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Friends Reunion - POSTPONED
From May 2020 to May 2021

Due to public health concerns relating to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Reunion 2020 has been postponed. Announcements regarding the new date for the program will be forthcoming.

Alumni of all classes are invited to return to Friends annually for Reunion. Special receptions for the 50th, 40th and 10th reunion classes will be held on Friday of reunion weekend. The celebration includes an emeritus ceremony honoring members of our Faculty and Staff. Click here to see the Minutes of Appreciation from ceremonies in the past. See below for a complete schedule of School-sponsored activities. 

Contact Info

For questions, suggestions or comments related to the alumni community, contact Amanda Goodman, Director of Alumni Relations, at 646-979-5053.

Reunion 2020 Schedule

Friday, May 15

All Alumni: 

3:30 PM | Latin ColloquiumScholarly presentations by Latin IV students 

10th Reunion:

6-7:30 PM | 10th Reunion and Friends Reception
Classes 08-12 welcome at Cibar Lounge, 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Streets

40th Reunion: 

6-7:30 PM | 40th Reunion and Friends Reception
Classes 78-82 welcome at Lady Mendl’s Tea Salon, 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Streets

50th Reunion Only:

12-12:30 PM | 50th Reunion Luncheon 
12:40-1:25 PM | Tea with 4th Grade Pen Pals 
1:25-2 PM | School Tour 
2-3 PM | Senior Roundtable Discussion 

Saturday, May 16

10 AM-12 PM | 60th Reunion Brunch 

11-12 PM | Breakout Sessions
Reimagining The Rest Of Your Life | A Conversation With Jane Pauley
  • Jane Pauley, anchor of CBS Sunday Morning and author of the best-selling book,” Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life” will be in conversation with the Class of 1970 for this special breakout session. During the hour, Pauley will discuss searching for a second act later in life, and how we find new meaning and build a positive future as we get older. Restricted to the 50th Reunion class. 
Alumni Council Listening Session
  • Curious about the Alumni Council? The Alumni Council is a diverse, multigenerational volunteer body that seeks to strengthen alumni relations. Come meet with current Council members to learn more about the work they do, to offer feedback and suggestions for the alumni programming you would like to see, and to learn how to apply for the 2020-2023 term. 

12-1 PM | Meeting for Worship and Emeritus Ceremony

1-3 PM | Reunion BBQ 

1-2 PM | Professional Class Photos 

2 PM | Breakout Sessions
  • Come join your fellow alumni, as a few of them provide a 4-8 minute “glimpse” of some important, moving, sad, inspiring, or just thought provoking aspect of their life since leaving Friends. Glimpses are not a resume rundown, but instead about intimately sharing the moments, the experiences and the lessons of a human life.
Musical Storytime with Judy Anderson ’66
  • Join alumna and kindergarten teacher Judy Anderson ’66 in her classroom for song and story. This is a family friendly session, well-suited to those with young children. 

3-5 PM
| Reception
Off-Campus at Linen Hall, 101 3rd Avenue 

Sunday, May 17 

11 AM | Meeting for Worship with the 15th Street Monthly Meeting

12-3 PM | Lunch and Friends Unite to Serve
Join Friends students and parents in a community wide day of service. Service activities appropriate for all ages will be available.
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