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Celebrate Sisterhood - Alumnae Weekend 2015


Join us for Alumnae Weekend, May 15-16, 2015 to reconnect with classmates and friends. Alumnae from around the world will gather together to celebrate the friendships and traditions inspired by their alma mater and to see how HB is educating young women today. Come see how HB girls are MAKING the future!

Alumnae Weekend activities are for ALL alumnae, regardless of graduation year.  Classes ending in 0 and 5 will celebrate milestone reunions in 2015.

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend!  Invitations will be mailed next month. Make sure that your contact information is current! Don't miss details about Alumnae Weekend and other festivities. Click here to update your information.

For more information about Alumnae Weekend 2015 or to volunteer, contact Dana Lovelace Capers '86, Director of Alumnae Relations at 216.320.8778 or dcapers@hb.edu

Registration

Click above to register for our Alumnae Weekend celebration.

Hotel Accomodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Cleveland Marriott East.  Contact the hotel at 1.800.533.0162 and mention Hathaway Brown Alumnae or click above to make a reservation online. 

Schedule of Events

Click on each event to learn more.

Friday, May 15, 2015Saturday, May 16, 2015
Class of 1965 Brunch, Class Discussion, Student Panel, 3rd Grade Pen Pal VisitRegistration
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Engaging Global IssuesContinental Breakfast 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Campus Tours and Class VisitsBe Well, Lead Well – Wellness Briefing and Power Walk
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Alumnae/Student Meet & Greet LunchShakespeare Seminar with Bill Christ 
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Learn for Life – from Life with Dori Yang '72 Campus Tours Led by Gold Key Members
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
10:00, 10:30, 11:00 a.m.
Head of School Search Update with Helen Rankin Butler '87 Alumnae Awards Presentation and Class Giving Results
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    
Four-School Reception at Hawken School Lyndhurst CampusAlumnae Family and Friends Lunch
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  
Reunion Celebrations for Classes Ending in 0 and 5Afternoon Fun – Pool and Playground
Evening events coordinated by the Reunion Planning Committees
  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
 Afternoon Fun - Trolley Tour of Cleveland
 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
 Alumnae of Color Gathering
 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
 Reunion Celebrations for Classes Ending in 0 and 5
 Evening events coordinated by the Reunion Planning Committees

Schedule of events is subject to change.  Locations will be determined upon attendance.

 

Event Descriptions:

Friday, May 15, 2015

Class of 1965 Brunch, Class Discussion, Student Panel, Third Grade Pen Pal Visit     
Anne Cutter Coburn Reception Room
10:00 – brunch; 11:00 – student panel; 12:00 – Pen Pal Visit

Engaging Global Issues
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Room C162
Presented by Joe Vogel, Director of the Center for Global Citizenship
Step back into the classroom, but this time without homework or tests! Alumnae who graduated 50 years or more ago are invited to join in a presentation and discussion about today’s global issues and their impact.

Campus Tours and Class Visits
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Explore the school with a current student or on your own, and see the changes since your HB days.

Alumnae/Student Meet & Greet Lunch
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Worldwide Communications Center
Enjoy a casual lunch with Upper School students and hear first-hand about the school today. A great networking opportunity for all!

Learn for Life – from Life
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Anne Cutter Coburn Reception Room
Meet fellow alumna Dori Jones Yang ’72 author of “Warm Cup of Wisdom: Inspirational Insights on Relationships and Life,” who asked nine women to sit down and answer challenging questions. Among them: How do you get through tough times? Is happiness really a choice? What is the best way to manage anger? The women responded with humility, honesty, and humor. Dori will bring her 20 questions, ready to spark an intriguing discussion with Hathaway Brown’s wise women of all ages.

Head of School Search Update
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Anne Cutter Coburn Reception Room
Join Helen Rankin Butler ’87, Chair of the Head of School Search Committee, for an update on the process of selecting the next Head of School and the leader who will boldly carry the bright HB lamp of learning into the future.

Four-School Reception at Hawken School Lyndhurst Campus
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
$20 in advance, $25 at the door
Gather with friends from University School, Laurel and Hawken and help celebrate Hawken’s centennial.

Reunion Celebrations for Classes Ending in 0 and 5
Evening events coordinated by Class Reunion Planning Committees                    

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Saturday, May 16, 2015


Registration
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  
Meet in the Anne Cutter Coburn Reception room to find your name tag and reconnect with friends.  

Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.    
Start your busy day off right with a quick bite with friends.                                               

Be Well, Lead Well – Wellness Briefing and Power Walk
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.          
Meet at the Gymnasium
Take a brisk walk around campus with HB’s Physical Education faculty and learn more about the school’s physical education and wellness curriculum.

Shakespeare Seminar with Bill Christ
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Room C155        
Experience the elective course that has been a favorite of many HB seniors over the years! Bill Christ will lead alumnae in a discussion about the artistic and intellectual world of Shakespeare and his major plays and poetry. The class will also explore the author's timeless and profound impact on modern culture. Noted critic Harold Bloom famously said that “Shakespeare invented the human.” This session will strive to explain what that means.

Campus Tours Led by Gold Key Members
10:00, 10:30, 11:00 a.m. 

Alumnae Awards Presentation and Class Giving Results
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   
The Ahuja Auditorium
Join us to celebrate your HB sisters as Head of School Bill Christ presents Distinguished Alumnae Awards to Elizabeth Stewart Fox ’60 and Jean Mackenzie ’65 and the Alumnae Achievement Award to Danielle Bradshaw Lane ’90.  Alumnae Association President M. Lily Datta ’90 will announce the winners of the Alumnae Past Presidents’ Bowl and the Jane Geckler Seelbach Driver 1939 Champagne Cup. 

Alumnae Family and Friends Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.    
Margery Stouffer Biggar ’47 and Family Dining Hall    
$10 per adult, $5 per child                 
Come solo, with classmates, or with your family to enjoy lunch in HB’s state of the art servery and dining hall, featuring a selection of favorite dishes, both new and old. Walk through the line for old time’s sake, and then eat inside or, weather-permitting, venture out onto the patio. Milestone reunion class pictures will be taken in the atrium during lunch. 

Afternoon Fun – Pool and Playground
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Carol and John Butler Aquatic Center
Mixon Family Playground
Bring your family for a swim in the HB pool (lifeguards will be present) or fun on the recently built, kid-approved playground.

Afternoon Fun - Trolley Tour of Cleveland
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Space is limited. $10 per person
Explore Cleveland’s neighborhoods and see some of the exciting changes and revitalization plans in progress. The trolley boards at 1:45 and leaves promptly at 2:00 (from Hathaway Brown's front circle).

Alumnae of Color Gathering
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Frederick’s Wine and Dine, 22005 Emery Rd., Warrensville Hts.
Celebrate the diversity of the alumnae community and reconnect with friends from Laurel and Hawken.  Complimentary appetizers will be available. Open to all alumnae.

Reunion Celebrations for Classes Ending in 0 and 5
Evening events coordinated by Class Reunion Planning Committees.
       

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