Alumni Weekend 2022

 

Thank you to all Alumni and the Webb Community for joining us for Alumni Weekend 2022!

Enjoy the Photo Album of Alumni Weekend 2022! 

Please stayed tuned for the date of Alumni Weekend 2023.

Information

Alumni Weekend 2022

Updated as of October 11, 2022

Friday, October 21

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Registration 
Liu/Cheung Theater 

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Alumni Authors Display
Fawcett Library 

9:50 a.m.
VWS Chapel Talk By Abigail Johnson Hess ’12
Vivian Webb Chapel 

Back in Class
Experience Webb’s cutting-edge academic schedule, award winning faculty and the outstanding teaching that is Webb’s hallmark. We invite you to attend class alongside students to experience Webb today.  Sessions we have confirmed. Stay tuned for more updates!
F  Block – 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. 
Advanced Study: Linear Algebra – Jim Dahler – Chandler 325
AP Environmental Science – Nika Haleftiras – Fawcett 202
Literature & Psychology – Michael Szanyi – Fawcett 203
Honors Spanish 2 – Esteban Vazquez – OSH 2
G Block – 10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. 
Evolutionary Biology – Billie Guerrero – Taylor Lab
Science & Engineering – Brian Kays – Physics Lab
A Block – 12:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Honors Precalculus – Brian Caldwell – Chandler 324
American Society, Past & Present – Jessica Fisher – Fawcett Library North
Honors Sports Literature & History – Ken Rosenfeld – Fawcett Library South
AP French – Malick Mbengue – OSH 2

11:50 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Meet the Author: John Scalzi ’87  
John Scalzi ’87 is a science fiction author, best known for his Old Man’s War series. His novel Redshirts won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Lunch will be served.
Ahmanson Lecture Hall

2:30 p.m.
Webb Admission, College Guidance & Summer Programming
Join Director of Admission & Financial Aid Dr. Jamila Everett, Associate Dean of College Guidance Anthony Shin ’99 and Dean of Faculty Michael Szanyi for an information session covering Webb’s admission, summer and college guidance programs.
Ahmanson Lecture Hall 

3:30 p.m.
Tour of Hooper Community Center
See the recently renovated Hooper Community Center and learn about how its history is woven into the current space.
Hooper Community Center

5:30 p.m.
Reception Celebrating the Alf Museum
Before heading out for individual reunion festivities join us at the Alf Museum.  There is always something new and exciting to explore!
Museum Steps 

7:00 p.m.
30th Annual Peccary Society Dinner
Benefiting the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology
Separate registration required to attend this dinner.
Centennial Field 

7:00 p.m.
Reunion Class Celebrations
(All Class Celebration at Old Stump Brewery)
Many of our reunion classes have off-campus celebrations planned.  For details regarding these events, please visit your class Facebook page or check webb.org/reunion2022.

Informal Reunion Gatherings Off Campus
Your class may wish to organize its own gathering off campus. As of October 11, 2022, these classes have decided on plans at:

1962- Walter’s Restaurant
1967- Old Stump Brewery
1972- Old Stump Brewery
1977- Old Stump Brewery
1982- Last Name Brewing
1987- Walter’s Restaurant
1992- Old Stump Brewery
1997- Old Stump Brewery
2001- Old Stump Brewery
2002- Old Stump Brewery
2007- Old Stump Brewery
2012- Ken Rosenfeld’s House
2017- Old Stump Brewery

 

Saturday, October 22

8:30 a.m.
Registration Opens
Alamo Crossroads 

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast at the new McMillin Park
Enjoy breakfast while checking out the new McMillin Park
McMillin Park near the Alamo Crossroads 

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Tour of Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology 
Join us for a tour of the Alf Museum with Museum Director Dr. Andy Farke.
Alf Museum

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
DEI Information Session
Learn about what the school is doing to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion from Director of Equity John Choi and Assistant Director of Equity Gretel Barsotti.
Hooper Community Center 

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Robert A. Hefner III ’53 Observatory
Steve Sittig, Webb’s Observatory Director will show off a variety of scopes in Webb’s collection.
Hefner Observatory 

11:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Appleby Dorm Tour
See the renovated Appleby Dorm, now with all single rooms and air conditioning!
Appleby Dorm 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Head of Schools Presentation
All are invited to meet with Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale for an overview of the school and an update on The Centennial Campaign.
Liu/Cheung Theater 

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
BBQ Lunch on the Football Field
Faculty Field 

1:00 p.m.
WSC Varsity Football vs. St. Jeanne
Cheer on the WSC Varsity Football team as they host St. Jeanne.
Faculty Field 

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Class of 1970 50+ year Reunion
To celebrate their 50-year reunion which was postponed from 2020, the Class of 1970 is invited to gather in the chapel to honor their missed reunion.
Vivian Webb Chapel 

3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Alumni Chapel Service
Chapel will be led by The Rev. Bill Ripley ’60. Program includes a chapel talk by David Ditz ’72, an alumna scripture reading, and a remembrance of classmates no longer with us.
Vivian Webb Chapel 

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Class of 1961 Talking Group
Webb House 

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Class of 1970 Alf Museum Tour 
Class tour of the museum with Dr. Andy Farke
Alf Museum 

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
50th Reunion Pinning Ceremony for the Class of 1972
The 50th Reunion class will be recognized at the chapel with a memorable pinning ceremony in celebration of this milestone.
Vivian Webb Chapel 

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1992 Happy Hour
Jackson Library

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Awards Ceremony
Liu/Cheung Theater 
Join us as we celebrate our exceptional alumni!
This year we will honor:
Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award 
John Scalzi ’87
Colborn Distinguished Service Award 
Chip Greening ’62
Young Alumni Rising Star Award 
Summer Swee-Singh ’07

6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Centennial Celebration Dinner
Dinner for alumni and friends as we celebrate Webb’s 100-year history. A special program will include a one-of-a-kind orchestral composition by Andy Street P ’16 and performed by Webb students, and a video showcasing Webb’s history and impact over the last 100-years. Music and dancing, with DJ and radio host Richard Blade. This event is for adults only, please.
Centennial Field

To help with your travel plans, here are some recommendations. Make your reservations early. Space fills up quickly. 

 AIRPORTS 

 Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the closest airport to Webb. It is less crowded than Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Ontario is served by most major airlines and all major car rental agencies. A cab ride to Claremont takes about 20 minutes; Uber and Lyft are available too. If flying into LAX, you may rent a car, Uber or Lyft or take a shuttle van to Claremont. 

 HOTELS 

 The Doubletree Claremont 

555 West Foothill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711 (909) 626-2411 or (800) 222-8733 A block of rooms is reserved for the nights of October 21-22, 2022. The special room rate of $189 will be available until September 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Use this link to book.

 Sheraton Suites Fairplex 

601 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
A block of rooms is reserved for the nights of October 21- 22, 2022. The special room rate of $189 is available until September 23rd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Use this link to book, or call reservations at (888) 627-8074 or (909) 622-2220. The Sheraton offers shuttle service to and from Webb at scheduled times. 

 The Embassy Suites Ontario

www.embassysuites.com
3663 East Guasti Road, Ontario, California 91761 – (909) 605-0281 Please call the hotel and/or our reservations desk at 888-728-3025 to book. Give the date and ask for the Webb Alumni Weekend block.  Booking is open until September 29th, 2022, with a rate of $209/night.
 

OTHER OPTIONS 

 Hotel Casa 425 www.casa425.com
425 W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711 (866) 450-0425
Hotel Casa 425 is a luxury boutique hotel in Claremont Village. Room rates during Alumni Weekend will range from $355 to $525 per night.  

 Airbnb www.airbnb.com 

Airbnb has accommodations in Claremont, many within walking distance.  

The Alumni Awards represent the highest distinction bestowed on alumni of The Webb Schools. The program aims to instill an appreciation of Webb’s past and how a Webb education can be utilized. Recipients exemplify one or more core principles of Webb’s mission:

  • Think boldly, mindfully, and creatively,
  • Act with honor and moral courage,
  • Lead with distinction,
  • Serve with a generous spirit.

Submit a nomination by June 30, 2022 to be considered for the 2022 Awards program.

Here’s a list of registered alumni! Last updated 10/20/22.

Paul Reitler ’54
Jim Hall ’59
Robert Letteau ’60
Patrick Culbertson ’60
Bill Ripley ’60
Larry Price ’6