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Founders' Day

Founders’ Day
Friday, October 20, 2017
9:30am – 2:30pm
St. Mary’s Academy Student Commons

Invited Alumnae:

  • Class of 1967 celebrating 50 years
  • Class of 1957 celebrating 60 years
  • Class of 1952 celebrating 65 years
  • Class of 1947 celebrating 70 years
  • Class of 1942 celebrating 75 years
  • Class of 1937 celebrating 80 years
What is Founders’ Day?

St. Mary’s Academy students, faculty and staff host an annual Founders' Day celebration to commemorate the school’s 1859 founding. Each October we celebrate our unique mission and rich history with an all-school Mass, luncheon program, tours and class pictures for alumnae observing their 50th, 60th, 65th, 70th and 75th reunion years. For one week leading up to the event, current students learn about the history and legacy of the school, so when our honored alumnae arrive, they understand upon whose shoulders they stand.

2016 Founders' Day

Class of 1966, our 2016 Golden Jubilee Class

The classes of 1956, 1951 and 1946 and also attended. We were especially honored to host Marilyn (Alice) Harris, SNJM and Elaine Costanzo Falaschetti from the graduating class of 1936

To see more photos from the 2016 Founders' Day event, please click here.

In 2018, we will celebrate the classes of 1968, 1958, 1953, 1948, 1943, 1938 and 1933.

For more information about Founders' Day, please contact Director of Leadership Giving Coralynn Arrigotti '83 by email at or by phone at 971.256-9968.


Nominate an alumna for the 2018 St. Mary’s Academy Awards which will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018

Nominations are due by midnight on February 28, 2018:

Nominate Here

Come join your classmates and help in the planning process on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in the St. Mary’s Board Room. The goal is to have at least 3-5 class ambassadors attend- the more the merrier.

We will discuss invitations (St. Mary’s will cover these for you), venues, ticketing, contacting classmates, event logistics and more. St. Mary’s is dedicated to help make your reunion successful and fun for all.

Please let me know if you can make it. If you would like to help plan and cannot make it please contact Alumnae Director Katelyn Callaghan at or 971.256.9971.

Mark your calendars Reunion Weekend:

Friday, May 18th Academy Awards (nominations due by Feb. 28th)

Saturday, May 19th Individual Class Reunions

To ensure you receive the reunion invitation, please make sure your information is up to date here: