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Alumnae Weekend One Month Away!

 
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If the Alumnae Office doesn't know you are coming to Alumnae Weekend,

we may run out of food and libations! Oh, no!

You must officially register,

or we don't know you are coming!

 
 

Questions? Contact Joan at JermakianJ@OldfieldsSchool or 443-662-1018.

 
 
 
 
 

Oldfields Family Gathering

 
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Deedie Clark Bouscaren '71, Ryan Kirk, Susie Hadden Lawrence '65, Anne Finney P'97, Dee Allen '64, Susan West Ross '64, Ansley Smithwick, Bev Wilson Robinson '64

 

"Oldfields gave me a confidence in myself that has

taken me through my whole life."

It was unanimous! Every single alumna at Susie Hadden Lawrence's potluck supper in Chestnut Hill, MA, on March 23, 2017, said the same thing when Susie '65 asked them, "What did Oldfields do for you?"

 

Susie's party is one we'll never forget – from the Fire Department arriving after a fireplace malfunction to the wonderful back and forth of conversation around the dinner table until nearly 11:00 at night!

 
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Anne Finney P'97, Ansley Smithwick, Susan West Ross '64, three heroic firemen, David Lawrence

 

Dee Allen '64, Deedie Clark Bouscaren '71, Bev Wilson Robinson'64, and Susan West
Ross '64 joined Interim Head of School Ansley Smithwick, Director of Development

Anne Finney P'97, and Associate Director of Development Ryan Kirk at Susie's beautiful house for a delicious potluck supper (ask Deedie for her dessert recipe!) and lots of laughter and stories.

 

There is nothing Oldfields girls like more than getting together, and we love being a part of it! Many thanks go to Susie for such a great idea for a get-together and for hosting us all!

 
 
 

The Tradition of the 

Senior Speech 

Get ready, parents! As we enter the home stretch of the school year, the activities and traditions come fast and furious.  What a year of growth and change it has been! Fortunately, we never lose sight of our mission which is nowhere more evident than in the words of current students during their senior presentations. The speeches can be about almost anything, but often are stories of personal growth and life events that have shaped our girls. Some are funny, some will break your heart, all are worth our undivided attention. We learn something new about each and every girl who steps up to the microphone. Senior speeches are undoubtedly one of the most wonderful, enlightening, uplifting, and  emotional  traditions at Oldfields School. See for yourself....

 
 
 
 
 

Grandparents Day is April 7!

 
 

One of the all-time best days on campus is when the girls get to show off their accomplishments and their school to their grandparents! Even the most nonchalant teenager shows her softer side when a grandparent shows up.  Grandparents love seeing first-hand what a typical day at OS is like for their special granddaughter!

 
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Academic Update

Here are just a few of the "extras" that were part of our students' learning experience this past month:

  • Jose Antonio Bowen, President of Goucher College, gave an unbelievable "TED style" talk on the value of a liberal arts education - and played jazz piano for us! What an amazing insight and vision he shared for the future of education!
 
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  • A total of 28 students signed up to take 56 AP exams in May. That's a lot of hard work coming to fruition! Good luck, girls!
  • Arts Day # 2 in early March involved a visual art slide show, afternoon workshops, a student talent show, and an evening of spoken word and song at the Tidbit Coffee House. We wish you all could have been there, but here's a glimpse of what our girls can do!

Click here for Talent Show Performances

Click here for Visual Arts Slide Show

 
 

Semi-formal Around the Corner!

 
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Saturday, April 22, is the big day!  The girls have already signed up along with their guests, and the final touches are coming together for the  "Evening in Paris."  Thanks goes to Head of School Ansley Smithwick for making tickets free this year! 

 

The Oldfields Parent Association is making the evening even more special by providing opportunities for the girls to purchase corsages and boutonnieres, and attend pre and post prom events that will include a fully stocked candy bar among other refreshments and firepits on Commons Lawn.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

 

Please RSVP for all events to

Joan Carter Jermakian '81 P'15 at 443-662-1018 or JermakianJ@OldfieldsSchool.org.

  

Alumnae Weekend 2017

150th Celebration

Oldfields School

April 28-30, 2017

 

Washington, DC Gathering

The George Town Club

Hosted by Anne and

Gus Edwards P'95, '98

May 18, 2017

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

 

Would you like to host a gathering in your area? Contact

Joan Carter Jermakian '81 P'15 

at 443-662-1018 or  JermakianJ@OldfieldsSchool.org

to make arrangements.

 
 
 
 

"Herky's," the Oldfields School Store, is now offering some of our most popular items online. It's an easy way to score your OS swag! Check it out today!

 
www.oldfieldsschool.org/herkys

 
 
 
 

The 411 on Alumnae Weekend

 

When is Alumnae Weekend 2017?

April 28-30, 2017


Who from my class is coming?

Click here for a list of registrants (updated every Friday)!

 
How do I register?

Click here to register!

This year, Alumnae Weekend and the 150th Celebration is free! Therefore, you must register by April 18 to attend. A large number of alumnae and friends are expected to return for the biggest family reunion in Oldfields history! 


What is the schedule of events?

Click here to see the Alumnae Weekend 2017 schedule.


How do I sign up for events?

Click here to sign up for events!

 We urge you to sign up for each invent which you intend to attend. You won't want to miss out and we don't want to run out of food and drink!


Where should I stay for the weekend?

Click here for a list of local accommodations!

We urge you and your classmates to reserve your rooms early!

When making your reservations, please call the local numbers listed below to reach the front desk, and mention Oldfields' Alumnae Weekend, as we have blocks of rooms reserved at these hotels.


Where can I make dinner reservations?

Click here for a list of recommendations!

This year, every class is planning a fabulous dinner off-campus Friday night, April 28, of Alumnae Weekend 2017!

Be sure to make reservations for your class ahead of time!

(Remember, it's Maryland Hunt Cup Weekend…)


What do I wear to the 150th Gala on April 29th?

The dress is Green and White Festive! 

 
 
 

Anne Ragland Finney P'97

Director of Development

443-662-1016

FinneyA@OldfieldsSchool.org

 

 
 

Joan Carter Jermakian '81 P'15

Director of Alumnae Affairs

443-662-1018

JermakianJ@OldfieldsSchool.org

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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