The Road - Alumnae Newsletter

November 2011

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 Upcoming Events


Friday, November 18: 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Opening Night Soirée

Saturday, November 19: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, November 20: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Bring your classmates, neighbours, friends!

Cafe open for snacks, lunch, afternoon tea. 

The Annual Carol Service

Sunday, December 4, 2011

3:00 p.m. at Rosedale United Church

Carol Service
Join the Branksome community as we celebrate the season with traditional Christmas Carols, contemporary songs and instrumental music. 


The Young Alum Lunch  

Kick start your holidays at Branksome!  

Thursday, December 22, at 12:30 p.m.

The Eaton Common Room   


Alums in the Classes of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and the upcoming grads of 2012 are invited.


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Mix and mingle with classmates, friends, teachers, staff and upcoming Grads 2012.

At 2 p.m. join us for the Holiday Assembly. 

 Call for Alum Award Nominations

Each year, the Alumnae Association recognizes two alumnae for their remarkable contributions and achievements that serve to inspire our entire community.


Please take a moment to reflect on, and nominate, a Branksome alumna for the Allison Roach Alumna Award and/or the Young Alumna Achievement Award:

  • Is she a role model/inspiration to others?
  • Has she contributed to the local/global community?  
  • Has she distinguished herself in her chosen field and/or embodies courage to break new groun?
  • Has she made a difference in the lives of others?
  • Has she demonstrated leadership through her vision or acceptance of responsibility?
Submit your nominations by January 16, 2012.
More details and nomination form>> 
Award Recipients
2011 recipients, Carolyn LAWRENCE'97 and Frances SHEPHERD'64
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The latest issues of The READ and the Donor and Giving Report were mailed on November 4. Due to volume, Canada Post is experiencing delivery delays to some Canadian destinations. Those of you who have not yet received these publications should have them in hand by November 22. 
 Debaters Win a 'Few' Trophies   
Bringing the trophies home

Jubilant Branksome debaters made history at the recent International Independent Schools' Public Speaking Championship (IISPC) held in Vancouver, bringing home four of the top trophies. Read more>> 

 Installation 2011     


Head Girl Julie Lowenstein, prefects, clan chieftains, heads of clubs and students in a variety of other leadership positions celebrated their new roles at Installation on October 7. Amy ZIPURSKY'06 was the guest speaker.  

Watch the video>> 

 Travels to Asia     

On October 20 and 22, Principal Karen Murton and Larry Lichtenstein, Executive Director of Advancement, hosted receptions in Hong Kong and Seoul, respectively.

More photos>>

Hong Kong
Alumnae at the Hong Kong Reception 


Seoul alums 
Alumnae at the Seoul Reception

 The Power of YOU 

Branksome is remarkable.


Branksome's 2011-12 Annual Appeal is off to a great start. Please consider your alma mater and make a gift today.


All gifts - of every size - help provide Branksome students with the best possible education. Donations may be made in honour or in memory of a teacher, classmate or friend.

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