old Farms Hotel
Avon, CT
860-677-0651

Delamar West Hartford
West Hartford, CT
860-937-2500

Homewood Suites by Hilton
Farmington, CT
860-321-0000

Marriott Residence Inn Hartford/Avon
Avon, CT
860-687-1666

Sheraton/Bradley Airport
Windsor Locks, CT
860-627-5311

Harvest Cafe (Breakfast/Lunch; owned by a Walker’s family)
Simsbury, CT
860-658-5000

New England Pasta Company (Breakfast/Lunch; owned by a Walker’s family)
Avon, CT
860-678-9100

Rush Bowls (Smoothies/Bowls; owned by a Walker’s family)
Simsbury, CT
860-310-4983

Abigail’s Grill and Wine Bar (Continental)
Simsbury, CT
860-264-1580

American Flatbread (Pizza)
Canton, CT
860-693-3314

Amici Italian Grill (Italian)
Avon, CT
860-677-7089

da Capo Restaurant (Italian)
Avon, CT
860-677-5599

Dish ‘n Dat (American/Diner)
Canton, CT
860-693-4927

The Elephant Trail (Thai)
Avon, CT
860-677-0065

First and Last Tavern (Italian)
Avon, CT
860-676-2000

La Joya (Mexican)
Simsbury, CT
860-217-0229

Liki Sushi & Asian Bistro (Sushi)
Avon, CT
860-255-7809

Market Place Kitchen & Bar (Farm-to-Table)
Avon, CT
860-470-3641

Max A Mia (Italian)
Avon, CT
860-677-6299

Meadow Asian Cuisine (Chinese/Thai/Japanese)
Simsbury, CT
860-408-9800

Mercato Italian Kitchen & Bar (Italian)
Canton, CT
860-421-0210

Metro Bis (American)
Simsbury, CT
860-651-1908

Millwrights (American)
Simsbury, CT
860-651-5500

Miza 21 (Hibachi/Sushi)
Canton, CT
860-352-8533

The North House (American)
Avon, CT
860-404-5951

Plan B Burger Bar (Tavern)
Simsbury, CT
860-658-4477

Present Company (American)
Tariffville, CT
860-658-7890

Roux Cajun Eatery (Cajun)
Simsbury, CT
860-217-9195

Table 570 Asian Fusion (Chinese/Thai)
Simsbury, CT
860-651-4888

Toshi Izakaya (Japanese)
Avon, CT
860-677-8242