Alumnae

Alumnae Events

List of 29 events.

  • Oct
    12

    Reunion Weekend


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    Join us as we celebrate classes ending in 3’s and 8’s at Reunion Weekend on October 12–14, 2018. This year, we’re changing things up with three fun-filled days of activities and events that include longstanding Ellis traditions like the presentation of the Sara Frazer Ellis award and new traditions like the Alumnae Career Panel. All alumnae, from all class years, are invited to come “home” to their beloved alma mater for Reunion Weekend 2018!
    Courtyard
  • Oct
    12

    Meet and Greet with Head of School Macon Finley

    Meet and Greet with Head of School Macon Finley
    Arbuthnot House
  • Oct
    12

    Reunion Welcome Back Campus Tour - Meet at The Arbuthnot House

    Find out what has changed, and what has stayed the same, since graduation as you walk through the halls of your alma mater. Led by an Upper School student, hear firsthand what it’s like to be an Ellis girl circa 2018!
  • Oct
    12

    Middle and Upper School Alumnae Career Panel


    Alumnae will speak to Middle and Upper School students about their career path and how Ellis prepared them for life after graduation at the Alumnae Career Panel.

    Auditorium
  • Oct
    12

    All Alumnae Luncheon

    All alumnae are invited to join us for lunch. Enjoy a performance by the Glee Club and the presentation of the 2018 Sara Frazier Ellis award to Peggy MATHIESON Conver ‘73.
    Alumnae Hall
  • Oct
    12

    Reunion Class photos - Courtyard

    Open to all classes Class Photos Transport yourself back to Picture Day—this time, sans braces—and pose for a group photo with your classmates. Cheese!
  • Oct
    12

    Grade 1 Alumnae Interviews/Classroom Visit

    Lower School, Room 103 Open to all classes, limited to 12 alumnae Reunion - Grade 1 Interviews Bridge the gap between the past and present for the next generation by joining the first grade for alumnae interviews. Share what Ellis was like during your years in the plaid as you flip through yearbooks and old photos with grade 1!
  • Oct
    12

    Reunion - Computer Science Class with Michele Lombardi

    Did you know that Ellis girls are programming robots, building their own iOS apps, and joining the national Girls Who Code movement on campus today? Learn more about our innovative STEM curriculum from Computer Science Teacher Michele Lombardi’s very own, alumnae-centered crash course, Computer Science 101!
    Middle School Computer Lab
  • Oct
    12

    Reunion - Grade 4 Pen Pals

    Class of 1968 only Grade 4 Pen Pals What’s it like to be an Ellis girl today vs. an Ellis girl five decades ago? The Class of 1968 will find out when they meet their rambunctious, spirited, and silly pen pals from the Class of 2027!
  • Oct
    12

    Welcome Back Campus Tour

    Led by Director of Development and Alumnae Engagement Carly REED Carstens ‘02, get the inside scoop on all things Ellis today from this lifer turned staffer!
    Benjamin R. Fisher Gallery
  • Oct
    12

    Alumnae Reunion Reception

    Toast to a fabulous Reunion Weekend alongside fellow Ellis women, faculty members, and trustees at our Alumnae Reception. Heavy appetizers and drinks will be served and alumnae are welcome to bring a guest.
    Alumnae Hall
  • Oct
    13

    Reunion - Coffee and Pastries

    Open to all classes and their families
    Coffee and Pastries
    It’s a family-friendly Saturday at Ellis! Join us for coffee & pastries Saturday morning after you walk Mellon Park or stroll the streets of Shadyside.  
    Gallery
  • Oct
    13

    Art Workshop with Fine Arts Faculty

    Open to all alumnae classes and their families Art Workshop with Fine Arts Faculty Revisit your days in the studio and reawaken your creative side during the Art Workshop led by Fine Arts faculty. Create and make alongside your family as your reminisce about your days on campus.
  • Oct
    13

    Tailgate lunch and Field Hockey

    Open to all alumnae classes and their families Tailgate Lunch and field hockey Order up! Enjoy lunch outside before the Tigers take the field.
    Ellis Athletics Field
  • Oct
    13

    Welcome Back Campus Tour

    Open to all alumnae classes and their families Welcome Back Campus Tour Is your 1998 cast photo from the Upper School musical still hanging on the wall outside the Auditorium? Does the Oedipus statue have a new home? Find out on our last campus tour of the weekend.
    Arbuthnot House
  • Oct
    13

    Varsity Field Hockey Game

    Open to all alumnae classes and their families Varsity Field Hockey Game Come cheer on the reigning WPIAL champs, the Ellis Field Hockey Team, as they battle it out on the field.
    Ellis Athletics Field
  • Oct
    13

    Alumnae Book Club Discussion

    Open to all alumnae classes Alumnae Book Club Discussion Dr. Anna Redcay, Head of the English Department, will lead a discussion on Swing Time by Zadie Smith, a new addition to the senior required reading list. Alumnae are invited to read the book ahead of Reunion Weekend in preparation for the new Alumnae Book Club!
    Fred C. Babcock Library
  • Oct
    14

    Reunion - Coffee and Pastries

    Open to all alumnae classes Coffee and Pastries Fuel up for the day ahead and have a cuppa coffee on us.
    Stained Glass Hallway
  • Oct
    14

    Yoga

    Open to all alumnae classes, adults-only Yoga Stretch it out with your girlfriends at Sunday morning yoga. Bring your own mat if possible, a limited number will be available. Namaste!
    Janet's Gym
  • Oct
    14

    Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie International 57th Edition Tour

    Carnegie Museum of Art Open to all alumnae classes Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie International 57th Edition Tour Join Performing Arts Department Chair & Visual Arts Teacher Sara Sturdevant as she leads alumnae on a tour of the Carnegie International 57th exhibit alongside a current Ellis student. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be provided, registration required.
  • Oct
    29

    Ellis goes to Longwood

    Head of School, Macon Finley will join Ellis Alumnae and friends for a wine and cheese party at Longwood. Guests will hear Ellis updates, reminisce, and enjoy time with old friends.
  • Nov
    7

    Wine and Cheese Art Workshop with Belle Moldovan

    Wine and Cheese Art Workshop with Belle Moldovan for Alumnae and Parents of Alumnae Reawaken your creative side as you make and take a small artists book or two as we explore using materials and visual storytelling.
    Fine Arts Building
  • Nov
    21

    Thanksgiving Break, Young Alumnae gathering at the Urban Tap

    Come join fellow alumnae, over Thanksgiving break, for cocktails and conversation, at the Urban Tap.
  • Nov
    27

    Giving Tuesday

    The Ellis School will launch a giving campaign in support of the Ellis Fund on Giving Tuesday.
  • Nov
    27

    Parent and Alumnae Phon-a-thon

    Parent and Alumnae Phon-a-thon for Giving Tuesday and the Participation Challenge
    Arbuthnot House
  • Nov
    29

    Alumnae phonathon

    Alumnae phonathon at the Ellis School. If you are interested in calling at the phonathon, please contact Carly Carstens at 412-661-6796
    Arbuthnot House
  • Dec
    19

    Young Alumnae Ice Cream Social


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    The graduating classes of 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 are invited back to their alma mater to share stories from school, catch up with favorite teachers, and reconnect with former teammates, little sisters, and study partners before they head back to college. Alumnae will enjoy pizza in Arbuthnot House with Ellis faculty before meeting up with Juniors and Seniors for ice cream and breakout groups to discuss life beyond Ellis––no faculty allowed for this portion.
    Arbuthnot House
  • Feb
    5

    Wine and Cheese Art Workshop with Belle Moldovan

    Wine and Cheese Art Workshop with Belle Moldovan for alumnae and parents of alumnae Reawaken your creative side while enjoying a glass of wine during this Art Workshop led by Fine Arts Faculty, Belle Moldovan. Create and make alongside your fellow alumnae and parents of alumnae as your reminisce about your time with Ellis.
    Fine Arts Building
  • May
    7

    Teacher Appreciation Day

    The Ellis School will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day with a giving challenge for community members. Every gift counts! Honor our outstanding faculty members with a gift to the Ellis Fund!
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