Alumni News

  • Your Favorite Potomac Tradition is Right Around the Corner

    The Alumni Governing Council invites you to the Potomac School Annual Book Fair. Spend an evening browsing through books and listening to music by sophomore Claudia Swope and junior Nick Berray.

    Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Lower School Library

    Light fare will be served.

    Please RSVP by Friday, March 6 to Courtney Stout at (703) 873-5543 or cstout@potomacschool.org

    Book Fair is one of Potomac's oldest annual traditions.
    Today, our dedicated volunteers collect and organize over 20,000 books, CDs and movies that are waiting to find a new home. We have a wonderful selection for both kids and adults to enjoy. You can find topical books ranging from history to cooking to gardening and more. There is something for everyone!

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  • Speed Networking

    Do you feel awkward walking into a networking reception and are unsure how to approach someone?

    Come to Speed Networking on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30pm where we take the awkwardness out of networking! During this energetic event, alumni rotate through six minute round-robin conversations with attendees. You will meet more people than you would at a traditional networking event and you will have the chance to grow your business and increase your professional network. Join in this fun, interactive way to make professional connections! This event will feature a wine and cheese reception, followed by the speed networking session.

    Please bring your business cards to share with fellow attendees and expand your network and your independent school connections.

    Event will be held at:
    Sidwell Friends School
    Upper School Library
    3825 Wisconsin Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20016

    RSVP to Laura Miller, Director of Alumni Relations.

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  • The Originalist

    Come to Arena Stage on Friday, April 17, at 8:00 pm to see alumnus Harlan Work '03 in The Originalist, a new play about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Harlan has graciously invited members of the Potomac community to join him after the play for a post-show talkback.

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  • Rory Kennedy '84 Oscar-nominated film Last Days in Vietnam

    Congratulations to Director and Producer Rory Kennedy '84 for her Oscar nomination. Read more about the film Last Days in Vietnam.

  • Ted Watson's '09 band Stargrove New Release

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    Perez Hilton called the track "Westfjords" from Stargroves' self-titled debut album "catchy" and "impressive," and now you can hear it for yourself. Nominated for an Oscar for her role in Little Miss Sunshine, screen actress Abigail Breslin harmonizes beautifully with Stargroves singer Teddy Watson on the single, which describes an Icelandic legend about trolls and elves living in the highlands. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Book Fair Alumni & Past Parent Reception

6:00 PM - 7:30 PMLS Gathering
Book Fair Alumni & Past Parent Reception
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Alumni Governing Council mtg

6:45 PM - 7:45 PMFCB Conference Room
Alumni Governing Council mtg
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Alumni Governing Council Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:30 PMFlag Circle Building Conference Room
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Net@Night Alumni Networking Evening

6:30 PM - 9:30 PMSidwell Friends School
Net@Night Alumni Networking Evening
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alumni Governing Council meeting

6:45 PM - 7:45 PMFCB Conference Room
Alumni Governing Council meeting
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