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Events for Alumnae and Friends

Night at the North Pole: Story Time with Santa
Sunday, December 6, 4:30 p.m. EST

Grab a mug of hot cocoa and your favorite jammies to join us for a virtual Night at the North Pole. Santa will do a live reading of his favorite Christmas poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas." If all goes as planned, a few of Santa's elves will join us for a sing-a-long.

Participation is free, but please consider making a donation to this year's Night at the North Pole charity, Gigi’s Playhouse

When you register, you will find a letter to Santa to complete and return to Santa's satellite office at Magnificat. As in past years, Santa will respond to all of the letters we receive by December 8.

Register HERE to participate

Monday, December 7, 6:30-8 p.m.

Join us for the Advent Retreat from the comfort of your own home! The evening will include opportunities for prayer, personal reflection, and group discussion with fellow Magnificat community members on the theme, God With Us: In All Things and All Times. The retreat will be facilitated by Katie Higgins '99, VP of Mission, and Sister Helen Jean Novy, HM, VP of Mission Emerita. All are welcome!

Register here for the Retreat.

Executive Functioning Series for Alumnae, Magnificat Parents, Guardians, & Friends
Thursday, December 10, 6 p.m.

This four-part series will explore ways to change our habits, manage our time, become more organized, set goals, and solve problems. Keynote speakers include Life Coach and Therapist Melanie Murawski Shmois '95, Director of SMARTS Programs Michael Greschler, M.Ed., Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University Ellen Brooks Van Oosten, Ph.D. '83, Closet Factory Senior Designer Cassie Griffin, and Magnificat School Psychologist and Director of Student Support Services Megan Stroh Rutkowski, Ed.S. '98. 

Click here for Speaker Bios, session handouts, and post-session recordings.


Monday, December 14, 7-8 p.m. EST

Join the Magnificat Alumnae Board online for a virtual holiday event--eat, drink and make merry! Chef Chris Kafcsak and Amanda Papa Kafcsak '07 of Nomad Culinary will show us how to make simple but elegant appetizers, and guest bartender Michelle Bilski will share recipes for cocktails and mocktails anyone can whip up easily this holiday season.

When you register, you will receive ingredient lists for shopping along with other important information. There is no charge for this event, but donations for the Angels-in-Blue Fund would be greatly appreciated. The Angels-in-Blue Fund helps Magnificat families with school-related expenses such as lunches.

Register here to participate. 

Magnificat Book Club Facilitated by Books@Work
Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ET
Virtually on Zoom
January 25, 2021
February 8, 2021
February 22, 2021

Read and discuss A Gentleman in Moscow with other members of the Magnificat Community! The group will read the book in three parts and meet virtually in the evening on January 25, February 8, and February 22. The cost to participate is $40 for all three sessions. If you need a copy of the printed book or a kindle edition, one will be provided to you at no extra cost.

Click here to learn more about Books@Work, Magnificat Book Club's facilitator.

Register here by January 1 to participate.


Reunion Dates
We look forward to TWO exciting weekends for alumnae! Class years ending in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s will all celebrate milestone Reunions in 2021. Please refer to the dates below and save the date to reconnect with your classmates. If you would like to be involved in planning your Reunion, please email Maggie Lamb at mlamb@maghs.org.

Saturday, June 5, 2021
Class Years Ending in 0s and 5s

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Class Years Ending in 1s and 6s and the Class of 1970

Presidential Awards Dinner
Friday, September 24, 2021
Music Box Supper Club

Save the date to celebrate the Magnificat community and honor next recipients of the Magnificat Award, the Alumnae Award of Excellence, the Sr. Carol Anne Smith, HM Award, and the True Blue Volunteer of the Year Award. The Inaugural Presidential Awards Dinner was held in September 2019. The 2020 dinner was cancelled due to the pandemic, but we hope you will join us in 2021!

Nominate an alumna for
the Alumnae Award of Excellence.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Dinner
To be rescheduled.

Save the date for the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner where we celebrate Magnificat's finest alumnae athletes and coaches who demonstrate the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and moral character. 

Nominate an athlete or coach for
the Magnificat Athletic Hall of Fame.