Alumni Events

Alumni group at the soccer game in 2021

The relationships, professional connections, access to Whitfield's campus as well as a continued sense of pride and influence are all a part of being alumni of Whitfield School.  You are always welcome at Whitfield!  We invite you to visit campus, stay connected through the website, and join us at the many in-person and virtual alumni and community events planned throughout the year! Wee may add more events as the year moves forward, so check back to see what's going on!


Denver Alumni Social

Registration Closed

Thursday, September 14, 2023
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate our alumni community in the Denver area. Location Wynkoop Brewery.  


Virtual Lunch & Learn #1
Registration Closed
Thursday, September 21, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 PM CST

NEW this year, join us for VIRTUAL lunch & learns with beloved and new faculty and staff. Topic #1: Winesburg, Ohio Revisted: Themes & Relevance Today with former English teacher Laura Lotz.

Homecoming, Bonfire, & Lip Syncs

No Registration Needed

Friday, October 06, 2023
6:30 PM

Bring your Whitfield school spirit to Homecoming Bonfire & Lip Syncs. Join fellow alumni on the back lawn for refreshments in the Alumni tent. Then enjoy the festivities in a special cheering section when Lip Syncs begin at 7 PM. Children are welcome!

Virtual Lunch & Learn #2

Registration Closed

Thursday, October 19, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Topic #2: No Mas Ingles! A Spanish Refresher for All with Spanish teacher Cipriano Casado.

Whitfield Rocks Trivia Night

Registration Closed

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Let's rock! Alumni, current families, and friends engage in some friendly competition in a music-themed trivia night on campus. Click here for event details.

Lunch & Learn #3
Thursday, November 16, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 PM CST

Topic #3: Mindfulness: Practical Applications for Attention Training with Dir. of Health & Wellness Ginny Fendell.

Snow Fun Family Event
Saturday, December 2, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 AM

To kick off the holiday season, we invite alumni and their children and grandchildren to join us in the morning for petting-zoo fun, balloon art, professional face painting, bounce house play, children’s craft activities, and cookie decorating to celebrate the season.

Winter Break Welcome Back
Thursday, January 4, 2023
2:00 - 3:30 PM

Young alumni (Classes of 2018 - 2023) are invited to come back to Whitfield for hot chocolate and snacks in the Barnes & Cole Alumni House and to visit with friends and teachers.

Lunch & Learn #4
Thursday, January 18, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 PM CST

TOPIC #4: AI and Machine Learning: Applications & Implications with Computer Science Teacher Andrew Asikainen.

Chicago Alumni Social

Register Here

Thursday, January 25, 2024
5:30 - 7:30 PM

If you live in Chicago, please join us at our second Chicago social. This year's location is Il Porcellino, 5:30 - 7:30 PM. We hope to see you there!

Lunch & Learn #5
Thursday, February 15, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 PM CST

TOPIC #5: Whitfield: Looking Towards the Future with Head of School Dr. Chris Cunningham

Green & White Gala

Registration To Come

Saturday, March 2, 2024
6:00 PM
Held this year at The Chase Park Plaza, this event brings the entire Whitfield community together in celebration. The evening benefits Whitfield's faculty, staff, and students.
New York City Social

Registration To Come

Thursday, April 18, 2024
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate our alumni community in the New York City area. Location TBD. If you'd like to help with this event, please contact Laura Lotz.

Reunion Weekend

Registration To Come

May 4, 2024
All alumni are welcome as we celebrate our alumni community and highlight all graduating classes ending in 4 and 9! We will have special recognition of milestone reunions Classes of 2014 (10th), 1999 (25th), and 1974 (50th). Events include:
  • Black Student Union (BSU) Social (Koman Commons, 10:00 - 11:00 AM )
  • Reunion Weekend Picnic (Whitfield back patio and field, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • 50th Reunion, Class of 1974 & Old Guard Social (1953-1979) (Barnes & Cole Alumni House, 6:00 - 7:00 PM)
  • Reunion Weekend Evening Celebration for Alumni 21 and older (Schmitter Gallery, 7:00 - 10:00 PM)

See pictures of Reunion 2023 fun here!

Lunch & Learn #6
Thursday, May 16, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 PM CST

TOPIC #6 (Proposed): Applying to Grad School: Tips and Resources OR Beginning the College Process with Your Child with Dir. of College Counseling Amanda Henry & Associate Dir. of College Counseling Ebony Sistrunk. 

Want to get involved? Have event ideas?
As we build our alumni program we are eager for volunteers to help us brainstorm engagement ideas and plan new events! If you are interested in learning more, or sharing your ideas email: Visit the Get Involved page for a list of current opportunities and ideas!