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Spend the weekend in a special place.


St. Andrew’s REUNION

R e g i s t r at i o n I n f o r m at i o n



Reconnect Reflect Relax l



We have planned a variety of events to make your experience at Reunion 2014 as memorable and fulfilling as the years you spent at St. Andrew’s as a student. We encourage you and your family or guests to participate in as many activities as you choose. Please use the Registration Form included with this mailing to reserve your accommodations, meals and child care. If you will be with us for most of the weekend, take advantage of our weekend rates, which include your room, all meals and some child supervision.



Reunion is a celebration of our SAS relationships, full of great people, great friendships and great times. It is an opportunity to reconnect with peers and deepen your connection to classmates and the School. This year we celebrate this spirit of community, the culture and ethos of St. Andrew’s School that we shared as students and now as alumni. Please join us!

Weekend Schedule in a Nutshell Enjoy a walk in the woods, a cruise on the pond, a backroad bike ride, crew “practice,” a family soccer game and sumptuous meals. Engage in a dynamic discussion with our fabulous faculty and amazing alumni panels. Wellness activities, karaoke and the all-alumni banquet are just more of the fun.

23rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament This year’s tournament tees off on Friday, June 6, at 9:00 a.m. at Wild Quail Golf Club in Camden-Wyoming, Delaware. Talk with classmates, friends and family members to form a foursome (or two!) and compete for great prizes. Look for the registration in the centerfold or go online to register.



Weekend Highlights 50th Reunion Class Cocktails and Dinner Time for the Class of 1964 to gather together for food and fellowship to celebrate their milestone reunion!

Tour de Noxontown Bring your bike and join up with other alumni cyclists for a backroad tour of Delaware and Maryand! Four routes including Chesapeake Horse Country and the Lighthouse at Cedar Swamp State Wildlife Area.

Faculty Panel Discussion: “School Culture and Ethos” Members of the current faculty will lead the discussion to explore what we mean by school culture and ethos, and how we build this spirit and energy into the core of the institution. The group will reflect on the qualities that define a healthy, vibrant school culture and discuss how contemporary society poses challenges to overcome as we fight for this culture.

Our Amazing Alumni A conversation on how the St. Andrew’s culture and ethos carry into our adult professional and personal lives. Led by Adm. Dennis Blair ’64 (Ret.).

25th Reunion Luncheon The Class of 1989 is invited to join Tad and Elizabeth Roach and members of the faculty for a special luncheon under the tent at House #1 to reminisce and renew class friendships.

Old Guard Luncheon Members of the distinguished 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th and 75th reunion classes are invited to a special luncheon discussion with Alumni Association Board President Buck Smith ‘66 about the School’s historic strengths and vision that have served each of us throughout the years.

St. Andrew’s Story Corps Modeled after NPR’s “Story Corps Booth,” the SAS Library seminar room is set up to record your favorite SAS stories and memories. Drop by alone or with your former roommate, teammate or classmate to share your own oral history!



Events for All Reunions Friday, June 6, 2014 8:00 a.m. 23rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Registration Opens (9:00 a.m. shotgun start) Wild Quail Golf and Country Club

4:00 p.m.

Reunion Check-In begins for all classes Main Common Room

6:00 p.m. Welcome Back BBQ Front Lawn/Dining Hall

50th Reunion Cocktails O’Brien Arts Center

7:00 p.m. 50th Reunion Dinner Warner Gallery, O’Brien Arts Center

8:30 p.m. All-Alumni Hospitality Suite on the Garth Old Guard Coffee & Conversation House #1

Late Arrival Info

Schedule of Reunion Events

June 6-8, 2014 schedule subject to change

Registration closes for the day at 10:00 p.m. on Friday; however, alums who have PRE-REGISTERED and arrive after 10:00 p.m. should go to the Main Common Room and find their registration packet on the table there. It will have the room assignment printed on the front of the envelope. Please also keep in mind that dinner service stops promptly at 8:00 p.m., so if you are running late or stuck in traffic, plan to stop en route for a bite to eat. Please stop back on Saturday when registration is open to notify staff of your arrival.


YOUR REUNION WEEKEND Saturday, June 7, 2014 7:30 a.m. 8:00–9:30 a.m. 9:00–10:30 a.m.

Birder’s Barge Trip Tour de Noxontown Breakfast Buffet, Dining Hall Faculty Panel on Culture and Ethos Explore school culture and ethos, and learn how we build spirit and energy into the core of the institution.

Schedule of Reunion Events

June 6-8, 2014

10:45 a.m.–Noon

Gahagan Room, O’Brien Arts Center Our Amazing Alumni: Adm. Dennis Blair ’64 (Ret.) A conversation on how St. Andrew’s culture and ethos carries into our adult professional and personal lives.

Noon 2:00 p.m. 2:00–5:00 p.m.

schedule subject to change

2:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Midnight 1:00 a.m.

Gahagan Room, O’Brien Arts Center Eastern Shore Picnic, Front Lawn 25th Reunion Luncheon Headmaster’s House Old Guard Luncheon Warner Gallery, O’Brien Arts Center Alumni Crew and Waterfront Time Ice Cream Truck with special Reunion flavor! Front Lawn Family Soccer Game Class Photos and Cocktails, Front Lawn Reunion Banquet Buffet Headmaster’s State of the School Reunion Awards Ceremony Karaoke, Fieldhouse Terrace Pizza Delivery Coffee & Cookies

Sunday, June 8, 2014 9:00 a.m. 9:30–11:00 a.m.


Alumni Memorial Chapel Service William H. Amos, speaker Farewell Brunch


Other Weekend Activities Enjoy the campus! St. Andrew’s School is located on over 2,000 acres bordered by tidal streams, farmland, ponds and creeks. It is a sanctuary for wildlife; deer, foxes, raccoons, hawks, owls, eagles and innumerable songbirds make their home on the grounds. Thrill to sunrise on Noxontown Pond. Board the bug barge to scout for blue herons, egrets, ducks and eagles. Listen to the echo of insects buzzing in the marsh and frogs leaping onto lily pads. Hike, jog or mountain bike over wooded trails and farmland. Splash in the pond or pool, or just relax on the front lawn. Rediscover St. Andrew’s—the perfect place for a weekend of adventure with good friends, delicious food and memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Be prepared for these activities Basketball b Bicycling (bring your own) b Birdwatching (bring your binoculars) b Canoeing b Fishing (bring your rod) b Hiking b Rowing b Soccer b Tennis or Squash (bring your racquet) b Swimming

Deadline for reservations is Thursday, May 28. We cannot guarantee lodging for walk-in attendees.



General Reunion Information Due to the increasingly high number of St. Andreans attending Reunion and our limited rooming capacity, we will adhere to the following registration and cancellation deadlines.



Cancellation Policy

Registration deadline for Reunion 2014 is Thursday, May 28. You may register online, by mail or by fax, but it must be received by May 28. All pre-registrations will be assigned a room and all others will be taken as walk-in registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. We expect a large attendance at St. Andrew’s Reunion Weekend so it is essential that all alumni and guests formally register to participate in any and all events for Reunion Weekend.

If a pre-registration has been received and the room is canceled before Reunion Weekend begins, a full refund will be issued as soon as possible after Reunion Weekend. However, if the registrant does not cancel prior to Reunion Weekend, no refund will be issued.

Attire Dress for the entire weekend is casual, with coat and tie (and the equivalent for ladies) optional for Saturday night. Please take into consideration any events you may want to participate in for appropriate clothing needs (e.g., crew, tennis, soccer, swimming, etc.). Plan to be comfortable!

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL 2014 Travel St. Andrew’s is located close to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). Both airports have car rental agencies on the premises. Other ground transportation options are available at the Wilmington Train Station through Amtrak and Greyhound. We do not recommend using a taxi service—the costs can reach $90-100 each way.

Arrival Upon arrival, all vehicles will be directed where to park in effort to preserve the green spaces and trees at St. Andrew’s and for your safety in case of fire. Those with lots of luggage can drop off at the dorm and return to park. Security will be on call if anyone needs to go to their vehicle after hours. After you park, please check in at the Main Common Room in Founders Hall to receive your information packet, including room assignment and nametag, and other important updated information. Old Guard alums can park near their dorms and use their vehicle as needed during the course of the weekend.

Alumni Office Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at 302-285-4260, or e-mail us at alum@ Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


YOUR REUNION WEEKEND Rooms may be available at the following locations for the evenings of June 6 & 7: Hampton Inn 117 Sandhill Drive Middletown, DE 19709 302-378-5656 Fairfield Inn 65 Geoffrey Drive Newark, DE 19713 302-292-1500 Christiana Hilton 100 Continental Drive Newark, DE 19713 302-454-1500 Holiday Inn Express 1780 N. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901 302-678-0600 Sheraton Inn 1570 N. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901 302-678-8500 Dover Downs Hotel 1131 N. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901 800-711-5882 302-674-4600 Best Western Smyrna Inn 190 Stadium Street Smyrna, DE 19977 302-659-3635


Accommodations On-campus housing will be available to Reunion year attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. Alumni are welcome to bring their family and friends to Reunion. Over the years, alums have brought parents, grandparents, grandchildren, adult children as well as spouses, significant others and children. (No dogs or pets, however!) We can accommodate approximately 300 people in the dormitory rooms on campus—and in past years we have filled all rooms—before the start of the weekend! We plan rooming assignments to keep classes together; however, if you have special needs or preferences, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. While the rooms and bathrooms are not deluxe, it’s fun to be with your classmates like old times, and it is convenient not to have to drive off campus. Basic sheets and towels are provided. Please also remember that St. Andrew’s is a community with an honor code and individual dorm rooms are not meant to be locked—there are no individual keys. Remember the locked drawer? Bring a combination lock if you must, but we encourage you to leave valuables at home. Please contact us for a complete list of hotels, motels and B&Bs, or check the “Accommodations” listing on our Web site:


A Few Reminders • There is no campus-wide air-conditioning. Bring a fan if the forecast calls for hot weather; if the weather turns cold, please bring a blanket. • There are no private bathrooms in the dorms, although we do designate men’s and women’s. • There are stairs to most of the dorms. If you require accessible accommodations, please let us know, and we will accommodate you. • Single registrants will be housed with samesex classmates. Let us know if you and a classmate want to be “roomies;” otherwise, leave it to us. • It is a celebratory weekend and some of the revelry may extend beyond some guests’ bedtimes. As St. Andreans, however, we hope everyone will be considerate and reasonable. • Families are housed together. Children stay with their parents. Please bring portable cribs or sleeping bags for children. • Dogs or other pets are NOT permitted on campus during Reunion. We look forward to receiving your registration by Thursday, May 28!



Activities for Children Franni’s Funhouse provides activities for children (5–12 years) and is supervised. It operates during most hours when Reunion activities are scheduled. The cost for this service is included in the children’s weekend package rate or as a separate per diem fee for those not attending the entire weekend. Private sitters can be arranged for children under 5 (for a fee) and must be reserved in advance by calling Rachelle Miclette at 302-285-4413. Private babysitters are to be paid directly by the parents at the end of service. Teenage children usually prefer to participate with their parents in the reunion activities and are the responsibility of their parents.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Schedule of Children’s Events

June 6-7, 2014 schedule subject to change

8:00 p.m.


10:00 p.m.

End of supervised activities Saturday, June 7, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Arts & Crafts

11:00 a.m.-Noon Games Noon

Lunch in Student Center

1:00-3:00 p.m. Amusements 3:00-4:00 p.m. Afternoon Movie 4:00-5:00 p.m. Lawn Games 5:30 p.m.

Pizza Party

6:30 p.m.

Family Movies

8:30-9:00 p.m. Popcorn Social 11:00 p.m.

End of supervised activities Please Note

All swimming, in the pond or pool, is permitted only under parental supervision while a lifeguard is on duty.





23rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament We look forward to the 23rd Annual Golf Tournament, which supports the Scholarship Fund and helps to keep St. Andrew’s open to all, regardless of means. We started this golf tournament with two goals—to kick off St. Andrew’s Reunion Weekend with a fun-filled event offering alumni, faculty, parents and friends of St. Andrew’s an opportunity to share the past, present and future of the School in a relaxed atmosphere, and secondly, to raise money for the St. Andrew’s Scholarship Fund. Over the past 22 years, I’m happy to say that with the support of alumni, parent and friends and local businesses, we have raised over $280,000 for the Scholarship Fund with the help of over 80 participants each year that have enjoyed a day of golf and fellowship. This year’s tournament promises to be better than ever. We will have prizes at many of the holes. As with last year’s tournament, everyone will play a scramble format that should be fun for the duffers and offer some challenges for more competitive golfers. And of course, our tournament will feature a first-class 19th Hole reception with a generous buffet and open bar. Please join us at the tournament on June 6. It is a great day of spirit and fellowship and good and not-so-good golf. The entry fee is $160. We expect a record turnout this year, so please register early. Look for your registration in this mailing or go online. You must mail or fax your registration by May 28 to secure a berth in the tournament. Reunion classes get organized—there will be prizes for the classes with the most golfers! If you have any questions, please call Amy Kendig at St. Andrew’s at 302-285-4278. I hope you will join us this year in supporting a great cause! I hope to see you at Wild Quail on June 6. Yours truly, Bob Kidd ’93 Golf Tournament Chairman 14


Benefactor Platinum


n Everything in Benefactor Gold, plus n Your logo imprinted on tournament souvenirs given to all participants in the Golf Tournament n Four more golf entries

Benefactor Gold


n Your message on a large sign at the 19th Hole Reception n Recognition in tournament program and at the 19th Hole Reception n Recognition in half-page ad in St. Andrew’s Magazine mailing to over 4,000 alumni and friends of the School thanking Benefactor Gold sponsors n Four golf entries

Benefactor Silver


n Your message on a large sign at the 19th Hole Reception n Recognition in tournament program and at the 19th Hole Reception n Two golf entries

Benefactor Bronze

Patron Gold Level


n Your message on a sign at the 10th hole gazebo refreshment stand n Recognition in tournament program

Patron Silver Level


n Your message on a sign at the 10th hole gazebo refreshment stand n Recognition in tournament program

Patron Bronze Level


n Your message on a sign along the course n Recognition in tournament program

Faculty Sponsor


n Sponsor a St. Andrew’s faculty member to play n Your name and message on a tee/green sign and recognition in tournament program

Tee/Green Sponsor


n Your name and message on a tee/green sign and recognition in tournament program


n Your message on a large sign at tournament start n Recognition in tournament program and at the 19th Hole Reception


St. Andrew’s School 350 Noxontown Road Middletown, DE 19709-1605

Reunion 2014 Registration Materials Enclosed! Deadline: May 28.







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Reunion Weekend 2014  

Reconnect, Reflect, Relax Spend the weekend in a special place. St. Andrew's Reunion: June 6-8

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