Alumni Night & Reunion Events

Alumni Night 2024

All alumni, current and former faculty and staff, and their spouses and friends (21 years and older) are invited to return to Renbrook for Alumni Night 2024 on Saturday, April 20!

Join your fellow Renbrook School alums for the Alumni Night Reception, fifth annual Reunion Toast, visits with current and former faculty, and Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony. Connect with your classmates at special reunion events throughout the weekend from Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21.

Check out this page for all the details, including the Schedule of Events, contact information for your Reunion Chair, information about accommodations, and more!

All alumni who register by March 1 will receive a free gift!

Schedule of Events

Alumni Night activities at Renbrook and the 4s & 9s Happy Hour are free of charge.
All reunion class events (marked with an *) are pay-your-own way.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

6:00–8:00 p.m. 4s & 9s Happy Hour
Off Campus | Talcott Mountain Collective (140 Nod Rd, Weatogue)
Alumni returning to Renbrook for reunion will meet up at Talcott Mountain Collective for bites and drinks to kick off reunion weekend! All members of the Classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014 are invited to the 4s & 9s Happy Hour! Small bites are provided, and each person will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets.


6:00 p.m. Class of '69 Cocktails & Dinner*
Off Campus | Seasons Restaurant & Tap Room (279 Avon Mtn Rd, Avon)
The Class of 1969 is invited to meet up at Avon Old Farms Hotel for cocktails, appetizers, and dinner. Contact Lindsay Bloomfield, 55th Reunion Chair, for details.


SATURDAY, APRIL 20

1:00-2:30 p.m. Class of '69 Lunch*
Off Campus | The North House (1 Nod Rd, Avon)
The Class of 1969 will get a bite across the street from Avon Old Farms Hotel together before heading to Renbrook! Contact Lindsay Bloomfield, 55th Reunion Chair, for details.


3:00-3:30 p.m. All-Alumni Check-in
Renbrook | Gray Hall
Check in at the Welcome Table for your name tag and reunion favor. Meet up with classmates, say hello to friends old and new, get a class photo taken, and help yourself to some refreshments before the festivities begin!


3:30-4:30 p.m. Explore the Campus
Renbrook
Take a guided tour* of your old stomping grounds with a member of Renbrook’s faculty and staff. Or explore on your own before the party begins! Have you seen the new turf field? What about the Lower School STEM Lab, the Upper School Art Studio, or the newly renovated Challenge Course? If it’s been a while since you’ve been to campus, get ready to have your socks knocked off!

*All tours will leave from Gray Hall and return in time for the Reception.


4:30-5:00 p.m.
All Alumni Meeting
Renbrook | Middle Dining Room
Gather with your fellow alumni for the State of the School with Head of School Matt Sigrist. Matt will give participants an insider's view of the school, review key priorities to ensure Renbrook's continued strength, and share exciting Take Flight Campaign updates.


5:00-7:00 p.m. Alumni Night Reception
Renbrook | Gray Hall & Rentschler Terrace
Enjoy more fun, food, and drinks! Meet the 2024 Distinguished Alumnus Chris Helfrich '95 and raise your glass for the annual Reunion Toast given this year by Athletic Director Peter Reynolds, who will retire this June after 41 years of service to Renbrook and its students. Mingle with classmates and other alumni, catch up with former faculty, meet current faculty and staff, visit one of our student art galleries, and reminisce over old yearbooks.


7:30 p.m. Class of '69 Dinner*
Off Campus | Max a Mia Ristorante (70 E. Main St, Avon)
The Class of 1969 will keep the party going at a 55th reunion dinner! Contact Lindsay Bloomfield, 55th Reunion Chair, for details.


7:30 p.m. Class of '74 Dinner*
Off Campus | Metro Bis (690 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury)
The Class of 1974 will keep the party going at a 50th reunion dinner! Contact Kira Miskimmin, Director of Alumni Relations & Donor Engagement, for details.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

9:30 a.m. Class of '74 Brunch*
Off Campus | The Pond House Cafe (Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Ave, West Hartford)
The Class of 1974 will gather one more time to round out their special weekend together! Contact Kira Miskimmin, Director of Alumni Relations & Donor Engagement, for details.


11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Class of '69 Brunch*
Off Campus | Seasons Restaurant, Avon Old Farms Hotel (279 Avon Mountain Rd, Avon)
The Class of 1969 will gather one more time to round out their special weekend together! Contact Lindsay Bloomfield, 55th Reunion Chair, for details.

People gathered around a bench for a photo celebrating their 50th middle school class reunion.
The Class of 1973 celebrated their 50th reunion on campus last April at Alumni Night 2023.

Accommodations

Avon Old Farms Hotel at 279 Avon Mountain Road (2.7 miles from campus) has reserved a block of rooms for Renbrook School Alumni Night and Reunion Weekend. Luxury rooms and special rate of $149.00 per room per night are guaranteed until Friday, April 5. After April 5, the hotel will honor this rate if rooms are still available.

To inquire or make reservations, call the hotel at 860.677.1651 or visit www.avonoldfarmshotel.com and reference Group Number 2404RENBRO.

Reservations may also be made online using a direct link: http://reservations.travelclick.com/5114?groupID=4218342

Plan Your Reunion

If you'd like to contact your classmates and/or help plan your reunion, please contact Director of Alumni Relations & Donor Engagement Kira Miskimmin at kmiskimmin@renbrook.org or 860.236.1661 ext. 249.

Organize Your Class Gift

If you'd like to help organize your class gift for the Renbrook Fund, please contact Director of Development Operations & Individual Giving Allison Young at ayoung@renbrook.org or 860.236.1661 ext. 318.