Alumni Reunion Weekend 2019

You’re invited to attend Reunion 2019, which includes the milestone reunion class celebrations.  The events of Reunion are for all alumni, family, and friends of Moravian Academy. We welcome you to join us for an unforgettable experience!  With fantastic gatherings, new glimpses of the campuses, enjoyable family-friendly activities and sessions to expand your mind, your reunion promises to be a stellar event!


Friday, October 4th

10:15 am 
Upper School Chapel in Dyer Auditorium featuring special guest speakers

11:15 am
Join our Upper School students for lunch in Melhado Dining Room, Walter Hall, Merle-Smith Campus

1:30 pm
Reunion Lovefeast at Central Moravian Church featuring special guest speakers

Immediately following Reunion Lovefeast
Alumni Photo and Tour of Church Street Campus – departs from Central Moravian Church

1:30-3:00 pm
Visit the Apiary and learn about our campus bees with Head Beekeeper Brian Elstein, Lower School Art, and his assistant beekeepers - Heath Science Complex

6:30-8:30 pm 
Reunion Kick-off Party
Join us for a festive beginning to the weekend on the patio at the Athletic and Wellness Center, Merle-Smith Campus! Food trucks, live music, lawn games, mead tasting with Greg Heller-LaBelle '01, and much more. Open to all alumni 21 and over.

Saturday, October 5th

Stop by the Moravian Academy Country Fair from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  It’s great for the whole family! 

9:00 am
5K Fun Run/Walk on Cross Country Course – starts at Athletic & Wellness Center.  Adult participation fee is $25, which includes a t-shirt.  Children under the age of 18 are free (does not include shirt).  Youth and adult t-shirts will be available for purchase for $15. Registration deadline is September 23. Register here.

10:30 am
Tour of Merle-Smith Campus – departs from Snyder House 

11:00 am
Dr. Claire Smith Hornung Memorial Dedication

11:30 am 
Tour of Merle-Smith Campus – departs from Snyder House 

12:30 pm 
Reunion Lunch and Program honoring the 50th Reunion Classes and our newest Distinguished and Honorary Alumni. Held in Melhado Dining Room, Walter Hall – children welcome

2019 Distinguished & Honorary Alumni:
  • Joyce Gilmore, Honorary Alumna
  • John Jacob '84, Distinguished Alumnus
  • Henry Whittemore '74, Distinguished Alumnus

Following Lunch
Moravian Seminary for Girls sponsor Dessert and Coffee on the Alumni Circle 

2:00 pm
Alumni Circle Brick Dedication

2:00 pm
Boys’ Varsity Soccer vs. Southern Lehigh, Merle-Smith Campus

3:00 pm 
Girls’ Varsity Soccer vs. Notre Dame (East Stroudsburg), Merle-Smith Campus

3:30 pm 
Boys’ JV Soccer vs. Southern Lehigh, Merle-Smith Campus

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Indulge your curiosity and awaken your creativity!
  • Plein air or studio sketching with Sue Maurer, Upper School Art
  • Yoga with Samantha Khan '09
  • Handbell ringing with Rob Riker, Upper School Music; Nate Diehl, Middle School Music; and Patrice Kidd, Middle School Music, Retired
4:00 pm
Girls’ Varsity Field Hockey vs. Bangor, Merle-Smith Campus

4:30 pm 
Girls’ JV Soccer vs. Notre Dame (East Stroudsburg), Merle-Smith Campus

5:15 pm 
Girls’ JV Field Hockey vs. Bangor, Merle-Smith Campus

5:00 pm
Moravian Preparatory School Cocktail Reception in Alumni Gymnasium, Church Street Campus 
Join us for a late 60’s/early 70’s school dance-themed celebration!

Saturday Evening
Reunion Class Dinners on and off Campus – check your mail/email/social media for more details from your class

The Lion’s Den
Childcare and activities for children (kindergarten through 8th grade) of alumni attending their Class Dinners will be available on the Merle-Smith Campus Saturday evening from 5:00-10:00 pm.  There will be fun for all, including a dinner picnic/pizza party, games, movies, arts & crafts, and much more!  Children must be pre-registered.

Sunday, October 14th

9:00 am-12:00 pm 
Alumni Hours in the Athletic & Wellness Center; Fitness Center open

Please check www.moravianacademy.org/alumnievents and the Moravian Academy Alumni Group on Facebook for schedule changes and additions.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Rooms have been blocked at several local hotels listed below.  Please be sure that you indicate that you are attending Moravian Academy Reunion events when calling for a reservation.

Best Western (Rtes. 22 & 512)

Hampton Inn & Suites (Rtes. 22 & 512)

Homewood Suites (Center Valley Parkway)
(610) 351-6400

Moravian Academy offers these establishments as a service to our returning alumni.  It accepts no responsibility and a listing does not imply endorsement.

Highlights From Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018

Merle Smith Campus

Downtown Campus