The Road - Alumnae Newsletter

December 2012

Snow scene
Dreaming of a winter wonderland?
Dear Alumna,

Even though there is no snow in usher in this festive season, there is definitely excitement around Branksome as we look forward to the holidays and time with family and friends.

Please consider joining us at the Carol Service on Sunday, December 16 at Rosedale United Church. And, we hope to see alums from the Classes of 2009-2012 at the Young Alum Lunch on Thursday, December 20.

Wherever you may be, I send you warm wishes for a safe and happy December and New Year.

Tanya Pimenoff, Editor 
Carol Service: Join us on Sunday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m., Rosedale United Church
  Upcoming Events

The Young Alum Lunch  

Kick start your holidays at Branksome!  

Thursday, December 20, at 12:30 p.m.

The Eaton Common Room   


Alumnae in the Classes of 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, and the upcoming grads of 2013 are invited.


At 2:00 p.m. join us for the Holiday Assembly.



RSVP today>>







The Social Web 101

Monday, January 28, 2013 

7:30 p.m.

10 Elm Avenue

Chris Vollum
Chris Vollum
Branksome Hall will host Chris Vollum, the creator of Facebook 101 school workshop and a recognized authority on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Formspring.

Alumnae are welcome to attend.
Register today>>
Calgary Alumnae Reception
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
6:00-8:00 p.m.
The Calgary Petroleum Club

319 - 5th Avenue S.W.


  Spotlight on Social Media      
View our profile on LinkedIn 
We have 650 alumnae registered in the LinkedIn Branksome Alumnae Group.

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  Looking to 2013
  APRIL 26, 27 & 28

Events will take place over three days.
Reunion 2013 artwork
Samantha SANDBROOK'93

Classes with the years ending 3 & 8 will receive special mailings and correspondence from their respective reunion reps.

View preliminary weekend schedule>>

View list of 2013
reunion reps>>

'Tis the time to nominate!

Allison Roach Alumna Award 

Young Alumna Achievement Award

Submit your nominations by January 31, 2013

Awards are presented at Reunion Weekend, on Sunday, April 28, 2013.

  • 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 ground?
  • Has she made a difference in the lives of others?
  • Has she demonstrated leadership through her vision or acceptance of responsibility? 
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Winter 2012/13 Issue
Arriving at your home in early January!
  Support Your School       
The Branksome Hall Annual Appeal
Support your alma mater and help all students fulfill their potential Student with Apple

Your gift will help build our new Athletics and Wellness Centre, which will support our students' athletic goals, encourage them to be active and healthy, and equip them with the skills, strength and confidence they need to lead tomorrow's world.


Your gift could also increase our Financial Aid endowment, which will ensure Branksome is accessible to promising students from across the socioeconomic spectrum.


Take advantage of a 2012 tax receipt by making your gift before December 31.


For more information, please contact Zahra Valani, Director of Advancement, 416-920-6265, ext. 360.
Donor Report
The 2011-12 Donor and Giving Report is on the Branksome website. View it>>