Reunion Weekend: Oct. 11-13, 2019

Together again...celebrate the past and discover Bishop's today!

Come home to Bishop's and celebrate Reunion Weekend with family, classmates, friends, retirees, faculty and staff. The weekend includes reunions for class years ending in 4 and 9 as well as alumni from the San Miguel School for Boys. This fall celebrate the Classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014! Join in for classroom visits, campus tours, the kickoff party, milk break, chapel service, class reunion parties and more. Make your plans to be back on campus and remember the days of…senior rec room, uniform violations, T-Day, advisory and more.
Communications: Receive reunion updates via email, mail and phone by sending your contact information to the Alumni Office at (858) 875-0505 or tbsalumni@bishops.com. Much of our reunion communication is done via email, so be sure your email address is up to date with the Alumni Office to receive important information and join the conversation with your classmates via email and social media.
 

Friday

9:30-10:40 a.m.
Class without Homework
See today’s student experience firsthand by sitting in on a class with Bishop’s students. Course options available in September. Meet at pool / No fee

10:45-11:45 a.m.
Flashback Campus Tour

Check out what’s the same and what has changed on this guided flashback tour of campus. Meet at pool / No fee

6-9 p.m.
All-Alumni Kickoff Party
Kick off the weekend with an all-alumni party on campus! All classes are encouraged to attend as we celebrate the reunion classes (class years ending in 4 and 9). Reminisce with friends, classmates, current and retired faculty and staff about your time at Bishop’s while enjoying live music, hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and more. Special recognition will be given to the reunion class chairs and alumni celebrating reunions will receive a weekend souvenir. Larmour Lawn and Plaza / $15 per person

6:30-8:30 p.m.
C
lass of 1969 Dinner with Head of School
After taking a class photo on the Quad, alumnae from the Class of 1969 will enjoy an elegant three-course meal with Bishop’s Head of School Ron Kim, sharing “remember when” stories with each other and Mr. Kim. EBS Hall / Hosted by Bishop’s

7-11 p.m.
Class of 1989 30th Reunion Party
Reconnect with old friends and dance to awesome '80s music provided by Richard Blade, legendary DJ from Sirius XM's First Wave. This event is open to any TBSer that knew us 'back then.' For more details, please visit: https://tbsclassof89reunionparty.eventbrite.com. Location: Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Saturday on Campus

10 a.m.
Milk Break and More
Reminisce with classmates and friends outside the head of school’s office over a traditional Bishop’s milk break – graham crackers, cookies and milk – with some added treats and coffee. Gilman Hall Colonnade / Hosted by Head of School Ron Kim

10:30 a.m.
Chapel Service
Find your name on the chapel wall and sit with your class in St. Mary’s Chapel, one of the most beloved spaces on campus. St. Mary’s Chapel / No fee

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
All-Alumni Picnic on the Quad
Just this once we are allowed to walk on the Quad before noon! Enjoy a delicious lunch at reserved tables for your class. Learn more about Bishop's today during remarks shared by Head of School Ron Kim. Have fun in the sun with classmates and friends playing lawn games and participating in the Purple and Gold field hockey shootout. The Quad / $10 per person / $5 child 8 and under

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Kids' Zone on the Quad
The kids will have a blast with a face painter, balloon artist and bounce house in the Kids' Zone on the Quad during the picnic.
 
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Flashback Campus Tour
Check out what’s the same and what has changed on this guided flashback tour of campus. Meet at Bentham Hall / No fee

Class Parties

Individual Class Reunion Dinners
Rekindle friendships and make new memories with old friends at your special class reunion dinner on Saturday night.

Class of 2014
7 p.m. at Hennessey's Tavern (7811 Herschel Avenue). Your $25 registration includes two drink tickets, appetizers and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 2009
6 p.m. at Pueblo in Pacific Beach (877 Hornblend Street). Your $40 registration includes two drink tickets, appetizers and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 2004
Let's meet up at the Friday night Kickoff Party at 6 p.m. on campus to catch up and reminisce.

Class of 1999
7 p.m. at Shore Rider in La Jolla Shores (2168 Avenida De La Playa). Your $43 registration includes two drink tickets, taco bar and a copy of your class photo taken at the party.

Class of 1994
6 p.m. at THE LOT La Jolla (77611 Fay Avenue). Your $45 registration includes two drink tickets, appetizers and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 1989
At the home of Marcelo and Amy Muzquiz. Email Jenni Lindgren Suvari to be added to the Paperless Post invitation.

Class of 1984
6 p.m. at Piazza 1909 (7731 Fay Avenue). Your $52 registration includes two drink tickets, a heavy appetizer buffet and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 1979
7 p.m. at Hotel La Jolla's Hiatus Lounge (7955 La Jolla Shores Drive). Your $50 registration includes two drink tickets, appetizers and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 1974
6 p.m. at Bernini's Bistro (7550 Fay Avenue). Your $70 registration includes appetizers, a starter, dinner, dessert and a copy of your class reunion photo taken at the party.

Class of 1969
5:30 p.m. at a private home. Your $75 registration includes a catered gourmet meal and a great time with friends. Significant others welcome.


SUNDAY CLASS GATHERINGS

Class of 1969 - 9-11 a.m. Beach brunch at Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores. Arrive at 8:15 a.m. for Eucharist on the Beach with Josie Beecher. Thank you, Josie!

Class of 1974
- 9 a.m. Hosted brunch at Janet Hire Gentile's

Travel Information

Hotel blocks and discounts:

Empress Hotel: Discounted rates start at $179 per night. Rates expire on Sept. 13, 2019. Please call (858) 454-3001 and mention Bishop's Alumni Weekend.

Inn by the Sea at La Jolla: Discounted rates for standard rooms are $149 per night and ocean view rooms are at $199 per night. Rates expire on Sept. 12, 2019. Please call (858) 459-4461 and mention Bishop's School Reunion.
 
Campus parking: Parking is available in the parking garage with entry/exit available on La Jolla Boulevard and Draper Street. 

Reunion Chairs

2019 REUNION CHAIRS AND CLASS AGENTS

1949 - Paddy Charteris Higgins
1959 - Janed Guymon Casady, Gretchen Stroschein Thomson
1964 - Jan Martin Kingaard
1969 - Marilynn Patten Wyatt, Michelle Avriette Ogden, Melissa Markey
1974 - Janet Hire Gentile, Alla Henshaw Ponty
1979 - Lori Hecht Nirenberg, Deborah Galan Stephens
1984 - Karen Todt Tavares, Kim Middleton Kelly
1989 - Jennifer Lindgren Suvari, Barbie Strauss Bylaska, Kris Lichter
1994 - Veronica Lombrozo Leff, Christian Dick
1999 - Fernando Landa
2004 - Steven Douglass, Soo Park, Michael Schmale (class agents)
2009 - Siena Beacham 
2014 - Raeann Greisen

To join the Reunion Weekend Events Committee (plan and run on campus Reunion Weekend events like the kickoff reception, campus tours, chapel service and more) or your Class Reunion Committee, contact the Alumni Office at (858) 875-0505 or tbsalumni@bishops.com.
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