Schedule for Reunion Weekend 2013
2013 Program and Schedule
View the 2013 Program and Schedule by clicking the image at right.
An abbreviated outline of the weekend is below.
Thursday, June 13
11:00 am Golf at Crumpin-Fox Club in Bernardston, MA (Contact Margaret Temesvari at 413-774-1461 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information)
1:00 – 5:30 pm Registration for the Class of 1963 and Grand Classes Alumni (post 50th)
6:00 pm Reception for the Class of 1963 and the Grand Classes
7:15 pm Dinner for the Class of 1963 and the Grand Classes
8:30 pm Vocal Performance featuring Deerfield Students and Faculty
Friday, June 14
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast for the Class of 1963 and the Grand Classes
9:00 am – 9:00 pm Alumni Registration
9:00 am Deerfield in 2013
10:00 am Golf at Hickory Ridge Club in Amherst, MA for all Reunion Classes (Contact Margaret Temesvari at 413-774-1461 or email@example.com for more information)
10:15 am Back to School
10:15 am Deerfield Athletics: Then and Now
12:15 pm Lunch for the Class of 1963 and the Grand Classes
1:15 pm Sing-along with 50th and Grand Classes
2:00 pm Vietnam – The Defining Event of our Lifetime
2:00 pm A Trustee Reminisces
2:00 pm Faculty Forum: Three Different Disciplines
3:30 pm Deerfield Today
5:00 pm ’63 Memorial Service – Officiated by Jim Dykes ’63
5:00 pm Deerfield in 2013
6:30 pm Class Receptions and Dinners
9:00 pm Dancing with Doc Scanlon and The Rhythm Makers
Saturday, June 15
7:15 – 9:00 am Breakfast for All Reunion Classes
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Alumni Registration Continues
9:00 am Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association
9:15 am State of the School Address
10:30 am “The Changing Face of Education: Remaining Relevant in the 21st Century”
with members from the Class of 1963 and Deerfield Faculty
Noon Picnic Luncheon
12:05 pm Grand Classes Reunion Photographs
12:15 pm Class of 1963 Reunion Photographs
12:30 pm All other Classes’ Reunion Photographs
1:30 pm A Hike to the Rock with Head of School, Margarita Curtis
1:30 pm Interesting Times, Interesting Lives
1:30 pm Stickball Tournament and “Morsman” at the Greer
1:30 pm Innovative Acumen: Entrepreneurship in the Creative Economy
1:30 pm The Sons of Deerfield Rally…
2:45 pm Turning Points
2:45 pm Know Before You Go – Sara Schewe’s Legacy…Travel Safely
2:45 pm The View from the Top: Education in the 21st Century
2:45 pm Class of 1998 Town Hall
2:45 pm Hike to the Rock
4:00 pm Optional Activities
5:00 pm “Remembering Tim Engelland: Teacher, Artist, Mentor, Friend”
Join Jeff Hoerle ’86, Peter Fallon (former faculty), and John O’Brien P’87, ’91, ’92 (former faculty) as they recall Tim’s life and show highlights from Tim’s career.
5:00 pm LGBTQ Alumni and Friends
5:30 pm Class of 1963
6:00 pm Class of 1988
6:30 pm All Other Reunion Classes
7:30 pm Clambake in the Great Tent
8:30 pm Reunion Welcome and Class Recognition
9:00 pm Dancing with The White Heat Orchestra
Sunday, June 16
8:00 am – Noon Brunch
8:30 am Memorial Service for Deerfield Alumni
Childcare Program is exceptional. Available for alumni children ages 3-14 on Friday from 4:00 pm to midnight, on Saturday from 9:00 am to noon, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and from 6:00 pm to midnight. Activities are age appropriate. Supper is served to children Friday and Saturday evenings in the childcare tent. When childcare is not open, parents are responsible for their children.
Deerfield Stores: You may purchase your favorite Deerfield items at Hitchcock House and the Athletic Store throughout the weekend.
Housing: Every effort will be made to house you with your classmates. If you register late or are a last minute walk in, this may not be possible. Children older than 11 will have their own dorm rooms, if space permits. It is important to bring sleeping bags/pillows for children 10 years old or under.
Questions: If you have any questions about registration or off-campus housing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-774-1474.
Registration: Opens on Thursday for the 50th and Grand Classes and is open Friday and Saturday for all other Reunion Classes.
Weekend Dress is casual except coat and tie is preferred for the Grand Classes and the 50th dinner on Thursday night and the 50th Dinner on Friday night.