NMH Reunion


Reunion 2019 was Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9.

Thank you for attending Reunion 2019 and making it a wonderful weekend. We hope to see you on campus again soon!  

Northfield Mount Hermon welcomed classes ending in 4 or 9 back to campus, over 800 guests in all, to partake in three fun-filled and unforgettable days.

Tenenbaum Sisters Thousand Arrows Challenge

You did it! You brought your arrows and met the challenge. More than 1,000 reunion-year alumni made a gift to the NMH Fund, and the Tenenbaum sisters are giving NMH an impressive and very generous $100,000! That’s a huge help for academics, student life, the arts, and athletics at our school. Thank you!

Reunion 2019 Program Highlights

Friday

Back to School — Alumni were students again in classes led by NMH teachers on subjects being taught in today's classrooms, such as Farming for the 21st Century, humanities, and social entrepreneurship.

Hymn Sing — Class hymns were sung and alumni through the decades connected through song.

Saturday

Celebrate NMH Athletics: Row, Run, Ride — After a boat dedication to Deane and Cynthia Lanphear and the Draper Riverhouse name unveiling, celebrants set out on a Reunion Row on the Connecticut River, the Mec Peller Memorial 5K, and the NMH Pie Ride. See photos of the events. 

Sips and Scoops: Dogfish Head Beer Tasting and Friendly Ice Cream Social — Honoring Pres Blake '34, recipient of the 2019 Head's Award, during his 85th NMH reunion.

Alumni Convocation — Outstanding alumni achievements were recognized at this awards assembly, which commenced with the 50th reunion class and alumni award winner processional. 

Class Dinners — 25th and 50th reunion classes enjoyed a dinner under their tents; Young Alumni classes dined alfresco by James Gym; all other classes enjoyed a meal in Alumni (West) Hall. Receptions beforehand included a full bar and appetizers.

Other highlights included live music, the Thousand Arrows Karaoke Party hosted by Mariah Draper '89 and Sam '88 Calagione, farm tours led by Farm Manager Jake Morrow, alumni panel discussions, and class memorials organized by class volunteers. 

To see all the exciting things we did during this year's reunion, check out the schedule and photo albums.

Questions? Email the NMH Reunion Team or call 413-498-3065.

Reunion 2019 Details

Reunion Registration Pricing

Grands (class of 1934 - 1959):
3-day/2-night Package with housing
NMH alum $175 (after 5/7 $225)
guest $350 (after 5/7 $400)

3-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $100 (after 5/7 $150)
guest $250 (after 5/7 $300)

2-day/1-night Package with housing
NMH alum $150 (after 5/7 $200)
guest $275 (after 5/7 $325)

2-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $75 (after 5/7 $125)
guest $225 (after 5/7 $275)

1-day Package
NMH alum $50 (after 5/7 $100)
guest $175 (after 5/7 $225)


General (class of 1964 - 1999):  
3-day/2-night Package with housing
NMH alum $350 (after 5/7 $400)
guest $350 (after 5/7 $400)
child 5 - 17 $125
child 0 - 4 $0

3-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $250 (after 5/7 $300)
guest $250 (after 5/7 $300)
child 5 - 17 $125
child 0 - 4 $0

2-day/1-night Package with housing
NMH alum $275 (after 5/7 $325)
guest $275 (after 5/7 $325)
child 5 - 17 $100
child 0 - 4 $0

2-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $225 (after 5/7 $275)
guest $225 (after 5/7 $275)
child 5 - 17 $100
child 0 - 4 $0

1-day Package
NMH alum $175 (after 5/7 $225)
guest $175 (after 5/7 $225)
child 5 - 17 $75
child 0 - 4 $0


Young Alumni (class of 2004 - 2014):  
3-day/2-night Package with housing
NMH alum $175 (after 5/7 $225)
guest $175 (after 5/7 $225)
child 5 - 17 $50
child 0 - 4 $0
camping $125 (after 5/7 $175)
guest camping $100 (after 5/7 $175)

3-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $125 (after 5/7 $175)
guest $125 (after 5/7 $175)
child 5 - 17 $50
child 0 - 4 $0

2-day/1-night Package with housing
NMH alum $150 (after 5/7 $200)
guest with housing $150 (after 5/7 $200)
child 5 - 17 $50
child 0 - 4 $0
camping $100 (after 5/7 $150)
guest camping $100 (after 5/7 $150)

2-day Package - No housing
NMH alum $100 (after 5/7 $150)
guest $100 (after 5/7 $150)
child 5 - 17 $50
child 0 - 4 $0

1-day Package or Saturday night only
NMH alum $75 (after 5/7 $125)
guest $75 (after 5/7 $125)
child 5 - 17 $50
child 0 - 4 $0

Housing

Housing is assigned on a first come, first served basis. You will receive your housing assignment when you arrive on campus to check in at Reunion Headquarters. Every effort will be made to house you with your classmates. If you are a late registrant or a last minute walk-in, this may not be possible, and housing cannot be guaranteed.

If you would like to request a roommate, please register for reunion and fill out the roommate request form by May 7. We will do our best to accommodate your request. You will be assigned a room with someone, usually from your class, if you do not request a roommate.

Each room will have basic amenities: two twin beds, sheets, a blanket, a towel, soap, and access to a shared restroom. (We do have a few single rooms available to guests upon request.) New England weather in June can be fickle, so consider bringing an extra blanket and a fan from home. Remember, this is dorm living!

For guests staying in a campus residence hall, NMH will supply:

  • Snacks (trail mix, granola bars, chips, whole fruit, etc.) and beverages, replenished throughout the weekend. 
  • Water bubbler (Bring a refillable bottle or get one on campus as your choice of reunion gift item. Refillable water bottles are also available for sale during the weekend. Disposable bottles of water will not be available.)
  • Refrigerator or cooler.

Accessibility

Please note that in-dorm housing is not always a great fit for all reunion guests. Depending on the layout of your assigned dorm, you might have to climb stairs to access a restroom. Dorm rooms and bathrooms are not all equipped with handrails, slip mats, or other specialized items. Please plan accordingly to make sure your personal needs are met.

The NMH campus is primarily ADA-accessible, with approved restrooms in most buildings. Golf carts with drivers will be provided throughout the weekend. Please be sure to indicate your needs on your registration.

Children at NMH Reunion

Children (17 and under) may attend reunion but must be supervised at all times by a guardian 18 years or older. Please be aware that the schedule of activities is adult-focused and alcohol is present throughout the weekend. Children are not permitted where alcohol is being served.

Children ages five through 17 register as reunion guests at a discounted rate. They may stay overnight in a dorm with an adult guardian. Dorm room beds are assigned to registered adults only, so it is important to bring sleeping bags, pillows, and air mattresses for children. Older teenagers registered as adult guests of their guardian(s) will have their own bed.

Dress Code

NMH Reunion is a mostly casual affair. New England weather is unpredictable, as you may recall from your time as a student. It can go from sweltering to chilly in a matter of hours, so bring layers, comfortable walking shoes (some events occur on grass), and a light raincoat. Check the local forecast before you hit the road!

Alumni Convocation is on Saturday at 4 pm in Memorial Chapel. Convocation is followed by reunion photos and class dinners. These are the three dressiest events of the weekend; think business casual.

Internet Access

There is limited access to public computers on campus. The library computer center will be open during the day. You are welcome to bring your own laptop, but please remember that dorms and dorm rooms remain unlocked throughout the weekend. Wi-Fi access points are located in common areas such as Alumni Hall, the library, and your dorm lounge. Login information for public computers and Wi-Fi will be provided.

Getting to NMH

The nearest airports to NMH are Boston, Massachusetts (BOS); Hartford, Connecticut (BDL); and Manchester, New Hampshire (MHT). To reserve van service from nearby airports, contact Thomas Transportation at 800-526-8143 or find other options.

NMH campus map

NMH Shuttles

Need a lift? NMH will provide free shuttle service at the following times:

Friday: Pick up from Greenfield train station, 4 pm, to NMH campus.

Sunday: Drop off at Greenfield train station, 12 pm, from NMH campus.

NMH Rules and Regulations

All NMH buildings are non-smoking.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend for all, we ask your cooperation in not bringing alcohol to campus. Open bars with licensed bartenders will be serving beer and wine at several locations throughout the weekend. We reserve the right to refuse service.

Pets

No pets, please. Working service dogs are welcome.

Financial Assistance

Reunion costs are occasionally prohibitive for some alumni. When you register for reunion, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the reunion financial assistance fund to help remove financial barriers that prevent any NMH alumnus/a from having the opportunity to experience reunion. Please choose a sponsorship level:

  • $25 lunch
  • $50 dinner
  • $100 housing
  • $350 entire weekend
  • $500 travel and weekend

The reunion financial assistance form was due by May 1. Feel free to contact the advancement office at (413) 498-3065 or reunion@nmhschool.org with questions.

1969 50th Reunion Yearbook

See how your classmates have changed through the decades since graduation. Celebrate your milestone reunion by adding the reunion yearbook to your collection of NMH mementos.

Order your yearbook here!

Cost (includes shipping):
$70 Mailed in the United States
$100 Mailed internationally or to non-contiguous states

Order today to receive and enjoy your yearbook before NMH Reunion 2019, June 7 to June 9.

Questions? Contact reunion@nmhschool.org with subject line “1969 yearbook.”

Can’t decide about ordering? View sample pages.


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