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February 3, 2018

Dear Alumni,

 

Mark your calendar for Reunion Weekend, Friday May 4 & Saturday, May 5!  This year we're honoring the classes of 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013, and ALL CLASSES are invited to participate in the festivities. See sfuhs.org/reunion for details.

 

I am excited to share the news that our keynote speaker for the Alumni Career Symposium on Friday, May 4, is the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright, grandmother of two current UHS students. Hear Madame Albright in conversation with Alumni Association President Julayne Virgil '94 discussing how to "invent and sustain your own vision of success." Welcome remarks from Justin McMahan '93 In breakout sessions alumni will share stories of their career journeys, the latest news from their professional fields. All UHS students will participate. Click here to volunteer to speak at the Alumni Career Symposium.  

 

The Alliance for Community Equity (ACE) is a branch of the Parents Association that is comprised of parents, students, and faculty/staff, whose goal is to realize a plural and equitable community.  Members support and facilitate discovery of and connections between different groups with common interests. And now all alumni are invited to participate!  There's a San Francisco meet-up this month; scroll down for details.

 

Summerbridge seeks homestay host families for teaching fellows this summer.  For forty years "students teaching students" has been the cornerstone of the Summerbridge program. "Homestays" have consistently enabled Summerbridge at UHS to recruit talented college students from all over the country to teach in our program while having a safe and affordable place to live.  If you have an extra bedroom in your home OR need a reliable housesitter, and would like to be an important and active member of the 40th summer of Summerbridge, please consider hosting a teaching fellow. Click here for more information.

 

Become a Showcase Sponsor! Angelina Alioto-Grace '88 & P '19, this year's Decorator Showcase Co-Chair, wants to share the news that the deadline to buy an ad in the glossy Showcase program is February 23; prices range from $500–$2,800. The full list of program advertising details and rates can be found on decoratorshowcase.org. Or consider becoming a sponsor and receive an invitation to the Sponsor Preview Gala. To sponsor or to find information about advertising, please click here.

 

UHS is hiring!

· Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

· Associate Director of College Counseling

· Girls Varsity Softball Assistant Coach/Spring '18  

· Boys JV Tennis Head Coach/Spring '18              

· Girls Head JV Lacrosse Coach/Spring '18          

Click here for all the listings.

 

Networking Request from Taylor Lee '14. Taylor Lee '14 is finishing up her last semester at Reed College in Portland, OR, and is in the process of looking for a job in TV/Film/Media production in Los Angeles or New York. She is writing her undergraduate thesis on Cuban and Argentine film. Taylor is interested in finding an entry level job such as production assistant, writing assistant, story analyst etc. She would like to connect with alumni who work in the industry who could give her advice on the job search process for her target job/stage of career. If you have advice to share, please contact Taylor directly at taylor.d.lee@gmail.com or find her on Linkedin linkedin.com/in/taylordlee

 

We had a great turnout for the Rock Your Profile webinar with Aaron Fung '00 last month. Aaron shared techniques to make your LinkedIn profile easy for recruiters and potential clients to find in search results. Click here to watch the video replay of the session.

 

I hope your new year is off to a great start! 

 

Loyally,

February - 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
 
March - 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Coffeebar at Squaw
 
Monday, March 5, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Library
 
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Regis Hotel. 88 West Places Ferry Road, Atlanta
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Head of School's Home, 3954 Washington Street
 
Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Los Feliz see details for address
 
April - 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Google Community Space, 155 The Embarcadero
 
May - 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3065 Jackson Street
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3065 Jackson Street
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Head of School's Home, 3954 Washington Street
 
Saturday, May 5, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Showcase House (465 Marina Boulevard)
 
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Marianna Stark '89

Director of Alumni Engagement & Giving

 

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA EVENTS

 

UHS vs. Lick Varsity Basketball face-off at Oracle Arena, February 12 

Make plans for a long workday lunch, because we're saving you a courtside seat!  Boys 12:15 p.m., Girls 1:45 p.m. There will be halftime festivities and a joint school BBQ in the Oracle parking lot afterwards. Click here for the detailed schedule and parking info.

 

UHS Alliance for Community Equity (ACE), February 15 

The Alliance for Community Equity is a branch of the Parent Association that is comprised of parents, students, and faculty/staff, whose goal is to realize a plural and equitable community.  Members support and facilitate discovery of and connections between different groups with common interests. And now all alumni are invited to participate!

Join ACE at this informal get together at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, at The Commissary in the Presidio. This is a great opportunity to meet this PA community equity-focused group and share common interests. Please email TK Lakshman P '20 at tk_lakshman@yahoo.com if you'd like to attend. 

  

Alumni Leadership Circle Cocktail Party, March 14

If you have given $750 or more to UHS within the last year, or are a member of the Alumni Annual Fund Committee, you are invited to an event in your honor Wednesday, March 14, at the head of school's home.  Invitations mailing soon!

 

Alumni Family Tahoe Meetup Date, March 3

Cameron Kramlich '98 is organizing a UHS Alumni family get-together in Tahoe!  Look for alumni wearing red and white at Coffee Bar Squaw Valley on March 3rd from 3:00 -5:00 p.m. The venue is located towards the east end of the Village conveniently near the parking lot. Click here to RSVP.

 

Networking event for Bay Area Independent High School Alumni, April 16
Whether you're building your career, interested in exploring a new industry, or seeking clients for your business, join Bay Area independent high school alumni for this exclusive networking event. Our theme is "The Future is Now." Featuring a TBD panel of alumni speakers representing all participating schools. Tickets will go on sale in March.


REUNION WEEKEND, May 4 & 5

See all the details on sfuhs.org/reunion.  All alumni regardless of grad year are invited to all events!

 

LOS ANGELES EVENT

 

Alumni Gathering March 22

Come meet Julia Russell Eells, now in her fifth year as head of school. Hear news from campus and learn about exciting plans for the future of UHS! Significant others welcome. Hosted drinks and appetizers. Join us in residential Silver Lake at the office of H2R Productions, the TV production company founded by brothers Jamie Rosenblatt '91 and Adam Rosenblatt '96. If you'd like to meet Julia, Shaundra, and Marianna, but can't make it to the party, we're available the afternoon of Thursday, 3/22 and the morning of Friday, 3/23 for individual meetups. Contact us at UHSalumni@sfuhs.org to make a plan! Click here to RSVP.

 

 

ATLANTA EVENT

 

Alumni Meetup March 8

There is a small yet mighty group of alumni and former faculty living in the Atlanta area and we hope you all will be able to come meet head of school Julia Russell Eells, now in her fifth year at UHS. Hear news from campus and learn about exciting plans for the future of University! Significant others welcome. Hosted drinks and appetizers. Look for Big Red in the lobby bar of the St. Regis!  Click here to RSVP.

 

Questions about any of the announcements, events, or news you've read here? Please be in touch with Marianna Stark '89, director of alumni engagement and giving.

 
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