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Alumnae in classes ending in four and nine are invited to join us for Reunion Weekend on April 26-27, 2024. Come back to campus for an extraordinary gathering of Saints and reminisce with old friends, make new ones, and celebrate Saint Mary’s. We are excited to welcome you home!


Schedule of Events

Friday, April 26

  • 5:00 PM | Campus Tours | West Rock
    Meet at the registration table in front of Smedes Hall to join an optional student-led walking tour. 
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Shop 1842 Smedes Hall
  • 5:30 PM | Registration Opens | Smedes Hall
    Check-in at the registration table and pick up your name tag.
  • 5:30 - 8:00 PM | Alumnae Social | Smedes Hall  
    We will celebrate with all reunion classes ending in four and nine during our Friday night cocktail event. Non-reunion alumnae are invited to join us for this fun evening, too! 
    $50 per person
  • 7:00 PM | 50th Reunion Dinner for ’74HS and ’74C | Coonrod Head of School House
    $40 per person

Parking available on the practice field off of Smedes Circle. Park and ride shuttles provided to and from Smedes Hall.

Saturday, April 27

  • 9:00 AM | Registration Opens | Smedes Hall
     Filly Coffee Co. will be parked in Smedes Circle from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
  • 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Continental Breakfast | Smedes Hall
    Enjoy a cool and comfortable place to catch up with friends and classmates over coffee and pastries.
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM | Back to Class | Various Classrooms
    Art, Mindfulness and STEM. Pre-registration for class required. Same day registration limited.
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Shop 1842 | Smedes Hall
  • 11:30 AM | Chapel Service | Saint Mary’s Chapel
    Rev. Maggie Stoddard, Chaplain, will preside. The offertory will benefit Saint Mary’s Chapel.
  • 12:15 PM | Alumnae Celebration Lunch | Chan-Poyner Dining Hall 
    $35 per person | For classes ending in “4” and “9”
  • 1:45 PM | Class Pictures | Smedes Hall (front steps)
    Two Roosters Ice Cream will be parked in Smedes Circle after the alumnae luncheon for alumnae to enjoy a cool sweet treat. Photos will be mailed a few weeks after reunion weekend, and they will appear in the alumnae magazine. There will be a $10 charge for photos (cost of printing and mailing) for those not attending the luncheon. 
  • 2:00 PM | Campus Tours | West Rock
    Meet in front of West Rock to join a student-led campus tour. 
  • 2:30 PM | Saints Learn! "Estate Planning for Women" Workshop 
    • On average, women live five years longer than their spouse or partner. More than ever, women need to plan for their longevity and their financial futures. By preparing an estate plan, you can help safeguard your finances; protect and provide your loved ones; guide your future health decisions; and create your legacy at Saint Mary’s School, your church, and other charitable interests. Featured guest speakers include:
      • Deborah A. McDermott, CFP®, JD, of Smith Anderson, named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®, Trusts and Estates for 2024;
      • Leigh McAdoo Kempf ’88C, CPFA®, CFP®, Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor for Merrill Lynch's The Kempf Batchelor Group; 
      • Susie Soper ’66C, a former editor and writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper and author of "The ObitKit: A Guide to Celebrating Your Life"; and 
      • Rev. Maggie Stoddard, Saint Mary's School's Chaplain.
    • ObitKit Workbooks are available for purchase ($30).

CLASS PARTIES on Friday and Saturday evening

  • Friday, April 26 Class Parties:
    • Class of 1979 High School Class Party: To be held at the home of Anne Sigmon McDonald ’79HS ’81C on Friday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, email asigmon@nc.rr.com.
    • Class of 1979 College Class Party: To be held at the home of Mary Craig Timberlake Brown ‘77HS ’79C on Friday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. 
    • Class of 1984 High School Class Party: To be held at the home of Mary Hannah Wyman Jones ’84HS ’86C on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, email alumnae@sms.edu for Mary Hannah's email address.
  • Saturday, April 27 Class Parties:
    • Class of 1974HS Class Party: To be held at the home of Jane Johnson Brady ’74HS ’76C. R.S.V.P. by April 5 online at www.sms.edu/1974HSParty.
    • Class of 1974C Class Party: To be held at the home of Anna Dubose Doughton ’72HS ’74C. No cost to attend. Potluck provided by co-hosts. Food and beverages (wine, beer, water) provided by your co-hosts. Starts at 6 p.m. R.S.V.P. by April 5 online at www.sms.edu/1974CParty.
    • Class of 1989C Class Party: Dinner to be held at Glenwood Grill (2927 Glenwood Ave) at 7:00 pm. on Saturday, April 27.  Please RSVP to Lawson Armes by Monday April 22 at (704) 609-9663 or lawsonarmes@gmail.com.
    • Class of 2019 Class Party: To be held at the home of Maddison Wooten ’19 on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. Drop by for beverages and hors d'oeuvres following the class photo on campus. For more information or to RSVP, email maddisonw16@gmail.com.

We’re excited to have you back on campus this weekend!

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