Alumni News and Events
Learn about the exciting events that are happening in our alumni community both in Hong Kong and abroad. We are proud to have such active, engaged and enthusiastic alumni. Check back often to see what's been happening and stay informed of upcoming events.
ALUMNI DECADES DINNER
- Alumni Homecoming Happy Hour
- 2018 East Coast Reunions
- 2018 North American Alumni Reunions
- 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K
- Alumni Lower Primary School Event
- 2017 East Coast Alumni Reunions
Our annual alumni homecoming happy hour took place on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Bond under the cool, night sky. We had several alum join us and gather around the fire pits to catch up with former classmates and connect with the new ones. Faculty member George Coombs was on hand to meet up with alumni.
On Friday, November 2, 2018, I had the pleasure of hosting the New York City alumni reunion. The gathering took place at Banc Café which provided a cozy spot for alums to catch up with old friends and classmates. We had a good group attend from the classes of 2011 and 1999. The next stop was Boston on November 8, 2018, where we had a fun gathering at a lively pub in the Back Bay and thanks to the Class of 2014 alums for turning up in good numbers. The last stop was Washington D.C. and we gathered for a delicious lunch at The Pig, a local hotspot near downtown, on Saturday, November 10. It was great to meet so many new alums and to see familiar faces too.
Thanks to everyone for attending our reunions and I hope to see you again next year!
NEW YORK CITY
San Francisco Alumni Reunion, March 24, 2018
The North American Alumni Reunions took place in March 2018 where we visited 6 cities including: Toronto, Minneapolis, L.A., San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver. Thanks to all who attended and made our reunions so much fun. We look ahead to our next reunions and adding more cities on our tour.
We recently had the privilege of hosting more than 100 alumni and their families at our new Lower Primary School in Repulse Bay. Dr. Ron Roukema, Interim Head of School, Vicky Seehafer, Director of Admissions, and Maziar Sabet, Chief Advancement Officer, were on hand to meet and greet alumni and talk about the highlights of the latest addition to HKIS. When the evening came to a close alumni left with the feeling that HKIS continues to be the gold standard in international education in Hong Kong.
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The 2017 East Coast Alumni Reunions were a big success! We had over 100 alumni attend the NYC dinner alone. HKIS's George Coombs attended the NYC gathering and thoroughly enjoyed catching up with so many former students. The lunches and dinners in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., were the best attended to date. Thanks for your continued support and we look forward to our next event.