General Schedule 2017

Weekend Schedule

Reunion Campus Map

*Please note that this is a draft schedule.  Changes and additions will be posted frequently.

Friday, June 9

8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Abbot@Andover Day
McKeen Rooms in Draper Hall, Abbot Campus
Noon – 10 p.m. Reunion Check-in and Registration
Steinbach Lobby, George Washington Hall
 2 – 5 p.m. Open Houses at The Addison Gallery of American Art and Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
 2:30 – 4 p.m. Student-Led Walking Tours
Tours of campus leaving from steps of George Washington Hall every half hour.
 3 – 5 p.m. Back to the Classroom
Class offerings taught by current Andover faculty members.
4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Gift Planning Seminar
Please join Al Blum ’62, GP’15, Gift Planning Agent and Connie Pawelczak, Associate Director of Gift Planning to learn about Andover’s gift planning program, including information on bequests and life income gifts.
Second floor, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
5:15 – 6 p.m. Andover Volunteer Appreciation Reception
Join Head of School John Palfrey as he toasts Andover’s volunteers for their great work and service on behalf of the Academy.
Freeman Room, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
6 – 7 p.m. AA/AL-ANON Gathering
For those who would like to support one another during Reunion Weekend
Baldwin Cloister, lower level of Cochran Chapel
6:00 – 7 p.m. Cocktail Receptions for Reunion Classes
7 – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Buffet Dinner for all Reunion Classes
Case Memorial Cage for 1977, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012
Smith Center for Old Guard, Faculty Emeriti, 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962 and 1972

Abbot Academy Welcome Buffet Dinner
Davis Hall in McKeen Hall, Abbot Campus
8:30 p.m. – midnight Cocktails and Conversation
George Washington Lawn
Rain Location: Borden Gym
9 – 10 p.m. Observatory Open House
Gelb Science Center, top floor, right rear

Saturday, June 10

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Reunion Check-in and Registration Continues
Steinbach Lobby, George Washington Hall
7 a.m. Reunion Rowing
Rowing and tour of boathouse
William H. Brown Boathouse 1934, 620 Lowell Street, Methuen, MA
Fitness Center
The fitness center will be open from 7 – 9 a.m.
8 a.m. Non-Sibi Association and Bulfinch Loyalty Society Breakfast
By invitation only.
Paresky Commons, upper left
8 – 10 a.m. Continental Breakfast (for those staying in dorms)
Paresky Commons
 8:15 – 10:15 a.m. Back to the Classroom
Class offerings taught by current Andover faculty members and alumni.
9 – 10:15 a.m. Admission Tour and Information Session
Hosted by Terrell Ivory ’00, Assistant Director of Admission
Please RSVP to Terrell at tivory@andover.edu.
Shuman Admission Center
 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Back to the Classroom
Class offerings by current Andover faculty members and alumni.
10:15 a.m. Assemble for Alumni Parade
Gather behind class banners in front of Oliver Wendell Holmes Library for parade to Cochran Chapel. The parade will step off promptly at 10:30 a.m.
(In case of rain, please go directly to Cochran Chapel.)
11 a.m. Celebration of Reunion 2017
The annual meeting of the Andover-Abbot Alumni Association, including remarks from Head of School John Palfrey. All alumni of Phillips Academy and Abbot Academy are cordially invited to attend. Veteran Pinning will occur directly after the alumni meeting inside the Chapel. #AskJPalfrey
Cochran Chapel
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Cookout Luncheon
Lawn in front of George Washington Hall
Rain location: Case Memorial Cage
Noon – 3 p.m. Open Houses at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, The Addison Gallery of American Art, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, and Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center
1 – 3:30 p.m. Veterans Oral History Project
Polk Lillard Center
George Washington Hall
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Organized Class Gatherings and Activities
Additional information available at Registration when you arrive
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Viewing of PBS Documentary on Mental Illness and Wellness
The class of 1962 presents a sneak preview of an upcoming PBS documentary, Into the Light, about the stigma and shame surrounding mental illness.
Presented by writer, producer and director Charles C. Stuart ‘62
Kemper Auditorium
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Discussion on Mental Illness and Wellness
The class of 1962 invites you to join a discussion about the stigma and shame surrounding mental illness following the viewing of an upcoming PBS documentary, Into the Light. Filmmaker Charlie Stuart ’62, Dr. Sam Keith ’62 and Dr. Carol Israel will lead the discussion.
Kemper Auditorium
2 – 3:30 p.m. Family Reunion Hosted by CAMD
The Community and Multicultural Development office will host a family gathering for alumni from all reunion classes interested in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
CAMD Office in Morse Hall
2:30 – 4:15 p.m. Co-Ed Alumni Soccer Game
Graves Field
 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Viewing of the Abbot Academy oral history film,
“The Girls of Abbot-A Memoir” by Charlie Stuart ’62
School Room
Screening: 41ON41
An enlightening look at one of America’s most beloved leaders, President George H.W. Bush ’42.
Underwood Room 
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Abbot Tea
School Room, 3rd Floor of Abbot Hall, Abbot campus
Open House Hosted by Brace Center for Gender Studies
2nd floor of Abbot Hall, Abbot Campus
Andover Athletics Hall of Honor
Kemper Auditorium
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Receptions and Class Dinners
Designated Locations
6:30 p.m. AA/AL-ANON Gathering
Baldwin Cloister, lower level of Cochran Chapel
9 – 10 p.m. Observatory Open House
Gelb Science Center, top floor, right rear
9 p.m. – midnight Music and Dancing
Smith Center for 2007 and 2012
Gelb Tent – Join the class of 1992 for a dancy party DJ’ed by their very own Darryl Cohen ’92 (DJ D-Skillz)! 

Sunday, June 11

8 a.m.- noon Brunch
Paresky Commons
Don’t forget to drop off your room key!
9 – 10:15 a.m. Samuel Phillips & Sarah Abbot Society Breakfast
Mural Room, Paresky Commons

All reunion attendees and their guests are invited to join the  Samuel Phillips & Sarah Abbot Society’s annual breakfast and report on the Academy’s endowment. The breakfast will include a presentation with the Academy’s Chief Financial Officer, Andrea Nix, followed by Q&A. Breakfast is available at 9 a.m., the program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.
RSVP required to Jordan Gilman at jgilman@andover.edu or 978-749-4699.

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