50th Community Celebration Weekend

Join us June 10-12, 2022 to celebrate our 50 years of success!

We are thrilled to welcome you to Stratton Mountain School's 50th Community Celebration Weekend! Our SMS family and campus have certainly grown from our humble roots in 1972, and we are so proud of all of our accomplishments over the past 50 years both on campus and in the larger world. While SMS may have expanded in terms of students, faculty, and facilities, we remain committed to you, to our mission, and to always welcoming you back home to campus!
We have a wonderful weekend planned for you and your family on campus plus many of your friends, teammates, and former and current staff members to celebrate our 50th! We can't wait to see you. As a reminder, the events are at no charge, please consider making a gift to the Annual Fund.
Kindly RSVP by May 24th.
RSVP HERE

Look Who's Joining Us!

50/50 Raffle for the 50th!

Raffle tickets support the SMS Annual Fund,
and the winner will go home with 50% of the proceeds!
The winner will be pulled at the 50th Community Celebration Weekend
in June. You don't have to be present to win.

A little history...

In 1970, Warren Hellman and Don Tarinelli sought to provide their children with extensive ski race training and a superior academic program. The idea took off, and by 1972, Stratton Mountain School was born. 

50 years later, SMS has become one of the most prestigious winter sports academies in the world. Founded on the mission of providing a unique environment that offers each student the opportunity to pursue excellence in competitive winter sports and college preparatory academics while developing strong personal values, these ideals remain the cornerstone of an SMS education today. 

The 2021-2022 school year marks SMS' 50th Anniversary. In celebration of this special milestone, we have pieced together our history from old newsletters, yearbooks, photos, and- most importantly – the memories of those who lived through those experiences. We welcome the community to reflect on some of the remarkable achievements of the past and join us for events throughout the year as we inspire the future.



Celebrate with us!


Watch this space for more exciting events, including Alumni micro-events in a city near you and our first-ever Alumni Ski Trip!





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Stratton Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school that focuses on college preparatory academics and competitive winter sports. Located at the base of Stratton Mountain, SMS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.