Reunion Weekend 2022
We are excited to celebrate classes ending in '2' and '7' on September 23-24, 2022!
Whether you are returning to Castilleja for the first time since graduating or for a milestone reunion, we hope to see you on this special occasion to honor your memories around the Circle. View the weekend's schedule and RSVP below.
- SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- Make A Gift & Compete FOR THE CASTILLEJA CUP!
- See Who's Coming to Reunion Weekend
- Reconnect with Classmates: Reunion Memory Book
Friday, September 23
11:30am | Welcome & Check-in📍
11:45–12:35pm | Alumnae Panel 🎤
12:35pm | Lunch & Learning with Students 🍪
1:30pm | Makerspace Workshop 🛠
2:25–3:15pm: | Casti Pep Rally 🐊
4:00–6:00 PM | Alum BBQ & Sports Extravaganza 🍔🍹🤽♀️
Saturday, September 24
8:00–9:30am | Breakfast with a Serving of Yoga 🥐
Start your day with a yoga session taught by Helen Ham Bradley '97, followed by a light breakfast.
11:15–12:30pm | Reunion 2022 Program & Keynote Speaker🎤
Join us for a State of the School talk by Head of School, Nanci KauffmanHA and a keynote presentation by Kim Scott P'27, author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity and Just Work: How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a Kick-Ass Culture of Inclusivity. A New York Times bestselling author, former CEO coach, and current Castilleja parent, Kim will talk about creating productive and respectful relationships.
12:30-2:00pm | Champagne Luncheon 🥂🏆
Enjoy a champagne luncheon with your classmates to celebrate your time at Castilleja. Lunch will conclude with the presentation of the Distinguished Alumna Award, Outstanding Service Award, and Casti Cup winner!
Individual Class Gatherings
Off-campus gatherings for individual classes will take place on Saturday or Sunday of of Reunion Weekend. To help organize a gathering or learn more about plans for your class, please contact your Class Reps or email@example.com.
We hope you will support Castilleja with a meaningful gift in honor of your reunion and in appreciation of the education, experiences, and friendships that shaped your years as a student.
The Castilleja Cup is presented annually to the class with the greatest reunion giving participation 🏆 ❣️
Alumnae giving makes possible the future of #womenleading #womenlearning. Make an impact with a gift to the designation that most inspires you...
Annual Fund: Supporting Student Programs & Faculty
Like all independent schools, there is a significant gap between tuition revenue and the operating budget. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide 10% of Castilleja's operating budget. The Annual Fund supports every aspect of a Castilleja education—academic programs, faculty compensation, and co-curricular programs like robotics and community engagement.
Tuition Assistance: Expanding Access & Perspectives
Maintaining a strong Tuition Assistance program is one of Castilleja's highest priorities. Due to the shared value and generosity of our community, we have met 100% of demonstrated needs of our accepted students. Our comprehensive Tuition Assistance program includes uniforms, laptops, textbooks, college tours to ensure every student is supported and successful at Castilleja.
Katherine Hass '14 Fellowship: Championing Exploration, Empathy, and Inclusion
The Katherine Hass '14 Fellowship was established in 2015 to fulfill Katherine’s unique compassion and quest to understand others. In honor of their daughter's memory, Katherine’s parents endowed this fellowship with the goal of inspiring more students to apply a lens of empathy and inclusion to their area of exploration. All rising Seniors are eligible to apply for the fellowship, during which the recipient can utilize a stipend to support their proposed project, internship, or research. Your gift ensures Castilleja can support every recipient to continue Katherine’s legacy of leading and learning with compassion.
Athletics: Cheering on Your Team
With eleven Upper School sports and nine Middle School sports, athletics are an essential part of life around the Circle. Gator athletics contribute to our school’s sense of community and foster the teamwork and self-confidence that students will utilize at Castilleja and beyond.
Visual & Performing Arts: Advocating for Creativity & Self Expression
The Visual and Performing Arts are an integral part of the Castilleja experience, weaving together knowledge, skill development, and self-expression while enriching the cultural life of our community. Through an exploration of each arts discipline—dance, music, theatre arts, and visual art—students learn to be creators, collaborators, leaders, and risk takers. Students have numerous opportunities to develop abilities, pursue passions, and put their best work on stage or on display.
RSVPs will be updated here weekly so you can see which of your classmates and fellow alums are registered.
Class of 1952
Class of 1957
Class of 1962
Barbara Quaintance Bowers
Kathy Stern Groves
Honor Berger Spitz
Weezy Griggs Hagen
Class of 1967
Darlene Kozacek McNeil
Jan Willett LeBaron-Stratton
Class of 1972
Susan Sundby Nicholas
Joyce Bogner Bohn
Debra Drake Hiraki
Beth Johnson Riley
Christine Ordway Klukkert
Karen Smith Shaw
Barbara Davis Reynolds
Nancy Ditz Mosbacher
Sarah Jones Hinkle
Class of 1977
Michele Moen Strickland
Alex (Sandi) Wasserman Maeso
Class of 1982
Laura Kelly Kroger
Helen Floyd Sullivan
Sarah Rosenbaum Gaeta
Inge Tiegel Doherty
Viola Mong Meehan
Deborah (Debby) Kramer Radin
Class of 1987
Michele Wray Khateri
Ramona Freedman Boersma
Sarah Rakonitz Stein
Class of 1992
Preete Mathur Bhanot
Hala Kurdi Cozadd
Class of 1997
Helen Ham Bradley
Courtney Carter Charney
Class of 2002
Christina Nawas Courtney
Emily Garlick Darby
Caitlin Kelly Hannon
Class of 2007
Kelly Schryver Steinhardt
Punky Chun Witt
Marie McLellan-Heck Schilling
Class of 2012
Class of 2017
Non-Reunion Class Years and HA's
Nanci Kauffman, HA
Lauren Schryver, HA
Melissa Riofrio '85
Sydney Larson '03
Clare Maloney-McCrystle '15
Marian Washington Williams '94
Leslie Cardozo Stafford '93
Carol Patel '93
April Ryles Jones '05
Hannah Tsui '05
Anisha Bhalla '06
Chloe Sales '15
The digital Castilleja Reunion Memory Book provides an opportunity to share:
- What you've been up to since leaving the Circle
- Current contact information and location
- Your favorite Casti memories
- Past and present photos
Click here to reconnect with friends in advance of Reunion Weekend and create your page!
This book is private and only accessible on the web to alums celebrating their reunion this fall. Users must be invited by Castilleja School to join.
- Add a photo to ensure your entry appears on the reunion book's landing page.
- Enter as much or as little information as you prefer, it is entirely up to you.
- Include both your Maiden Name/Last Name while at Castilleja and current Last Name.
- Tag your friends and classmates in photos! If a classmate has added a page to the book, then you will be able to search their name to tag them. Classmates will receive an email update if they have been tagged in a photo or memory.
- Be sure to include your city in the "Where are you living?" question to show up on the interactive map!
Reunion Book FAQs
How do I receive an invitation to create my Reunion Memory Book page?
All alums from class years ending in '2' and '7' will receive an email with a link to create a page. If you did not receive an email, or are having trouble with access, please contact the Alumnae Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will the images and information I share in the book be searchable on the internet?
No; this book is private and invite-only i.e. only accessible on the internet to alums celebrating their reunion this fall. Users must be invited by Castilleja School to join the book.
How long will the book be accessible for?
The memory book will remain accessible for alums celebrating their reunion in 2022 to visit forever, but no edits or new pages can be made after June 2023.
Is there a Reunion Class Book page deadline?
There is no official deadline. You will have immediate access to view profiles once you add your profile.
How do I edit my page after submitting it?
You may view a tutorial video on editing your page here.
How do I find my classmates?
Find your Castilleja classmates by going to the Directory and sorting by Class Year.
How many photographs can I upload to my page?
You can upload one profile photo and up to 20 additional photos (jpg, tiff and png files).
Can I tag friends in photos or memories?
If a classmate has added a page to the class book, then you will be able to tag them in photos and/or memories. Classmates will receive an email update if they have been tagged in a photo or memory.
Can I search the Reunion Class Book pages by keywords?
Yes, you can use the search tool on the top left to find other who share similar hobbies, careers, memories etc. or just type in a keyword in general.
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