Reunion Weekend - Alumni - McDonogh School

Reunion Weekend

Mark your calendar for McDonogh's Reunion Weekend, April 23-26, 2020! All alumni are invited to campus to reconnect with fellow classmates and.create more McDonogh memories.

On the evening of Saturday, April 25, celebrations will be held for reunion year classes ending in 0 and 5. For class-specific information, please select the appropriate box below. 

McDonogh has a room block at the DoubleTree in Pikesville. For reservations, click here.

Hilton Hotel Baltimore North - Pikesville
1726 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
Phone: 410-415-7542

Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 443-544-7058 or alumni@mcdonogh.org.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 23

4:15 p.m.
Varsity Girls Softball vs. Catonsville High School | Softball Field
JV Boys Baseball vs. John Carroll School | Eyth Field
Varsity Boys Tennis vs. Loyola Blakefield | Aarsand Tennis Center

6:00 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony |  Aarsand 1873 Room, Edward St. John Student Center

Celebrate the alumni who have contributed to the life of McDonogh athletics at this special recognition event. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine before the ceremony, and stay afterwards to congratulate the new inductees over coffee and dessert.

  • Christopher K. Agorsor '08
  • Kristen A. Brown '10
  • Raymond M. Faby '49*
  • Justin M. Gross '10
  • Curtis M. Holmes '09
  • Amanda C. Kimbers '09
  • Giles P. Smith '09

*deceased

Friday, April 24

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Half Century Club Breakfast |  Aarsand 1873 Room, Edward St. John Student Center

Introducing McDonogh's Half Century Club! Enjoy coffee, conversation, and a continental breakfast at this inaugural event uniting all alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more.

11:15 to 11:45 p.m.
Memorial Service | Tagart Memorial Chapel

Remember those in the McDonogh Family who passed away during the year at this commemorative service. A special tribute will be paid to all deceased members of the Class of 1970. 

12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
State of the School Luncheon | Rosenberg Campus Green

All alumni are invited to hear Head of School Dave Farace ’87 speak about the school's key developments and plans for the future at a complimentary lunch.

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Senior Innovation Showcase | Fader Innovation Center

Seniors in the Innovation Capstone class work with local entrepreneurs throughout the year to design, test, and scale ideas. The course culminates with the Senior Innovation Showcase where teams pitch their ideas and attendees make 'investments' to determine the 2020 Fader Innovation Cup champions.

3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Cavalry and Riding Reunion | Willis Lynch Showgrounds

Get back in the tack! Alumni and their families are invited to return to the Eagle's Nest for a unique riding experience. All are welcome to hop on one of McDonogh's finest horses (or one of the ponies used for Lower School lessons if that is more your speed) and enjoy a ride.

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Alumni Athletics Tailgate | Eagle Lot

Before you cheer on your Eagles at one of the many athletic games, come join us for complimentary refreshments and orange and black swag in the alumni tent in the Eagle Lot.

4:15 p.m.
JV Girls Lacrosse vs. Notre Dame Prep | W. Boulton Dixon Turf Field

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Campus Bus and Walking Tours

Departing from Rogers Lobby in the Edward St. John Student Center

4:30 p.m.
Varsity Boys Lacrosse vs. Archbishop Spalding | John McDonogh Stadium

4:30 p.m.
Varsity Boys Baseball vs. Gerstell Academy | Eyth Field

6:00 p.m.
Varsity Girls Lacrosse vs. Notre Dame Prep | W. Boulton Dixon Turf Field

6:15 to 7:00 p.m.
Young Alumni Awards Ceremony | Klein Lyceum, Edward St. John Student Center

Young Alumni Awards are presented to graduates from the past 15 years whose achievements and contributions have positively impacted their profession, community, and/or McDonogh. Join us to celebrate this year’s recipients.

  • Alison K. Barzyk ’14
  • Darrius R. Heyward-Bey ’05
  • Hannah D. Johnstone Mathis ’09
  • Kyle B. Vaughan ’12
  • Kenneth C. Wayman ’12

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 
Alumni Cocktail Party | Ritter Terrace, Edward St. John Student Center

Alumni 21 years and older are invited for a casual evening of camaraderie. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine on the terrace at the Edward St. John Student Center.

Saturday, April 25

8:00 a.m.
McDonogh Spring Horse Show | Willis Lynch Showgrounds

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony and Breakfast |  Aarsand 1873 Room, Edward St. John Student Center

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes members of the McDonogh Family (alumni, parents, grandparents, or retired faculty and staff) who have devoted their time and effort most generously on behalf of McDonogh students, the school, and/or the Alumni or Parents Association. Join us as we honor the 2020 award recipients.

  • H. Stacey Boyer ’76: Trustee and Alumna
  • W. Boulton Dixon: Former Headmaster and Honorary Alumnus
  • LaVerne R. Holtz: Former Director of Records
  • Allan L. Spencer ’49: Alumnus

11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Campus Bus and Walking Tours

Departing from Rogers Lobby Edward St. John Student Center

12:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Crab Feast and Family Picnic | Rosenberg Campus Green

Pick crabs and enjoy cookout fare with former classmates at our annual Crab Feast and Family Picnic on the Rosenberg Campus Green.

  • $45 for adults until April 15 ($55 after April 15)
  • $30 for young alumni (Classes of 2005 - 2019) until April 15 ($40 after April 15)
  • $15 for children 7-18 years old; children 6 and under admitted free of charge.

Evening
Individual Parties for Reunion Classes | Off campus

Party details for reunion classes can be found on the individual class pages. Select your class year below.

Sunday, April 26

8:00 a.m.
McDonogh April Grand Local Horse Show | Willis Lynch Showgrounds

5:00 p.m.
Gospel Choir Concert | Tagart Memorial Chapel

Download the Reunion Weekend Brochure

To download the reunion weekend brochure, click here.

Select Your Class Year