A foundation dedicated to reconnecting Harbord alumni and former staff.

CBC television – Harbord Remembrance Day Service

This year’s Harbord Collegiate Remembrance Day Service was well covered by CBC television. Attached appeared on the Wednesday 6pm CBC Toronto newscast. Many students stood in line after the service to receive their personally signed copy of Nate’s book from Nate. The student at the end of the news item, Benjamin Heywood-McLeod, has been a member of the Harbord Club Museum Volunteers for the past three years. You can see and hear some of his and the other volunteers work ,by visiting the Harbord Club website –harbordclub.com- and going to the Tab-“Veterans” and check out those veterans who gave their life and listen to their stories as developed and recorded by these volunteers.

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2678643615

Harbord’s 120th Birthday bash festivities

Thank you Harbordites for making the celebrations of our school’s 120th birthday memorable.

Many of you were on hand for the gala dinner banquet at the Ambiance Banquet Hall on Thursday April 26th, 2012. Many of us have not shared in a gathering of our fellow Harbordites since we graduated so it was an opportune time to connect and reconnect.

At the school open house on Friday April 27th, 2012, we welcomed over 300 alumni, ex staff members and guests back to the school. Comments included: “I don’t remember the school like this,” “It has been too long since I’ve been here” and “I still cherish the friends that I made when I was here.” With a festive atmosphere, many were able to catch up with others with whom they shared a common journey.

From the Harbord Club, we thank Principal Fuentes, the school staff, caretakers, students and alumni who participated in the staging and success of the celebrations. One of the hi-lites for alumni, is always hearing the ever familiar school song “Onward Harbord.” We now start the task of planning for the next big alumni event, our 125th anniversary celebrations.

Stay tuned for hi-lites, pictures and comments in our next Harbordite. Onward Harbord!

Harbord Collegiate’s 120th birthday bash registration form is now available online

The birthday bash is just around the corner and you are cordially invited.

Our school will be 120 years old in 2012 and we will be celebrating this occasion with a two day itinerary starting with a gala dinner banquet on Thursday April 26, 2012 at an off site banquet facility and culminating in an open house at the school Friday April 27, 2012.

Registration is required for the gala dinner event as seating is limited. The registration form is attached in pdf form, which is to be completed and sent directly to the school c/o of the Harbord Club.

Please note that there is an early bird sign up bonus, which was originally set at December 19, 2011, but has been extended to January 20, 2012 so start organizing your group now. Seating will be arranged on a first come first serve basis.

The registration form will also be sent out to those of you who are already on the Harbord Club email server as well as being posted on our Harbord C.I. Grads/Alumni group on Facebook. Please feel free to pass along the email and invitation to your circle of Harbord Club members (students/grads and staff) and spread the word about the party.

Onward Harbord!

To register, download the registration form below:

Registration is now closed

 

Harbord Collegiate’s 120th Birthday Bash announcement

The Harbord Club, the alumni association of our beloved school is hosting a birthday bash for our 120th birthday and you and your family are invited.

The two day event will be co-ordinated by the Harbord Club and Once Upon an Occasion event planners.

Dinner banquet: Thursday April 26th,  from 5:30 pm at the Ambiance Banquet Hall in Toronto.

Sign in social hour: 5:30 -6:30 pm

Dinner: French Service

Itinerary: Distinguished guest speakers; 50/50 draw; silent auction; dance & and birthday cake.

Open house: Friday April 27th, during the day on location at the school.  Come and see how our school has changed; visit our museum; check out our history; share your story with our current students; reconnect with friends & more.

Start organizing friends to fill a banquet table table of up to ten.  Registration is required and a PDF application will be posted to the Harbord Club website and Facebook (HarbordC.I. Grads/Alumni) soon.

There will be an early bird registration bonus gift package.  In the interim email us at: contact@harbordclub.com and or harbordcelebration@live.ca to let us know your interest and we will email you the registration form.

Onward Harbord!

120th HCI birthday bash coming Thursday April 26th & Friday April 27th, 2012

The Harbord Club will be hosting a birthday bash next April. Our treasured school has been continuously serving our community for 120 glorious years.

The party will be spread out over two days.
1) Dinner banquet with a silent auction will take place on the evening of Thursday April 26, 2012 at the Ambiance Banquet Hall. Tickets are limited. Cost: $65.00 per person or $600.00 per table of ten. So start making your plans to gather together to celebrate with your high school classmates.
2) The Harbord Club will host an open house at the school on Friday April 27th, 2012 during the school day.

Venue, Thursday evening at the Ambiance Banquet Hall for dinner & silent auction, Friday on site at the school. Look for more details

Stay tuned.