Come share your love for St. Philippine Duchesne and the heritage of her first school in America. Adults and all Academy alumni are invited to attend “Home to the Heart,” a BIcentennial kick-off party on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 4-7 p.m. This cocktail reception will be held in the Griesedieck Conference Room, Cribbin Hall Library, Arcade and surrounding historic areas of the school.
Mrs. Jane Cannon will be signing copies of her newly-written history of the Academy, Two Hundred Years: A Legacy of Love and Learning, which will be available for purchase. (Books may be preordered here.) Remarks by Dr. Susan Dempf, new Head of School, will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Cribbin Hall.
The cost is $25 per person. Reservation required by Sept. 1
Please use the school entrance next to the Shrine of St. Philippine Duchesne. Parking will be available on school lots, Southwestern Bell (Clark Street) lots, and on surrounding streets.