Alumnae Weekend

Celebrating 125 years of Kent Place | Lighting the way

Alumnae Weekend, Friday, May 1 through Saturday, May 2, is a fun-filled weekend of activities and events for alumnae and their families celebrating the rich history and bright future of Kent Place School. Special reunion celebrations for classes ending in 0 and 5 will also be held.

Come early on Thursday, April 30 for a "Celebration of the Arts: Alumnae Arts Show," featuring works of art by KPS alumnae during this special evening showcasing alumnae performances.

Alumnae Weekend 2020 Information

List of 5 items.

  • Thursday, April 30, 2020

    6:00 p.m.
    Celebration of the Arts and Alumnae Art Show
  • Friday, May 1, 2020 Schedule

    1:00 p.m. 
    50th reunion pen-pal tea on campus 

    6:00 p.m.
    Dinner in Celebration of the 50th Reunion
    Classes through 1970 are invited
    Norwood House 

    Reunion Parties at varying locations

    Alumnae Board Welcome Reception for non-reunioning alumnae with special faculty guests of honor
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 Schedule

    9:00 a.m.
    Registration Opens
    Tours by Green Key students 

    Wellness Walking Tour with KPS Hall of Famer Tizzie Benthien 
    Take a loop around campus with Tizzie and take in the new and exciting additions to campus

    10:00-11:30 a.m.
    Alumnae Association Annual Meeting and Awards with a State of the School report from Head of School Dr. Jennifer Galambos 

    Noon-1:30 p.m. 
    Mini-classes with Master Teachers
    • Elaine Schwartz, Women in Economics
    • Dr. Evelyn Hanna, STEM/STEAM Demonstrations
    • Dr. Karen Rezach, Ethics
    • Rick Morey, Architecture Tour of Kent Place Campus
    • 100 Years of New Jersey Women Voting: A Look at Suffrage through the Lens of KPS History 
    1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Snack time: Food trucks at Graduation Lawn 

    2:00 p.m.
    Varsity Lacrosse Game and ALS challenge, Upper Field

    6:00 p.m.
    125th Gala Celebration 
  • Accommodations

    The Grand Summit Hotel
    (908) 273-3000
    For a special room rate at the Grand Summit Hotel, please call by 5:00 p.m. on April 5. Be sure to mention that you are visiting for your Kent Place Reunion. Prices are $139 for a single and $149 for a double.

    The DeBary Inn
    (908) 277-0005
    Please call for prices.

    The Madison Hotel
    (973) 285-1800

  • KPS Memorabilia

    During Reunion Weekend, don’t forget to visit the Archives in the Mabie House to see photos, yearbooks, uniforms and mascots from years past. If you have items to share or donate to Kent Place, please bring your memorabilia to Reunion or contact the Alumnae Office.

Reunion Committee

Reunion Committee members play an essential role, encouraging fellow classmates to participate in reunion by returning to campus and supporting their alma mater. If you are interested in serving on the Reunion Committee for your class, please contact the Alumnae Office at (908) 273-0900, ext. 335.

For More Information

For Alumnae Weekend details, please contact the Alumnae Office at (908) 273-0900, ext. 335. Registration materials will arrive by mail in mid-March. Online registration will also be available shortly.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.