OPC Weekend, May 6-7
Posted 04/22/2016 04:25PM

Each year in May, alumni come back to campus to reconnect with classmates, catch a game and see what's new on campus. We welcome OPCs to this year's events, listed below, as well as a student-and-teacher-led showcase of initiatives inspired by PC's Strategic Vision.

Steve Bonnie OPC '66This year the Penn Charter Alumni Society is proud to announce that Steve Bonnie OPC '66 is the recipient of the 2016 Alumni Award of Merit. The Alumni Award of Merit is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon an OPC and is given “to a graduate of the William Penn Charter School whose character and outstanding achievement have reflected lasting credit upon this school.”

Throughout his time at Penn Charter, Steve Bonnie has served as a teacher, coach, advisor and friend, and has touched the lives of so many who have passed through the halls of Penn Charter. While his accomplishments are many, it is his unwavering devotion to Penn Charter and its students that make him an exemplary recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit.

The 2016 Alumni Award of Merit presentation will take place on Friday, May 6, 5:30-6:30 pm, as part of OPC Weekend festivities.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 5

7:00 p.m.  Vision Forward NOW, Kurtz Center
Teachers and students present a showcase of initiatives inspired by Penn Charter’s Strategic Vision. Register at www.penncharter.com/vision.

Friday, May 6

1:30 p.m.  The PC Experience, Penn Charter campus
Interact with PC students about academics, arts, athletics and service.

3:30 p.m.  Athletics events begin (see schedule below), PC fields

3:30 p.m.  Refreshments available, Overseers Room

4:30 p.m.  Student-led tours of campus, Upper School lobby

5:30 p.m.  124th OPC Weekend Evening Program, Meeting Room
Presentation of the Alumni Award of Merit to Steve Bonnie OPC '66 and Honorary 1689 diplomas to Mary Gallagher and Dana Toedtman, with a message from Head of School Darryl J. Ford.
OPC ’66 50th Reunion recognition and celebration.

6:30 p.m.  OPC Party, Timmons House

Register at www.penncharter.com/OPCweekend.

Athletics Schedule for Friday, May 6

3:30 p.m.  Varsity girls lacrosse vs. Germantown Academy
3:45 p.m.  Varsity softball vs. Germantown Academy
4:00 p.m.  Varsity baseball vs. Haverford School
5:00 p.m.  JV girls lacrosse vs. Germantown Academy

Saturday, May 7

11:00 a.m.  OPCs of Color Networking Brunch, Overseers Room

11:00 a.m.  Women’s Legacy Lacrosse Clinic, PC fields
Girls grades 3-8. Register in advance.

12:00 p.m.  Women’s Alumni Lacrosse Game, PC fields

12:00 p.m.  Kenny M. Caldwell OPC ’89 Memorial Kicknic, Timmons House
Bring the family (all ages welcome) and join us for this fun and informal annual kickball tournament and picnic.

Evening Class Reunions for Graduation Years Ending in 1 and 6.


Register for one event or all at www.penncharter.com/OPCweekend.

Contact Chris Rahill OPC '99 with questions.

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Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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