Akarty Dhesi ’21, Head Girl, shares with us her commencement address from the Class of 2021 graduation ceremony this past June. Akarty has attended Crofton since Grade 8 and was heavily involved in the theatre and improv program. She is an aspiring writer. One of her goals in life is to introduce more diversity in literature and uplift marginalized voices in writing. Akarty will be attending UBC Sauder School of Business in the fall.
Congratulations to the Class of 2021 and their accomplishments this past year! Enjoy this selection of photos from their Grad 2021 ceremony and celebration, as well as a listing of the post-secondary institutions our graduates will be attending in the coming years.
The Association welcomed alumna guest speaker Sophia Proust ’15 who shared her recent experiences with Parsons School of Design, as well as working and connecting with alumnae while living in New York. Sophia has shared a transcription of her speaking notes with CHS Alumnae Association President, Kelly (McCarthy) Eng ’90.
A message from the President of the CHS Alumnae Association.
Life is a journey, and that’s certainly true for Yvonne Deng ’16, poised medical student and CHS alumna.
Student life at CHS continues to be as vibrant, engaging and innovative as ever! Let’s take a peak at some of the fun activities and initiatives in and around the Junior and Senior Schools this past January and February.
Hi everyone, we are the Racial Justice Alliance club leaders. Our names are Sunny Sun, Sheyda Lindsay, and Sophie Winder-Berkey. Over the summer, we were inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and hosted an open forum where students and staff were able to share their opinions on racial issues in our Crofton community.
We had the chance to meet with Jennifer as she concludes her term as president, and looks ahead for the Alumnae Association.
Ena Harrop, Head of School takes a moment to talk about her first year at Crofton House and give us a look ahead at what the future holds.
Damienne Darby ’87 describes herself as a ‘lifer’, having attended Crofton House from Grade 1 through Grade 12. She says from day one, she could see from the surroundings and “amazing” teachers that she had become part of a very special place. “It was a wonderful nurturing environment.”
1898 Alumnae Newsletter
The 1898 Alumnae Newsletter is released three times a year and features several articles and interviews with CHS alumnae out in the world.
With the introduction of a new CHS website in April 2019, the “Continue Reading” link in articles found in the back issues of the newsletter will no longer work. However, the full articles can be read on this page.
Class News & Reunions
Keep up-to-date with your classmates by checking out or submitting some class news or planning a reunion.