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Reunion 2018

June 8 & 9


Please email alumni@wma.us with any questions.

*Online registration ends Wednesday, June 6 at 3 p.m. To register after that, please call the Alumni Office at 413.596.9182.



What you need to know!

All Alumni and their guests must check in at a registration table. There is a flat $20 Reunion Registration fee to attend any or all of the activities taking place over the weekend. Additional costs apply for some activities.

Sports: All players in the Alumni Challenge Games will need to submit a signed copy of the liability waiver. It can be filled out online or handed in at registration. Relive the glory of your playing years or cheer on old friends on Corbin fields or Greenhalgh Gym.

Campus Store Open Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The campus store is located in the Deans Office Hallway in Rich Hall.

Dress Code:
Daytime: Casual
Evening: Business Casual

On-campus info

  • All Wilbraham & Monson buildings and grounds are non-smoking.
  • To ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend for all, we ask for your cooperation in not bringing alcohol to campus. Open bars with licensed bartenders will be serving at various events during the weekend. On-campus consumption of alcohol will be allowed at designated events. We reserve the right to refuse service.

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi will be available and the password will be posted around campus.


Contact information:

Reunion Weekend, Registration: Contact Kristin Oldham, Advancement Office Manager, at 413.596.9182 or koldham@wma.us.

Class Giving: Contact Sarah Wakelin, Director of the Annual Fund, at 413.596.9133 or swakelin@wma.us.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be granted until Friday, May 25, 2018. All refund requests must be made in writing.

Accomodations


To reserve a room in Palmer:

Trainmaster's Inn

Website

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To reserve a room in Ludlow:

Holiday Inn Express
888-HOLIDAY

Website

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To reserve a room in Springfield:

Hilton Garden Inn

Website

Tower Square Hotel

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To reserve a room in Sturbridge:

Hampton Inn
(3 minutes from the Sturbridge Host)

Website

La Quinta
(3 minutes from the Sturbridge Host)

Website

Holiday Inn Express
(2 minutes from the Sturbridge Host)
888-HOLIDAY

Days Inn
(9 minutes from the Sturbridge Host)

Website



Weekend Schedule

Friday, June 8

Noon – 3 p.m. – Craft Beer outing

Tree House Brewing Company
129 Sturbridge Road, Charlton, MA

Tree House crafts uniquely delicious unfiltered IPA's, decadent stouts and newly invigorated classic styles with great pride, purpose and authenticity. Check in at our tent and stand in line for this much sought-after beer.

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3 p.m. – Tour with Dean Rohan ’84

Tree House Brewing Company co-owner and experience host Dean Rohan ’84 will give us a brief tour and history of the company.

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4:30 p.m. – Registration Opens

Rich Hall Lobby

Pick up the up-to-date schedule of events, your name badge and your WMA Swag Bag. Alumni Challenge Game athletes may fill out and submit their liability form here.

*-$20 Reunion Weekend Registration Fee

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5 – 7 p.m. – Welcome Cocktail Reception

Rich Hall Lobby

Renew old friendships as you kick off the celebration with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.

*-$20 cost

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6:30 p.m. – 50th+ Reunion Dinner

Morrow House
421 Main Street, Wilbraham

Alumni, and their guests, celebrating their 50th (or more) reunion gather for a special dinner hosted by Head of School Brian Easler and Dr. Stephanie Easler.

Saturday, June 9

8:30 a.m. – Registration Opens

Rich Hall Lobby

Pick up the up-to-date schedule of events, your name badge and your WMA Swag Bag. Browse the glass display cases filled with items from WMA’s archives. Materials for Senior Stone rubbings and candles for memorials will be available.

*-$20 Reunion Weekend Registration Fee

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9 – 10 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

Lak Dining Hall

Enjoy a light breakfast before you start the day on campus.

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9:30 – 11 a.m. – Campus Tours

Leaving from Rich Hall Lobby

Revisit your old stomping grounds and see what’s new!

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9:30 – 10:15 a.m. – Back to the Classroom – Session A

Various classrooms

Choose from a sampling of special classes taught by current Wilbraham & Monson Academy faculty members.

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10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Archival Display

Athletic Center Conference Room

View yearbooks, photos, programs and more from your time at the Academy.

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10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Faculty Art on Display

Binney Art Gallery

Enjoy works of art from WMA’s students and Fine Arts faculty members

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10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Back to the Classroom – Session B

Various classrooms

Choose from a sampling of special classes taught by current Wilbraham & Monson Academy faculty members.

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10:30 a.m. – Men’s Alumni Soccer Game

Corbin Athletic Field #3
Coached by Drew Shea ’08

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10:30 a.m. – Women’s Alumni Soccer Game
Corbin Athletic Field #1
Coached by Don Nicholson ’79

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10:30 a.m. – Men’s Alumni Basketball Game

Greenhalgh Gymnasium
Coached by Mike Mannix

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11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Picnic Lunch

Athletic Center Dance Room
*-$20 cost

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1 – 4 p.m. – Campus Tours

Leaving from Rich Hall Lobby

Revisit your old stomping grounds and see what’s new!

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1 – 4:30 p.m. – Lawn Games

Athletic Center Lawn
Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Yardzee and more!

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1:30 p.m. – Men’s Alumni Lacrosse Game

Corbin Athletic Field #3
In memory of Erik Knaus ’89
Coached by Mike MacDonald

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1:30 p.m. – Men’s Alumni Rugby Game

Corbin Athletic Field #1
Coached by Wally Swanson and Tim Harrington ’73

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2 - 4 p.m. – Music and Refreshments on the Patio,

Athletic Center Patio

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2 p.m. – Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Old Academy, Room 112

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2:30 – 3:15 p.m. – Back to the Classroom – Session C
Various classrooms
Choose from a sampling of special classes taught by current Wilbraham & Monson Academy faculty members.

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5 p.m. – Monson Bell Ringing Ceremony
Heritage Courtyard

Remember your fellow classmates as we continue this time-honored tradition of ringing the Monson Bell for those we have lost.

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6 – 10 p.m. – Cocktail Hour followed by Dinner & Dancing

Athletic Center Dance Room
Class photos taken.
*-$45 cost