Alumni Weekend at SCH Academy

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Welcome Back, alumni!

Whether you’ve been back for previous reunions or if this is your first time, there’s something for everyone. Take a tour of the campus, come to our student panel discussion or stop by the alumni cocktail party. We look forward to celebrating with you in May. 

MELISSA BROWN '87 | P'16, P'20, P'21
Director of Alumni Relations 

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The schedule will be updated on an ongoing basis as we prepare for Alumni Weekend 2023.


9:45 AMPast & Present: Springside 50th Reunion Class of 1973
Meet 5th Grade Girls for Q & A.
Location: Thornley Middle School Entrance, 8000 Cherokee Street

9:45 AM: Past & Present: CHA 50th Reunion Class of 1973
Meet 5th Grade Boys for Q & A.
Location: Thornley Middle School Entrance, 8000 Cherokee Street

10:30 AM: Springside Class of 1957 Artist in Residence, Kevin Snipes (click for artist bio) - all are welcome to attend!
Location: Thornley Middle School Entrance, 8000 Cherokee Street

11:30 AM: Springside Milestone Luncheon | Classes 1943-1973
Location: Philadelphia Cricket Club, Cricket Room

11:30 AM: CHA Academy Guard Luncheon | Classes 1943-1973
Location: Philadelphia Cricket Club, Blue Room

1:00 PM: SCH TODAY: CEL Student Showcase
Location: Thornley Middle School, CEL Space

1:30 PM: Ms. Zara's Tea
Students that attended Miss Zara’s will gather together share stories and learn about the permanent exhibit.
Location: Vare Field House, 1st Floor, Lawson Room

1:30 PM: Campus Tour
Location: Meet at the Exchange, Wissahickon Inn, or Thornley Middle School Entrance

2:30 PM: Student Panel: Ask Us Anything!
Location: Wissahickon Inn, Epiphany Chapel

3:30-5:00 PM: Hospitality Tent sponsored by the Blue Devils Club | Watch the games, stop by for refreshments,  children are welcome
Location: Tennis Courts, Steel Pavilion 

3:45 PM: JV Boys Tennis vs. Malvern Prep 
Location: Tennis Courts, Steel Pavilion

4:00 PM: Varsity Baseball vs. Haverford School
Location: Pearson Field

5:00 PM: CHA and Springside Alumni Associations Awards Ceremony
Location: Wissahickon Inn, Epiphany Chapel

6:00-8:00 PM: All-Alumni Cocktail Party (21 years or older)
Location: Wissahickon Inn, Courtyard (rain location: Commons)

Saturday, May 6

10:00 AM: Alumni Family Playdate
Bring your children to play on our campus fields!
Location: Athletic Fields, Steel Pavilion

10:30 AM: Tour of the Permanent Collection & the Barbara Crawford Gallery
Megan Monaghan, SCH Director of the Arts, will lead a tour of the school's outstanding art collection throughout the Wissahickon Inn and the Crawford Gallery.
Location: Wissahickon Inn, Barbara Crawford Gallery

11:00 AM: Campus Tour
Location: Meet at McCausland Lower School Entrance, 8000 Cherokee Street

12:00 PM: Black Alumni Brunch 
Join us for our 2nd annual brunch and meet members of the SCH Diversity Parent Resource Network (DPRN).
Location: Jennings House, 416 West Springfield Avenue

4:00 PM: The Rec Open House: Past, Present & Future
The Rec Performing Arts Center

5:00 PM: Alumni Memorial Service (CHA & Springside)
Location: Wissahickon Inn, Epiphany Chapel

6:00 PM: Reunion Alumni Cocktail Reception & Dinner | Music by the Scott Romig Band
Location: Thornley Middle School, 8000 Cherokee Street

2023 Reunion Committees

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Weekend Highlights

  • Milestone and Academy Guard Lunches

  • Campus Tours including the Sands Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

  • Athletic Games

  • All Alumni Cocktail Party

  • Reunion Class Dinner with Scott Romig Band

  • SCH Black Alumni Brunch

travel Accommodations

Staff Liaisons

Jenny McHugh, Director of Development,

Melissa Brown, Director of Alumni Relations,

Brooke Mattingly, Director of the SCH Annual Fund,

Kristin Norton, Associate Director of Development,

Andrea Eckert, Director of Parent and Community Engagement,