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Annual Development Events


New Parent Reception

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations hosts a number of other school-wide events for our families and extended community members. These include the following:

Calhoun Cultural Excursions

In an effort to connect Calhoun to the world around us, we occasionally organizes trips to special exhibits and experiences taking place in New York City, in partnership with adults in our extended community. These cultural excursions give us an opportunity to bring Calhoun Everywhere as we discover families, grandparents and alumni making an impact on the cultural life of our city and beyond. For more information, contact L.J. Mitchell.

New Parent and Guardian Gathering

The Board of Trustees invites parents who are new to Calhoun to a special welcome reception in mid-September. 


The Benefit is an annual fundraising event that brings the community together to raise vital funds in support of the educational experience students receive at Calhoun. Benefit 2022 will be held on Monday, May 9 at Tavern on the Green

State of the School

Hear directly from the Head of School about Calhoun including achievements from the year, the financial status of the school, how we compare to our peer schools on key dynamics, and the opportunities and challenges Calhoun faces, along with the plans to address them. Current parents, grandparents, alumni and faculty/staff are welcome to attend. The 2022 State of the School is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

Trustee Dinner

Each spring, the Calhoun Board of Trustees hosts an on-campus reception and dinner for current and former trustees. Retiring trustees are recognized and celebrated for their service on the board and their commitment to Calhoun.

Grandparents and Family Friends Day

The Development Office hosts special events throughout the year for grandparents of Calhoun students, including our Grandparents Day each spring. Additionally, the school shares a quarterly newsletter with grandparents. Please subscribe by sending Calhoun your contact information. For more information, contact Mary McCarty.

Parents of Alumni Reception

Our past parents remain valued members of the community. In addition to being invited to many of our annual events, Calhoun offers special programming and receptions to stay connected with the school. Parents of alumni also receive a quarterly newsletter to stay up to date on news from Calhoun.