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Reunion 2019: Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19

Alumni of all classes were invited to return to Friends annually for Reunion. Special receptions for the 50th, 40th and 10th reunion classes were held on Friday of reunion weekend. The celebration included an emeritus ceremony honoring Eva Townes, Constance Vidor and the late Paul Reeder. See below for the Minutes of Appreciation from the ceremony as well as 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.


Friday May 17

All Alumni

3:30-5:30 PM Latin Colloquium | Scholarly presentations by Latin IV students

10th Reunion

Open to the Classes of 2007-2011
6-7:30 PM 10th Reunion and Friends Reception | Classes 07-11 welcome at Cibar Lounge, 56 Irving Place between 17th and 18th Streets

40th Reunion

Open to the Classes of 1977-1981
6-8 PM 40th Reunion and Friends Reception | Classes 77-81 welcome at Follia, 179 3rd Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets

50th Reunion

Open to the Class of 1969
1 PM Class Luncheon
1:45 PM School Tour
2:15 PM Pen Pal Party with 4th Grade
3:30 PM Rountable Discussion with Seniors

Saturday May 18

10 AM  Rutherford Society Breakfast (for the 55th and 60th Reunions)
11 AM
How Quaker is Friends Today? A Conversation with Board Members Matthew Annenberg '83 and Mark Doty '86
12 PM
Emeritus Ceremony and Meeting for Worship
  • Honoring Paul Reeder, Eva Townes and Constance Vidor
1-2 PM Professional Class Photos
1-3 PM Reunion BBQ
2-3 PM Musical Storytime with Judy Anderson '66
2-3 PM
Book Club with Ann Sullivan: Go Tell It On The Mountain
3-5 PM
Reception | Off-Campus at Linen Hall, 101 3rd Avenue

May 19

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.


Rick Casten '59
Valentine Kass '64
Louise Walch '64
Jim Korein '69
Susan Shaw '69
Norman Feit '74
Cole Kendall '74
David Hochman '74
Richard Anthony '79
Stephanie Golden '79
Nick Philip '79
Alex Levinsohn '84
Amanda Miller '84
Rebecca Moore '84
Rina Rachman '84
Matt Ross '89
Sami Liebman Elbaum '94
Georgia Lopez '94
Danny Owen '94
Ben Kiley '99
Anna Biele-Fisher '99
Ivano Pulito '04
Claire Brennan '09
Jordan Feinstein '09
Taku Ito '09
Nicki Zenker '09
Danielle Olonoff '14
Emily Siegel '14

Reunion activities are free of charge and take place on campus unless otherwise noted. Please enter at 222 East 16th Street, between Third Avenue and Rutherford Place. Individual class gatherings will be held at various times and locations throughout reunion weekend. To learn what each class has planned, contact a class reunion volunteer, or Amanda Goodman in the Alumni Office at 646-979-5053.
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.

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New York, NY 10003
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