National Alumni EventsJanuary 30, 2018
We are continuing our travels across the nation to connect and celebrate with VVS Alumni! Head of School, Paul Amadio, and Alumni Engagement Coordinator, Jenae McCarroll, are co-hosting lively events across the country, with Class Agents and VVS Ambassadors. Check out the upcoming events, save the date, let us know you are coming and if you would like to host an event in your area give us a call. Hope to see you all very soon!
More information always being added…
Seattle, WA • Saturday, February 10, 2018. 4-7pm. RSVP HERE.
Portland, OR • Sunday, Feruary 11th, 2018. 5-8pm. RSVP HERE.
Hosted by Adam Haas ’73 and his wife Marsha, at their home in Portland! The gathering will include a light meal and drinks with the opportunity to be a part of a Moth Radio Hour program, sharing influential moments from your epxerience at Verde Valley School. Event Location: 10425 SW Hawthorne Lane. Portland, OR 97225. RSVP here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago, IL • Sunday, April 8, 2018. 3-6pm. RSVP HERE
Hosted by alumnus and current Board Member, Matt Helm ’88 in his home just outside Chicago. We are very lucky to have several young alumni in the area as well, so for those of you who have not been to campus lately, come by and share stories across the decades that are still grounded in the same traditions and red-dirt-filled-adventures! Event Location: 408 Stough St. Hinsdale, Il. 60521. RSVP here, or email email@example.com.
Boston, MA • Friday, April 27, 2018.
Join us at the Harvard Club for an alumni and community relations focused gathering, hosted by Board Member and alumna and current Board Member Andrea Coville ’76. Please bring your friends, family and anyone who may be interested in Verde Valley School, and our mission.
New York, NY • Sunday, April 29, 2018. More information coming soon!
Washington DC • Tuesday, May 1st, 2018. More information coming soon!
Sonoma, CA • Saturday, May 5th, 2018. More information coming soon!
Recent Events (Passed)
Boulder: Friday, September 15th 4:30-6:30pm. Informational/Recruitment Event:
Informational Open House hosted by alumna and current Board Member, Melissa Shanahan ’83, owner of Educational Pathways, specializing in assisting students and families find safe and supportive educational environments that nurture positive growth and change. Interested consultants, counselors and families are invited to learn more about the Verde Valley School curriculum and community from Paul Amadio (Head of School) and Jenae McCarroll (Advancement Coordinator)!
Event Location: Backcountry Pizza and Taphouse: 2319 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boulder: Saturday, September 16th 3-6pm. Alumni Gathering:
“Brews, Shoes & Food” hosted by VVS alumna and board member, Melissa Shanahan ’83 at her ranch home in the Boulder headlands! Come play a round of horse shoes with fellow alumni and Head of School, Paul Amadio. Spend the afternoon reconnecting with VVS alumni and hearing about the exciting developments at Verde Valley School. Also share your VVS memories on film and be a part of our Storytelling Series!
Los Angeles: Thursday, Oct. 6th. 6-9pm. 168 N.Fuller Ave. LA, CA 90036:
Alumni joined Deryn Warren (founding family /class of ’62) and Head of School, Paul Amadio, for a jovial and informational VVS gathering. They enjoyed a light dinner and string quartet with a short presentation and shared their VVS memories, on film, for our Storytelling Series! This event was open to alumni and their families, prospective students and families and the broader VVS community.
Los Angeles: Friday, Oct. 7th. 8-11pm. Mid Atlantic Yacht Club: 5420 W. Adams Blvd. LA, CA 90016:
Hosted by Phil Noyes ’84 and Noah Farrell ’86, this event was held at a nautical themed clubhouse with pizza, drinks, live music, updates on the new VVS Strategic Plan, and the VVS Storytelling Series. Entertainment was provided by alumni who brought along their instruments and sang their favorite songs in a VVS family band style performance!
Oakland: Saturday, Oct. 8th. 6-9pm. 4227 Knoll Ave., Oakland, CA 94619:
90’s Reunion hosted by alumna Tiffany Zelaya Grissette ’94, and Wanda Stewart, former VVS Director of Admissions.
Sonoma: Sunday, Oct. 9th. 12-3 pm. 8 Old Hill Ranch Rd. Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Our annual North Coast VVS Alumni Gathering was held by alumnus and current Board Member, Will Bucklin ’80, at his home overlooking the Bucklin Vineyard. Will is a current trustee and class of 1980 alumnus. Home-made, artisanal pizza was served for lunch paired with wines from the Bucklin’s family ranch. Paul Amadio gave an update on all things VVS and participants were invited to share memories for our inaugural Alumni Storytelling Series. Located in the heart of Sonoma Valley, this gorgeous venue is located 50 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Santa Fe Alumni Gathering: Friday, February 24th. 5-8pm.
Dinner and celebration hosted by former Head of School Anne Salzmann, alumnus Terry Fernandez ’66 with several special alums and VVS Board Members. Join us for the opportunity to share your VVS memories on film for our VVS Storytelling Series!
Event Location: The Cowgirl BBQ @ 319 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page or directly to email@example.com.
Austin Alumni Gathering: Saturday, February 25th. 6-9pm.
Join Shanti Heyer ’84, Head of School – Paul Amadio, and Coordinator of Alumni Engagement – Jenae McCarroll, for a celebratory evening reconnecting with VVS alums and hearing about the exciting developments at Verde Valley School. Join us for the opportunity to share your VVS memories, on film, for our Storytelling Series!
Event Location: 578 Marilyn Dr. Austin, TX. 78757. – Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austin Benefit and Silent Auction: Sunday, February 26th. 5-9pm.
Support and learn more about Verde Valley School today! This VVS Benefit and Fundraising Event is hosted by ScoreMore Shows, Sacha Stone Guttfreund ’07, and Logan Foret ’07. This event is open to the public upon registration, VVS alumni and their families, prospective students, and the broader VVS community.
Event Location: NXNW Brewery and Restaraunt: 5701 W Slaughter Ln D, Austin, TX 78749. Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page or directly to email@example.com.
If you are are you interested in attending or partnering with VVS in these events please email firstname.lastname@example.org.