Travel Info

Hotel blocks and discounts:

Empress Hotel
Discounted rates: Starting at $179/night
Please call: (858) 454-3001
Mention: Bishop's Alumni Weekend
Expires: Sept. 13, 2019

Inn by the Sea at La Jolla
Discounted rates: Standard room $149/night; ocean view $199/night
Please call: (858) 459-4461
Mention: Bishop's School Reunion
Expires: Sept. 12, 2019

Campus parking: Parking is available in the parking garage with entry/exit available on La Jolla Boulevard and Draper Street. 

Reunion Weekend

Together again...celebrate the past and discover Bishop's today!
Oct. 11-13, 2019

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.

Receive reunion updates via email, mail and phone by sending your contact information to the Alumni Office at (858) 875-0505 or 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.

Reunion Weekend

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    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. | Class of 1969 Purple and Gold Reunion 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:
    Location: Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

    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 with classmates and friends. Have fun in the sun with lawn games and the Purple and Gold field hockey shootout while the kids have a blast with a face painter, balloon artist and bounce house. Say cheese: Group photos of the reunion classes will be taken on the Bentham Hall steps during the picnic. The Quad / $10 per person / $5 child 8 and under
    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

    Evening | Individual Class Reunion Dinners
    Rekindle friendships and make new memories with old friends at your special class reunion dinner on Saturday night. Times, locations and prices vary. Details available in August.

    Brunch or beach walk, anyone? Sunday activities vary by class so please see your reunion chair for more.

     The performing arts and athletics events schedule will be available in August 2019.

Reunion Chairs


1949 - Paddy Charteris Higgins
1959 - Janed Guymon Casady, Gretchen Stroschein Thomson
1964 - Jan Martin Kingaard

1969 - Marilynn Patten Wyatt, Michelle Avriette Ogden

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
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The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.