Save the Date! Reunion Weekend: Oct. 23-25, 2020

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 0 and 5 as well as alumni from the San Miguel School for Boys. This fall honor the Classes of 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015! 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.

Although this is an uncertain time with the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to plan for reunion as if we will be able to gather but we'll stay in touch with updates if things change. 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.
 

Weekend Schedule

List of 4 items.

  • FRIDAY EVENTS

    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

    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

    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

    50th Reunion Dinner
     with Head of School
    After taking a class photo on the Quad, alumnae from the 50th reunion class 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

    Tentative: Ellen Browning Scripps Celebration

    The evening will tentatively include the Ellen Browning Scripps alumni awards event where the school community will gather together in celebration of its founder, Miss Ellen Browning Scripps, and the exceptional alumni and faculty who embody her spirit and character.
  • SATURDAY CAMPUS EVENTS

    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

    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

    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

    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.
     
    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
  • SATURDAY CLASS REUNION PARTIES

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

    As an example, this schedule includes the class reunion parties celebrated in 2019:

    2000s and 2010s Party 
    7 p.m. at Hennessey's Tavern (7811 Herschel Avenue). Your $25 registration includes two drink tickets and appetizers. Special reunion celebrations for the Class of 2004, 2009 and 2014. Alumni from the surrounding classes are encouraged to join in the fun!

    Class of 2014
    7 p.m. at Hennessey's Tavern. We'll gather together with classmates and friends from surrounding classes at the 2000s and 2010s Party at Hennessey's. See details above.

    Class of 2009

    7 p.m. at Hennessey's Tavern. Join us at the 2000s and 2010s Party at Hennessey's. See details above.

    Class of 2004

    Let's meet up at the Friday night Kickoff Party at 6 p.m. on campus to catch up and reminisce. On Saturday night attend the 2000s and 2010s Party at Hennessey's. See details above.

    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 EVENTS

    Breakfast, brunch or beach walk, anyone? Sunday activities vary by class.

Travel Information

Hotel blocks and discounts:

Empress Hotel: Discounted rates start at $179 per night. Rates expire on Sept. 23, 2020. Cancellations must be made 24 hours or more prior to the day of reservation for a full refund. See hotel for details. Please call (858) 454-3001 and mention Bishop's Alumni Weekend.

Inn by the Sea at La Jolla: Discounted rates for standard rooms are $143 per night and ocean view rooms are at $189 per night. Rates expire on Sept. 24, 2020. Cancellations must be made 48 hours or more prior to the day of reservation for a full refund. See hotel for details. Please call 1(800) 526-4545 and mention Bishop's School Reunion.

Flight reservations: Given the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, we recommend checking refund policies before booking air travel for Reunion Weekend 2020.
 
Campus parking: Parking is available in the parking garage with entry/exit available on La Jolla Boulevard and Draper Street. 

Reunion Chairs

REUNION 2020 - CLASS AGENTS

65th - Mim Wallace Sellgren ’55
60th - Bunny Smith Garrett ’60
55th - Linda Donovan Olson ’65
50th - Roberta Husted Young ’70
45th - Sue Cavanaugh Kivett ’75
40th - Nancy Adams Noonan ’80
35th - Costanza Genoese Zerbi ’85, Layla Kashani ’85, Shellie Martin ’85
30th - The Class of 1990 is seeking a class agent.
25th - Catherine Bagley Beamer ’95, Lindsay Gordon Gratry ’95
20th - Marcy Dodge Bull ’00, Kirsten Grimm ’00, Adam Harris ’00, Blair Henderson ’00, Jason Henry ’00, Alfie Pulido ’00
15th - Gigi Reed Teutli-Vadheim ’05, Lindsey Dodge Wyman ’05
10th - Anafrancesca Comunale ’10, Julia Hill ’10, Sarah Noble ’10
5th - Liam Gaarder-Feingold ’15, Ariana Gallegos ’15

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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