Events

reunion tent on head of schools lawn

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Williston Northampton School’s COVID-19 guidelines are subject to change based on state or local recommendations


Upcoming Events

The Office of Alumni Engagement is connecting alumni around the globe through video chats, presentations from alumni experts, and other virtual and in-person events. Check back often to see a listing of our events as we continue to roll them out. If you have an idea for an event or would like to schedule a virtual event with your class or affinity group, please contact Tammy Neils-Walker, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, at (413) 529-3304 or tneilswalker@williston.com.

  • September 10-26: Virtual Pints & Pancakes 5K Run/Walk

    Join us for a super sweet virtual Pints & Pancakes 5K from anywhere!
    Run, jog, or walk on a road, trail, or treadmill anytime!

    Now—Sunday, September 26

    Register here

    Print your bib, complete your 5K, email us your photo along with finishing time (optional) and location, reward yourself with ice cream and pancakes, and check back here to see times and prize winners!

    Prize Categories:
    Fastest Finishing Time
    Farthest Away 5K
    Most Williston Northampton Spirit
    Best 5K Route Scenery
    Best Photo (bonus points for having ice cream and/or pancakes in your photo!)

    We plan to return this great annual event to the Williston Northampton cross-country course at Galbraith Fields in Fall 2022!

    Questions? Please contact Corinne Briggs.

    See Who’s Attending
    1961  Joani Montgomery Mihalakos
    1967  Parker Emerson
    1971  Jeanne Hyland
    1976  Dana Richdale
    1989  Jeff Lovelace
    1994  Ivana Kurian
    1998  Tulyatep Uawithya
    2003  Merideth Morgan
    2007  Gretchen Tucker
    2014  Esther Kim
    Annie Carey P’24

  • October 8 & 9: Williston Academy Classes of ’70 & ’71 50th Reunion

    Connect with classmates and friends, and rediscover the campus and surrounding town during the Williston Academy classes of 1970 and 1971 50th Reunion Celebration.

    Register

    Questions? Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker.

    See Who’s Coming
    1970  Warner Babcock
    1970  Luca Bencini-Tibo
    1970  John Conant & Sally Parsons Conant ’71
    1970  Greg Creedon
    1970  Bill Czelusniak
    1970  George Goodridge & Martha Farrell Goodridge ’71
    1970  Alan Miller
    1970  Chris Osgood
    1970  Joe Rigali
    1970  George Smithy
    1970  Rick Teller
    1970  Peter Urquhart
    1970  Randy York
    1970  Frank Zarkowsky
    1971  Brad Davis
    1971  Joe Hebert
    1971  Patricia McClure
    1971  Richard Stedman
    1971  John Sullivan

  • October 20: Meet the Deans

    The Williston Northampton School has welcomed two new deans this school year: Dean of Faculty, Corie Fogg ’99, and Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Nikki Chambers who together bring a wealth of knowledge and skills, and a vision for the school.

    Wednesday, October 20
    7-8 p.m. EDT
    Register

    Join us for an informal conversation to learn more about their work and welcome them to the Williston Northampton community. Stay tuned for details on this VIRTUAL event!

    Questions? Please contact Corinne Briggs.

    See Who’s Coming
    1959  Chip Palmer
    1960  David Milne
    1970  Bruce Meleski
    1975  Lee Ellis
    1975  Ann Laupheimer Sonnenfeld
    1976  John Hazen White
    1986  Mijanou Malise Spurdle
    1991  Reid Sterrett
    1992  Margo Wainwright Walton
    1994  Jeanette Cruz
    2009  Bria Szymanski

  • November 4: Finding Your Superpower

    Learn how to access your superpower and get back to your purpose during this VIRTUAL event.

    Thursday, November 4
    7-8 p.m. EST
    Register

    Join coach Sarah Williams Carlan ’92 to learn how to tap into your superpower and purpose to find the inspiration to do great things and feel deep satisfaction. If you’re feeling burnt out and frustrated and tempted to give up, Sarah offers ways to reconnect with the motivation for why you do what you do. Discover how to strip away the layers that are holding you back, reconnect with your purpose and power, and rediscover the unique superpower that lets you make the impact that brings you satisfaction.

    Questions? Please contact Corinne Briggs.

    See Who’s Coming

  • November 30: Rewiring Our Mentality of Opportunity

    Our frame of mind is a powerful thing. Join business strategist and coach, Dana Gangel Corey ’78 for this VIRTUAL event, as together we learn to quickly affect change in our relationships with money by following 5 simple steps.

    Tuesday, November 30
    7:30-9 p.m. EST
    Register

    After Dana’s talk, you will know:

    • The Dangerous Cycle Most People Operate From that Keeps Them from Making Money, Feeling Accomplished and Experiencing Happiness.
    • The Most Important Ingredient to Having a Stress-Free, Profitable Life
    • The Formula to Making Lifelong Lasting Changes

    Questions? Please contact Corinne Briggs.

    See Who’s Coming

  • December 2: 2021 Western MA Holiday Celebration

    Join alumni, parents and friends for Williston Northampton School’s Western MA Holiday Celebration.

    Thursday, December 2

    6:30-8:30 p.m. EST
    Garden House at Look Park, Florence, MA

    Check back here soon for registration details and a listing of who’s planning to attend!

    Questions? Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker.

  • December 7: 2021 NYC Holiday Celebration

    Join alumni, parents and friends for Williston Northampton School’s NYC Holiday Celebration.

    Tuesday, December 7

    6:30-8:30 p.m. EST
    New York Yacht Club, New York

    Check back here soon for registration details and a listing of who’s planning to attend!
    Special thanks to New York Yacht Club sponsor, Trustee Fred Allardyce ’59, GP’19, ’20, ’22, ’24.

    Questions? Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker.

  • December 14: 2021 Boston Holiday Celebration

    Join alumni, parents and friends for Williston Northampton School’s Boston Holiday Celebration.

    Tuesday, December 14
    6:30-8:30 p.m. EST
    Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

    Check back here soon for registration details and a listing of who’s planning to attend!

    Questions? Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker.

  • Early March: San Francisco Alumni Reception

    Check back here for details soon!

  • Early March: Los Angeles Alumni Reception

    Check back here for details soon!

  • Mid March: West Palm Beach Alumni Reception

    Check back here for details soon!

  • Mid March: West Coast Florida Alumni Reception

    Check back here for details soon!

  • Late March: Boston Professional Networking Event

    Check back here for details soon!

  • Early April: Washington DC Alumni Reception

    Check back here for details soon!

  • June 4: Celebrating the Class of 2020

    The Class of 2020 and their families are invited back for a special celebration on campus and in-person with their classmates, teachers, and coaches. It will be a fun chance to reconnect with friends and faculty, and enjoy some special Williston traditions.

    Invitation and more details to follow for this in-person event at the Williston Northampton School.

  • June 10-12: Reunion 2022

    Check back here for details soon!

Past Events

  • August 31: Hartford Yard Goats Game
  • June 7-11: Virtual Reunion 2021
  • May 27: A Non-Zoom Extravaganza Reunion Class Social ’00-’16
  • May 24-27: Class socials for the 0s & 5s
  • April 29: Cover letter, Resume & Job Search Strategies with Sue Colina ’88: Watch recording
  • April 21: Anyone Can Run: From the Track to the Streets with Sidney Baptista ’05 and Gabby Thomas ’15: Watch recording
  • April 14: The Good News About Aging with Dr. Katharine Cole Esty ’52: Watch recording
  • April 8: Northeast Winemaking and Wines with Chuck Tauck ’72: Watch recording
  • March 25: How to Live Harmoniously in 2021 with Aska Naito ’93: Watch recording
  • March 18: The Future of Cannabis with Shaun Chapman ’98 and Tori Gates ’10: Watch recording
  • March 11: Tales of Travel Adventures with Anthony Willoughby ’70: Watch recording
  • March 4: Reflections on Working with Former President George H. W. Bush with David Bates ’71: Watch recording
  • February 25: Podcasting – The Future of Storytelling with Christina Djossa ’10 & Catherine Saint Louis ’92: Watch recording
  • February 23: WNS Anti-Racism Committee Sponsored Update & Discussion
  • February 4: A Panel Discussion on the Movie “WILLIE: How the descendant of escaped slaves changed hockey forever” with Bryant McBride ’84: Watch recording; Screen the film here
  • February 3: Head of School Update to Alumni
  • January 27: Style Session with Merideth Morgan ’03:
    Watch recording
  • January 19: Closet Clean-Out with Merideth Morgan ’03:
    Watch recording
  • January 14: Turning an Interview into an Offer with Sarah Levine Meyer ’00: Watch recording
  • January 13: Fitness, Nutrition & Self-Care with Merideth Morgan ’03: Watch recording
  • December 17: Williston Academy Class of 1970 Holiday Social
  • December 15: Photojournalism: Then & Now with Sean Kardon ’79: Watch recording
  • December 9: Cryptocurrencies: Is the Future of Money Digital? with Niels Gjertson ’98: Watch recording
  • December 1: Williston Academy Class of 1965 Virtual Social
  • November 19: Wine Education Talk with Gordon Sullivan ’69:
    Watch recording
  • November 17: Class of 1972 Virtual Social
  • November 15: Classes of ’76, ’77 & ’78 Virtual Social
  • November 12: Cooking Class with Laura Bowman ’13:
    Watch recording
  • November 10: Class of 1979 Virtual Social
  • November 1: Pet Costume & Pumpkin Decorating Halloween Contest: See photos
  • October 27: Plan for Your Future. Make it Happen. with Mijanou Spurdle ’86
  • October 22: Class of 1993 Virtual Social
  • October 20: Class of 1997 Virtual Social
  • October 15: Class of 1998 Virtual Social
  • October 14: Class of 1999 Virtual Social
  • October 13: Class of 2002 Virtual Social
  • October 12: Virtual Pints & Pancakes 5K Run/Walk: See photos

See past event photos:

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Contact Us

For more information about alumni events, how to connect with classmates, or making a donation, write us at alumni@williston.com, or call (800) 469-4559. To find alumni and advancement staff, click here.

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