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As I See It - May 2018

Dear Alumni,
As far as I know, the ground is still cold in Blue Hill, Maine, and yet my thoughts stray to my garden there and the garnet-colored astrantias I planted last summer and if they have wintered over. And I drift to other corners of the garden, to other favorite perennials, other beauties, and to the long summer ahead. The boys in my history class summer dream too, and as we begin to feel the first warmth of May, I am careful to steer us close to the work at hand—yesterday, it was Little Rock Central High School in 1957. These summer reveries remind me of how vacations can renew us and broaden our understanding of things and that to leave the city for quieter and more verdant places, close-by or far away, often in unfamiliar circumstances, and often in pursuit of some passion, is to make more of one’s schooling. When I asked the seventh graders about their upcoming summers last week, they had me all over the map—a Bar Mitzvah in Israel, a family reunion in Mumbai and another in Japan, a day camp in Westchester County, hockey, tennis and baseball camps, archery in Jackson Hole, and canoes in northern Maine. Raam Melvani '20 was clear about his early summer plans, "Cooking camp," he answered, "though I’m not sure which one yet." He told me his favorite dessert was a double chocolate layer cake.
Fortiter et Recte, 
David Kersey h'98
Faculty since 1969 

Alumni News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Alumni at A-S: Andrew Arias '92

    Andrew Arias '92, a captain with the New York Police Department, came to the School on January 12, 2018. Mr. Arias spoke to a group of Upper School boys about his life at A-S through the present day. The article, first published in the Blue & Gold Alumni Newsletter, was written by Braden Queen '20, a member of the Upper School Newspaper elective group. Special thanks to Mr. Kersey, Mr. Keats, Ms. Sklow, and Mr. Fennelly and the boys in their elective groups.
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  • Alumni of Color Gathering

    On November 21, more than 30 alumni, current students, and faculty/staff participated in the first Alumni of Color gathering. The current students are members of BOCAS, a school affinity group for boys of color at Allen-Stevenson. The group is overseen by Jennifer Vermont-Davis, a faculty member who is also a member of the Community Life + Diversity team. The class years of the alumni and students ranged from 1976 through 2020.
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  • Young Alumni Day

    More than 40 alumni returned to Allen-Stevenson for Young Alumni Day on Tuesday, November 21.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Allen-Stevenson Book Fair

Join us at Barnes & Noble to stock up on reading for the summer.
Teachers, including the whole library team, will be there to provide reading recommendations. 
Adam Gidwitz, this year's A-S Book Week author will be signing books.

Enjoy Barnes & Noble's huge inventory of children's and adult books
knowing that whatever you purchase,
20% of what you spend will benefit the Allen-Stevenson library.

If you can't make it to the Book Fair or want to keep shopping, click here for steps on how to purchase books online to benefit A-S between May 23 and June 1, 2018.

3:00pm - 8:00pm

Barnes & Noble
150 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Back to 78th Street: Party for the Class of 2015

All members of the Class of 2015 and their families are invited back to the School
to celebrate their achievements since graduating from Allen-Stevenson.
The evening will feature the opportunity to reconnect with faculty,
and the chance to catch up with friends and classmates.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Allen-Stevenson Library

Refreshments will be served.

Click here to RSVP


Thursday, May 31, 2018

New Alumni Breakfast

Come help send off our newest graduates and participate in the Pinning Ceremony!

9:00am - 10:30am

Le Pain Quotidien
252 East 77th Street (Between 2nd and 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10021

Please contact Samantha Koss to RSVP


If you have questions about any events,
please contact Samantha Koss at or (212) 933-5240.

Legacy Admissions - Kindergarten Applicants for 2019-20 School Year 

Admissions will be meeting with current Allen-Stevenson parents and alumni this May who have children ready for Kindergarten 2019-2020. Please contact the Admissions Office at 212-606-0884 or 212-606-0899, as soon as possible to schedule a parent interview with Susan Etess Director of Admissions, Enrollment and Financial Aid.

Remembering William L. Landis Sr.

Alumni Office Contacts

Samantha Koss
Director of Alumni Relations

David Kersey h'98
Alumni Liaison

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