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Reunion Weekend 2017 Schedule

List of 4 items.

  • Thursday, June 8

    12 to 7 p.m. - Check-In and Registration
    Simon Student Center

    1:30 to 5:30 p.m. (depart 12:30) - Penn National Golf Club Scramble with Schelley Hollyday '72 and Teddy Zimmerman '06
    Meet in front of Ford Hall

    2 p.m. - Gettysburg Civil War History with Faculty Emeritus Tim Rockwell
    Dickerman Lecture Hall, Irvine Hall 106

    4 p.m. - Mercersburg's Global Programs and Initiatives with Faculty Member Leah Rockwell '97
    Simon Student Center 119

    4 p.m. - Virtual Reality Demo with Katie Stover '07
    Sheridan Art Gallery, Irvine Hall

    6 p.m. - Faculty Recognition and Alumni Awards Dinner
    Edwards Room, Keil Hall

    8:30 p.m. - Outdoor Movie
    Between Keil Hall and South Cottage
  • Friday, June 9

    7 to 10 a.m. - Breakfast
    Ford Hall

    8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (depart 7:45) - Gettysburg Battlefield Tour with Faculty Emeriti Ray Larson and Tim Rockwell
    Meet in front of Ford Hall

    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Check-In and Registration
    Simon Student Center

    9 a.m. - History of Mercersburg Art with School Archivist Doug Smith
    Meet in front of Traylor Hall

    9 to 11 a.m. - Rock Wall Climbing with Alex Krill '07 and Faculty Members Pete Gunkelman and Jennifer Miller Smith '97
    Masinter Outdoor Education Center

    10:30 a.m. - Stories of the Chapel's Stained Glass Windows with School Minister Will Whitmore
    Irvine Memorial Chapel

    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    1:30 p.m. - Business of Sport with Director of Athletics Rick Hendrickson and Bob Snyder '97
    Mezzanine, Hale Field House

    1:30 p.m. - Tour of Bending Bridge Farm with Cameron Pedersen '92 and Faculty Member Todd McGuire
    Meet in front of Ford Hall

    3 p.m. - Birds of Prey with Faculty Member Jim Malone
    Meet in front of Ford Hall

    3 p.m. - Veterans at Work with Rob Porcarelli '87
    Simon Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

    3 to 5 p.m. (ongoing) - Insider's View: Hale Field House with Director of Athletics Rick Hendrickson
    Hale Field House

    4:30 p.m. - Admission Q&A with Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Quentin McDowell
    Traylor Hall

    5 p.m. - Reception with the Alumni Council
    Edwards Room, Keil Hall

    6:30 to 8 p.m. - Dinner
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    7:30 to 9 p.m. - Class of 1952 Reception at the Roschli Farm, Greencastle, PA
    Meet in front of Ford Hall

    8 p.m. - Dancing
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    10:30 p.m. - S'mores with the Class of 2012
    Stolz Fire Pit, Simon Student Center

    10:30 p.m. - Simon after Dark: Karaoke
    Simon Student Center
  • Saturday, June 10

    7 to 10 a.m. - Breakfast
    Ford Hall

    8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Check-In and Registration
    Simon Student Center

    9 a.m. - Campus Tour with the Class of 1957
    Meet at Check-In

    9 a.m. - Walking Guard with the Class of 1987
    Meet at Smoyer Tennis Courts

    9 a.m. - Workouts Led by Faculty and Alumni
    • Fun Run with Rich Haskell '72 and Hilary Morgan Walter '97 (Meet at Nolde Gym)
    • Squash with Coach Chip Vink '73, Sarah Allen '12, and Nikki Rhyne '12 (Davenport Squash Center)
    • Swim Warm-Up with Faculty Emeritus Pete Williams and Lindley Peterson Fleury '77 (Flanagan Pool)
    • Tennis Hit-Around with Coach Eric Hicks, Jeff Frankel '72, and Lisa Lewandowski Straface '77 (Smoyer Tennis Center)
    • Road Biking with Faculty Member Jeremy Thompson and Scott Weaver '82 (Masinter Outdoor Education Center)
    • Weight Lifting with Faculty Member Bryan Morgan '07 (McDowell Fitness Center, Nolde Gym)

    10 a.m. - Conversation with Head of School Katie Titus
    Simon Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

    11 a.m. - Remembrance Ceremony
    Irvine Memorial Chapel

    11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Train Museum Tour
    McFadden Model Railroad Museum

    11:30 a.m. - Class Lunches for 1952, 1957, and 1962
    Edwards Room, Keil Hall

    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    1 to 2 p.m. - Train Museum Tour
    McFadden Model Railroad Museum

    1:30 p.m. - Seven-Day Rescue Diet with Rip Esselstyn '82
    Simon Theatre, Burgin Center for the Arts

    1:30 p.m. - Women at Mercersburg with Faculty Member John David Bennett
    Dickerman Lecture Hall, Irvine Hall 106

    3 p.m. - Beer Garden with Adam Reeder '97
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    5 p.m. - Class Tent Judging
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad

    6:15 p.m. - Class Receptions and Photos
    • Loyalty Club: Prentiss Alumni and Parent Center at North Cottage
    Class Photo Time: 6:15 p.m.
    • 1967: Prentiss Alumni and Parent Center at North Cottage
    Class Photo Time: 6:15 p.m.
    • 1972: Edwards Room, Keil Hall
    Class Photo Time: 6:15 p.m.
    • 1977: Jane Ford Lounge, Ford Hall
    Class Photo Time: 6:40 p.m.
    • 1982: Jimmy Walker Lounge, Ford Hall
    Class Photo Time: 6:30 p.m.
    • 1987: Theatre Classroom, Burgin Center
    Class Photo Time: 6:30 p.m.
    • 1992: Hershey Chorale Room, Burgin Center
    Class Photo Time: 6:40 p.m.
    • 1997: Boone Recital Hall, Burgin Center
    Class Photo Time: 6:50 p.m.
    • 2002: Conference Room, Simon Student Center
    Class Photo Time: 6:50 p.m.
    • 2007: Suerken Spotlight, Simon Student Center
    Class Photo Time: 7 p.m.
    • 2012: Cofrin Gallery, Burgin Center
    Class Photo Time: 7 p.m.

    7:15 p.m. - Class Dinners
    See reception locations above

    8:30 to 10 p.m. - Photo Booth
    Cofrin Gallery, Burgin Center for the Arts
     
    9 p.m. - Dancing with the Odyssey Band of D.C.
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad
     
    10 p.m. - Class Tent Cup Presentation
    Prentiss-Zimmerman Quad
  • Sunday, June 11

    7 to 10 a.m. - Breakfast
    Ford Hall

    8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Dorm Check-Out
    Simon Student Center

    10 a.m. - Chapel Service
    Irvine Memorial Chapel

General Information


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Photography Exhibits
Burgin Center for the Arts
Featuring the work of Walker Evans (1921) and Jessica Boyatt '82.

Campus Tours
Stop by Check-In in the Simon Student Center to pick up a self-guided tour booklet of campus and a campus map.
 
Nolde Gymnasium and Hale Field House Hours
(Plantz Basketball Courts, Davenport Squash Center, and McDowell Fitness Center)
Thursday: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Flanagan Pool Hours
Friday: 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Smoyer Tennis Center Hours
Dawn to dusk

Class of 1960 School Store Hours
(Simon Student Center)
Thursday: 12 to 7 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lenfest Library Hours
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday: 1 to 3 p.m. 

Please note that some events have space limitations and may be "first come, first served."

If you have questions, require special assistance while on campus, or are interested in seeing a building that isn't open, please visit check-in in the Simon Student Center.

For those who preregistered, childcare will be offered at First United Methodist Church of Mercersburg on Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 11 p.m.
 
In the event of an emergency, Mercersburg's Security Department is on call all weekend at 717-328-1111 or ext. 1111 from any campus phone.
 
The consumption of alcohol on campus is only permitted at class tents or when provided by the school at scheduled events. Tobacco and illegal substances are prohibited on campus, and failure to observe these policies may result in dismissal from campus.

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Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $6 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173