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Reunion 2024: June 14–15

Classes ending in 4 and 9: Your Class Reunion Committees and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations have worked hard to create an unforgettable weekend just for you. Mark your calendar. Connect with friends. Make your next Milton memory by joining us Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, 2024!

Featured Programs

Please note that the below schedule is subject to change.

Friday, June 14

11:30 a.m.–7 p.m
Alumni Welcome Center and Campus Housing Check-In
Kellner Performing Arts Center Patio

Stop by for your nametag, weekend information, and refreshments. Pre-ordered picnic lunches may also be picked up, and limited quantities will be available for purchase ($20).

12–1:30 p.m
Dare to Be True: Celebrating the Class of 1974; Lunch and Program
Thacher Auditorium, Ware Hall
Members of the Class of 1974 and guests are invited to a special luncheon with Milton leadership, followed by a Q&A with current Milton students.

12–3 p.m.
Guided Campus Tours
Departing from the Alumni Welcome Center on the hour

Enjoy a guided tour of your favorite spots on campus, as well as newly renovated spaces. You’ll also hear about planned campus improvements. Tours run on the hour.
Get reacquainted with campus now with our panoramic virtual tour narrated by Milton students.

1:30–2:15 p.m.
Milton Alumni Sing
Kellner 167, Kellner Performing Arts Center

Resurrect favorites from the Milton songbook with Music Faculty Ted Whalen. 

2:30–4 p.m
Class Meetings
See Class Schedule
Members of the Classes of 1959 and 1964 are invited to join meetings for their respective classes. Assigned meeting spaces may be used as an area to relax and meet with classmates throughout the weekend. 

4–5 p.m.
Nesto Gallery Viewing
Art and Media Center, Nesto Gallery
Check out the Class of 2009 Alumni Exhibit featuring David Bruce ’09, Sarah Diamond ’09, Dougan Khim ’09, and Jasmine Reid ’09.

6:30–8:30 p.m.
Class Dinners
Connect with both old and new Milton friends at your class’s dinner. Enjoy a delightful dinner and the opportunity to celebrate with a glass of wine or beer. Please note that this event is for adults only. Dinners on campus are $75 per person; $50 per person for classes 2009, 2014, and 2019.

Classes of 1954, 1964, 1969 (MABUS) Dinner
Elliott Commons, Millet House

Class of 1959 Dinner
Elliott Commons, Millet House

Class of 1979 Dinner
Admissions Lobby, Warren Hall

Classes of 1989, 1994 Dinner
Pritzker Science Center

Class of 1999 Dinner
Thacher Auditorium, Ware Hall

Classes of 2004, 2009 Dinner
Straus Library

Classes of 2014 Dinner
Schwarz Student Center Upper Level

Class of 2019 Dinner
Schwarz Student Center Lower Level

The following classes will celebrate off campus; information has been shared with attendees by email:
Class of 1969 Girls’ School
Class of 1984
Class of 1974

9–11 p.m.
Milton Night Out: Bowery Bar and Patio
Bowery Bar and Patio, Dorchester, Mass.
Enjoy a night out with fellow Milton young alumni and delicious snacks and drinks! Please note that this event is for 21+ alumni in the Classes of 2009–2019.

Saturday, June 15

9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Alumni Welcome Center and Campus Housing Check-In
Kellner Performing Arts Center Patio

Stop by for your nametag, weekend information, and refreshments. Pre-ordered picnic lunches may also be picked up, and limited quantities will be available for purchase.

9:30–10 a.m.
Memorial Service
Apthorp Chapel
A chance for alumni to come together to honor classmates who have passed.

10–3 p.m.
Guided Campus Tours
Departing from the Alumni Welcome Center on the hour
Enjoy a guided tour of your favorite spots on campus, as well as newly-renovated spaces. You’ll also hear about planned campus improvements. Tours run on the hour.
Get reacquainted with campus now with our panoramic virtual tour narrated by Milton students.

10:15–11:15 a.m.
School Leadership Symposium: Charting Our Course
King Theatre, Kellner Performing Arts Center
Hear from Head of School Alixe Callen ’88.

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Softball Game for Baseball and Softball Alumni
Nash Field
Get the spikes dusted off and the glove oiled up! Milton Baseball and Softball grads and friends are invited to a softball game during Reunion 2024. Thanks to Michael Flaherty ’92 and Patrick Donovan ’99, varsity baseball coach Brendan Morrissey, varsity softball coach Amy Hickey P ’09 ’19, and former varsity baseball coach Tom Flaherty for helping to organize. Guests are welcome! For more information or to register, visit https://events.milton.edu/e/milton-baseball-alumni-game.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Student Life Panel
King Theatre, Kellner Performing Arts Center
Learn what life is like for today’s students in this moderated panel discussion.

12:30–2:30 p.m.
Family Festival
Quad Tent
Join us for the Family Festival featuring Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, Uncle E’s BBQ Express, and Cookie Monstah food trucks. Enjoy family-friendly activities like airbrush tattoos from Airbrush Boston, balloon animals, games, and so much more! This event is $20 per person for adults; $15 per person for the Classes of 2009, 2014, and 2019; $15 per person for children 6+ years; and no charge for children under 5 years.

1:30–3 p.m.
Nesto Gallery Reception: Class of 2009 Alumni Exhibit
Art and Media Center, Nesto Gallery
Check out the Class of 2009 Alumni Exhibit featuring David Bruce ’09, Sarah Diamond ’09, Dougan Khim ’09, and Jasmine Reid ’09.

2:30–3:30 p.m.
Milton Talks
King Theatre, Kellner Performing Arts Center
Alumni will share their reflections on what Dare to be True means to them today. This year’s speakers are David Ketchum ’79, Vivienne Lee ’99, Lyn Swett Miller ’84, and Anna Saavedra ’94.

3:30–4:45 p.m
Class Meetings
See Class Schedule

Members of the Classes of 1954, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 2004, 2009, 2014, and 2019 are invited to join meetings for their respective classes. Assigned meeting spaces may be used as an area to relax and meet with classmates throughout the weekend.
Please note, the 1969 class meeting will take place from 10:15-11:15 a.m., the 1954 class meeting will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m., and the 1999 class meeting will take place from 5-6 p.m.

6–7 p.m.
25th Reunion Cocktail Party
Cox Library, Wigglesworth Hall
Join us for light appetizers and a champagne toast to celebrate your milestone reunion before attending the All-Class Party.
Please note, the 1999 class meeting will take place immediately before the toast, from 5-6 p.m.

6–7 p.m.
50th Reunion Cocktail Party
Schwarz Student Center Lower Level
Join us for light appetizers and a champagne toast to celebrate your milestone reunion before attending the All-Class Party.

6–9 p.m.
All-Class Party
Quad Tent
Connect with old and new Milton friends and current and former faculty members while enjoying a tour of Boston neighborhoods through food stations, beer, wine, and live music from Wario Speedwagon. Classes will have designated tables during this celebration. This event is $75 per person; $50 per person for the Classes of 2009, 2014, and 2019. Please note that this event is for adults only.

The following classes will celebrate off campus; information has been shared with attendees by email:
Class of 1954

Key:

Denotes programs with food service.

*Off-campus event registration information to come.

Weekend Essentials

On-Campus Accommodations
Reunion Housing has sold out, and we are no longer accepting housing requests for on-campus accommodations.

Hotel Blocks
Nearby hotel rooms are also available at a discounted rate when you book by May 14, 2024.

  • Best Western Braintree Inn: call 781-848-1260 and reference the Milton Academy block, or click here to make your reservation online
  • Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree: call 781-848-0600 or click here to make your reservation and enter group reservation code G-MRUN

Classroom Assignments
Each reunion class will be assigned a classroom space to serve as their “home base” for the weekend. Assignments will be shared with attendees upon arrival.

Children
While children are welcome at all daytime activities, evening celebrations and dinners are for adults only. 

Childcare Services
On-campus childcare is being offered by licensed care providers.

When registering for Reunion, please add your child as a guest in order to select childcare services. Once your child is registered as a guest, you’ll have the option to select the childcare services accordingly.

Childcare is available for children ages 3-12. Please note all children must be potty-trained.
Pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday, June 7. The fee is $75 per night per child. Limited spots are available. 

  • Friday, June 14: Service available: 5-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 15: Service available 5-9:30 p.m.

Dinner and snacks are provided on both nights. 

Reunion Gift
Support today’s students and faculty and honor your reunion year by making a gift to the Milton Fund. Click here to follow your class’s progress and make your gift today.

Bookstore
The bookstore will be operating out of the Alumni Welcome Center, which will be located on the Kellner Performing Arts Center’s patio.

  • Friday, June 14, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Use the code HELLO24 to get 10% at the Milton bookstore

Connect with Milton on Social Media
Post pictures of Reunion using the hashtag #MiltonReunion and tag us in your Instagram, Facebook, X, or LinkedIn posts! 

COVID-19 Considerations
We will continue to align our Reunion guidelines with that of the State of Massachusetts and the CDC. In consideration of the health and safety of visitors and our campus community, we ask that you monitor your health prior to visiting campus. If you are feeling unwell, please plan to stay home.

Photography and Videography
Class photos will be taken during Friday night dinners unless other arrangements have been made by your class committee. Photographs and/or video will be captured throughout the weekend during all activities. By attending these events, you understand that your likeness may appear in various Milton materials, including social media, email, website, and/or printed collateral. A curated album of photos and video will be shared via email and social media after Reunion.

Cancellation Policy
Reunion registration fees are 100% refundable if canceled on or before Friday, May 31.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after May 31.

 

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