Save the date for Reunion 2024: June 7-9, 2024.
Early Bird registration ends May 15; register today!
We are busy planning for a fun-filled Reunion Weekend for classes ending in 4 and 9, so save the date to celebrate with friends and family back in Byfield! Register today, get the Early Bird discount, and see who's already signed up for Reunion 2024. Guests will have the option of lodging on campus or you can find additional options here. We can't wait to see you back in Byfield!

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Upon arrival in Byfield, please check in at the Peter Marshall French Student Center to receive a full schedule of events, your nametag, and campus housing assignments.

Bookstore Hours
Fri: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

friday, june 7

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Registration
Peter Marshall French Student Center

12:00 p.m.
Old Guard and 50th Reunion Champagne Brunch
WhistonBragdon Arena

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Alfond Coastal Research Center Open House
Come down for a casual tour of the beautiful Alfond Center and learn more from Bass Institute Director Erika Mitkus about the academic curriculum.

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Campus Tours with Students
Meet up at the Peter Marshall French Student Center leaving from Student Center

5:00 p.m.
Alumni Reunion Art and Literary Show Opening Reception
Wilkie Center for the Performing Art, Remis Gallery
Art Show Prospectus

6:00 p.m.
Cocktails and The Governor's Feast 
Under the Tent, Phillips Quad

saturday, june 8

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Registration
Peter Marshall French Student Center

7:00 - 9:30 a.m. 
Breakfast
Alfond Dining Hall

8:15 a.m.
Annual Pie Race and Tot Trot
Carter Circle

11:30 a.m.
Apple Tree Dedication in honor of Bill Degen '68
Little Red Schoolhouse

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Parade of Classes on Mansion House Lawn followed by the Annual Meeting, Alumni Awards, and Head of School Remarks
Wilkie Center for the Performing Arts

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch in the Alfond Dining Hall and recognition of Steve Metz' retirement
Beer Truck Under the Tent

12:30 p.m
25-Mile Scenic Bike Ride
Peter Marshall French Student Center
Paul Hemmerich '67 has organized a 25-mile scenic, coastal bike ride leaving campus at 1:00 p.m. Bicycles may be rented at Riverside Cycle for those traveling from afar; Riverside Cycle will pick up and deliver bikes to Governor’s. Please contact Paul at Riverside with questions about the ride. Please register for this ride on the Reunion registration form before the event.

2:00 p.m.
Fishbowl Conversation with Alums of Color
Peter Marshall French Student Center, Atrium
Join a group of Govs African American and Latino alumni from the '70s and '80s for a candid conversation about their time in Byfield. This conversation will be among the alumni gathered, allowing the audience to listen to their collective stories and experiences. 
Participants include: Larry Coles '73, Michael Hyman '74, Ardy Louis '92, Walter Rivera '73, Roechelle Smith '84, Isaiah Suggs '78 P'97, '02

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Alfond Coastal Research Center Open House
Come down for a casual tour of the beautiful Alfond Center and learn more from Bass Institute Director Erika Mitkus about the academic curriculum.

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Campus Tours with Students
Meet up at the Peter Marshall French Student Center leaving from Student Center

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Road Show with Govs Archivist and History Teacher Sharon Slater P'16,'20,'24

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Twilight Softball and Lawn Games

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Croquet and Wine Tasting
Mansion House Lawn

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
Service of Remembrance
Chapel

5:00 p.m. 
5th Year Reunion Class Photo
Ingham Patio

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
Friends of Bill W Meeting
Murphy Seminar Room, Frost

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 
Cocktail Reception
Under the Tent

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
50th Reunion Cocktails and Dinner
WhistonBragdon Arena

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 
Class Dinners
Old Guard: Pescosolido Library
Class of 1969: Pescosolido Library
Class of 1999: Peter Marshall French Student Center
All other classes: Alfond Dining Hall

8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
Music and Dancing with Madhouse
Under the Tent, Phillips Quad

11:00 p.m.
Late Night Pizza

sunday, june 9

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Farewell Brunch

11:00 a.m.
Dorm checkout

Please contact us with your reunion questions 

Classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974
Daryl Robicsek
978.499.3152

Classes of 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994
Bridget Marshall
978.499.3215

Class of 1999
Carly Churchill
978.499.3196

Classes of 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019
Allison Butler
978.499.3108

Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement Samantha Howson at 978.499.3295

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calling all artists & creators! 

We are excited to host an Alumni Art and Literary Exhibition during Reunion Weekend 2024 in the Wilkie Center for the Performing Arts Remis Gallery. All reunioning alums are welcome to submit work. All mediums are accepted — drawing, painting, photography, digital art, film short, printmaking, ceramics, fiber, jewelry, metal, wood, glass sculpture, mixed media installation, and written works. 

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Ben Beach '67 claiming a well-earned pie in the 2023 Pie Race.

pie race 2023 results