Fall Alumni Day Primed for St. Andrew’s Spirit
Posted November 9, 2011
The campus is painted in fall colors, the arts are thriving and the sports teams are competing for championships. Fall Alumni Day offers a great chance to visit campus. Here are a few of the opportunities to get into the St. Andrew’s Spirit this weekend.
Celebrated concert violinist Brett Deubner and composer Amanda Harberg will perform Friday evening after spending the day giving master classes to students in Fred Geiersbach’s Chamber Music course. Friday at 7:30p.m., Engelhard Hall, O’Brien Arts Center
The Warner Gallery presents “In Good Hands: Selected Works from the Buhl Collection.” This stunning collection of photography and sculpture has traveled all over the world, including the Guggenheim Museums in New York and Bilbao, Spain and features works by Ansel Adams, Walker Evans and Man Ray. The Collection is on display until November 20. All Weekend, Warner Gallery, O’Brien Arts Center
The boys and girls cross-country teams are both running for history this weekend at the Delaware State Championship meet. The boys hope to break their own record as the fastest team in School history, and the girls look to improve on their top-five state ranking. Saturday at 1p.m., Killens Pond State Park
The varsity football team looks to extend their six-game winning streak in their final game of the season against Tatnall in the annual Cannon Game. Garrett Hart ’78 and members of the 1977 football team will be on campus to celebrate this year’s team and senior co-captain Jake Myers’ record-breaking tally of 124 tackles (and counting) in a season. Cider, chili and cornbread will be served in a special spectators tent. Saturday at 2p.m., St. Andrew’s School Football Field
The varsity boys soccer team finished the regular season with a record of 13-1-1 and cruised to a 3-1 victory in the first round of the Delaware State Championship Tournament. They play their quarterfinal matchup on Saturday. Saturday at 8p.m., Appoquinimink High School (5 minutes from campus)
Alumni are also (and always) encouraged to hike, run, fish, play tennis, squash, basketball or whatever suits your fancy, catch up with old friends and faculty and enjoy what looks like will be a wonderful day on campus.
We hope you can make it!