Alumni Weekend

We look forward to seeing you at alumni weekend on June 21-22, 2019, after the school year ends. This will allow more access to campus and more opportunities for class-specific gatherings. We are very excited about the change and can’t wait to welcome you!

While we especially honor the classes ending in 4 and 9, we encourage all alumni to attend. Please contact the alumni office if you are interested in helping to plan your class reunion.


Friday, June 21
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Self-guided or guided campus tours and hard hat tours of the new gym and Upper School for Boys building

6:00-8:00 pm
Cocktail party in the Bamford Commons

Saturday, June 22
9:30-10:30 am
Memory sharing service in Raynor Chapel

10:30 am-12:00 pm
Champagne brunch in the Great Hall & class photos

Specialized tours and individualized class events, with opportunities for family gatherings, are available and encouraged. Contact Jennifer Shafer at or 253.284.8611 to help plan your class reunion.

Get Ready: Weekend Checklist

  • View this guide to spending 36 hours in Tacoma, curated by our staff.
  • Prepare for the Pacific Northwest elements: bring both umbrella and sunscreen!
  • Show your love for Annie Wright by making a gift to the Annual Fund.
  • Contact the alumni office for any assistance. We would love to hear from you.
Can't make it? There are many ways to connect with the school. Take a tour of the school, host an alumni gathering in your home city or country, or submit in a class note and photo for Strength.

Please update your mailing address by clicking here.
"I want to say thank you to all who made the reunion weekend so gracious and special for we alumni. I came away with a renewed appreciation for the school, for the strength it gave me and for its aspirations to guide and lead in the 21st century."

-Judy Turnbull '65

Local Hotels with Special Rates

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  • Silver Cloud, Tacoma Waterfront

    Special rate of $189 per night, based on availability, includes parking and breakfast. Call 253.272.1300 and reference the code “Annie Wright” or reserve online and enter ANNIEWRI for both the group code and the password.
  • Hotel Murano

    Special Rate of $149 per night available until 5/31/2019. Reserve online with this special link or call 253.238.8000 or 877.986.8083 and reference Annie Wright Schools to receive the discounted price.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Tacoma Downtown

    Special rate of $159 per night available until 5/24/2019 includes hot breakfast. Call the hotel directly at 253.272.2434 to reserve and reference the code “Annie Wright Schools.”


Annie Wright Schools
Main Campus:
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403

Downtown Campus:
936 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.