Events

Mums of Alums Doors of Villa Tour

Door of Villa Tour 2018

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Regional Connector Event

We are planning to connect with our alums in Boston, Dallas, and Kansas City this year! If you live in any of these cities, please make sure we have your current information so we are sure to include you.

Alumni Connector Event Houston 2019

Villa Yogi Hour

Class of 2019 Halloween Treat Gathering

Mums of the Villa Duchesne Class of 2019, come and help package Halloween Treat Bags for our recent graduates! We will be stuffing the packages and writing notes on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 9 am in the Log Cabin behind the 1929 Main Building. 

Please supply your child's college address by filling out the form below before October 23rd. If a school address is not received, then the package will be mailed to the parent's address.

Moms of the 2018

Mums of Alums Spirituality Series

Mark your calendars to learn more about the life of our St. Philippine Duchesne at the Spirituality Speaker Series.

November 1, 2019 - Kathleen Hughes, rscj
February 7, 2020 - Fran Gimber, rscj
March 6, 2020 - Donna Collins, rscj

Goûter and coffee will be available in the Parlor Dining Room at 9:30 am, followed by the lecture in the Lenke Global Education Center at 9:45 am.

 

Spirituality Series 2018

Alum Day of Service

Spend the day celebrating the Feast Day of St. Philippine Duchesne at Mass in the Chapel and then go out and serve the needy in our St. Louis community. Mark your calendar for Monday, November 18, 2019, with mass starting at 9:55 am and registration will be available in October.

Alum Day of Service 2018 - The Little Bit Foundation

Young Alumni Holiday Happy Hour

Get ready for our annual holiday gathering for alums that graduated high school between 1997-2016! Look for registration in early December and save the date for Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 6 pm..

Fruit & Flower Sale

The 2019 Alumnae Association Fruit & Flower Sale will have there goods ready to be ordered in early November. Come back to do some festive, holiday shopping! Pick up of items will be on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 between 8 am and 3:30 pm.

Gingerbread Houses with Santa

Our 10th Annual Gingerbread Houses with Santa is right around the corner on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9 to 11 am! Come back to register in early November...Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa!

Mums Christmas Basket Coffee

The Mums will come together for gouter as they assemble Christmas Baskets for the needy. We hope to see many Mums there on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 9 am in the Log Cabin.

Mums making baskets!

Class of 2019 Valentine Treat Gathering

Mums of the Villa Duchesne Class of 2019, come and help package Valentine Treat Bags for our recent graduates! We will be stuffing the packages and writing notes on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 9 am in the Log Cabin behind the 1929 Main Building. 

The address supplied back in October for the Halloween mailing will be used unless the address has changed. If there is a new address, please supply your child's college address by filling out the form below before February 5th. If a school address is not received, then the package will be mailed to the parent's address.

Valentine packages!

Mums of Alums Military Outreach

Mums will be collecting, organizing, and delivering items for our veterans and active military in the St. Louis area. Goal 3 in action on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9 am.

Filling carepackages!

A Night at the Races

Mark your calendar for a great night of fun! A Night at the Races will be Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Come back for registration in January!

and....they're off!

Reunion Weekend

Friday Mass and Luncheon

Friday, April 26, 2019

Sponsored and organized by the Villa Duchesne-City House Alumnae Association

 
All alumnae of Villa Duchesne and City House are invited to attend.
 
10 am
Alumnae Mass in the Villa Duchesne Chapel with Très Bien Awards and the induction of the Class of 2019.
 
 
Très Bien Award Winners
Nominations are due by December 14, 2018. Please visit the Très Bien for more information about how to nominate an alumna.
 
 
11:30 am
Luncheon and class photos in the Kenefick Gymnasium
  • Reunion classes will be called up to get class photos during the luncheon (any class ending in a 4 or 9)

Saturday Honoree Day | Classes Years ending in 4 and 9

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Sponsored by Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School Alumnae/i Office

For all Honor, Reunion Classes, and families.
Honor Classes: 1969, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014
Reunion Classes: 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989

11 am - 2 pm on the Front Lawn of the Towers

  • Buffet Lunch
  • Open Bar - Wine, Beer, Signature Drink, Pellegrino, Soda, and Water
  • Dessert Trucks
  • Games - Wine Toss, Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, Washers, Pick-Up Sticks, Yardtzee, and more
  • Activities - Photo Booth, Caricature, Balloon Art, Henna Tattoos, and more
  • 1929 Main Building will be open to explore
  • Bring your spouses, friends, children, and families!

Hotel Reservations

Frontenac Hilton

 

Hotel Block for Out-of-Town Alumnae

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac. Please make your reservation now!

  • Dates available Thursday, April 25, through Sunday, April 28, 2019
  • $139 Room Rate: 1 king or 2 double queen rooms available
  • Call 314-993-1100, ext. 6031 or 6033 to place your reservation
  • Please reference Villa Duchesne and City House Reunion Block
  • Reservations should be made by Thursday, April 4, 2019 to receive the discount

Reunion Registration

Make your plans with your classmates and save your spot. We look forward to seeing you in April. Please plan your class parties at times that will allow everyone the opportunity to come to the school events if they wish. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Drone Gehm '88, Manager of Alumnae/i Relations, at rgehm@vdoh.org or 314.810.3420.

Très Bien Award

Presented to recipients on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10 am Mass. All nominations are due by December 14, 2018.

What is the Très Bien Award?
Each year, a small group of esteemed alumnae receive the Très Bien Award for their service to the school and community. The Très Bien Award is given to Villa Duchesne-City House alumnae who demonstrate in their lives the traditions and values of their Sacred Heart education. The award recognizes exemplary service or achievement in the community or to one’s family, church, or profession.

If you would like to nominate an alumna for this award, please contact the Villa Duchesne-City House Alumnae Association Très Bien Committee Chair, Jenny Warner O'Neil '74 at jennyoneil3@gmail.com

You may also mail in your nomination to:

Jenny Warner O'Neil
637 Hickory Ln
St. Louis, MO 63131

Please include the following:

  • Nominee's first, maiden (if applicable), and last name
  • Nominee's class year and school
  • Specific examples that describe how the alumna lives the traditions and values of their Sacred Heart education
  • Your first, maiden (if applicable), and last name
  • Your class year and school
  • Your contact information

Spring Wine Social Sponsored by the Mums of Alums

Join in for some fun on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 6pm. Come back to register in the spring!

Mums AND Alums!