Friday, May 3
Elsie Foster Jenkins ’53
Community Service Lecture
Established in 1999 in memory of Elsie “Muffie” Foster Jenkins ’53 by her family and friends, the Jenkins Fund honors Muffie’s life-long commitment to community service by bringing noted speakers to campus and funding international and domestic service fellowships.
10:00 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Enjoy one of three classes in our Middle School
Because of space limitations, pre-registration is required. Please meet in the lobby of the Middle School at 9:50 a.m. to be escorted to your class.
6th Grade Geography – Tung Trinh, Dean of Students, Middle School
7th Grade Math – Doug Oppenheimer
7th Grade Science – Karen Meyers
Almost Alumnae Luncheon to honor the Class of 2013
Recital Hall, Molly Mundy Hathaway ’61 Fine and Performing Arts Center
Join us for lunch to welcome the newest members of the Alumnae Association who will share Reunion Weekend with you every five years.
Explore our beautiful campus with current GFS students as your guides. Tours will depart from the Hathaway Fine and Performing Arts Center.
1:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Enjoy one of four classes in our Upper School
Because of space limitations, pre-registration is required. Please meet in the lobby of Marshall-Offutt at 12:50 p.m. to be escorted to your class.
American Studies – Nick Burns
Biology – Reema Khanchandani
English III – Rachel Eisler, Chair, English Department
Latin IV – LouAnne Smith, Chair, Latin Department
Gala Reunion Dinner ($)
Join classmates, current faculty, former faculty and friends for cocktails and dinner.
It is Garrison Forest’s policy not to serve alcohol at events where children are present. Alcohol will be served at the Dinner, so all guests must be 21 to attend.
For those staying at the Hilton Garden Inn or Hampton Inn, we will provide transportation on the GFS shuttle. The bus will leave the Hilton Garden Inn at 6:00 p.m. and Hampton Inn at 6:15 p.m. and return following the event.
Saturday, May 4
Spectacular Saturday Symposium
Learn about Garrison Forest today from Head of School Peter O’Neill, Head of Upper School Melinda Bihn and a panel of students and faculty. A question and answer session will follow.
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Garrison Forest Reflections
Manor House Front Porch
Share your reflections on Garrison Forest with our student videographers.
A Walk Down Memory Lane
Manor House Sun Porch
Look through photographs and memorabilia of your time at the Forest with Archivist Dante Beretta. It will bring back memories and help us identify your classmates, faculty and friends in the photos.
11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Getting to Know Clinton Arrowood
O’Zone, Manor House
Attend the alumnae premiere of the student-produced documentary tracing their discovery of Clinton Arrowood, the beloved GFS teacher who taught music appreciation and art history from 1968 until his death in 1990.
11:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon
Explore our beautiful campus with current GFS students as your guides. Tours will depart from Manor House Front Porch.
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Fields behind the Lower School
Lower Division mini fair with games and activities for your family.
Irvin’s Picnic honoring
Mr. Charles C. “Butch” Darrell ($)
Alumnae Hall (Dining Hall)
Join us for lunch to recognize Mr. Darrell who will be retiring in June at the end of his 37th year at GFS. Mr. Darrell’s remarkable service as a teacher, coach and mentor is legendary. Lunch features Irvin McGregor’s famous fried chicken and is for alumnae and their families with student entertainment.
Class of 1963
50th Reunion Class Meeting
Middle School, Garrison Room
Class of 1958
55th Reunion Class Meeting
Middle School, Confucius Classroom, Room 119
Alumnae vs. GFS Polo Team Match
Sheridan Polo Arena
Ponies on Parade
D. & J. Smith Equestrian Center
Visit the GFS Equestrian Center to enjoy a riding exhibition, pony rides and tours of the Center.
Class Parties at various locations organized by Class Program Chairs.
Sunday, May 5
A non-denominational program led by GFS Chaplain, The Reverend Caroline “Stuart” Rinehart Stewart ’66, with reflections by Mary Jane Rightor Olney ’63 and Margot Childs Cheel ’63.
Join us for brunch following Chapel Service for alumnae and their families, faculty and students.
School Store Hours:
The school store will be open on Friday, May 3 from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.