Strawberry Night

Mark Your Calendars!
Strawberry Night & Reunion Weekend is May 3-5, 2019!

All alumni/ae are welcome - please join us! Celebrating our Golden Alumni/ae (1938-1968) and the reunion year classes of 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 & 2014.

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Enjoy our Strawberry Night themed edition of BB&N Carpool Karaoke featuring Katie Gayman, Associate Director of College Counselling & Avi Madsen '18

Strawberry Night & Reunion Weekend 2018 Schedule
Check back here for information on activities and events for 2019!

Friday, May 11 - Schedule

5:00-6:30 pm
Celebration Reception for Head of School Rebecca T. Upham
Nicholas Athletic Center, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

6:30 pm-8:30pm
50th Reunion Charles River Cruise
Boards at the BB&N Boathouse

7:00-8:30 pm
Upper School Spring Jazz Concert
Pratt Chorale Room, Upper School, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

Reunion committees may be organizing informal gatherings beginning after 6:30 pm. Check your Reunion Class page for more information!

Saturday, May 12 - Schedule

9:30-10:30 am
Mount Auburn Cemetery Bird & Flower Walk
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Mount Auburn Street Entrance

12:00-1:00 pm
"Journeys" Alumni/ae Panel Discussion
Featuring Kate Davis '78, Kafi Harrington Garrus '88, Brendan Mernin '83 & John Tye '93
Upper School Community Room, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

12:30-3:00 pm
Community BBQ with Family-friendly Entertainment
Upper School April's Garden, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

12:00-4:00 pm
Athletics
Boys JV Baseball vs. Pingree School - 12:00pm
Boys JV Tennis vs. Middlesex - 2:00pm
Girls JV Tennis vs. Middlesex - 2:00pm

3:00-3:30 pm
Dedication of the BB&N Veterans' Memorial
Upper School Front Entrance, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

4:00-5:00 pm
Memorial Celebration of the Life of John Brisbois P'72, '74, Faculty Emeritus
Upper School Community Room, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

5:00-8:00 pm
1968 50th Reunion & Golden Alumni/ae Cocktails & Dinner
Upper School Commons, 80 Gerry's Landing Road

6:00-9:00 pm
1973-2013 5th-45th Reunion Reception
Beat Brasserie, 13 Brattle Street, Harvard Square*
Featuring music by BB&N alumni/ae band Noon Sun (James Clark '08, Chris Haynes '07, Nick Mikita '08 and Brett Torres '08)

 

*Shuttle buses provided from the Upper School parking lot to Harvard Square, as well as a Lyft discount code

Sunday, May 13 - Schedule

10:00 am-12:00 Noon
Lower School Open House
10 Buckingham Street
Middle School Open House
80 Sparks Street
Campus tours with light refreshments served

Reunion class-specific events - check your class year pages below to see what your reunion committee has planned!

Strawberry Night & Reunion FAQs

  • How do I register?
    • You may register online by clicking on the button to your left and completing the form, by completing the paper form included in the Strawberry Night mailed invitation, or by phone by calling BB&N Alumni/ae Programs at +1.617.800.2731.
  • What is the cost for registering?
    • Members of the 50th reunion attend as guests of BB&N. The fee is $40 per person for members of the 10th reunion class and younger, and $60 per person for all others. The registration fee covers all food, nonalcoholic beverages, and entertainment for the weekend, plus two drink tickets for alcoholic beverages. Look out for the early bird discount!
  • Do I need to bring legal identification with me?
    • Yes. The school’s alcohol policy is designed to be consistent with the laws of the State of Massachusetts and reflects the need for mutual respect and personal responsibility. Alcohol not provided by the school is prohibited on campus, and possession and serving of alcohol by persons under the age of 21 is prohibited. All bartenders at BB&N events are licensed to serve and may ask for ID. Drugs are not permitted on campus.
  • What if I have dietary restrictions, accessibility issues, or other special needs?
    • Please contact Kim Whitney kwhitney@bbns.org or phone +1.617.800.2731 to register your requirements. The menus should accommodate a broad range of needs and preferences, with specialty meals made available on request. All facilities are ADA compliant.
  • Is parking available?
    • Yes. Guests may park at the Upper School parking lot and along Greenough Boulevard. Overflow parking will be available at Lot #4, with a shuttle running to the Upper School all Saturday. All vehicles must be moved by 11:30 PM to avoid towing. Shuttles will be available to transport 5th-45th reunion guests from the Upper School to Beat Brasserie in Harvard Square 4:30PM-6:00 pm, and between the Upper School and Harvard Square 9:00-10:30 pm.
  • Are children welcomed? Is childcare available?
    • Yes and no. We encourage you to bring your children to campus, especially during the day on Saturday. The midday BBQ will include family entertainment. We will not offer on-site childcare during Strawberry Night. If you would like a list of BB&N faculty & staff caregivers in order to make independent arrangements, please contact Kim Whitney kwhitney@bbns.org or phone +1.617.800.2731.
  • Are pets allowed on campus?
    • Only service animals are permitted to accompany you.
  • May I smoke in a designated area on campus?
    • No. BB&N is a non-smoking campus.
  • What happens if it rains?
    • The celebration goes on! Most events are scheduled to be indoors. Check back here for weather updates as necessary.
  • What should I wear?
    • The scheduled daytime activities are casual. We recommend a jacket or sweater in case it gets chilly, and shoes that are comfortable for walking on grass. The evening activities are generally business casual, although some prefer to dress more festively. Please check with your class reunion committee for more information about class-specific events.
  • When and where will reunion class photos be taken?
    • The 50th+ reunion classes will have pictures taken after dinner in the Upper School Commons. The 5th-45th classes will have pictures taken throughout the evening at Beat Brasserie. Please check posted signs for the timing of your class photo.
  • Where do I find information about any class-specific events?
    • Check your reunion class page in the section below for details and updates.
  • How can I get in touch and stay in touch with classmates before and after Strawberry Night & Reunion Weekend?

Reunion Class Pages

In addition to Strawberry Night and the weekend's scheduled on-campus activities, reunion committees may be planning class-specific gatherings. Click on your class page to find out more!

2018 Reunion Class Pages

2013 - 5th Reunion

Class of 2013, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 5 year reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Chairs:
Thomas Hislop
Sarah Jolley

Class Events
Please check back in March 2018 for more information on class-specific events!

2008 - 10th Reunion

Class of 2008, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 10 year reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Members:
Leslie Ahlstrand
Luke Boelitz
Matt Grogan
Jessica Ranko Houston
Zach Kahane
Chelsea McLeod
Kayleigh Melia
Scott Schlager
Nick Taylor
Brett Torres
Chase Woodsum

Class Events

We are so excited to highlight the (mostly) class of 2008 band, Noon Sun, that will be performing at Beat Brasserie this year. We hope you will all come out to see each other and support them!

2003 - 15th Reunion

Class of 2003, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 15 year reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Members:
Andrew Benson
Liz Herrup
Katherine Mackey
Emily Palmer
Adam Zalisk

Class Events
Please check back in March 2018 for more information on class-specific events!

1998 - 20th Reunion

Class of 1998, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 20th reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Members:
Lily Laird Altstein
Federica Call
Annie Diamond
Ben Grossman
Jason Harburger
Sarah Fletcher Harper
Greg James
Harry Pierre
Alisa Ray

Class Events
Please check back in March 2018 for more information on class-specific events!

1993 - 25th Reunion

Class of 1993, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 25th reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities - check our our Facebook Page for more information! 

Committee Chair:
Alexis Boyle Egan

Committee Members:
Marko Bon

Julia Coupland Petropoulos
Sumi Paek DeBenedittis
Carrie Ardito Fanlo
Rachel Hirsch
David Jellinek
Kari Jorgenson
Brett Lovins
Libby Zug Moore
Brad Murray
Ethan Rossiter
Arielle Strem Ruys
Jesse Sarzana
Jenny Duval Souza
Emily Welch

Janet Costello Worthington

Class Events

Please join us on May 12th for Strawberry Night at Beat Brasserie from 6-9 p.m. followed by a class of 1993-only party at the Charles Hotel's Noir Bar 9 p.m. until Midnight.

Sign up here on the BB&N website for The Beat Brasserie event. No sign up necessary for the Noir Bar after-party.

Can’t wait to see you there!

1988 - 30th Reunion

Class of 1988, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 30th reunion, and join us for our class-specific events on Friday, May 11th: 

6:00 to 8:00 p.m — Reception at Hope Sidman's home — 6 Newbury Street, 5th Floor in Boston. 

8:00 p.m. to Whenever — Dillon’s (955 Boylston Street) for another class party. 

Committee Chairs:
Shergul Arshad
Mary McNamara

Committee Members:
Sean Crowley
Todd DeAngelis
Betsy Ludwig
Michaela Pixie Mahtani
Hope Sidman
Kristina McKay Young

1983 - 35th Reunion

Class of 1983, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 35th reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

  • Class party at Dillon's (955 Boylston Street) at 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 12th after Strawberry Night. We give a huge shout out of thanks to Mike Glynn for hosting us. This year, Strawberry Night will be at Beat Brasserie at Harvard Square, and BB&N is working to see if it can provide a bus to take attendees from Strawberry Night to Dillon's. Stay tuned.  
  • Coffee and tour of the newly renovated Middle School from 10 to 12 p.m.on Sunday, May 13th. 

The class has a Facebook group, which has some fun photos of days gone-by. Please post some of your own!

Committee Members:
Kevyn Fusco
Andre John
Dan Karnovsky
Mark Leeds
Brendan Mernin
Jen Mikell
Suzie Reider
Carl Trapani

Class Events
Please check back in March 2018 for more information on class-specific events!

1978 - 40th Reunion


Class Events

Please join us on May 12th for Strawberry Night at Beat Brasserie from 6-9 p.m. followed by a Class of 1978-only party at Park bar & restaurant nearby from 9 p.m. until closing.

Sign up here on the BB&N website for The Beat Brasserie event. No sign up necessary for the Park after-party.

Can’t wait to see you there!

Your '78 Reunion Committee Members, Sandy Chinoporos, John d'Arbeloff, Sarah Hoffman, Omar Khudari, Anne McEvoy Kilzer, Jim Neyman, Joe O'Loughlin, Ginny Pye, David Strodel, Christine Brey Treat & David Williams

1973 - 45th Reunion

Class of 1973, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 45th reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Chair:

John Crocker

Please note: we are still looking for more members to join this Reunion Committee - especially a representative from the Buckingham class of 1973! If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Roger Fussa at: rfussa@bbns.org

Class Events
Please check back in March 2018 for more information on class-specific events!

1968 - 50th Reunion

Class of 1968, we so hope you will come out and celebrate your 50th reunion at the revamped Strawberry Night/Reunion Weekend festivities!

Committee Members:

David Banash
Steve Bartlett
Jon Black
Pete Emerson
Len Golder
Dick Jacobson
Doug Rosen
Pete Rossetti
Andy Stern
Dolph Vanderpol
George von Mehren

Please note: we would love to have a representative from the Buckingham class of 1968 on the 50th Reunion Committee! If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Cecily Craighill Davis at ccraighill@bbns.org.

Class Events
The 50th Reunion class of 1968 will celebrate in style with a Charles River Cruise, departing from the BB&N Boathouse at 6:30pm on Friday, May 11th.

Check out who's coming to Strawberry Night!

1943  Robert N. Ganz
1944  Melvin H. Chalfen
1950  Edward C. Bursk
1953  Thomas A. Fitzgerald
1956  Eleanor L. Hunter
   Evan Nelson
   Mallory H. Slate
1957  Mark B. DeVoto
1958  Lydia B. Thayer
1960  Richard M. Chalfen
1961  James Donovan
   Margaret Hardy
1962  Peter B. Finn
   Charles H. Spencer
1964  Charles A. Atherton
   Charles N. Dermenjian
   Joseph E. McKeigue
1966  Basia Dziewanowski
1968  Stephen F. Bartlett
   Donald A. Berk
   Jonathan R. Black
   Barbara Daitch Cary
   Gregory Catani
   Peter D. Emerson
   Richard N. Jacobson
   Thomas A. Mackenzie
   Stephen Melcher
   Alfred H. Minot
   Nancy C. Molvig
   Nancy S. Moncton
   Paola Nisonger
   Paula E. Press
   Michael B. Roberts
   Peter A. Rossetti
   Ellen R. Ruina
   Dolph J. Vanderpol
   George M. von Mehren
   Jane W. White
   Peyton R. Wilson
1972  Andrea Wagner
1973  John Crocker
1974  Laura Hodges Taylor
1975  Karen A. Vagts
1978  Deborah Duff Avery
   James E. Baker
   Hans-Peter Biemann 
   Andrew H. Bush
   Anne Casner
   John A. d'Arbeloff
   Katherine J. Davis
  Deborah Porter Glenn
   Ann Goethals
   Michael F. Grunebaum
   Andrea Scully Keogh
   Omar H. Khudari
   Anne McEvoy Kilzer
   Mark S. Kittredge 
   Jonathan Little
   Diane Patalano Long
   Stephanie Newburgh Lyon
   Craig Maini 
   Andrew H. Massik
   Mark J. Meagher
   Diane Minasian
   Joseph S. O'Loughlin
   Pamela G. Powell
   Virginia C. Pye
   Mollie K. Sherry
   Margaret Singer
   David Strodel
   Christine Brey Treat
   Karl H. Trieschman
   David Bruce Williams
1979  Sara Chalfen Coyle
   Janna O'Loughlin
   Amy D. Porter
1983  Lucas Alonso
   Lutof M. Awdeh
   Stephen B. Brown
   Alisa R. Dworsky
   Alex Fowler
   Emily Gordon Fowler
   Kevyn Barbera Fusco
   Michael T. Glynn
   Larson Gunness
   Marina Hatsopoulos Bornhorst
   Andre John
   Daniel P. Karnovsky
   George T. Koh
   Mark P. Leeds
   Brendan T. Mernin
   Jennifer Borden Mikell
   Maria L. Mulkeen
   Michael C. Mullahy
   Taine T. V. Pechet
   John E. Petersen
   Suzanne Reider
   David Strasburger
   Carl C. Trapani
   Anne Touborg Ward
1988  Shergul Arshad
   Robert M. Blair-Smith 
   John T. Brennan
   Sean T. Crowley
   Kafi Harrington Garrus
   Eric Hoagland 
   Pete Nicholas
   Nathaniel D. Poor
   Yilmaz W. Rona
1989  Daniel Weinreb
1992 Sarah A. Spitz
1993  Zoe K. Agnew
   Audra W. Bailey
   Mark Bathe
   Marko Bon
   Aaron B. Brown
   Rachel S. Hirsch
   Kate Hamilton Cimo
   Julia Petropoulos Coupland
   Leiko J. Coyle
   Justin E. Dangel
   Sumi Paek DeBenedittis
   Alexis Boyle Egan 
   Carrie Ardito Fanlo
   Scott E. Feldman
   Sarah Edgerly Foleno
   Katya Frois-Moniz
   Morgan Hargrove
   Robert L. Hegblom
   Benjamin A. Ives
   David M. Jellinek 
   Kari Jorgenson
   Joshua T. Kennedy
   Rebecca S. Lee
   Emilie Schnitman Liebhoff
   Brett D. Lovins
   Michael K. Luscher
   Nathaniel MacDonald
   Alison Daniels Macko
   Alethea W. McCormick
   Maryssa Schneider McLean
   Libby Zug Moore
   Alexandra Blake Morris
   Elizabeth Melican Moyer
   Bradford G. Murray
   Joel D. Needleman
   Danielle Weller Ranson
   Ethan C. Rossiter
   Arielle Strem Ruys
   Jennifer Sartory
   Jesse Sarzana
   Laura Thiemann Scales
   Indrani U. Sen
   Samuel E. Sherry
   Laura E. Sitkin
   Jennifer Duval Souza
   Ann Harris Spence
   John N. Tye
   Ellie Jeffers Ward
   Haden W. Ware
   David A. Weiner
   Matthew Aron Weissman
   Emily Berman Welch
   Elizabeth B. Wichmann
   Janet Worthington
1996  Jesse Needleman
1997  Rebekah Splaine Salwasser
1998  Lily Laird Altstein
  Federica Call 
   Anne C. Diamond
   Katherine Abendroth Dunn
   Hamo T. Field
   Joe Ghory
   Sarah Fletcher Harper
   Nathaniel Houghton
   Gregory James
  Caitlin Loesch Jones 
   Henry Kasdon
   Eliza B. Kennedy
   John M. Lund
   Antonia Nagy
   Harry-Jacques Pierre II
   Alisa Ray
   Elizabeth Clay Roy
   Federico Sparisci
   Christopher Taylor
   Leah Temple
2001  Kathryn Holden
   Richmond Holden
2003  Andrew Benson
   Zach Harnett
   Emily D. Palmer
   Margaret Wilson-Murphy
2007  Christopher Haynes
  Joelinda Coichy Johnson
2008  Leslie Ahlstrand
   Rebecca Armstrong-Tunney
   Luke Boelitz
   James Clark
   Gwendolyn DesPrez
   Reni Ellis
   Anna Frechette-Hagan
   Amanda George
   Matthew Grogan
   Jennifer Poorvu Gutbezahl
   Julius Ho
   Jessica Ranko Houston
   Leah R. Kaplow
   Chase Lovett-Woodsum
   Paul Mannix
   Chelsea McLeod
   Nicholas G. S. Mikita
   Christie Musket
   Timothy  Randall
   Margaret Reilly
   Erica Sandrock
   Scott Schlager
   Eric Schwartz
   Grace Taylor
   Brett Torres
   Michelle Mathai Van Niel
   Luke Vargas
   Adam Vartikar
   Laura Wood
2010  Kaeghan Kelly
2012  Eduardo Blanco
2013  Jehanna Axelrod
   George Camerlo
   Briana Casey
   Caroline Copacino
   Alexander Denton
   Kate Goldman
   Rebecca Higgins
   Thomas C. Hislop
   Sarah Jolley
   Meghan Klein
   Lily Jiang Ma
   Nathaniel McLeod
   Victoria Moore
   Tarika Narain
   Ryan O'Hanlon
   William Peoples
   Alexandra Sanyal
   Taylor Schoettle
   Ryan Benner Simpson
   Shai Tabb
   Alexander Ugorji
   Luke Wilder 
2015  Nicholas Jacobs
  Current & Former Faculty 
   Beverly B. Balise
   Michaela Casey
   Althea B. Cranston
   Mark T. Fidler
   and  Richard D. Gill
   Kathy Gruning
   Beth Jacobson
   Manmeet Kaur
   Wyn Kelley
   Henry Lee
   Louise Makrauer
   Beth McNamara
   Robert O'Brien 
   Thomas W. Randall
   Chip Rollinson
   Paul Ruhlmann
   Minnie B. Walcott
   Karen Wyon

BB&N Alumni/ae Hotel Block

For the first time this year, we are pleased to offer Alumni/ae a discounted hotel rate of $249/night at the Sheraton Commander hotel in Harvard Square.

Please click here to access BB&N's booking portal.

"Lost" Reunion Class Alumni/ae

BB&N is missing accurate mailing and/or contact information for the following alumni/ae in reunion years. If you know how to reach someone, please update Alumni/ae Programs! alumni_programs@bbns.org

Buckingham 1968
Yuki Grimm ’68
Marie-Jeanette Touw ’68
Rachel Whitman ’68

Browne & Nichols 1968
Luiz daCosta ’68
William Danforth ’68
Gerry Putnam ’68
Kenneth Reeves ’68

Buckingham 1973
Monisha Anwar ’73

Browne & Nichols 1973
Ralph Cies ’73
Stephan Holton ’73

BB&N 1978
Suha Ersevim ’78
Daniel Porter ’78
Eric Smith ’78
Saul Tager ’78

BB&N 2003
Skelly Harper ’03

BB&N 2008
Michael Vanger ’08