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Walker’s White Anti-Racist Community Dialogue

All members of the alumnae community are invited to join us for a series of bi-weekly conversations on Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion in Affinity groups. The first of the…

Virtual Book Club for Alumnae

Following our virtual Alumnae Weekend, we are excited to announce that we will be establishing a quarterly virtual book club for alumnae! Our first gathering will be Wednesday, July 22, at 12:30…

Walker’s White Anti-Racist Community Dialogue

All members of the alumnae community are invited to join us for a series of bi-weekly conversations on Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion in Affinity groups. The first of the…

Walker’s White Anti-Racist Community Dialogue

All members of the alumnae community are invited to join us for a series of bi-weekly conversations on Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion in Affinity groups. The first of the…

Walker’s White Anti-Racist Community Dialogue

All members of the alumnae community are invited to join us for a series of bi-weekly conversations on Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion in Affinity groups. The first of the…

Founder’s Day Event

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Join members of the Walker’s community to celebrate the founding of The Ethel Walker School. A number of Zoom gatherings are taking place on Saturday in different regions. Please reach out to…

Memorial Chapel (Virtual)

Members of the Walker's community will gather virtually in the fall to honor members of the community who have passed away since the last gathering. Chapel Rentals For more information…

Virtual Family Weekend

Virtual Event

All Family Weekend events will be held virtually this year on Friday, October 30. Enjoy a state of the school address with Head of School Dr. Meera Viswanathan, a College Counseling program,…

Alumnae Book Club: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Disappearing Earth, by Julia Phillips, National Book Award Finalist Author Julia Phillips will join our Zoom gathering! “ in a volcano-studded peninsula in Russia, this novel builds a portrait of…

November Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Visiting Writer Seminar: Fall Writer Camille Dungy

Author reading followed by guided conversation led by The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar students. Camille T. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W. W. Norton,…

Thanksgiving Vespers and Banquet

Chapel 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, CT

Members of the Walker's community will gather for an annual tradition of Thanksgiving Vespers in the Chapel followed by a banquet. Students will sit by advisory group. 5:15pm: Dinner for…

Gathering of Colorado Area Alums

Colorado area alumnae are invited to join us virtually on Thursday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. MT. Please check your email for invitation details. Questions? Contact Director of Alumnae Relations…

December Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Virtual Field Hockey Preview

Join us on Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30 p.m. for a preview of Walker’s Field Hockey program! Hear from CT Field Hockey Hall of Fame member and Walker’s head coach,…

Alumnae Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

NPR calls Brit Bennett’s second novel “a multi-generational family saga that tackles prickly issues of racial identity and bigotry and conveys the corrosive effects of secrets and dissembling. It's also…

January Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Walker’s Wine and Dine Series: Cheese

What is the difference between cheddar and gouda? Which wine pairs best with goat cheese? Join alumna cheese professional and author Lassa Skinner ’82 as she leads a virtual cheese…

Walker’s Wine and Dine Series: Chocolate

White, milk, or dark? What is your favorite? Which one makes for the best truffle? Chocolate seems to make everything better! Why rely on someone else for your Valentine’s Day…

February Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

SunDial Series: Riding at Walker’s

Join Linda Langmeier, Courtney O'Connor, and our most enthusiastic equestrian students to learn more about our esteemed equestrian program at The Ethel Walker School. Whether you're an animal lover and…

Wellness with Walker’s

How do we combat Zoom fatigue? What does “normal” mean now? What does mental health look like after COVID? Join us in a conversation about wellness and mental health, with…

Walker’s Women in the World

Join a group of Walker’s women whose backgrounds or careers have a global lens, for a dynamic conversation about challenges and opportunities for women in the world today.

Walker’s Wine and Dine Series: Wine

Open to those 21 and older Why does a Cabernet from California taste different than one from Oregon? Does an extra-hot year affect the quality of the wine? Join alumna…

Visiting Writer Seminar: Spring Writer Carolyn Forché

Author reading followed by guided conversation led by The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar students. Renowned as a “poet of witness,” Carolyn Forché is the author of five books…

Memorial Chapel (Virtual)

Members of the Walker's community will gather virtually in the spring to honor members of the community who have passed away since the last gathering. This year's Memorial Chapel will…

Reunion 2021

The Ethel Walker School 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury

This year, we’re bringing Reunion Weekend to you! Join us virtually May 20-23 for Reunion 2021. We have an exciting weekend of virtual events planned for classes ending in 0,…

Commencement

Beaver Brook Front Lawn 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2021 on campus in a live, socially-distanced outdoor Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 30 at 9:30 a.m. (ET). A special ceremony will be held virtually…

September Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

September Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for an Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant Q&A…

Founder’s Day

On Sunday, October 3, Walker's will celebrate our school and our founder, Ethel Walker Smith, for Founder's Day 2021! Alumnae are invited to in-person and virtual gatherings happening across the world. Please contact Director of Alumnae…

October Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for an Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant Q&A…

Young Alumnae Resume and Cover Letter Writing Event

All alumnae interested in resume help are invited to join us for a live, virtual, resume and cover letter writing event hosted by the Alumnae Board with special guest Paige Williams-Rivera '13, HR…

Memorial Chapel

Chapel 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, CT

Walker’s Fall Classic Golf Tournament

Golf Club of Avon 160 Country Club Road, Avon, Connecticut

Join us for a fun day of golf while supporting Walker’s student-athletes! The proceeds of Walker’s Fall Classic will provide additional resources to enhance the Walker’s Athletics Program by creating and expanding…

October Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

An Evening with Visiting Writer Tina Chang (Virtual)

Members of the Walker's community are invited to join us for a virtual reading on Friday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET with The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar fall writer, Tina Chang.  Tina Chang, Brooklyn Poet Laureate, is…

January Virtual Open House

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Walker’s Women in the World: Virtual Conversations

Journeys From Walker's: Women with a Global Impact Join us for a conversation with Robin Raff Taylor '85, Executive Director of Lawyers Without Borders and Emiliana Vegas '85, Senior Fellow and Co-Director…

Walker’s Wine and Dine Series: Flavors of France

Join Walker’s alumna, food expert, and author Thalassa Skinner '82, who will be hosting a Wine and Dine Series on the history and cultural significance of cheeses from France! We…

February Virtual Open House

Beaver Brook 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

Please join us for a virtual Open House and experience an interactive campus tour, meet the Head of School, learn about academics and Signature Programs, plus engage in a vibrant…

Alumnae Book Club: Permission to Feel by Marc Brackett

Join Dr. Ned Edwards P'07, 10, Director of the Capabilities Approach Program, for a discussion of Marc Brackett’s Permission to Feel, and learn about Walker’s participation in Yale’s RULER program,…

Walker’s Wine and Dine Series: Flavors of Italy

Join Walker’s alumna, food expert, and author Thalassa Skinner '82, who will be hosting a Wine and Dine Series on the history and cultural significance of cheeses from Italy! We…

Alumnae Book Club: The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai

Join us for a virtual discussion about The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar spring writer Rebecca Makkai's The Hundred-Year House. The author will be joining the event! Rebecca Makkai is a…

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Comedy Night

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School presents its 7th Annual Night of Comedy and Community: Glitz & Glam We Are Together Again! To become a sponsor or buy tickets to this…

Class of 2020 Celebration

The Ethel Walker School 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury

Not a Graduation, but a Special CELEBRATION! We can't wait to welcome the Class of 2020 back to campus to celebrate your achievements with classmates and faculty! A reception will…