Alumni Day Schedule of Events

Join us on the Hilltop on October 2 to reunite with your friends and former teachers and coaches! The weekend will be packed with fun, family-friendly activities. Click READ MORE for a schedule of events. All events will take place outside and under tents. We are celebrating Reunion Classes of 1975, 1976, 1980. 1981, 1985, 1986,
1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2015, 2016, 2020, and 2021. We look forward to welcoming you back to campus! Questions? Email

Friday, October 1
6:00 PM
Dave Allison Memorial Soccer Game & BBQ, Pickert Field
Girls’ Varsity Soccer vs. Poly Prep

Saturday, October 2

8:50 AM
Community Run/Walk, Dave Allison Trails
Middle School Math Teacher Diane Fahy '92 
Email to sign up for the run

9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Registration, Saperstein Arch

10:00 am
Annual Meeting of the Hackley Alumni Association, Tent on Akin Common
State of the School, Head of School Michael C, Wirtz
Hackley Alumni Association Update, HAA President Christie Philbrick-Wheaton-Galvin ‘00
Honoring retired faculty and administrators:
Doug Clark, Thomas Chin, Adrianne Pierce, Pat White, Bill Davies, Linda Sadler, Diane Remenar, and Phil Variano
Memorial Service, immediately following the Annual Meeting
Remembering Raymond Mitton with Chris Berman '73, Peter Lees '87, and members of the Hackley Community who passed away this year
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Picnic on the Quad and Reunion Lunches, Quad
Featuring Hackley's Jazz Band Reunion with Hackley faculty members and alumni
Classes ending in 0, 1, 5, and, 6

12:00 – 3:00 pm
Campus Tours with student Ambassadors meet by the registration table, Quad

1:00 pm
Black Alumni Council Meeting, tent by King Chapel

1:00 pm
Peter Lees '87 Memorial Gathering, tent on Akin Common (where old Middle School once stood)  

1:05 pm
Nature Walk, meet on the Quad
Upper School Science Teacher, Tessa Johnson
All ages welcome

2:00 pm
Rocket Science is Easy, Akin Common
Middle School Science Teacher Dan Lipin
During this session, participants will construct a rocket launcher and rocket and will launch it off Akin Common. Mr. Lipin will briefly discuss key factors that influence rocket flight and end with a demonstration of a water bottle rocket that will (hopefully) reach 80-100 feet into the air.
Ages – 6+ as long as parents are helping out.
2:30 pm
Garden Workshop, Lower School Teaching Garden
With Teacher Regina DiStefano
Tour Hackley's Lower School Teaching Garden and harvest fall vegetables, herbs, and flowers. 
All ages welcome

Athletic Events

2:00 pm
Girls’ Varsity Tennis vs. Poly Prep, Roberts Tennis Courts

2:30 pm
Boys’ Soccer vs. Poly Prep, North Turf Field

2:30 pm
Field Hockey vs. Fieldston, South Turf Field

3:00 pm
Football vs. Hopkins, Pickert Field

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Creative Writing Workshop, under tent on Quad
With Anne Siviglia, Chapel Tent

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Meet and Greet with Cyndy Jean,
Assistant Head of School for Community and Inclusivity, Courtyard 

5:00 - 7:30 pm
Alumni Cocktail Reception and Reunion Celebrations, Tent on Akin Common
Celebrating Reunion Classes of 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986,
1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2015, and 2016
Must be 21 and older to attend
Hackley's Visitor Policy:
For alumni and guests who are 16 and older, proof of vaccination is required. Children under 16 years of age can present proof vaccination or a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours in advance of being on campus. Masks are required in all buildings and are optional outside and under tents. 
The 50-Plus Club Reception & Dinner
This event has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 4