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Celebrating Bernie Noe, Head of School

The 2021-2022 school year marks Head of School Bernie Noe's 23rd and final year at Lakeside School.

Join us in celebrating Noe throughout the year! Watch for news of special events, including alumni receptions, the All-Alumni Reunion, and the Bernie Noe Endowed Lecture on Ethics and Politics, re-named in his honor at the request of the Belanich family.

There will be opportunities to share reflections and well-wishes, and the Winter 2021 Lakeside magazine explores Noe's tenure and legacy at the school. 

Updates and event details will be shared directly with the community and on this webpage. 

Connect with Bernie

Lakeside alums are invited to attend a regional reception or reunion.

Seattle Area Alumni Reception
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Museum of History and Industry
860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

New York Alumni Reception
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Location is TBA

Bay Area Alumni Reception
Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
6 – 8:30 p.m.
230 California St., San Francisco, CA 94103

All-Alumni Reunion
Friday, June 10, 2022
6 – 9 p.m.
Lakeside Upper School Quad

Current Lakeside parents and guardians are invited to attend a spring reception.

Farewell reception for Bernie Noe and PGA general membership meeting
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
6:30 – 7 p.m.: Farewell reception
7 – 8:30 p.m.: PGA general membership meeting
Detailed event information will be emailed to families.

Words of wisdom from Bernie Noe

“The Education of Bernie Noe”

A candid interview with Noe anchors the Fall/Winter 2021 issue of Lakeside magazine, which honors the legacy of Noe’s tenure as the school’s leader.

Included in the coverage are a timeline history of highlights and milestones, a remarkable document from the Jane Carlson Williams ’60 archives (Noe’s directly challenging speech to the faculty at the start of his fourth year), an appreciation of “Lakeside’s Head Coach” from director of athletics Chris Hartley, and Noe’s parting thoughts in his final “Head Note” column.

Read an expanded version of Noe’s interview.

Read the digital version of the magazine.

Appreciation of Bernie Noe

Carey Crutcher ’77 Smith, chair of Lakeside's board of trustees, reflects on Bernie Noe's impact on the school.