The Road - Alumnae Newsletter

April 2013

  The Champion in You    
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From left: Moderator Lindsey DELUCE'99, Deputy Principal Karrie Weinstock, panelist Andrea STAIRS'93 and event organizer Katie McCABE'03.

It's not very often a speaker panel becomes a therapy session for the audience, but it appears to have done so at the Alumnae Association Women in Leadership event held March 5, 2013. Three panelists, all from distinct backgrounds and industries, opened up with stories about their lives and experiences to an intimate group of 30 women, and the evening was a tremendous success.

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  The Talk of Grade 11s     
On February 28, five alumnae provided informative, entertaining and personal stories about their various career paths.

As the 120 Grade 11 students were about to embark on an Extended Essay project, each panelist tied in the importance of research in their job responsibilities.
Career Panel
From left: Heather CARTWRIGHT'88, Janet MEREDITH'74, Linda SCHABEREITER Stephenson'83, Houston MAUSNER'04, Amy INGRAM Colborne'94. 
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  See below for weekend highlights. 
  Friday, April 26    
9:45 a.m. 
Assembly and
Guest Speaker
Founder, The Equality Effect

10:30 a.m. Join a Class 
Join a Class 
Science, Art, English, World History, Math...and more!

11:45 a.m. Light Lunch

12:15 p.m. Campus Tour
  Saturday, April 27              
Saturday Daytime 
9:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

Judges Needed!
Register by e-mail before April 12

Saturday Night 
6:00 p.m. 

7:30 p.m. 
Buffet Dinner 
  Sunday, April 27              
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Spirit Sunday! and
Presentation of Alumnae Awards

2013 Allison Roach Alumna Award
Miranda de PENCIER'87
Film/Television Producer
Miranda has had a stellar career in the arts, moving from successful actress to high-powered independent film producer.

Dilnoor 2013 Young Alumna Achievement Award
Dilnoor PANJWANI'01
Humanitarian & Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist
As an expert in disaster recovery and resettlement, Dilnoor assesses the local and international response to catastrophes, including earthquakes, tsunamis and floods.

The program will include:
  • Our Remarkable Branksome, a special presentation by Principal Karen Jurjevich Murton.
  • A performance by soprano Lydia SKOURIDES'98. 
  • Interpretive and Persuasive Readings by Grade 11 students. 
1:15 p.m. 
Buffet Lunch 
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