Reunion 2016 is making a big move into the school year as we prepare to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the school! We felt it was important for alumni, students, parents and faculty to all be present as we celebrate this historic milestone.

Reunion Weekend 2016
May 13-15, 2016

(individual events are subject to change)

Thursday, May 12, 2016

6:30 PM Williston Film Festival

Friday, May 13, 2016

8:30 AM Ward Medal Assembly
(Ed Michael Reggie ’71)

9:40 AM Attend classes w/ student hosts

Period G: Sculpture (Hume), French II H (Michalski), US History (Doubleday), English (M Sawyer)

Period A: Design (Hume), English (S. Sawyer), Precalc (K. Whipple), Latin II (Eberle)

9:40 AM Tour of campus

11:30-1:30 PM Elm Tree Luncheon (invite only)

2:00-3:00 PM Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

  • Wes Moulton ’27
  • Dale Lash
  • Steve Durant ’64
  • 1991 Girls XC Team
  • Laura Hurd ’01

3:15-4:15 PM NSFG Tea

7:00-8:30 PM Boys’ Lacrosse vs Vermont Academy
Kettle Korn and Mt. Tom’s Ice Cream
Reception with team to follow

6:00-8:00 PM Welcome Cocktail Party
Woodford Way to perform

6:00-8:00 PM 50th and Beyond Dinner and
Class Photo

8:00-9:30 PM Class Specific Receptions
Arranged by class committees
Class of 1981 - Galaxy
Class of 1986 - Home of Ketcham's
Class of 1996 - Bonfire
Class of 2001 - Home of Yates
Class of 2006-2015 - Home of Conroy's

8:00-10:30 PM Alumni Film Screening:

Tim Talbott ’86: The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for Best Feature Screenplay at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival for the film,THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT

Kevin Harrigan: Austin Film Festival 2013 Audience Award WinningFilm The Golden Scallop

Piano Coffee House
Caterwauler/Widdiger performance
Phil Lee ’16 – Piano
Number from the musical

Alumni Bonfire w/ S’mores

Saturday, May 14, 2016

8:00-9:30 AM Breakfast

9:00-11:00 AM
5K Run/walk
Hike Mt. Tom
Open Pool
Open Fitness Center

9:00-11:00 AM Alumni lecture series
(2 rotations of 45 minutes)

9:00-11:00 AM Tour of NSFG campus

|11:00-12:00 PM Alumni Awards and State of the School

a) Alumni Trailblazer Award
b) Williston Northampton Medal
c) Founders’ Award
d) Distinguished Service Award
e) Margaret Eastman French Award
f) Daniel & Jane Carpenter Award

11:00-1:00 PM Campus BBQ
(students 11-12, alumni 12-1)

11:00-1:00 PM Balloon artist

1:00-2:00 PM Local Beer & Wine Tasting
Black Birch and Mineral Hill (wineries)
Abandoned Building, New City and Fort Hill (breweries)

2:00-3:30 PM Alumni lecture series
(2 rotations of 45 minutes)

2:00-5:30 PM Athletic Contests w/ Receptions
Varsity Baseball vs Suffield (2:00 PM)
Varsity Girls' Lacrosse vs Kingswood (2:15 PM)
Varsity Boys’ Tennis vs W&M (2:00 PM)
Track vs Worcester & Cushing (2:30 PM)
Girls’ Water Polo vs Loomis (2:30 PM)
Varsity Boys' Golf vs Deerfield (2:00 PM)

11:00-3:30 PM Caricature Artists

3:30-4:30 PM Cornhole Tournament
4:00-5:00 PM Closest to the Pin Contest
3:30-4:30 PM Walking Tour of Easthampton
2:00-3:30 PM Campus Scavenger Hunt
2:00-5:00 PM Fitness Center/Open Gym
2:00-5:00 PM 175th Display at library

5:00-5:30 PM Service of Remembrance
Dedication of tree for Sherrie-Ann Gordon

5:30-6:30 PM Cocktail Party w/ Former Faculty
AA meeting

6:30-8:00 PM 175th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Students and faculty sit by advisory

8:00-10:00 PM Class Photos and Candids
Dancing under the tent

9:00 PM Phoenix Society Resurrection
NSFG alumnae are invited to join our current female students and Kate McKillop at the Angelus Terrace as a longtime NSFG tradition rises from the ashes.

May 15, 2016
9:00-12:00 Farewell Brunch

Reunion is about reconnecting with classmates and friends, revisiting familiar spots on campus, and learning about Williston Northampton today.

Whether it's been five years or 50 since you were last on campus, we hope you will join us for Reunion 2016. Even if your class is not scheduled for a Reunion this year, you are welcome to join us. If you graduated early, late, or simply feel close to a class beside your own, you are welcome to come and adopt a Reunion class for the weekend. We are grateful for your ideas for events, seminars, and entertainment. Contact Jeff Pilgrim '81, director of alumni engagement, at (413) 529-3301 |

Please check this site throughout the year for updated information on the schedule of events, how to register, lists of who is planning to attend, and special class activities.

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