Alumnae/i Weekend 2021

Friday, October 22, to Sunday, October 24

Join us for a fun-filled weekend of engagement, learning, and memories! We would like to extend a special invitation for those of you celebrating a milestone reunion this year or last year. Welcome classes of:

1945, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016

For questions or requests regarding accommodations (e.g., dietary restrictions beyond what is covered in the registration form, mobility assistance), please email alumni@whitemountain.org or call the Office of Development and Alumnae/i at 603.444.2928 x249.


Weekend Schedule

Opportunities to visit the School History Exhibit in Lovejoy Chapel or the School Store in the McLane Building Lobby will be available all day on Friday and Saturday.

Confirmations for and additional details about all of the exciting programs and events below will be shared soon. Events with an H will be hybrid events with both in-person and virtual attendance availability. For locations, please see our campus map at whitemountain.org/map/.

Alumnae/i Registration
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
The McLane Building Lobby

Buffet Breakfast
7:30–8:15 a.m.
The Dining Hall

Opportunity to Attend C Block Classes
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Various Locations

Opportunity to Attend D Block Classes
9:40–10:40 a.m.
Various Locations

Opportunity to Attend A Block Classes
10:50–11:50 a.m.
Various Locations

Buffet Lunch
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Dining Hall

Morning Meeting H
12:30–1:00 p.m.
The Ruhl Family Amphitheater (Weather Permitting)
Lovejoy Chapel (Alternate Location)

Opportunity to Attend B Block Classes
1:00–2:00 p.m.
Various Locations

Walk the Bio-Loop
2:00–3:00 p.m.
On-Campus

Take a walk on the Bio-Loop using Fred Steele's guide to flora and fauna.

Presentation: Academics and The Essential Skills and Habits H
2:10–3:00 p.m.
Lovejoy Chapel

Take this opportunity to hear from Mike Peller, assistant head of school for teaching and learning, about the current program of academics, including our Essential Skills and Habits.

Girls and Boys Soccer v. Vermont Academy
3:00 p.m.
Solar (Boys) and Edge (Girls) Fields

Open Rehearsals for Music and Dance H
4:00–5:00 p.m.
Both Floors of the Catherine Houghton Arts Center

Welcome Back Harvest Dinner
5:30 p.m.
The Dining Hall

Featuring locally sourced food and harvest from our School’s organic farm.

Presentation: The Inquiry, Impact, and Innovation (I^3) Lab H
7:00–7:45 p.m.
The Basement of McLane Building

Hear from faculty and students about how they have been using this new space!

Beer & Bites
7:00 p.m.
Rek'lis, 2085 Main Street, Bethlehem (transportation not provided)
This event requires a minimum of 10 attendees; please RSVP by Wednesday, October 20, if you plan to attend.

 

A Rek'lis staff member will describe the flight of beers and share some history about Rek'lis with our guests.

 

Open Gym and Climbing Wall
7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Gym and the Beverly Selinger Buder Climbing Wall

Climbing instruction will be available.

Alumnae/i Registration
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
The McLane Building Lobby

Buffet Breakfast
7:30–9:00 a.m.
The Dining Hall

Hike in the White Mountains
8:30 a.m.
Bus departs from Cook Circle

Campus Tour
10:00 a.m.
Group departs from the McLane Building Lobby

Join student tour guides to see what's new around campus!

Exploratory Learning (EL) Courses for Alumnae/i
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Various Locations

Buffet Lunch
12:00-1:30 p.m.
The Dining Hall

Memorial Daffodil Bulb Planting
1:30 p.m.
Wedding (Picnic) Hill

Join us to remember alumnae/i who have passed away this year and plant daffodil bulbs in their memory and in memory of others whom we've lost.

Presentation: Historic Gardens of New Hampshire H
2:30 p.m.
Lovejoy Chapel

The Mountain Garden Club will provide a presentation and discussion on Olmsted Gardens of the White Mountains, including the School's Formal Garden!

Tea in the Formal Garden
3:30 p.m.
The Formal Garden (Weather Permitting)
The Living Room (Alternate Location)

Free Time
4:00–5:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception and Alumnae/i Dinner 
5:00 p.m.
The Lovejoy Chapel

Enjoy drinks and an elegant dinner together where we will honor and salute our reunion classes. 

Alumnae/i Weekend Guest Speaker, Catherine Doucette '00 H
7:30 p.m.
The Lovejoy Chapel

The White Mountain School is happy to announce Catherine Doucette ’00 as our Alumnae/i Weekend Guest Speaker on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 7:30pm. Catherine will join us via Zoom to share with us the background and process of writing her book On the Run: Finding the Trail Home with a selected reading revolving around themes of landscape, home, belonging, and adventure. Following the reading, she will answer questions from the audience.

Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Farewells
8:00–10:00 a.m.
The Dining Hall

Regular Service at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Littleton
10:00 a.m.
35 School St., Littleton, NH 03561

Our alumnae/i have been invited to join Littleton's congregation for their regular Sunday service. Please see the All Saints' website for more details on health and communion policies.