2015 Alumni Weekend

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Thank you for visiting the Taft Reunions information page! We look forward to welcoming you back to campus on Alumni Weekend, May 14-16, 2015.

The Class of 1965 50th Reunion celebration begins on Thursday, May 14. Old Guard activities take place Friday, May 15, and all alumni will gather on campus for Alumni Day Saturday, May 16. Watch this page and your mailbox for details of class-specific reunion events.

2015 Reunion Classes

For details specific to your reunion year, including details regarding your class events and hotel information, click on your class reunion link below.

For additional information, or if you would like to get involved, please call the Alumni Office at 800-959-8238 or email Debbie Meyers, Director of Alumni Relations.

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Alumni Weekend Schedule

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Alumni Weekend 2015 Classes Open to Alumni: Friday, May 15*

E Block: 8:15 am – 9:15am

-Adv. Dance: Open Tech Rehearsal, Sarah Surber, Bingham Auditorium

-Intermediate Video, Scott Serafine, A105

G/GH Block: 10:05-10:50, 10:50-11:20 am

-Jazz Workshop, TJ Thompson, Band Room

D Block: 11:25 am – 12:10 am

-Accelerated Physics,  Jim Mooney, Wu 120

 -Forensic Science, Mike McAloon, Wu 213

 -Public Speaking, Mark Efinger, Black Box

C Block: 12:15-1:00 pm

-Accelerated Chemistry, Dana Bertuglia, Wu 311

-Honors Spanish III, Pilar Santos, C023

-Historical Civilizations and Modern World, Brianne Foley, C130

A Block: 1:05- 1:50 pm

-Pre-AP French, WT Miller, A123

-Honors Algebra II & Trigonometry, Steve McCabe, Wu 306             

-Drawing & Design, Loueta Chickadaunce, Around the Pond

B Block: 1:55-2:40 pm

-The Influences of Buddhism in the West, Robert Ganung, Mr. Taft’s Living Room

 -Shades of Grey: Scientific Ethics, Jim Lehner, Wu 217

*Due to departmental meetings, no English classes will meet on May 15.

Thursday, May 14

6:30 PM

Class of 1955 60th Reunion Dinner, The Heritage Hotel, Southbury, CT

6:30 PM

50th Reunion Cocktail Party and Dinner, Class of '65, Woolworth Faculty Room and Prentice Dining Room (jacket and tie suggested)

Friday, May 15

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Old Guard Registration, Lincoln Lobby

8:00 AM

Alumni Golf Outing, Watertown Golf Club

Call 860-274-4387 to arrange a tee time. Watertown Golf Club fees apply.

8:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery Open: Potter at Play, the art of Mark Potter

8:15 AM — 2:40 PM

Select classes open to visiting alumni; schedule above

9:15 AM

School Tours, departing from Harley Roberts Room

10:00 AM — 11:30 AM

School Tours, departing Harley Roberts Room every 30 minutes

11:30 AM

Class of 1950 65th Reunion Luncheon, Carole Peck's Good News Cafe, Woodbury

12:00 PM

Old Guard Luncheon, Classes '40-'64, Choral Room

12:00 PM

50th Reunion Luncheon, Class of 1965, The Robertsons' Home

12:00 PM

Class of 1945 70th Reunion Luncheon, Woolworth Faculty Room

5:00 PM

Service of Remembrance, Woodward Chapel (formerly Christ Church), buses to and from The Heritage available

6:00 PM

Old Guard Dinner, Classes '40-'65, Moorhead Wing; Horace D. Taft Alumni Medal Awarded (jacket and tie suggested)

6:30 PM

Reunion Class Gatherings: Classes of '70, '75, '80, '85, '95. Times and locations vary, please visit your individual class pages using the links above for details.

Saturday, May 16

7:00 AM — 8:15 AM

School Breakfast, Moorhead Wing

8:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Mark W. Potter '48 Gallery Open: Potter at Play, the art of Mark Potter

8:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Registration, Main Circle (light refreshments)

9:00 AM

School Tours, departing Harley Roberts Room

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

School Store Open, CPT Basement

9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

Class Agents and Secretaries Breakfast, Mr. Taft's Dining Room

9:40 AM

School Tours, departing Harley Roberts Room

10:00 AM — 10:25 AM

Back to Class: AP Capstone: The 7 Billion Person Question, Presented by Carly Borken,Dir. of Env. Stewardship; Edie Traina, Associate Dean of Faculty; and Taft Students. Location: Pinto Language Lab.

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Collegium Musicum Revisited: Celebrating 125 Years, Woodward Chapel

10:00 AM — 11:30 AM

School Tours, departing the Harley Roberts Room every 30 minutes

10:30 AM — 10:55 AM

Back to Class: Oil and Despotism: An Examination of the Links Between Oil Wealth and Autocracy, Greg Hawes '85, Head of History Department. Location: C120

11:00 AM — 11:40 AM

Back to Class: Admissions 101. Michael Hoffman '97 and Tamara Sinclair '05. Location: Woolworth Faculty Room.

11:45 AM

Assemble for 125th Year Celebration Parade, Main Circle

12:30 PM

Alumni Luncheon, Moorhead Wing

1:30 PM

Alumni Soccer, Snyder Field, Register to play here

1:30 PM

School Tours, departing from the Harley Roberts Room

1:30 PM

Class of 1960 55th Reunion Dessert and Coffee, Harley Roberts Room

2:30 PM

Student Athletic Contests; visit www.taftschool.org/sports for a complete schedule

2:30 PM

Inside the Organ: How it Works, Woodward Chapel

2:45 PM

Celebrating 125 Years: Organ Concert and Reception, Woodward Chapel

3:00 PM

Alumni Lacrosse, Geoffrey C. Camp '91 Field, Register to play here

3:30 PM

Celebrating 125 Years: Celebratory Reception, Woodward Chapel undercroft

5:30 PM

Headmaster's Barbecue, Headmaster's Home, 176 Guernseytown Road

7:30 PM

Reunion Class Gatherings:Classes of '90, '00, '05, '10. Times and locations vary, please visit your individual class pages using the links above for details.

Call the Alumni Office at 800-959-8238 or contact Director of Alumni Relations Debbie Meyers for more information. Don't forget to visit your class page here and on Facebook.

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