RPCS Virtual Alumnae Weekend 2021

April 16-17, 2021

There’s No Place Like Home! For the health and safety of our community, this year Alumnae Weekend 2021 will be virtual. We are so excited to gather online and connect with friends near and far! You can even wear your favorite (ruby red?) slippers!

Friday, April 16

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Dushane Tea for the Classes of 1945 – 1969This virtual program for alumnae who have celebrated their 50th reunion or greater will feature Senior speeches from members of the Class of 2021, comments from Caroline Blatti, Head of School and performances by the Roses and the Semiquavers. Special treats will be mailed to attendees!

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Friday Night Fun Night
  • Welcome by Sydnee Wilson Ruff, 2004, Alumnae Board President
  • Presentation of the Alumnae McCauley Bowl Award to the 2020 and 2021 recipients:
    • Judy Mitchell Wright, 1964 and Carol Witz Hunt, 1976
  • Presentation of the newly established Distinguished Rising REDS Award
  • Spring Photo Contest winners announced
  • Game time - Trivia with Alumnae! (The winning team will win some RPCS swag!)


Saturday, April 17

Fun and Informative Virtual Sessions for Alumnae and Their Families!


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Elephants, Oh My! Virtual Tour of the Elephants at the Maryland Zoo, followed by questions and answers with Clarie Downs, 2009

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Coping with Insomnia and Stress During (and After) COVID-19 with Life-Coach and Author, Sondra Kornblatt, 1971 

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Your Skincare Regime with Dr. Maryam Zamani, 1992, MZ Skin in London

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Build a Board Workshop - get ready to entertain! Prepare a beautiful spring charcuterie display with Sydnee Wilson Ruff, 2004, Alumnae Board President

Virtual Celebrations for Reunion Classes

Times will be determined by individual classes. Class invitations, relevant details and Zoom links will be sent separately by Reunion Committees. Some classes are opting to celebrate once it is safe to do so in person in the coming months.


Celebrating Reunion Classes ending in 1’s and 6’s….
1941, 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016.

Zoom links will be sent on Thursday, April 15.  All times are Eastern Time (ET)


As a group, the Reunion Planning and Giving Committee:

  • Serves as a liaison between your class and the Alumnae Office leading up to Reunion Weekend
    • Participate in occasional committee meetings during the year
    • Live out of town - it’s fine to call in!
    • Coordinates your class dinner and any other additional events your class would like to hold
    • Encourages classmates to attend the Alumnae Weekend events
    • Encourages classmates to participate in the Reunion Giving Effort
  • Helps establish class gift goals and allocations. 
  • Lends signature to the fall letter
  • If schedule allows, joins for Fall Phonathon and Spring RedRaiser to call fellow classmates


April 16-18, 2021 - Celebrating the Classes ending in 1 and 6.

April 22-24, 2022 - Celebrating the Classes ending in 2 and 7.

April 14-16, 2023 - Celebrating the Classes ending in 3 and 8.

April 19-21, 2024 - Celebrating the Classes ending in 4 and 9.