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Upcoming 2022-2023 Events


Care Packages for Students in College - April 25, 2023

With college finals approaching, parents of recent Bishop's graduates gathered to create fun and thoughtful boxes for our Young Alumni. Lori Boyle Senior Director, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Beth Garon Director of Parent and Family Relations, Ana Graczyk Alumni Relations Coordinator and Jennifer Beamer Bishop's Parents' Association President, gathered to discuss with the parents of alumni on the future of our program.

Regional Alumni Reception (New York City) - March 31, 2023

The regional alumni chapter in the New York City area joined for a happy hour at The Standard's Biergarten. This was an exciting event as over 40 Alumni and guests had the chance to engage with one another and grow the chapter since their previous event in the fall. Want to grow an alumni chapter in your region? Reach out to the Alumni Relations Office today!

Regional Alumni Reception (Washington D.C.) - March 24, 2023

Alumni gathered at Capitol City Brewing Company in the heart of Washington D.C. to launch the regional club in the D.C. area. Over 20 Alumni met for an opportunity to reconnect and share memories of their time at Bishop's. The Alumni Association & Alumni Relations Office looks forward to the growth of this regional chapter.

Alumni Association Career Program - March 20, 2023

The Alumni Association hosted the annual program with the Class of 2023. We were excited to have 22 alumni, past parents, current parents and spouses of alumni join us for a wonderful morning of sharing their stories with the senior class. Each program participant shared their time and talent with the Bishop's students and we look forward to the next opportunity to share our professional community connections with the current student body. To volunteer at a future career program, please fill out this form.

Ellen Browning Scripps Alumni Awards Celebration - March 18, 2023

The Bishop’s community gathered for an evening celebrating the School’s founder, Miss Ellen Browning Scripps, and exceptional honorees who embody her spirit and character.  This year's award recipients are: Gary Hendrickson (Retired Faculty) - Michael W. Teitelman Leadership Award, Dmitri M. Johnson ‘99 - Alumni Achievement Award, Laura Keehner Rigas ‘97 -Ellen Browning Scripps Distinguished Alumni Award and  Mimi Holman Test ‘61 -Service to Bishop’s Award. To watch this year's celebration, please go here. Thank you to everyone that joined us for a beautiful night of celebration and tradition!

Carnation Nation - February 14, 2023

For the first time, the Alumni Association brought back the carnation tradition that occurred on Bishop's campus for many years. On Tuesday, Feb. 14 carnations were delivered to each student during their morning advisory and love was spread among the current Bishop's community. 

Baking with Bishop's - February 7, 2023

In preparation for Valentine's Day, Kelly Senyei '04, chef and founder of held the Annual Baking with Bishop's event-a virtual step-by-step interactive baking session via Zoom for the Alumni Community!

Bishop's Community Basketball Tailgate - January 27, 2023

We welcomed Alumni and Bishop's community members for an evening of fun! We gathered to view the varsity basketball games and filled the Eva May Fleet Athletics Center stands. 

Annual Sunset Gathering at La Jolla Shores - December 19th, 2022

Alumni from 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 joined at La Jolla Shores (on the grass area near Kellogg Park) to enjoy the sunset and eat burritos with fellow Bishop's Alumni. Alumni gathered from many different colleges and universities for their winter break and were excited to say hello to Head of School Ron Kim, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice David Thompson and Chief Advancement Officer Emily Hassig.

Care Packages for Students in College - November 29th, 2022

With college finals approaching, parents of recent Bishop's graduates gathered to create fun and thoughtful boxes for our Young Alumni. 

Reunion Weekend - October 28 & 29, 2022

Thank you to all those who joined us for Reunion Weekend 2022 - we had a blast celebrating together from the 50s to 2017. We welcomed Classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017! Alumni were especially excited to be included in the Bishop's campus event, Bish Bowl, hoping to continue this tradition in the coming years. View the reunion 2022 slideshow HERE.

Regional Alumni Reception (New York City) - September 8, 2022

Alumni gathered in New York City at Stout in Grand Central in the early fall of 2022. We were excited to reconnect with alumni from the 1950s to the 2020s. The group welcomed Head of School Ron Kim, Dean of Students Michelle Shea, Chief Advancement Officer Emily Hassig and Director of Alumni Relations Lori Boyle at Stout NYC for our first NYC alumni event. 

Regional Alumni Reception (San Francisco) - June 15, 2022

Alumni gathered at Cafe du Nord in San Francisco in the summer of 2022. Please e-mail to organize a local event in your area today!

Career Program for Students - April 11, 2022

Alumni professionals shared their advice and answered student questions during upper school lunch. Alumni came from a variety of colleges, majors, industries and experiences and offered students unique perspectives on what they wish they had known before graduation.

Ellen Browning Scripps Celebration - March 19, 2022

THANK YOU to many of those who attend the Ellen Browning Scripps Celebration! For those who were unable to attend, we MISSED YOU and hope to see you next year! Having your return to Bishop’s for EBS Celebration is important to us and we seek your feedback! Please share your thoughts with us by participating in a survey. We appreciate you and thank you.

The Ellen Browning Scripps Celebration is an annual awards event honoring exceptional alumni and faculty members for their career achievements and service to the community.  Visit our EBS Celebration page to learn about the 2020 Honorees (celebrated in 2022 due to COVID-19).

"Prepare a treat for your sweet" - February 10, 2022 (virtual)

In preparation for Valentine's Day, Kelly Senyei '04, food blogger and founder of held a virtual step-by-step interactive baking session via Zoom for the Alumni Community! 

Sunset Gathering with 2019-2021 Alumni - December 20, 2021

The inaugural Sunset Gathering was held on Monday, December 20, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. Alumni from the classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 joined together at La Jolla Shores to enjoy the sunset and food with their Bishop's classmates. 

Recent Alumni Holiday Gathering - December 18, 2021

The annual Recent Alumni Holiday Gathering took place on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Classes of 2005 through 2018 gathered with classmates and friends for a complimentary reception with hors d'oeuvres and beverages!

Reunion Weekend 2021 - October 22-24, 2021

Each fall, Alumni 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 1 and 6 as well as alumni from the San Miguel School for Boys. This fall we celebrated the Classes of 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016! Alumni enjoyed campus tours, a kickoff party, a milk break, chapel service, class reunion parties and more. 

Senior Salute Brunch - May 27, 2021

Every spring following the final chapel service for the senior class, the Alumni Association hosts a brunch for the graduating students to welcome them into the Bishop's alumni family.

Alumni Career Sessions

Alumni professionals share their advice and answer student questions during these virtual "office hours" with alumni during upper school lunch. Alumni come from a variety of colleges, majors, industries and experiences and offered students unique perspectives on what they wish they had known before graduation.
Feb. 24, 2021 - Organizational Development and Law
March 18, 2021 - Software Engineering and Neuroscience
April 28, 2021 - Careers in Medicine

Virtual Q&A with the Head of School

Alumni were invited to learn more about Bishop's today from the new Head of School Ron Kim during these online dialogues hosted by alumni leaders. Alumni submitted questions and Bishop's trivia for Mr. Kim when registering, leading to informative and interactive conversations. Watch the sessions here:
Classes of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s hosted by Mimi Holman Test '61 on Oct. 1
Classes of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s hosted by Marshall Anderson '08 on Oct. 5
Classes of the 1970s and 1980s hosted by Don Carlson '80 on Oct. 8

The Bishop's School Alumni Association hosts events throughout the year that keep alumni connected and engaged. Alumni from all decades share their Bishop's pride at awards events, reunions, regional receptions, athletics events and more. To receive event information, update your email address, mailing address and phone number at

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