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Asheville School Alumni Weekend Schedule Preview
Asheville School Alumni Weekend Schedule Preview

Alumni Weekend 2018: April 26 – April 29, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

7:15 p.m.
Founders' Day Convocation (Graham Theater)
Speaker: Richard Blanco: Poet, Public Speaker, Civil Engineer, Teacher, Memoirist


Friday, April 27, 2018

Afternoon Athletic Contests

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Beer, Wine and Hors d'oeuvres for Classes 1969-2013 (Paulsen Lodge)

6:30 p.m.
Cocktails and Dinner for Classes 1929 - 1968 (Fall House)

Friday Evening
Individual class gatherings around town as pre-arranged by each class

Saturday, April 28, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast (Sharp Dining Hall)

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Alumni Welcome and Registration (Mitchell Hall)

9:15 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Class Visits

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tour of Campus with Members of the Hoste Society

11:40 a.m. - Noon
Student Panel—Meet the Blues: Learn about Asheville School today (Graham Theater)

Noon - 12:30 pm
Head of School's Address (Graham Theater)

1 p.m. – 3:00 pm
Asheville School Alumni "Story Corps" Videos – Tell Your Asheville School Story
We encourage alumni to stop by Mitchell Hall – Room 101 between 1 and 3 p.m. to record a quick video about your experience at Asheville School. We hope to share these stories in podcast format on the website and in future alumni and admission publications.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Class Pictures (8's and 3's) on front porch of Mitchell Hall

2:30 p.m.
Alumni Association Meeting (Graham Theater)
• Head of School Search Update
• Alumni Relations Update
• Officer Elections

Afternoon Activities
Horseback Riding (Ireland Riding Ring), Tower Climbing (Past Paulsen Lodge), and athletic contests

6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Cocktails, Dinner, and Dancing (Sharp Dining Hall)
***Free child care in gym/pizza & snacks supplied***

Sunday, April 29, 2018

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Alumni Breakfast (Bement House)

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for School Community (Sharp Dining Hall)

11 a.m.
Service of Remembrance (Boyd Chapel)
We invite all alumni to join us for a very special service of remembrance as part of Reunion Weekend 2018. The majority of the service will be reserved for you, our proud alumni, who are encouraged to share brief reflections and stories in honor of classmates and teachers who have passed. We look forward to having alumni participate alongside current students and faculty in this service.

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Sharp Dining Hall)

Alumni Weekend 2018 Pricing
NOTE: Registration opens in January 2018 - register by March 31 to qualify for the Early Bird Discount.

Discount Rate:
$75.00 per adult (1969 – 2007)
$50.00 per adult (2008 – 2013)

Standard Rate (after March 31):
$100.00 per adult (1969 – 2007)
$75.00 per adult (2008 – 2013)

COMPLIMENTARY for Old Guard (1929 – 1968) and Former Faculty or Staff

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