Welcome to Alumni Weekend 2018

September 28 & 29

Here at Catlin Gabel, we’re getting ready to welcome alumni and friends of the school to the 2018 Homecoming and Alumni Weekend, September 28 and 29.

We will be celebrating reunions for classes ending in 3 and 8, as well as members of the Pine Cone Guild, Classes of 1968 and earlier. But all alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Come back to campus to see good friends, meet interesting people, and walk familiar trails.



Pine Cone Guild Luncheon, 11:30 am

• Members of the class of 1968 and earlier who attended Catlin Gabel or one of our predecessor schools are invited to this special gathering.

Homecoming Soccer Games

• Catlin Gabel Eagles vs OES Aardvarks, Girls play 4:15 pm, Boys play 6:15 pm

• Special Alumni Hospitality Tent with drinks and refreshments


Alumni Soccer Game, 10:00 am

A casual game on the soccer pitch, open to members of every class.

ALUMNItalks short lecture series, 12:00 pm

• Lively 10-minute presentations by alumni who are making a difference.

Scheduled speakers: Stuart Taylor Valentine ’78, Lyla Andrews Bashan ’98, Sprinavasa Brown ’02, and Matt Lundeberg ’05.

• Enjoy a casual lunch provided by Catlin Gabel before the presentations.

Celebration of Leadership and Service, 2:00 pm

Head of School Tim Bazemore will share recent highlights from campus plus plans for the years ahead, and presides over the presentation of our annual awards:

• Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Mary Beebe ’58, Director of the Stuart Collection

• Distinguished Alumni Community Engagement Award, Peter Jenkins ’70 and Liza Gadsby ’76, founders of Pandrillus

• Distinguished Young Alumni Award, Peter Chaille’ ’98, co-founder of the Tatoosh School

• A reception with hosted bar and refreshments will follow this event.

Alumni of Color Affinity Gathering, 5:00 pm

A special opportunity for alumni of color to honor and celebrate shared experiences and connect with current students of color.

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Retired Faculty Reunion, 6:00 pm

Welcoming faculty from all divisions and departments!

Reunions of Classes ending in 3 and 8

• Reunion planning is happening now- contact alumni@catlin.edu if you want to get involved!

Download the Reunion Planning Guide

RSVP requested by September 21


Past Events

Alumni Holiday Party 2017

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend 2017

Alumni, retired faculty, and other friends of Catlin Gabel gathered together September 14-15, 2017 for a wonderful weekend which included the presentation of our Distinguished Alumni Awards and Reunions of classes ending in 2 and 7. View the Photo Gallery here.

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