Hundreds of former students, staff, parents and friends of Duke of Connaught School celebrated 100 years last Saturday October 20, 2012. There were 800 in attendance, a testament to how important Duke has been in the lives of many, many people. Here are a few photos.
Maureen Allen-Doorley cuts Duke's 100th anniversary cake for alumni and friends.
1949 Duke graduates Richard Rae and Bob Greer, with Howard Laderman, Duke principal from 1999 to 2004.
Sharing memories in the Woodfield gym
Ruth Calvert (in green) with friends Allan and Anne in the Ashbridge community room. Ruth graduated in 1942, then returned to teach at Duke from 1948 to 1960.
Vice-principal Brian Svenningsen introduces the time capsule ceremony, with 2012 “artifacts” placed in a time capsule by current students. At right is George Patsopoulos, current principal.
In Duke’s Woodfield gym, some of the anniversary committee members celebrate Duke of Connaught School’s first 100 years – Ellie, Venessa and Susan.
Duke welcomes hundreds to celebrate 100.
Student helpers keep it looking festive.