Alumni

Jemicy Alumni Association
MISSION STATEMENT
The purpose of the Jemicy School Alumni Association is to promote the interests and goals of Jemicy School by providing leadership, support, and resources for the benefit of the School community including alumni, students, parents, faculty, administration and staff.

In order to achieve this, the Association will facilitate a meaningful dialogue between the alumni and School administration, sponsor and promote events, programs and other activities designed to encourage alumni participation. These programs are intended to cultivate a heightened affinity and loyalty for the School and to provide opportunities for the professional, social and intellectual growth of the Alumni Association’s members and students.
Alumni Association
EXECUTIVE BOARD
Stephen O’Neil ’93
President

Kristen Bell Stone ’96
Vice President

Bud Schuster ’05
Treasurer
LMS Representative

Julie Kuhn Sanchez ’00
Secretary

Jake Shapiro ’11
US Representative

CONTACT
Mark Westervelt
Assistant Head of School
Director of Alumni Relations
Email: mwestervelt@jemicyschool.org
Phone: 410-753-8135
Interesting
TO KNOW
Research is showing that dyslexia is genetically based and passed from parents to children. Between twenty-three and sixty-five percent of children with dyslexia have a parent who is dyslexic. It is not uncommon for dyslexia to affect several people in the same family, and most dyslexics will generally have someone else in their extended family who also struggles with dyslexia. The familial nature of dyslexia has been recognized since the beginning of the last century.  

Do you suspect your child is “following in your footsteps?”
The earlier children can be professionally diagnosed, the sooner they can seek specialized instruction that will empower them to become successful learners.

Common symptoms of dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences can be categorized broadly in groups:
  • Difficulties with little words
  • Bizarre reading and spelling
  • Late talking
  • Difficulties with handwriting (dysgraphia)
  • Difficulties with math
  • Directional confusion
  • Sequencing difficulties
*Please remember:  For a diagnosis of dyslexia, several symptoms are likely present, persist over time, and interfere with learning.
Upcoming
EVENTS
Alumni
NEWS

List of 5 news stories.

  • EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

    During the Alumni Association Executive Board’s 1st meeting of the 2018 school year, Stephen O’Neil ‘93 was welcomed as the incoming president and Russ White was thanked for his 3 terms of service. The Board looks forward to engaging young alums to be active members of the Alumni Association in the coming year.
  • 2018 CAREER DAY

    This year’s Career Day exposed our Upper School students to a wide array of professions to consider as they ponder college and career ahead. Medicine, weather forecasting, culinary, finance, martial arts, graphic design, aviation, and web design were just a few of the fields represented, and the presenters’ offered details about working conditions, materials, and advancement in their chosen careers. Students were allowed to rotate to four presentations of interest during the event.
  • ALUMNI DAY 2018

    The frigid temperature on Friday, January 5, 2017 did not deter members of the Class of 2017, as well as other alum from the past four years, from returning to the Upper School Campus for Alumni Day. This annual event provides the recent, former students an opportunity to reconnect with teachers and friends and share stories and advice about life after Jemicy with our current students.
  • LMS GYMNASIUM DEDICATION >>

    On the evening of September 14, 2017, the dedication of the final major Step Forward Campaign construction projects, which included the gymnasium, locker rooms, and lunch/multipurpose room on the Lower and Middle School Campus, took place. 
  • ALUMNI COLLEGE SEND-OFF >>

    Twenty-six Jemicy alums from the Upper School Class of 2017 and Y Group Class of 2013 gathered for an old-fashioned Jemicy cookout on August 15 to catch up with former classmates and talk about their next adventures. The Jemicy alums are heading to colleges in all corners of the country from Maine to Florida to California, everywhere in between, and even to Canada! 
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