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Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School
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Mission Statement Our goal is to educate students to become independent thinkers and lifelong learners and to pursue academic excellence and individual achievement, in a context of respect for others and service to the community. We believe that learning should be active and experiential, with the School providing abundant opportunities for students to excel. We accept students with a range of abilities and talents who can take full advantage of a rich and demanding academic program in which each student is both challenged and supported. We seek to create within the School a community built on understanding and respecting others. Thus, our student body traditionally reﬂects the racial and cultural diversity of our city, and our curriculum is built on inter-disciplinary studies to promote understanding of many cultures. While individual achievement is encouraged and rewarded, our program underscores the value of shared goals, friendship and cooperation in mastering diﬃcult tasks. The progressive ideals that in 1921 gave life and inspiration to the School- academic excellence and creativity, active learning and innovative teaching, respect for the individual and responsibility to the community-continue to guide the School today. Approved by the Board of Trustees, 1992 Reaﬃrmed, 2007
LREI Annual Report 2009-2010 Contents
2 Leers from the Board Chair and the Direor
5 Leadership Gis
6 Parent Giving
9 Alumni Giving
11 Alumni Parent & Grandparent Giving
12 Faculty, Staﬀ, Friends, Corporate & Foundation Giving
13 Building for Aion
14 Endowment & Restricted Giving
15 Parents Association & Volunteers
21 Art Auction
23 Stir the Pot
25 Marie Weiss Memorial Fund & Gis in Memory Of
Moms. Dads. Grandparents. Aunts. Uncles. Alums. Teachers. Friends. Neighbors.
YOU are LREI. We are LREI. Who supports this special community? You do. We all do.
Tuition alone doesnâ€™t cover the co of our unique, progressive program. We count on donationsâ€” from everyone who is LREI. Every gi has an impa and helps us grow.
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Letter from the Board Chair
LREI 2009-2010 Board of Trustees
Dear LREI Family, Alumni and Friends,
Denise Adler Craig Balsam Armon Bar-Tur ‘87 Irene Cabrera Mahew Cipriano ‘96 Willard Cook Stephen Cornick ‘85 Celeste Dorsey Sharon Dupree Roger Ehrenberg, Treasurer James Gadsden ‘66 Pippa Gerard Francis Greenburger James Harris, At-Large Rhonda Hartley Kim Hostler Sarah Lutz Jeannie Park Michael Patrick ‘71, Chair Peggy Peloquin Jacqueline Pelzer Kasey Picayo Robert Rosenthal ‘80, Vice Chair Melissa Rubin Susie Scher Kent G. Smith ‘59 Diana Son Eve Stuart Cary Tamarkin Regina Trumbull Liseloe Vince Karen Wagner James Wiggins Amy Zimmerman, Secretary
Another summer has ended and as we welcome everyone back to LREI for another school year, I must pause for a moment to reﬂect on what a remarkable year it was! In 2004 the Board of Trustees laid out an exciting vision for the future of LREI and this past year we saw that vision continue to unfold in exciting ways. The inclusion of the townhouse at Charlton Street gave our High School students much needed space and created a true downtown campus for LREI; renovations at Sixth Avenue guaranteed that children in all divisions beneﬁted from our eﬀorts; and, the amount of tuition remission given to LREI students supported our core mission — all these things, and many others, happened in just this past year. This growth will continue, no doubt, in the year to come. On the following pages you will ﬁnd listed those who gave to LREI this past year. I am forever in awe by the generosity of our community, and thank each and every one of you for your contributions. It is because of you that this year was such a success. It would be remiss of me not to extend a special word of gratitude to a few members of our community who helped make this all possible. Of course, our Director, Phil Kassen, who works every day to ensure that Elisabeth Irwin’s vision does not falter and only continues to evolve in an ever-changing world. With Phil’s commitment and spirit as our guiding force, it is diﬃcult to imagine us not succeeding. Thank you, Phil, for your leadership and vision. To my fellow Trustees, a special thank you for all you do for LREI. Your dedication and generosity to the school — both in time and ﬁnancial commitment — goes above and beyond what any Board Chair could hope. You set the bar for the rest of the community to follow — and follow they do — as countless volunteers gave again tirelessly of their time and talents to make every event at LREI a special one. None of this would have been possible without you. LREI enjoys the generous support of many deeply loyal friends. For that, we are profoundly thankful.
With warm regards to you all,
Michael Patrick ‘71 Chair, LREI Board of Trustees
Annual Fund Commiee Appeal Agents
Letter from the Director
Dear LREI Community,
Jodi Balsam Kate Edgar Theo Dotson Mindy Goldberg, Divisional Co-Chair Terry Grimmig Ronnie Halper, Divisional Co-Chair Jim Harris, Co-Chair Tatjana Kalinin Mamie McIndoe, Divisional Co-Chair Susan Noonan Kasey Picayo, Co-Chair Rina Root Sheila Siemion Shirley Staples Merril Stern
Welcome back! As I write this I imagine the ﬁrst day of school ﬁlled with excitement and energy. Students will return from a summer ﬁlled with adventure and relay their tales of such to one another. The joy seen in their faces as they greet old friends and meet new friends is a true indication of the warm and welcoming community that is LREI. While 43 students le us in June to go to college and begin a diﬀerent chapter in their lives, another group is just beginning their LREI experience and all that it has to oﬀer. This past year saw remarkable growth in the school – enrollment was as high as ever; our High School facility grew; and, each division saw programmatic changes that will impact each child in the classroom every day. In the following pages you will ﬁnd more indicators of this growth and the strength of our community, namely the generosity of our families and friends who gave much this past year. It's a special testament to LREI that we all come together to support this unique institution. A major milestone was completed this past year as we expanded our Charlton Street campus to include the townhouse at 42 Charlton Street. Our High School students found themselves in an expanded space with additional classrooms, a courtyard, a new music room and a new student lounge. The faculty at Charlton Street has additional and appropriate spaces that will support their excellent teaching and our vibrant program. New Admissions and College Guidance oﬃces give students, faculty/staﬀ and parents a place to meet that is as vibrant and compelling as the school itself.
At Sixth Avenue, renovations were made to the Second Grade classrooms, the cafeteria and the roof. As we continue our eﬀorts with the Building for Action campaign, our families and students will continue to see growth and change on both campuses at LREI. It goes without saying that none of the above accomplishments could have taken place without the support and generosity of our families and friends. To these individuals I extend my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for all you do for LREI. Without you none of this would have been possible. I look forward to another school year and the growth of our students and our institution. Thank you for making it possible.
Philip Kassen Director, LREI
Open for business: Phil Kassen welcomes high schoolers to their new facility at Charlton Street.
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Leadership Gift s
Anonymous (9) Kayoko & Arnaud Achache Denise & Robert Adler Julie Allen Lorie Almon & Mitch Bompey Rebecca & Stephen L. Ascher Isabelle Autones & Francis Greenburger Jodi & Craig Balsam Shannon & David Barden Kim Beck & Oliver Will Nancy Bello Karyn & Charles Bendit Christine & James Boyle Udo Brandhorst Martha & Jeﬀrey Brooks Richard Burbridge Hillary Butler Susan Cahn & Mario Batali Erin Calhoun Christiane Celle & Antonie Verglas Stacy & Eric Cochran Eliza Coleman & Robert Pierro Gabrielle & Stephen Cornick '85 Anne E. Delaney Debra & John DeNicola Kim Diamond Becky & Peter Donahue Theo & William Dotson Marisa & David Droga Dominique Durand-Goldberg & Andrew Goldberg-Chase Karoline Durr Carin & Roger Ehrenberg Dawn & Andy Eig Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Esposito Jr. Lili & Wilson Ervin Emily & Andrew Faulkner Emma & Jonathan H. Fine Andrea Snelson Fionda '90 Sharon H. Fong & James Wistman Hillary Gal & William Kiley Pippa & Robert Gerard Alison & Stephane Gerson Mary & John T. Gerzema Ms. Liane Ginsberg Carol & Henry Goldberg Mindy Goldberg & Cary Tamarkin Marjorie & Bruce Goldner Marian Geller Goodman ‘46 Nancye & Michael Green Theresa Grimmig & Joseph Burga
Leelee Groome John Gruber ‘61 Anick & Alex Guira Ronnie Halper & Marc Donner Mahew S. Hansen Mr. Robert Harris David Harris Molly Sellner Harris & Jim Harris Susan Harris Michele Hirshman & Russell Pearce Natalie Jeremijenko & Dalton Conley Roseanne & Jay Kaplan Stefanie & Daniel Kaufman Cushla Kelly & Ali Elam Elyse Kroll Ann Kwong & Henry Chan Fabienne & Michael Lamont Eileen Libui & Brian Steel Jean W. Lince Kristina Loggia & James LeGros Cynthia Loomis & Joseph Neuhaus Jeane & Nicholas Lopez-Muniz Sarah Lutz & John van Rens Stephanie & Gregory Mager Alice Maggin '87 & Wayne Nelson Susan Malfa & Jonathan Rose Barrie Mandel & Harvey Schneier Connie Maneaty Rebecca & Jay Markley Susie Marples & Nelson Young Lisbeth & Jason McCoy Susan McLaughlin & Michael Furman Tim Merjos '80 Nancy Meyer & Marc Weiss Maria J. Mileaf & Neil Patel Peggy Bone Miles ‘58 Sherry & Robert Millis Mona Pine Monroe ‘48 Amanda Morei & Gregory Lee Marcia Mossack Ann Gage Nardoza & Edward Nardoza Susan & David Noonan Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Jeannie Park & David Chan Margery Perlmuer ‘72 James Petrie Jennifer Petrie Linda & Martin Phillips Maggie Planer Moskowitz & Jason Moskowitz Carol & Mitchell C. Pra Adria Fisher Price ‘56 Sang Im-Propp & Jamie Propp Karen & Foster J. Provost
Harriee Resnick & Michel de Konkoly Thege Joumana Rizk & Young Han Beina & Karl Rosarius Isabel Rose Aurelie & Samuel Rosenberg Pamela & Austin Salisbury Alicia K. Sands ‘89 & Rob Fiorei Medine & Harris Savides Susie Scher & Allison Grover Todd Schliemann Sherri & Steven Schnall Sue Sco & Mike Stanley Carol Sedwick & Michael Patrick ‘71 Diana & George Sharp Jennifer Skilas-Gahan & David Gahan Sheila Siemion & Thomas Staskowski Julie Siskovic & David O'Brien Kent G. Smith '59 Zachary Snow Shirley Staples & Donald Vangel Howard Steinberg Lilly Steinberg Michelle & Ken Stiller Sheree Stomberg & Peter Firestein Keith Stout & Keith Bunnell Eve Stuart Nina Stuart ‘05 Andrea & Adam Taetle Sara & David Taplitz Jeﬀ Thomases Suzanne Tick & Terry Mowers Michael Tiedemann Sophie Tiedemann Kimbrough Towles & George Loening Ceci & Lawrence S. Van Blerkom Liseloe & Robin Vince Karen Wagner & David Caplan Johanna Walter & Philip Kassen Sheri Warshauer-Riskind & Michael Riskind Larry White Brad E. Whitford Karen Whitford Margaret Whion & Warren Spector Paul C. Williams ‘63 Joanne & Fred Wilson Sally & Mark Wnek Camille Zamora & Tom Whayne Amy Zimmerman & Tanya Wexler Ellen & Johan Zimiles
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Fours 78% participation
Kindergarten 68 % participation
Anonymous Shannon & David Missy & Rocco Basile Antonia Batalias & Chris Papavasiliou Christine & James Boyle Danielle Chang & Todd Leong Stacy Dillon & Sco Raﬀo Kerry Donahue & Guy Story Marisa & David Droga Lili & Wilson Ervin Yael Goverover & Joshua Livant Anick & Alex Guira Wilnelia Gutierrez & Luis Cruz Kim Hostler & Juliet Burrows Dukhui & Paul Holub Stefanie & Daniel Kaufman Serge Krawiecki & Ian Gazes Fabienne & Michael Lamont Eileen Libui & Brian Steel Jeane & Nicholas Lopez-Muniz Alison Lynn & Shawn Sullivan Rebecca & Jay Markley Brigie & Dave Olsen Sheri Warshauer-Riskind & Michael Riskind Purvi Sevak & Jeﬀ Hubbard Shelia Siemion & Thomas Staskowski Sarah Sze & Siddhartha Mukherjee Sally & Mark Wneck Camille Zamora & Tom Whayne
Rebecca & Stephen Ascher Joanne & David Bagan Rebecca & Armon Bar-Tur ‘87 Kim Beck & Oliver Will Maren Berthelsen & Jesse Karp ‘87 Carrie Borows & Amy Lai Christine & James Boyle Amanda & Christopher Brooks Danielle Chang & Todd Leong Kim Diamond Theo & Will Dotson Dawn & Andy Eig Louise & Richard Familei Emma & Jonathan Fine Holly Glass Diane & Michael Hoﬀman Elyse Kroll Alison Lille & Johnny Yerington Justine Litchman & I-Fan Quirk Joanne & Michel Magee Hilary & Harold Meltzer Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Alena & Hideya Sagawa Molly Sellner Harris & Jim Harris Maria & Ian Thornell Ceci & Larry Van Blerkom Amy Zimmerman & Tanya Wexler
4’sKindergarten 70 % participation
Elissa Blont-Moorhead & Mario Moorhead Anna Dasilva & Mauro Servisi Stacy Dillon & Sco Raﬀo Celeste & Brian Dorsey Dominique Durand-Goldberg & Andy Goldberg-Chase Carol Eng & Jim Woolsey Lili & Wilson Ervin Mary & John Gerzema Marjorie & Bruce Goldner Leelee Groome Mahew Hansen Fia & Moshe Hatsav A.M. Homes Mishi Hosono & Adam Weintraub Denise Kohn & Adam Blank Jennifer Lemberg & William Greenberg Stephanie & Gregory Mager
Anonymous (2) Kayoko & Arnaud Achache Amy Berley & Richard Hulnick Veronique Gambier-Davis & Carlton Davis Jennifer Hawkins & Jon Fox Mishi Hosono & Adam Weintraub Sang Im-Propp & Jamie Propp Alice Maggin ‘87 & Wanye Nelson Sherry & Robert Millis Michelle & Ken Stiller Andrea & Adam Taetle Liseloe & Robin Vince Johanna Walter & Philip Kassen
First Grade 67 % participation
Karen Palmer McCain & Stephen McCain Kat McCord & Simon Thackway Lisbeth & Jason McCoy Maggie Planer Moskowitz & Jason Moskowitz Ilene Osherow & Susan Schuman Linda & Martin Philips Anna Ryan Sherri & Steve Schnall Shelia Siemion & Thomas Staskowski Julia Siskovic & David O’Brien Michael Tiedemann Sophie Tiedemann Regina & Dave Trumbull Liseloe & Robin Vince Julia Wilbur & Sco Schimmel Second Grade 63 % participation Elyssa & Jason Ackerman Denise & Robert Adler Kim Beck & Oliver Will Lorie Almon & Mitch Bompey Christine & James Boyle Udo Brandhorst Hillary Butler Erin Calhoun Beth Dary Ferguson & Sco Ferguson Theo & Will Dotson Emily & Andrew Faulkner Tamar Gargle Krakowiak ’88 & Thomas Krakowiak Holly Glass Anick & Alex Guira Diane & Michael Hoﬀman Sarah Laird & Ken Kochey Deborah Landau & Marc Ansorge Joanne & Michael Magee Susana Monaco-Parungao & Christopher Parungao Renu Nahata & Sam Shinn Brigie & Dave Olsen Victoria Pierce Karen & Foster Provost Denise & Philippe Roederer Susie Scher & Allison Grover Sheree Stomberg & Peter Firestein Keith Stout & Keith Bunnell Ruth Yang & Hermann Waltz
Third Grade 67 % participation Isabelle Autones & Francis Greenburger Shannon & David Barden Gillian & Hayden Blades Amanda & Christopher Brooks Martha & Jeﬀrey Brooks Virgina Chang & Robert Whitelaw Eliza Coleman & Robert Pierro Celeste & Brian Dorsey Lynne Florio & Malcolm Sage Laura Galen & Rob Weitz Glenn Gissler Susan Harris Kim Hostler & Juliet Burrows Susan Vavrina Merjos Tim Merjos’80 Amy Lipshultz & Joe Nelms Brigee & Dave Olsen Linda & Martin Philips Victoria Pierce Fran & Patric Reilly Beina & Carl Rosarius Isabel Rose Aurelie & Samuel Rosenberg Susie Scher & Allison Grover Diana Son & Michael Cosaboom Andrea & Adam Taetle Kate Temple Liseloe & Robin Vince Bonnie Young-Babini & Luca Babini Fourth Grade 67 % participation Cassandra Andrew Irene Cabrera & Derick Grant Stacy & Eric Cohran Becky & Peter Donahue Marisa & David Droga Karoline Durr Carin & Roger Ehrenberg Lisa Guillory & Justin Smith Anick & Alex Guira Rhonda & Wayne Hartley Rhoda Kanaaneh & Seth Tapper Cushla Kelly & Ali Elam Sarah Lutz & John van Rens Connie Maneaty Susie Marples & Nelson Young Hilary & Harold Meltzer Mamie McIndoe Miriam & Susie Morrow Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Zoe & Jesus Picayo Susan Richman
Takin' it to the streets: Families at the spring ribbon cutting ceremony. Watch the video at lrei.org/ribbon.
Pamela & Austin Salisbury Kimbrough Towles & George Loening Regina & Dave Trumbull Johanna Walter & Philip Kassen Amy Weisser & Adam Yarinksy Julia Wilbur & Sco Schimmel Fifth Grade 68 % participation Elyssa & Jason Ackerman Ingrid Arneberg & Jose Grados Cecilia Burbridge Richard Burbridge Dina & Neil Capobianco Dominique Durand-Goldberg & Andy Goldberg-Chase Carol Eng & Jim Woolsey Emily & Andrew Faulkner Vanessa Farneti & Michael Bulone Sharon Fong & Jim Wistman Mindy Goldberg & Cary Tamarkin Theresa Grimming & Joe Burga Natalie Jeremijenko & Dalton Conley Tatjana Kalinin & John Herzfeld Marie-Christine & Paul Katz Liz Kurtzman & Marc Hirschfeld Marguerite Lukes Tanya Marie & Jesse Speight Sarah Merians & Marc Silverstein Marlene McCarty & Christine Vachon Amanda Morei & Gregory Lee Susan & David Noonan Marybeth Seitz Merril Stern Lisa & Wade Watson Karen Whyte-Moore Ruth Yang & Hermann Waltz Amy Zimmerman & Tanya Wexler
Sixth Grade 78 % participation Phyllis Belkin & Josh Sessler Martha & Jeﬀery Brooks Irene Cabrera & Derick Grant Susan Cahn & Mario Batali Virginia Chang & Robert Whitelaw Jennifer & Robert Code Belle Costes & Alex Godoy Catherine Frey Lynne Florio & Malcolm Sage Carol & Robert Frank Colleen Growe & Julian Trigo Kaiko Hayes & Damon DueWhite Natalie Jeremijenko & Dalton Conley Deborah Landau & Marc Ansorge Mari Leung Sarah Lutz & John Van Rens Susan Malfa & Jonathan Rose Maria Mileaf & Neil Patel Jennifer Petrie Jim Petrie Kasey & Jose Picayo Zoe & Jesus Picayo Joumana Rizk & Young Han Patrica Rohrer & William Warren Adi Shamir Maria & Ian Thornell Karen Wagner & David Caplan David Weinstein Mary Young & Ruben Olmedo Joan Zingarelli & Agustin Feal
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Parent Giving continued Seventh Grade 60 % participation
Ninth Grade 60 % participation
Isabelle Autones & Francis Greenburger Cassandra Andrew Gillian & Hayden Blades Lauren & Stephen Block Kelly Colasanti Benyamas & Bruce Cuiskelly Carolann Daniel & Rufus Cappadocia Carol Dauman & Michael Kushner Misha Dontsov Carin & Roger Ehrenberg Bere Fisher & Eric Trachtenberg Mindy Goldberg & Cary Tamarkin Charloe & Eric Hinson Bruce Hood Ann Kwong & Henry Chan Kristina Loggia & James LeGros Marguerite Lukes Beth Oen Gina Philogene & Robert Gumann Primavera Salva & Katia Bouazza Nichole Thompson-Adams & Marino Adams Amy Weisser &Adam Yarinsky Karen Whyte-Moore
Anonymous Julie Allen Nancy & Nicholas Booke Christiane Celle & Antonie Verglas Anna Dasilva &Mauro Servisi Anne Delaney Wilfredo Feliciano Rita & David Kester Susan McLaughlin & Michael Furman Marcia Mossack Grisselle Nadal & Louis M. Arroyo, Jr. Ebiere Ororokuma & Lawrence Grandison Laritza & Julio Ramierz Sabrina & Mahew Shear Brooke Smith & Eric Gantenbein Steve Staso Patricia & Vinoo Sukhram Anastasia Traina & Sco Cohen Sarah Verdone * & Tucker Viemeister Marie Weilman Aaron Lawrence White Brad Whitford Karen Whitford
Eighth Grade 60 % participation Anonymous Jodi & Craig Balsam Michelle & Michael Boehm Susan Cahn & Mario Batali Cecila Burbridge Richard Burbridge Tatiana & Bruno Cames Karen Ellis-DeSouza & Wayne DeSouza Bonny & Lester Eng Vanessa & Stephen Fried Alison & Stephane Gerson Susan Greenﬁeld & Mahew Weissman Fia & Moshe Hatsav Melone & Ernst Jabouin Marie-Christine & Paul Katz Susan Nicky Lindeman & Mirko Ilic Myra Mason &Victor Ellis Teri Meissner Barbara Norman & Dan Wilby Sue Sco & Mike Stanley Jeﬀ Thomases Joanne & Fred Wilson
* Deceased 8
Tenth Grade 54 % participation Susan Berger & Robert Feldberg Sharon & Edward Brando Eufalia Castillo Patricia & Juan Diaz Teresa Gloyd and Patrick Irwin Karen Hillman & Jonathan Cooper Harriet Lieber Cynthia Loomis & Joe Neuhaus Joann Martinez & Felix Ayon Tracie McGee Monica Missio & Richard Cleves Babee Moeller & Andrew Steed Carol & Mitchell Pra Atsuko & William Remar Robyn & Jason Rubinstein Jay Silverman Shirley Staples & Donald Vangel Sheree Stomberg & Peter Firestein Jeﬀ Thomases
Eleventh Grade 62% participation Karyn & Charles Bendit Noemi Bonazzi & Rob Buchanan Anne Delaney Debra & John DeNicola
Christine Fleming & James Wiggins Ariela & Sy Foguel Ann Gage Nardoza & Edward Nardoza Aviva Goldstein & Richard Miller Ronnie Halper & Marc Donner Michele Hirshman & Russell Pearce Yamira Siu Jabbaar & Wallace Jabbaar Ellen Kaye ‘77 Cheryl Leak-Fox Peggy Peloquin & Christopher Hart Rina & Daniel Root Elizabeth Scibelli Todd Schiemann John Patrick Shanley Paula & William Shepard Stacie Sinder Margaret Snow Zachary Snow Steven Staso Toby Volkman & Charles Zerner Deborah Waxenberg Joanne & Fred Wilson Dr. Helen Wintrob Joan Zingarelli & Agustin Feal
Twelfth Grade 57 % participation Nancy Bello Rise & Howard Brown Susan Caughman & Gerry Goodrich Kelly & Woobens Celony Lou D’Agostino Kate Edgar & Allen Furbeck Coleen Fitzgibbon & Tom Oerness Roberta Friedman Hillary Gal & William Kiley Kathryn Kaufmann & Martin Chain Savitrie & Ibrahim Khan Elizabeth Laganis & Eric Zimiles Sarah Laird & Ken Kochey Steve Laird Cynthia Loomis & Joseph Neuhaus Teresa O'Connor & Hirotsugu Aoki Gina Meggo- Garza & David Garza Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Linda & Ron Rapchik Susan Sandler & David Goodman Rhona Saﬀer *& Amos Segal Cathy Schneck David Schneck Diana & George Sharp Lynne Shapiro & Aaron Lewit Jennifer Sklias-Gahan & David Gahan Suzanne Tick & Terry Mowers Brad Whitford Karen Whitford Starr & John Wisdom
Class of 1936 Lois Zimmerman Cohen Burke Shipley
Joan Studer Levine Jane Roland Martin Olga Landeck Rothschild
Class of 1953 Luba Kaplan Paz William Woolf
Class of 1938 Roland Reisley
Class of 1948 David Lamb Mona Pine Monroe Nancy Richards Osman Stephen Prigozy
Class of 1954 F. Carter Bancro Astrid Beigel Robert Melik Finkle David Hamilton Diane Dederer Murphy Naomi Sheiner
Class of 1939 Beresford Moxon
Class of 1955 Hugh Lifson Robert Phillipoﬀ William Rothman Michael Salmon Robert Schneck Susan Brown Toder Elsa Wiltchik
Tim Merjos '80 and Robbie Wasserman '63 at this year's Alumni Reunion, held in the newly renovated Charlton Street campus.
Class of 1940 Nancy Dubois Deutsch Robert D. Lilien Alan S. Rosenthal Class of 1945 Joan Fields Berg Aaron Bertrand Brill Alexander Elwyn Dolores Duncan Wharton Class of 1946 Alan Gargle Micky Koenig Goldfarb Marian Geller Goodman Paul M. Henry Lyn Campbell Macfarlane Mary Sickels Seelye LR ‘42 David Soyer LR ‘42 Norman Sperber ‘46 LR ‘42 Robert Shaw Wilkinson, Jr. LR ‘42 Class of 1947 Joseph Lee Colt Olga Karlovna Heisler Emily Baruch Kirby, Ph.D.
Class of 1949 Stephen Diamond Anne Epstein McWilliams Zoe Akselrod Salem Nancy Schaines Merjos Michael A. Sperber Maxine Austin Stone Class of 1950 Jeanne Gould Bloom March Avery Cavanaugh Karl Enselberg Joel Mandelbaum Emily Pletman Pearlman Richard Udell Class of 1951 Michael Carlin Stephen Earl Ruth Seitlin Grinspoon Aaron S. Hamburger
Class of 1956 Alyce Friedman Assael Flora Friedland Bryant Judy Tarlau Claps Gretchen Walther Dumler John Katz Dr. Stephen J. Kunitz Adria Fisher Price Susan Kranz Rosenstein Class of 1957 Ruth Nagashima Braunstein Donald S. Coburn Lael Markel Locke Edward Schoenberger Class of 1958 Alma Benney Berson David M. Goesman Judy Ogull Kennedy Elaine Landis Koster Susan E. Meyer Peggy Bone Miles Robert Norman Nancy Brown Schmiderer Jane Cohn Waldbaum
Class of 1952 Max Goesman Ann Williams Messinger
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Alumni Giving continued Class of 1959 Michael H. Bancro Sandra Unterman Hoeh Daniel Menaker Kent G. Smith Jennifer Warren-Gimbel Class of 1960 John Friedland Bey Golden Ramsland Steven Salzman Class of 1961 John Gruber Kate Spindell Hays Diane Furst Nelson Class of 1962 Ann Weisberg Dean Jane Miller Doyle Paul Golden Faiga Brussel Shaw Class of 1963 Tom Nussbaum Robbie Wasserman Paul C. Williams Class of 1964 Josephine Segal Gallup Viorio Maestro Lorraine E. Maxwell Peter Spelman Ron Unterman Class of 1965 Robert Meeropol Robert Miller Jill Rubin Kron Rowan Snyder Class of 1966 Ellen Blutman Bien James Gadsden Jimmy Tarlau Class of 1968 Jodi Beder Nancy Feinstein Caleen Sinnee Jennings Barbara Salz Linda J. Spector Class of 1969 Meg Wolder
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Class of 1970 Andrea Cooper Andrews Daniel Lazar Daniel M. Rosenblum Class of 1971 Susan Glick Michael Patrick Anna Poor Madeleine E. Robins Class of 1972 Susan Feinstein Peter Karow Margery Perlmuer Michael Ramoutar Class of 1973 Oliver Fultz Ann J. Gumbinner Joshua S. Jaﬀe John G. Linn, Jr. Lisa Schilit Pearson Kate Dundes Shaan Alan Soloway Nina Wallace
Class of 1984 Amy Barron Forman Class of 1985 Stephen Cornick Alexandra Hoﬀman-Stachelberg Class of 1987 Armon Bar-Tur Jesse Karp Alice Maggin Class of 1988 Tamar Gargle Krakowiak Julia Rosenfeld Class of 1989 Alicia K. Sands Class of 1990 Andrea Snelson Fionda Diana Friedman Soldo Class of 1992 Melissa Baino Purin Heather Reid
Class of 1974 Tony Sparber
Class of 1995 Sau Man Tse
Class of 1975 Jonathan Marc Abrams
Class of 1996 Mahew Cipriano Sarah Schur, M.D.
Class of 1976 Ronald Balter Julie Schapiro Class of 1977 Sandra Clier Ellen Kaye Class of 1979 Richard Eaddy Robert Ruderman Class of 1980 Tim Merjos Robert Rosenthal
Class of 1997 Martha King Class of 1998 Joey Blodge Class of 2005 Analisa Cipriano Nina Stuart Class of 2007 Adriane Alicea Sebastian Slayter
Class of 1981 Chris Oaway Class of 1982 Rosa Silver-Russell
We have endeavored to acknowledge every donor in every category. If your name was omied or misspelled, please accept our sincere apologies and notify the Oﬃce of Advancement.
Alumni Parent & Grandparent Giving
Alumni Parents Marie Weilman Aaron Denise & Robert Adler Mary Alfano Carmen Alicea Jodi and Craig Balsam Myron Beldock Diane & William Blumenthal Flora Friedland Bryant '56 Beth & John Cipriano Stacy & Eric Cochran Grace Cohen Aldyth & Mark Coler Milena & Bernard Cornick Eileen Fitzpatrick & Ralph Grishman Martha &Alan Gargle ‘46 Pippa & Robert Gerard Nancye & Michael Green Marla Gordon & Nicholas Messina Sandy & Leonard Gubar Molly Sellner Harris & Jim Harris Dana E. Jones & Joe Agne Nevi & James Jenkins Roseanne & Jay Kaplan Michelle Kass & Richard Shuldiner Kathryn Kaufmann & Martin Chain Savitre & Ibrahim Khan Jean W. Lince Marcia & John Lowenstein Marilyn Machlowitz & Edward Katz Barrie Mandel & Dr. Harvey Schneier Nancy Meyer & Marc Weiss Susan & David Noonan Debrah Pearson Feinn & Harris Feinn Lisa & Stephen Pearson Gina Philogene & Robert Gutmann Kasey & Jose Picayo Zoe & Jesus Picayo Harriee Resnick & Michel de Konkoly Thege Sandra Roche Rhona Saﬀer *& Amos Segal Wendy G. Sands Leslie Satin & Dean Rainey Nancy Schaines Merjos ‘49 Joan & Edwin Schur Cathy Schneck David Schneck Carol Sedwick & Michael Patrick ‘71 Janet Strain and Larry Fuchsman Howard Steinberg Lily Steinburger Freda Steinburger Eve Stuart
Marilyn Vasta & Ron Kuby Nancy Walker & Floyd Hammack Marie Weiss* Joanne & Fred Wilson Grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Per Arneberg Sarah Grados Mrs. & Mrs. Abraham Ascher Nathaniel Ascher Mrs. Roberta Balsam William Balasm Mr. & Mrs. Simon Berger Talia Feldberg Ms. Claudee Boehm Jason Boehm Ms. Marcy Brownson & Mr.Ed Wesely Nora Wilby Mrs. & Mr. Edward Burns Grace Burns Mr. & Mrs. Marc Butler Caleb & Riley Siltler Mrs. & Mr. Gordon Dragt Mabel & Zebulon Staﬀord Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Drucker Hannah Root Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Esposito Jr. Jude & Luke Esposito Mr. & Mrs. Hart Fessenden Jack Fessenden Mrs. & Mrs. Sidney Freeman Alexandra Klemer Mrs. & Mr. Alan Gargle ‘46 Cameron Krakowiak Ms. Liane Ginsberg Xander Paroﬀ
Mrs. & Mr. Hank Goldberg Julien & Justine Goldberg Mr. Robert Harris Elijah Harris & Siena Harris-Gissler Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Homes Juliet Homes Mrs. & Mr. Robert Lukes Amalia & Marcelo Lukes Ms. Dorothy Malfa Emma Rose Mr. and Mrs. Gofried Neuhaus Ben & Robbie Neuhaus Mrs. Nancy Schaines Merjos ‘49 Rose Merjos Mr. and Mrs. Don Silberberg Caleb & Riley Siltler Mr. and Mrs. Herb Silver Jack Schnall Mr. Kent G. Smith '59 Justin Smith Mrs. & Mrs. Leonard Stern Sadie Stern Ms. Joyee Stomberg Sophie & Sasha Stomberg-Firestein Mr. and Mrs. Mel Young Celia Babini Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zimmerman Ella, Jerrold & Ruby Wexler Alumni GrandParents Mrs. Roberta Balsam Michele ‘07 & Molly ‘10 Balsam Mr. Robert Harris Zoe Harris ‘09
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Good sign: Benjamin Trachtenberg '15 and Larry Kaplan give Field Day some positive feedback.
Faculty, Staff, Friend s, Corp orate & Foundation Giving
Faculty & Staff Michelle Boehm Michel de Konkoly Thege Stacy Dillon Celeste Dorsey Jacob Farkas Brooke Gadasi Jesse Karp ‘87 Philip Kassen Maude Kebbon Harriet Lieber Tracie McGee Peggy Peloquin Liza Sacks Mary Young Friends Aresu/Goldring Studio CMG Productions, Inc. Helen & Harry Cohen Collegiate Church Corporation Herbert Kanarick Carrie McIndoe Marlies Verhoeven & Jacco Reijtenbagh Tempesta INC Margaret Whion & Warren Spector
Corporate & Foundation Gifts AMBAC American Girl-Mael Shared Services Solution Bank of America Matching Gis Program Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation FM Publishing, Inc. GE Foundation Google Matching Gis Program Goldman, Sachs & Co. The Horace Goldsmith Foundation The Mandel Foundation Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation In Morgan Stanley Matching Gis Program Nuveen Investments Pﬁzer Foundation Matching Gis Thomson Tax & Accounting The Tides Foundation We have endeavored to acknowledge every donor in every category. If your name was omied or misspelled, please accept our sincere apologies and notify the Oﬃce of Advancement.
Building for Ac tion
The funds raised will allow us to move forward with facilities and program enhancements for all three divisions The following is a list of donors who made gis from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010. This list does not include donors who made gis in previous years. Anonymous (5) Denise & Robert Adler Isabelle Autones & Francis Greenburger Jodi & Craig Balsam Christine & James Boyle Dan Brodsky ‘62 Martha & Jeﬀrey Brooks Celeste & Brian Dorsey Douglas Durkin Carin & Roger Ehrenberg Lili & Wilson Ervin Emily & Andrew Faulkner Emma & Jonathan Fine Sharon Fong & James Wistman James Gadsen ‘66 Glenn Gissler Liane Gisnberg Paula & Jeﬀrey Gural Mahew S. Hansen Molly Sellner Harris & Jim Harris Susan Harris Michele Hirshman & Russell Pearce The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Cushla Kelly & Ali Elam Cynthia Loomis & Joseph Neuhaus Brigie & Dave Olsen Richard Marin Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Andrea Rosen & Simrel Achenbach Carol Sedwick & Michael Patrick ‘71 Susie Scher & Allison Grover Diana Son & Michael Cosaboom Michelle & Ken Stiller Barkley Stuart ‘77 Jeﬀ Thomases Michael Tiedeman Kimbrough Towels & George Loewing Liseloe & Robin Vince Paul C.Williams ‘63 Amy Zimmerman & Tanya Wexler
Top: The courtyard at Charlton Street, part of the newly expanded campus. Above: Humanities classes enjoy a new seminar room, complete with Harkness table and Smartboard.
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End owment & Restric ted Giving
How to Establish an Endowed Fund The endowment is a vital resource to LREI and income from the endowment supports a variety of purposes within the School’s operating budget. To discuss how individual or family interests may match a need at LREI please contact the Oﬃce of Advancement.
Ways of Giving There are many ways to make a charitable contribution to LREI and each type of gi has potential tax beneﬁts to the donor who itemizes deductions. The following descriptions are intended to draw aention to the diﬀerent options that are available. This information is not intended to provide speciﬁc ﬁnancial or tax advice that individuals should seek from their personal ﬁnancial advisors.
Gifts of Cash The majority of gis to LREI are cash contributions, for which donors may receive tax beneﬁts. Cash gis may be put to immediate use by the School for programs, endowment and projects.
Gifts of Securities Many donors may realize substantial tax advantages by transferring stock to the School. Gis of securities are valued at the median price on the date of transfer to LREI. Capital gains on the amount of appreciation may be avoided and, depending on the donor’s personal tax situation, he or she may receive a tax deduction for the full market value of the stock. For details on how to make a gi of securities to LREI, please contact the Oﬃce of Advancement.
Other Property A gi of tangible property to LREI may result in a tax deduction for the donor. Gis-in-kind are items such as works of art, equipment, books, furniture, antiques, real estate and similar non-monetary contributions. If you have a question about a gi of tangible property, more information is available through the Oﬃce of Advancement.
Deferred Gifts & Bequests Many individuals discover that they can make a substantial gi to LREI through a bequest provision, a life income gi or trust. The Oﬃce of Advancement can provide details about the planned giving vehicles that are available. There are tax advantages
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associated with each type of gi and individuals should seek the advice of their own ﬁnancial advisors before creating or revising an estate plan.
The Andrew J. McLaren Scholarship Fund
Michele Hirshman & Russell Pearce Cynthia Loomis & Joseph Neuhaus Shirley Staples & Donald Vangel
The Andrew J. McLaren Scholarship Fund was created by an initial gift from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and individual members of the LREI community. The Fund is a permanent endowment that helps support one or more outstanding students who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership, and are actively involved in the LREI community through athletics, student government and/or community service.
Milly & Mel Salwen
The Elisabeth Irwin Heritage Society Named in honor of the School’s founder, the society is dedicated to recognizing and honoring those thoughtful and generous members of the school community who have made a provision for LREI either through a bequest, a life income gift, a charitable trust arrangement, or an estate plan. Their forward-looking support is creating a lasting heritage of leadership at LREI. To join the Elisabeth Irwin Society, simply inform the Office of Advancement that you have made a provision for LREI in your will or name the school as a beneficiary in a life income gift or other deferred giving arrangement.
Walter B. Leeds ‘54 * Arthur Norton ‘40 * Sandra Roche Hannah Stollar Nancy Walker & Floyd Hammack
Gifts in Kind The following made generous donations of good, services and monetary to support LREI’s various events and causes throughout the 2009-2010 school year.
Kate Edgar Sarah Lutz & John van Rens Robert Rosenthal ‘80 Jevon Roush ‘94 Susan Brown Toder ‘55
Most of the contributions made to LREI are unrestricted. The following have made additional gifts for special initiatives.
Senior Class Gift Each year the Senior Class makes a donation to a specific project at the school. The year the class of 2010 raised funds for skylights in the courtyard at Charlton Street.
Kate Edgar, Co-Chair Jennifer Sklias-Gahan, Co-Chair Nancy Bello Rise & Howard Brown Susan Caughman & Gerry Goodrich Kelly & Woobens Celony Lou D’Agostino Kate Edgar & Allen Furbeck Coleen Fitzgibbon & Tom Oerness Roberta Friedman Hillary Gal & William Kiley Kathryn Kaufmann & Martin Chain Savitrie & Ibrahim Khan Elizabeth Laganis & Eric Zimiles Sarah Laird & Ken Kochey Steve Laird Cynthia Loomis & Joseph Neuhaus Teresa O'Connor & Hirotsugu Aoki Gina Meggo-Garza & David Garza Lisa Paolella & Willard Cook Linda & Ron Rapchik Susan Sandler & David Goodman Rhona Saﬀer*& Amos Segal Cathy Schneck David Schneck Diana & George Sharp Lynne Shapiro & Aaron Lewit Jennifer Sklias-Gahan & David Gahan Suzanne Tick & Terry Mowers Brad Whitford Karen Whitford Starr & John Wisdom
Parent s As s o ciation & Volunteers
Middle School Coordinators Myra Mason Kasey Picayo
Co-Presidents Kim Hostler Regina Trumbull
High School Coordinator Shirley Staples
Lower School VP Susie Marples
Middle School VP Fung Lee
Fours Shannon Barden Juliet Burrows Connie Butler Marisa Droga Rebecca Markley
High School VP Ronnie Halper Treasurer Elyssa Ackerman Recording Secretary Carin Ehrenberg Corresponding Secretary Diane HoďŹ€man PA Rep to Board of Trustees Kim Hostler Regina Trumbull Lower School Coordinators Becky Donahue Karen Palmer McCain
Fours- Kindergarten Mishi Hosono Liseloe Vince Kindergarten Kim Beck Hilary Meltzer Molly Sellner Harris Ceci Van Blerkom First Grade Ken Alpart Mary Gerzema Marjorie Goldner A.M. Homes Sarah Taplitz Blanche Uendaele Second Grade Denise Adler Keith Bunnell Hillary Butler Denise Roederer Third Grade Gillian Blades Amy Nelms Camilla Nickerson Naomi Niwa-Theisen
We have endeavored to acknowledge every volunteer in every category. If your name was omied or misspelled, please accept our sincere apologies and notify the OďŹƒce of Advancement.
Fourth Grade Carin Ehrenberg Yvee Kovats Lisa Paolella Fih Grade Liz Kurtzman Susan Noonan Merril Stern Christine Vachon Hermann Waltz Sixth Grade Martha Brooks Irene Cabrera Maria Mileaf Joan Zingarelli Seventh Grade Gillian Blades Carin Ehrenberg Bruce Hood Nicole Thompson-Adams Eighth Grade Tatiana Cames Barbara Norman Ninth Grade Susan Goldstein Sandra Granizo Cruz Carol Marin Tenth Grade Jennifer Harrison Carol Pra Sarah Tobin Eleventh Grade Karen Bendit Debra DeNicola Russell Pearce Elizabeth Scibelli Joan Zingarelli Twelh Grade Kate Edgar Jennifer Sklias-Gahan
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Parents Association & Volunteers continued Adoption Committee Provides a monthly forum for committee members to discuss some of the specific needs and issues encountered by parents and children of adoptive families. Susan Glass, Co-Chair Laura Galen, Co-Chair Denise Adler Meghan Farley Astrachan Juliet Burrows Carol Eng Lili Ervin Joanne Freeman Mary Gerzema A.M. Holmes Kim Hostler Fiona DuďŹ€ Kahn Robert Kahn Jim Kielian Bill Kiley Fung Lee Rob Levy Connie Maneaty Susie Marples Marlene McCarty Mamie McIndoe Susan Richman Marybeth Seitz Cassie StaďŹ€ord Merril Stern Keith Stout Rob Weitz Christine Vachon Helen Wintrob Asian-American Families Committee Provides a forum for discussion and social interaction for families with roots throughout Asia including South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific, including multi-racial and adoptive families. Christine Boyle Cecilia Burbridge Rose Cameron
Joseph Chen Carol Eng Sharon Fong Joanne Freeman John Gerzema Mary Gerzema Elyse Hilton Mishi Hosono Ann Kwong Fung Lee Gregory Lee Gregory Mager Stephanie Mager Connie Maneaty Susie Marples Marlene McCarty Mamie McIndoe Amanda Moretti Renu Nahata Naomi Niwa-Theisen Susan Richman Sam Shinn Merril Stern Christine Vachon Hermann Walz Adam Weintraub Jim Wistman Fawna Wong James Woolsey Ruth Yang Nelson Young Wen Zhou Community Service Committee Creating opportunities for parents and children to participate together in community service, this committee meets and organizes a calendar of family friendly volunteer actives that engage students in all school divisions. Activities have included clothing/food drives, garden plantings, arts & crafts projects, benefiting the elderly and working at food pantries. Denise Adler, Co-Chair Tatjana Kalinin, Co-Chair Kathryn Kellinger, Co-Chair Vinnie Carla Agnello Ingrid Arneberg Isabelle Autones Missy Basile Rocco Basile Maren Berthelsen Sharon Brando
Ora Brown Carrie Borows Connie Butler Irene Cabrera Kelly Colasanti Eliza Coleman Lisa Coopersmith Kim Diamond Beth Dary Ferguson Anne Delaney Dawn Eig Lili Ervin Pamela Fields Bere Fisher Sharon Fong Stacey Fraser Tyler Goldfarb Andrea Green Anick Guira Maria Gutierrez Fia Hatsav Carly Hirsch Kim Hostler Yamira Siu Jabbaar Margaret Jimenez Rob Keefe Gabrielle Keller Yvee Kovats Paul Kovich Emmanuelle LaSalle-Hill Jennifer Lemberg Gianna Valerio Lemonides Marguerite Lukes Amy Nelms Susan Noonan Brigie Olsen Wendy Oxenhorn Russell Pearce Maggie Planer-Moskowitz Gerardo Renique Patricia Roherer Andrea Rosen Michelle Rotman Viki Rutsch Pamela Salisbury Primavera Salva Shirley Staples Rena Stallings Merril Stern Michelle Stiller Amy Suer Ada Tolla Ruth Yang
Art appreciation: Students check out the displays at the annual Middle School Arts Show.
Cookbook Committee Volunteers collect recipes from members of the LREI Community that will be compiled in a cookbook available to all. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of this book will be donated to the St. Johnâ€™s food pantry. Kathryn Kellinger, Co-Chair Susie Marples, Co-Chair Denise Adler Erin Calhoun Jenn Esposito Wayne Hartley Liz Kurtzman Amy Lipschultz Lisa Paolella Keith Stout Ceci Van Blerkom
Faculty & Staff Appreciation Committee Volunteers organize the annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day. Sharon Fong, Co-Chair Liz Kurtzman, Co-Chair Shannon Barden Antonia Batalias Connie Butler Eliza Coleman Dawn Eig Claudia Figliulo Marjorie Goldner Theresa Grimmig Wilnelia Gutierrez Ronnie Halper A.M. Homes Tatjana Kalinin Rebecca Markley Renu Nahata Susan Noonan Lara Olivieri Maggie Plattner Moskowitz Molly Sellner Harris Adi Shamir Shirley Staples Merril Stern Joan Zingarelli
Food Committee Holds periodic meetings to discuss food topics relevant to the school. Elyssa Ackerman, Co-Chair Tatjana Kalinin, Co-Chair Ingrid Arneberg Maren Berthelsen Ora Brown Michael Cosaboom Luzia Dos Prozeres Claudia Figliulo Susan Harris Jean Koerner Victoria Maldonado Hannah McCouch Renu Nahata Amy Nelms Brigie Olsen Chris Parungao Jamie Propp Adi Shamir Guy Story Sheri Warshauer-Riskind Tatyanna Wright Bonnie Young
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Parents Association & Volunteers continued Graphics and Communications Committee This committee supports the PA events in need of a catchy flyers or posters. Volunteer graphic designers and illustrators create communication materials for one or more projects. Bere Fisher, Chair Liz Kurtzman Fung Lee Kat McCord Keith Stout Halloween Fair A one-day community event featuring eerie entertainment, creepy games frightful art and crafts, a costume parade and more! The Halloween Fair raised over $6,400 this year. COMMITTEE Pamela Salisbury, Chair Vinnie Carla Agnello Ingrid Arneberg Carrie Borows Fia Hatsav Yvette Kovats Emmanuelle LaSalle-Hill Heather McMaster Naomi Niwa-Theisen Jennifer Petrie Sherri Schnall Tami Schneider Beck Underwood
VOLUNTEERS Denise Adler Maren Berthelsen Juliet Burrows Connie Butler Willard Cook Anna DaSilva Sharon Fong Mary Gerzema Glenn Gissler Khadijah Grant Theresa Grimmig Susan Harris John Herzfeld Kim Hostler Tatjana Kalinin Mark Klemer Liz Kurtzman Beth Kutis Fung Lee Susie Marples Karen Palmer McCain Sarah Merians Maria Mileaf Renu Nahata Lara Olivieri Lisa Paolella Jesus Picayo Kasey Picayo Bettina Rosarius Pierre-Georges Roy Austin Salisbury David Schafer Merril Stern Dave Trumbull Regina Trumbull Blanche Uyttendale
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Lesbian Gay Straight Alliance (LGSA) The LGSA is comprised of Parents, Administrators, faculty and staff working towards a greater understanding of and sensitivity to lesbian and gay issues in all areas of school life. Committee members meet and organize events including the Visibility Photography Exhibit and LREI's participation in the annual Gay Pride Parade. Carrie Borows, Co-Chair Merril Stern, Co-Chair Denise Adler Vinnie Carla Agnello Sarah Barlow Maren Berthelsen Katia Bouazza Martha Brooks Juliet Burrows Irene Cabrera Sandra Chapman Suzanne Cohen Kate Edgar Joanne Freeman Ian Gazes Charloe Hosten Kim Hostler Rob Levy Bianca Longhitano Marlene McCarty Susie Morgan Miriam Morrow Ilene Osherow Peggy Peloquin Kasey Picayo Zoe Picayo Primavera Salva Susie Scher Susan Schuman David Shue Pia Simpson Jennifer Sklias-Gahan Michelle Stiller Keith Stout Regina Trumbull Christine Vachon Liseloe Vince Mary Young Amy Zimmerman
Literary Committee Enriching the literary life of LREI throughout the school year by organizing author visits to classrooms, assemblies and writing workshops for students and staff. This committee also plans and hosts Book Week, Literary Evenings and the Book Fairs. Proceeds from literary events benefit the LREI Literary Initiative. COMMITTEE Susie Marples, Co-Chair Johanna Walter, Co-Chair Shannon Barden Adam Blank Libba Bray Hillary Butler Karoline Durr Sco Ferguson Pamela Fields Bere Fisher Christine Fleming Alison Gerson Barry Goldbla Theresa Grimmig Mishi Hosono Venetia Kapernekas Kathryn Kellinger Yvee Kovats Harriet Lieber Renu Nahata Susan Noonan Francine Reilly Susan Richman Diana Son Liseloe Vince Amy Weisser VOLUNTEERS Vinnie Carla Agnello Elyssa Ackerman Kimberly Beck Erin Calhoun Jason Denton Jennifer Denton Lee Hanson Susan Harris Tatjana Kalinin Kat McCord Maria Mileaf Linda Phillips Kasey Picayo Zoe Picayo
Into the woods: Families at the 17th annual LREI Camping Trip near the Delaware Water Gap.
LREI Camping Trip Sponsors and organizes the annual LREI Family Camping Trip held in late spring. Neil Capobianco Michael Hoffman Austin Salisbury Dave Trumbull Larry White Multicultural Committee The Annual multicultural event Karamu! raised $3,200 this year that was donated to relief efforts in Haiti. Juliet Burrows, Co-Chair Holly Glass, Co- Chair Denise Adler Vinnie Carla Agnello Cassandra Andrews Ingrid Arneberg Irene Baigorri Phyllis Belkin Gillian Blades Carrie Borows Martha Brooks Keith Bunnell Christy Burns Connie Butler Irene Cabrera
Carolann Daniel Carin Enrenberg Emily Faunkner Sharon Fong Holly Glass Marjorie Goldner Wilnelia Gutierrez Rhonda Hartley Fia Hatsav A.M Homes Charloe Hinson Kim Hostler Shindy Johnson Fung Lee Rob Levy Victoria Maldonado Maria Mileaf Karen Palmer McCain Jeane Lopez-Muniz Lisa Paolella Jim Petrie Kasey Picayo Zoe Picayo Jamie Propp Beina Rosarius Leo Santoro Jennifer Skilas-Gahan Merril Stern Kate Temple Dave Trumbull Regina Trumbull Tucker Viemeister Joan Zingarelli
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Parents Association & Volunteers continued 2009 Karamu! Elyssa Ackerman Denise Adler Vinnie Carla Agnello Cassandra Andrew Shannon Barden Irene Baigorri Missy Basile Gillian Blades Carrie Borows Martha Brooks Keith Bunell Lisa Busillo Connie Butler Hillary Butler Irene Cabrera Eliza Coleman Ana Dasilva Marisa Droga Carin Ehrenberg Roger Ehrenberg Sco Ferguson Marjorie Goldner Terry Grimming Anick Guira Wilnelia Gutierrez Susan Harris Rhonda Hartley Wayne Hartley Fia Hatsav Charloe Hinson Tatjana Kalinin Kathryn Kellinger Liz Kurtzman Fung Lee Jeane Lopez-Muniz Sarah Lutz Connie Maneaty Rebecca Markley Mamie McIndoe Renu Nahata Amy Nelms Joe Nelms Susan Noonan Karen Palmer Jesus Picayo Jose Picayo Kasey Picayo Zoe Picayo Jim Petrie Luzia Prazeres Adi Shamir Rena Stallings
Merril Stern Keith Stout Kate Temple Dave Trumbull Regina Trumbull Blanche Uyendale Lisa Watson Karen Whyte-Moore Laura Wolfman Camille Zamora Joan Zingarelli Parents of Children of Color Committees Provides a forum for discussion of the needs and concerns of parents of children of color. Each school division hosts its own Parent of Children of Color Committee for dialogue and support on common issues. Rhonda Hartley, Co-Chair Charlotte Hosten, Co-Chair Shindy Johnson, Co-Chair Myra Mason, Co-Chair Gillian Blades Juliet Burrows Irene Cabrera Damon DueWhite Faiz Ellis Wayne Hartley Kaiko Hayes Kim Hostler Marguerite Lukes Karen Moore Karen A. Palmer Susan Richman Keith Stout Henryne Tobias Maurice Tobias Ian Thornell Maria Thornell David Trumbull Regina Trumbull Karen Whyte-Moore
Red is Green This committee finds ways to make LREI more eco friendly environment through tangible short and long term initiatives. The committee raises â€œgreenâ€? awareness throughout the school, sponsoring an Earth Day event, community service actions and recycling drives. Kim Beck, Co-Chair Liseloe Vince, Co-Chair Ingrid Arneberg Shannon Barden Phyllis Belkin Michael Cosaboom Dawn Eig Susan Harris Fia Hatsav Tatjana Kalinin Linda Phillips Hilary Meltzer Sherry Millis Maggie Planer Moskowitz Amy Munch Brigie Olsen Lisa Paolella Pam Sailsbury Kate Temple Tatyanna Wright School Store Coordinators Volunteers sell LREI merchandise. This year the school raised $2,000. Liz Kurtzman Kasey Picayo Sports Committee Volunteers advertise upcoming sports events and invite every member of the LREI community to watch sporting events. Bruce Hood, Co-Chair Zoe Picayo, Co-Chair Mitch Bompey Rhona Chambers Jay Markley Molly Sellner Harris Merril Stern
Art Auc tion A two-day silent auction of contemporary ﬁne art donated by the LREI community and artist friends of the school.
COMMITTEE Joanne Freeman, Co-Chair Pippa Gerard, Co-Chair Monica Missio, Co-Chair Denise Adler Rebecca Ascher Amanda Bouquet Martha Brooks Juliet Burrows Hillary Butler Erin Calhoun Beth Dary Carlton Davis Anne Delaney Theo Dotson Eva Faye Allen Furbeck Anick Guira Ronnie Halper Kim Hostler Robert Jessel Marie-Christine Katz Sarah Laird Carmen Lenzi Sarah Lutz Kat McCord Susan Noonan Lara Olivieri Gabriel Orozco Kasey Picayo Jose Picayo Fran Reilly Beina Rosarius Sue Sco Tom Slaughter David Soyer LR ‘42 Michelle Stiller Angela Suhatskaya DONORS Denise Jones Adler Michael Amoruso Judith Araujo-Volkmann Michael Askin Meghan Farley Astrachan Luca Babini Catherine Barksdale
David Baskin Sarah Bereza Gisella Berger Dianne Blell Meghan Boody Amanda Bouquet Hovey Brock Christopher Brooks Yvonne Brooks Nancy Brooks Brody Gayle Brown Lindsey Brown Frank Brunner Julia Burlingham ‘04 Tom Caravaglia Juonzas Cernius Philippe Chang Sung-Ho Choi Mirjana Ciric CLIC Gallery Chuck Close Carin Cohen Chris Craymer Maeve D’Arcy ‘04 Beth Dary Eva Davidova Carlton Davis DAZE Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning Trust Lisa de Kooning Anne Delaney James DeMartis Roz Dimon Andy Donker Claudia Doring-Baez Brian Dorsey Steve Doughton Carol Dragon Harvey Drucker Rita Drucker Mona Dukess Roberto Dutesco Michael Dweck Andrew Eccels India Evans Faile Heide Fasnacht Eva Faye Sandi Fellman Peter Fox Joanne Freeman
Allen Furbeck Veronique Gambier-Davis Celia Gerard Cristos Gianakos Philip Glass Hanse Gleb Aharon Gluska Bari Goodman Brenda Goodman Marian Goodman Gallery Marc-Antoine Goulard Susan Grabel Rodney Alan Greenblat Caitlin Greer ‘98 Joy Gush Melinda Hacke Theresa Hacke Glen Hanson William Harvey Emily Hass Elizabeth Hershorn Elana Herzog Jene Highstein Kiy Highstein Brece Honeycu Rachel Hovnanian David Humphrey Jacqueline Humphries In Memory of Vickie Jaskolha Mary Javorek Susan Jennings Robert Jessel Marthe Jocelyn Erick Johnson Stella Johnson Mary Jones Cecily Kahn David Kapp Megan Kerlan Jeremy Kassen Marie Christine Katz Lina Kempner Hugh Kepets Victor Kerlow ‘04 William King Mark Klemer Barbara Knight
Ken Kochey Gary Kuehn Lou Kunsch The Family of Harvey Kurtzman Campbell Laird Brian Lanker Jean Laughton Ed Lederman Eugene Lemay Joe Lewis David Levinthal Hugh Lifson ‘55 Mariana Lopez Sarah Lutz Tri Huu Luu Melissa Marks Peter Max Margery Mellman Marsha Melnick Lisbeth & Jason McCoy Monica Missio Penti Monkkonen Phyllis Murray James Nares Andrew Nash Anne Navasky Mario Naves Dennis Nazarov Joe Heaps Nelson Roger Neve Susan Now Hank O’Neal Elizabeth O’Relly Gabriel Orzco Chris Oaway ‘81 Tom Oerness Andres Overgaard Chris Owyoung Al Peters James Petrozzello Elizabeth Peyton Jose Picayo Richard Pis Marjorie Portnow ‘60 Peggy Preheim Peggy Resnick Erick Rank Michael Ridgeway
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Art Auction Donors continued Jennifer Riley Aurora Robson Naida Roden Steve Romero ‘90 Daniel Root Rina Root Beina Rosarius Robin Rose Andrea Rosen Gallery Donna Rosenthal Melissa Rubin Andra Samelson Wendy Sands Barbara Sang Janet Sawyer David Schafer Ann Schaumburger David Schmidlapp Bastienne Schmidt Jacqueline Schmidt Marion Schneider Carl Fredrik Schultz Shelley Seccombe Peter Serling Ben Shauhn Susannah Shepard ‘95 Jill Miller Shnayer Gabriel Shulidner ‘90 Joyce Silver Tom Slaughter Sandy Smolan
Pai Smith Chris Sollars Joseph Solman Keith Sonnier Moses Soyer Raphael Soyer Jim Sperber Sara Stathas Walter Steding H. David Stein Torild Stray Andre Stroeriko Peter Stromtsos Eve Stuart Angela Suhatskaya Sarah Sze Juergen Teller Kate Temple Mary Beth Thielhelm Michael Thompson Julian Trigo Marc Tsurumaki Dana Tynan Kim Uchiyama Alan Uglow Josee Urso Valta Us Michael Van Burger John van Rens Antoine Verglas
Aken Wahl Albert Watson Lisa Watson William Wegman Betsy Weis Karen Whitford Walter Wick Kevin Wixted Katarina Wong Peter Zimmermann The Commiee extends its gratitude to the following who so generously donated their time and talents to ensure that the Art Auction was a great success. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place Denise & Robbie Adler Ben-Hur Moving & Storage Martha Brooks Juliet Burrows & Kim Hostler Alex Casana Christiane Celle & Antoine Verglas Chiara Clemente ‘96 Hillary Butler Beth Dary Marissa DeVito
Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning Trust Robyn Donnelly EET Catering Jacob Farkas Allen Furbeck Alex Greenshields Ken Gunsberger Ronnie Halper Hector Henriquez Benoit Lagarde Sonia Lee & Alan Grumet Carmen Lenzi Arthur Lewis Sarah Lutz Kat McCord Gabriel Orozco Jose Picayo Pop the Cork Wines Prestone Printing Robert Romero Andrea Rosen Jorge Rueda Sue Sco Tom Slaughter John Smith David Soyer LR ‘42 Splashlight Studios Tecx/Ex Event Force, Inc. Neville Wakeﬁeld
Former faculty members Cindy Volack and Cleo Banks at the auction's reception in Soho.
Stir the Pot guests try specialty cocktails served in the new Charlton Street courtyard.
Stir the Po t LREI’s new event this year was a tasting event called Stir the Pot. Parent chefs (Mario Batali, Jason Denton and Lee Hanson) and restaurateurs from inside and outside the LREI community brought their favorite dishes for guests to enjoy. This fantastic community builder raised $7,300 toward the Annual Fund.
Committee Jennifer Esposito, Co-Chair Ceci Van Blerkom Co-Chair Elyssa Ackerman Ingrid Arneberg Missy Basile Antonia Batalias Juilet Burrows Irene Cabrera Donna Dees Thomases
Jason Denton Jennifer Denton Celeste Dorsey Luzia Dos Prazeres Dawn Eig Holly Glass Marjorie Goldner Miche Griﬃn Lee Hanson Molly Harris Wayne Hartley Kim Hostler Tatjana Kalinin
Kathryn Kellinger Liz Kurtzman Jeane Lopez-Muniz Susie Marples Jessica Meli Lara Olivieri Zoe Picayo Francine Reilly Sherri Schnall Stacie Sinder Regina Trumbull Liseloe Vince
We have endeavored to acknowledge every volunteer in every category. If your name was omied or misspelled, please accept our sincere apologies and notify the Oﬃce of Advancement.
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Stir the Pot continued
SPECIAL THANKS 10 Downing A Salt and Baery Abe & Arthur Elyssa & Jason Ackerman Susan Cahn & Mario Batali Amy Berley & Richard Hulnick Haley & Jason Binn Blue Hill The Bowery Hotel Brooklyn Brewery Burger Bash Chow Bar Da Silvano Eight Mile Creek Jennifer & Jason Denton Fresh Direct Gemma Gran Sierpe Pisco Grandaisy The Grey Dog's Coﬀee Miche Griﬃn Kathryn Kellinger & Lee Hanson Peter Harris Rhonda & Wayne Hartley ‘ino Jacques Torres
Joe's Coﬀee Philip Kassen Liz Kurtzman Locanda Verde The Lobster Place LREI Cookbook Commiee Charles Merinoﬀ Michael's Minea Tavern MMMunch Amy Nelms Nobu Oo The Palm Palma Pao Pepe Rosso Plain-T Plum Organics Rao's Red is Green Commiee The Scoo Family The Silver Palate Shawn Sullivan Dave Trumbull Ultimate Confection Collection Waverly Inn Wayne Hartley Cupcakes
Inside Stir the Pot: Restaurants set up tasting booths in the auditorium.
Marie Weis s Memorial Fund & Gift s in Memory Of
"To have known Marie was to love her," said friend and colleague Grace Cohen.
Marie Weiss 1920-2010 In June, LREI lost Marie Weiss, a near constant presence in the school for over 50 years. This fund was created in memory of her. Plans for gifts to this fund will be announced at the Marie Weiss Memorial on October 2, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. (Contributions as of August 2, 2010) Abigail Agranat The Balsam Family Bea & Sy Beder Jay Beder ‘64 Jodi Beder '68 & Jimmy Tarlau '66 Sarah Brooks Barlow Babee Blaug The Cipriano Family Eileen Dougherty Joanna Dragich '95
Kate Edgar & Allen Furback Chris Fleming & Jim Wiggins Coleen Fitzgibbons & Tom Oerness Brooke Gadasi Meriam Lobel Andrew McLaren Tim Merjos ‘80 Susan E. Meyer' 58 Vera, Garre '95 & Alex '02 Michaels Steve Neiman Harriee Resnick & Michel de Konkoly Thege Liza Sacks Carol Sedwick & Michael Patrick '71 Ellen Schall ‘65 Susan Sharp & David Amsden Eve Stuart Ilene & Donald Tilner G. Bridgee Vidunas Nina Wallce ‘73 Johanna Walter & Philip Kassen Elaine Winter & Nick O'Han
Gifts in Memory Of Gis in Memory Of are monetary contributions given in memory of a friend, family member or long-time supporter of LREI. In Memory of Anita “ Skip" Kanarich ‘50 Herbert Kanarick In Memory of Inez Parkins Milly and Mel Salwen
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