Beyond The Quad

Homecoming 2018
Registration Deadline Sept. 15


Shady Side Academy is almost two weeks away from celebrating Homecoming and Reunion Weekend on Sept. 28 and 29, 2018. Classes ending in 3s and 8s will hold reunion gatherings throughout the weekend. All alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend and celebrate SSA.


Please take a moment to register now so that we know you'll be joining us. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 15.


Whether you plan on reconnecting with former classmates, faculty or coaches, we have plenty of opportunities. Our weekend event schedule has something for everyone. 


Questions? Please contact:

Lisa Page

Manager of Alumni Programming & Special Events


Planning Your Legacy Luncheon Oct. 10


Join us to learn how to take advantage of recent tax law changes to help support Shady Side Academy through trusts and other charitable options.


Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Fox Chapel Golf Club
426 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238


Lunch will be provided. Limited seating available.

Please RSVP by Oct. 1 to Lisa Page at 412-447-2252 or

Alumni Tuition Grant Program 


The Alumni Tuition Grant program offers grants to academically talented children of alumni who may not qualify for financial aid but find the cost of full tuition a challenge. The program is open to applicants in grades PK-6 and grade 9, and qualified families may receive annual awards of 10-25% of tuition. After four years, the program has made an SSA education possible for 17 alumni families. Learn more about the program and other tuition assistance options at

Upcoming Alumni Gatherings Near You 


Fall 2018
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct. 25
6-8 p.m.
SIXTY Beverly Hills Hotel
RSVP to Lisa Page
by Oct. 18


Winter 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Naples, FL

Washington, DC


Spring 2019
New York, NY


Details Coming Soon!

Alumni News

Movie Producer Jesse Shapira '95 Visits Senior School Film Class
Shapira, who produced the 2016 Best Picture nominee "Room," once sat in the same film class with Mr. Miller.

Jordan '07 and Grant '11 Foley: How Sibling Rivalry Fueled Success on Land, Sea and in the Sky
Like many brothers, Jordan and Grant Foley grew up as equal parts good friends and fierce competitors. The boys would go head-to-head in basketball, football and baseball — each win or loss was another round in their never-ending game of one-upmanship. Jordan, the more serious one, was four years older, but Grant was determined to keep up and scrappy enough to hold his own.

Leon Haley '82 and Marc Harrison '82: Classmates Connected by Career
Despite their geographical differences, Marc Harrison '82 and Leon Haley '82 have kept abreast of each other's promotions in the ever-changing world of health care. The two former classmates know what it's like to work hard and achieve great success in the same field.

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