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Join us for Alumni and Reunion Weekend on April 27-29, 2017. We invite all alumni, parents of alumni, and former faculty and staff to come together for three days of exciting events and celebrations across campus. Enjoy the company of old and new friends and the familiar places and spaces that represent the spirit of our Poly community. We look forward to welcoming members of classes ending in 2 or 7 to celebrate their milestone 15th through 50th reunions!

The weekend has something for everyone. Festivities include the 100th anniversary of the Poly Pet and Hobby Show, 50-Year Club Dinner, Reunion Dinners, Alumni Roundtable, Upper School spring musical, Annual Alumni Family Picnic, athletic events, campus tours, class visits, and much more. We hope you’ll join us!

Registration is now closed. 

Download the Alumni and Reunion Weekend 2017 schedule of events.

For questions, please contact the Alumni Office at 626-396-6334. 

Schedule of events

Thursday, April 27

7:30 to 9 a.m.
Alumni Roundtable – The Future of Medicine 
Join fellow alumni, parents of alumni, and friends for a breakfast and roundtable conversation about the future of medicine and the health industry. Featuring Sasha Kamb ’76, former senior vice president of Discovery and Research at Amgen Biotech; Bill Jameson ’82, managing counsel for Cigna HealthCare's Western Region; Shannon Thyne ’85 chief medical officer, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, pediatrician, professor at David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA. Moderated by John Horn ’78, host of The Frame, Arts and Entertainment Programming at KPCC.
The Athenaeum at Caltech | $30 per person, includes breakfast buffet. Space is limited.

3:30 p.m.
Prep League swimming prelims, Poly pool
No reservation required 

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. 
Spring Musical - Young Frankenstein, Garland Auditorium, South Campus
 


Friday, April 28

Classroom visits 

Join current students and faculty in the classroom, and see what it's like to be a Poly student today. Space is limited, reservation required, adults only. Classroom location will be given prior to the event, times maybe be subject to change.

8 to 8:45 a.m. – Please select only one class per time block 
     Theater History and Performing Arts with Cynthia Crass 
     Globalization and Human Rights with Greg Feldmeth 
     AP Physics with Richard White 

8:45 to 9:30 a.m.
     English II with Grace Hamilton

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. – Please select only one class per time block 
     Music History with Alan Geier
     
Literature and Science of Disease with Susie Kim and
     Nathan Stogdill 
(limit 8)

12 to 3 p.m.
100th Anniversary of the Poly Pet and Hobby Show, Babcock Field

Join fellow alumni, parents, students, and friends in celebration of 100th anniversary of the Poly Pet and Hobby Show. Enjoy food trucks, games, hobby displays, and pet show. Be sure to stop by the Alumni Booth for some alumni swag! 

50-Year Club Celebration and Dinner inducting the Class of ’67

5:15 to 6 p.m. – North Campus tours, 
Entry Courtyard, North Campus
Take a look around the Lower and Middle School campus, and experience new spaces and renovated historic classrooms and structures.

6 to 9 p.m. – 50-Year Club Cocktail Reception and Dinner inducting the class of ’67, Grace Henley Patio and Founders Hall, North Campus
A special reception for those who graduated from Poly 50 years ago or more.

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. 
Spring Musical - Young Frankenstein, Garland Auditorium, South Campus
 

Saturday, April 29
 
10 a.m.
Junior Varsity boys baseball game, 
Ochari D’Aiello Baseball Field 
No reservation required

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
Alumni Family Picnic, Debbie Reed Courtyard, North Campus
Catch up with fellow Poly alumni and their families and enjoy family-friendly activities, BBQ, and fun. Hear Alumni Association updates from members of the Alumni Board and celebrate the Alumni Association successes of 2016-17. Free of charge.

1 to 2 p.m.
North Campus and South Campus tours, Debbie Reed Courtyard, North Campus
Take a stroll down memory lane while touring the Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School campuses. Visit some of the new spaces and renovated historic classrooms and structures.

2:30 p.m. 
Prep League swimming finals, Poly pool
No reservation required 

5:30 to 10 p.m.
Milestone reunion class celebration and dinner for the 15- to 50-year reunion classes

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - South Campus Tours, McWilliams Courtyard, South Campus

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Reunion class cocktail reception and class photos, Arden Lawn, South Campus
Open to the classes of ’67, ’72, ’77, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97, and ’02 and their guests.
Join classmates and friends on Arden Lawn for a reception before your reunion class dinner. Hear from Head of School John Bracker, Assistant Head of School Greg Feldmeth, and Alumni Board President Warren Techentin ’86. Reunion class giving awards will be announced. Read a description of class giving awards below. 

7:30 to 10 p.m. - Reunion class dinners, South Campus
Separate dinner celebrations for the Classes of ’67, ’72, ’77, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97, and ’02 and their guests.
$50 per person; spouses and partners welcome
 
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. 
Spring Musical - Young Frankenstein, Garland Auditorium, South Campus




Sunday, April 30

2 to 4:30 p.m.
Spring Musical - Young Frankenstein, Garland Auditorium, South Campus

Registration is now closed.

For questions, please contact the Alumni Office at 626-396-6334. 

Alumni make an impact

Each year, gifts from our alumni community account for nearly 25 percent of the school’s fundraising goals. Recognizing the uniqueness of the Poly community and the opportunities and experiences afforded by a Poly education, alumni have maintained a strong commitment to supporting Poly financially. By contributing to Poly at any level, alumni donors ensure current and future students benefit in the same ways they did when they were Poly students. Many alumni choose to give a special contribution to Poly in honor of their reunion.

During the reunion celebrations, the Alumni Association presents two giving awards, the Gosney Award to the class with the greatest cumulative giving and the Willis Stork Award to the class with the highest participation rate, to recognize the increased participation and support. Learn more about the Poly Fund and how your gift makes an impact.

Stay connected

Alumni and Reunion Weekend comes once a year, but you can keep in touch with the alumni community around the world year-round. Learn about the many ways to connect through online communities, events, volunteer and leadership opportunities, student engagement, and career resources by visiting Poly Alumni Association website.

Who came to Reunion Weekend 2016?

Who came to Reunion Weekend 2016? In April 2016, we celebrated the reunions of the Classes of ’01, ’96, ’91, ’86, ’81, ’76, ’71, and ’66. More than 400 alumni and guests joined us for a special time of reconnecting with friends and reflecting on years spent at Poly. See photos highlighting the events.

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