By now you should have received your invitation to the 2016 Reunion, which will be held on October 14 and 15, 2016.  If you have not receive your invitation, please contact Darlene Gallagher at or (518) 465-5222, ext. 203 because it means we do not have your correct address. 

Friday, October 14th there will be a cocktail reception on the 22,000 square foot Green Roof.  We will have hors d’oeuvres and food stations, Wine, Beer, Soda and water.  We will have an Alumni band featuring Graham Tichy and Ian Carlton both from the class of 1996 play on Friday night.  

With a heritage of nurturing artistic expression, our school has produced and encouraged many talented artists.  In celebration of this strength, we are pleased to announce that our 2016 Reunion events on October 14 and 15th will feature our second annual Alumni Art Exhibit.  

All extended members of the Doane Stuart family, including teachers and members of the religious community, are invited to participate. Whether you are a professional or extracurricular artist, your talents deserve to be enjoyed by fellow alums!

To submit your work, please email a digital image of the piece you would like to display, and be prepared to deliver it to the event in person or mail it to arrive at Doane Stuart by October 12.   All media formats are welcome.  If you are interested in submitting your work, please contact Darlene Gallagher at or at the office at (518) 465-5222, ext. 203.

Saturday, October 15th there will be a general session that will begin in the Golub Interfaith Chapel.  During this session there will be an update from the Alumni/ae Association, an update on the status of the School by Head of School Pam Clarke and an opening prayer by Sr. Canty.  During this Luncheon we will be recognizing the following classes:

2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1961, 1956, 1951, 1946, and 1941

We will pay special recognition to the 50th Anniversary Class of 1966 and the 25th Anniversary Class of 1991.

The Head of School Award and the Alumni/ae Award will be presented during the luncheon as well.

During both events the artwork of alumni/ae will be displayed, as well as tours of the school will be provided.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Albany- two miles from school. The group rate is $119 per night if you use code CHXD01.  The website for the hotel is and their direct telephone number is (518) 275-4511.

Reunion is once again, at no cost to you or your guest.  RSVP’s are required as we do need to plan for food and drinks.  If you are interested in attending Reunion, having your art work displayed, or would like a copy of your class list, please contact Darlene Gallagher at or at (518) 465-5222, ext. 203.


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Doane Stuart Timeline

  • 1852

    The Kenwood Academy was founded in 1852.

  • 1870

    The St. Agnes School was founded in 1870. 

  • 1975

    The Doane Stuart School was founded from the merger of Kenwood Academy and St. Agnes School.

  • 2009

    Doane Stuart moved to its current location at 199 Washington Avenue in Rensselaer. 

  • 2014

    Construction is completed of the $1.3 million 22,000 square foot vegetative green roof.