Reunion & Homecoming Weekend 2022
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
Golden Bears Luncheon
Start your reunion weekend at this intimate luncheon for longtime friends and alumni from the classes of 1945 to our newest Golden Bears, the class of 1972. Share favorite memories from school days past and catch up on each other’s lives today. Head of School Dr. Anne Stavney will welcome you and share a brief update on the school. Also, the Upper School’s a cappella choir will perform. All luncheon attendees will receive a commemorative Golden Bears pin representing alumni celebrating a 50th or greater reunion.
Donald C. Dayton Library, Northrop campus
THE TAKE ON BLAKE: WHAT'S ALL THE EXCITEMENT ABOUT PHYSICS AT BLAKE?
Join Blake’s physics department for an hour of learning. The program will start with an overview from PK-12 Science Department Chair Maren Anderson on how physics is taught today, the exciting electives available to students and the department’s priorities. Then you will head off to a physics classroom to see how science has transformed from when you were a student. Interact with other alumni and students while taking part in interactive, experimental hands-on demonstrations.
Dan Danielson Room, Northrop campus
Northrop Campus Tour
Experience a step back in time and a leap into the future as you explore this beautiful building, which incorporates modern renovations, such as the Ankeny Center for Science, Design and Research, while retaining its historic character. While much has changed throughout its 100-plus years, the Northrop campus continues to positively impact learning and teaching. The tour will be led by former faculty member Jan Woolman.
Carlson Commons, Northrop campus
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
The reunion edition of our popular Breakfast at Blake speaker series will feature our 2022 Outstanding Alumna of the Year Cathy Countryman Maes ʼ85. This year’s Jenny Stephens Hagen Spirit Award recipients Chris Anderson Morrison ʼ65 and Jack Morrison ʼ63 will also be recognized. A complimentary breakfast will be served.
Bovey, Blake campus (virtual option will be offered)
Blake Campus Tour
Exciting changes have taken place at the Hopkins campus! Come see the transformation of our oldest campus while revisiting familiar spaces. Check out the new Entry Hall, refurbished MacMillan Performing Arts Center and Dining Commons. The future meets the past on our present-day walk through campus.
Bovey Commons, Blake campus
25th Reunion HAPPY HOUR
BLAKE CLASS OF 1997
A quarter century deserves a celebration! Join your fellow classmates at a private reception to mark this milestone reunion. Reminisce, catch up and share some laughs with the people who knew you when while enjoying complimentary refreshments.
Goldberg Plaza, Hopkins campus
50th REUNION DINNER
BLAKE AND NORTHROP CLASSES OF 1972
Time flies and you're sure to have fun at this reception and dinner celebrating your milestone 50th class reunion. Reconnect with your friends and classmates, sit back, relax and remember past times shared together. Head of School Dr. Anne Stavney will welcome you and share remarks.
Bovey, Blake campus
ALUMNI ON THE TERRACE
All alumni are invited to reunite with friends and classmates, partake in a complimentary buffet and watch the football game. Dress in your favorite Bear Wear for this casual event. A cash bar will be available.
Terrace, Blake campus
Cheer on the Wolfpack—Blake’s co-op football team with Minnehaha Academy and St. Paul Academy—to a homecoming victory against Richfield.
John Glenn Field, Blake campus
PARTY IN THE COURTYARD
A new attraction at last year's Homecoming celebration, this party features the Twin Cities' premier dance band Soul Tight Committee. All Blake community members are invited. A cash bar will be available.
Howard Courtyard, Blake campus
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
REUNION CLASS ACTIVITIES
Most reunion classes have additional class-hosted activities during Reunion and Homecoming Weekend. The details (time, location and cost) are determined by each class’s reunion organizing committee.
Click here if your graduation year ends in a 2 or 7 to see if your class has an event planned.
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