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!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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
TBD

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

Registration Closed

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

Registration Closed

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

Registration Closed

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

Registration Closed

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

Registration Closed

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:Today and Tomorrow with Head of School Dr. Chris Cunningham

Green & White Gala
Saturday, March 2, 2024
6:00 PM
Held at The Chase Park Plaza, this event brings the entire Whitfield community together in celebration. This year, we celebrate the retirement of Principal Ruth Greathouse and Teacher of the Year Brandon Haynes. The evening benefits Whitfield's faculty, staff, and students.
New York City Social
Thursday, April 18, 2024
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate our alumni community in the New York City area. The location is Mermaid Oyster Bar Times Square. If you'd like to help with this event, please contact Laura Lotz.

1994 Baseball State Championship 30th Anniversary

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Friday, April 26, 2024
3:45 - 6:45 PM
 
Come celebrate the school's first State championship with the 1994 team!
Girls Soccer Program's 27th Anniversary Celebration
May 3, 2024
 
Following a distinguished coaching and teaching career, Coach Cacciatore is retiring at the end of this school year. Join us in celebrating Coach Cacciatore, the coaching staff, girls soccer players past and present, and the first 27 years of Whitfield Girls Soccer.
Reunion Weekend
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) & Black Alumni Social (Koman Commons, 10:00 - 11:00 AM )
  • Reunion Weekend Picnic (Whitfield back patio and field, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • High School Musical Production: Ranked (Woods Hall, 3:00 - 4:30 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!

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: alumni@whitfieldschool.org. Visit the Get Involved page for a list of current opportunities and ideas!

SAVE THE DATE!

Calling all 4s & 9s!
Register Here for Reunion on May 4, 2024!
 
Reunion Weekend 2023 image

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) & Black Alumni Social (Koman Commons, 10:00 - 11:00 AM )
  • Reunion Weekend Picnic (Whitfield back patio and field, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • High School Musical Production: Ranked (Woods Hall, 3:00 - 4:30 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!

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