As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.

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Our goal is to provide our 26,000+ Pinkerton Academy alumni around the country and world opportunities to reconnect with their classmates and friends, stay up to date on the latest news from campus, and foster alumni involvement in the Academy. 

Please explore this section of the website, make use of all the great alumni resources available, and remember to send us updates - we love hearing about all the great things our alumni are doing. Next time you're in Derry, be sure to drop by and visit us here on campus in the Alumni Center.

Have questions? Contact the Alumni Director Anne Parker at 603-437-5217 or join our Facebook Page

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Arts and Craft Fair - Saturday, October 21 at the Hackler Gymnasium, Pinkerton Academy. Start your holiday shopping early at our craft fair sponsored by the Alumni Association. We have over 165 talented crafters selling their creations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free and there is plenty of parking!

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The Mission of Pinkerton's Alumni Association

The Pinkerton Academy Alumni Association shall support the educational and extracurricular programs of Pinkerton Academy by:

  • Fostering a spirit of loyalty among trustees, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends,
  • Developing a healthy school spirit based on the history and traditions of the Academy, and 
  • Achieving a unity of purpose among alumni to provide financial support for Academy programs and projects.

Anne Massa Parker '86, Director of Alumni Relations

Executive Officers
Ron Gagnon '64, President
Michael Pelletier '72, Vice President
Susan Foucher '85, Treasurer
John Breda '96, Secretary
Past President: George Tsetsilas '57, Richard West '59
Directors: Gayle Emerson Gagnon '65, Lani Buskey '98, Patty Millsaps Blair '79, Nancy Gilbert Ek '57, Nancy DeLuca Sweeney '87, Jennifer Brown '97, Sue LaGree '84, Ellen Massa Cabral '92, Adam Mead '04, Bill Lonergan '80, Cheryl Pelletier Paiva '90, Dennis Burdick '65, Michael Holm '82, James Sullivan '60, Michelle Lafond Stock '91, Lorrie Burdick Belinsky '75, Mark Mastromarino '79, Abigail White '15
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Each year through your contributions, the Alumni Association is able to support a variety of activities, projects and services that enhance the lives of students and alumni alike. Pinkerton Academy is a 501 3(c) non-profit organization and your gift donations to the Alumni Association are 100% tax deductible.

Donations can be mailed to Pinkerton Academy

Alumni Center, 5 Pinkerton St. Derry, NH 03038. 

Your Donation Makes a Difference!

The Alumni Association supports many projects and programs that benefit both alumni and students alike.We appreciate your support in the ways, causes or formats that work best for you. If you do not find them in the choices below, please contact our Alumni Director, Anne Massa Parker '86 at [email protected]

Description of Funds
Alumni Building Fund - The Alumni Building Fund supports the Old Academy Building, now the Alumni Center, which is the original schoolhouse built in 1814, and other building maintenance projects determined by the Alumni Association. Featured glass negatives, made into prints, taken by former Headmaster Edward Angell, are now on display at the Alumni Center. The archives are managed through this office by Mark Mastromarino '79. 

Alumnus Fund - The Alumnus Fund allows the Alumnus magazine to be printed and mailed to our 25,000+ alumni, free of charge, three times a year. 

Alumni Association Fund - Donations to this fund are unrestricted and can be used by the Alumni Association at their discretion. This fund helps pay for the many projects undertaken by the association each year providing student support as well as meeting both the needs of the academy and our many alumni. The Association provides money to the Academy's Homeless fund each December and annually gives four $250grants to deserving Pinkerton Clubs and Organizations.

Campaign for Excellence - Monies earmarked for this fund are managed by the Trustees and help bolster the Academy's endowment for projects that fall outside of the operating budget. In the past, various departments have benefitted from the money, including Fine Arts, Athletics, Facilities, and Technology.

Fine Arts - Support one of the following: studio arts, music, choral, band, dance, or theatre.

Athletics - Donate to the team or program of choice.
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 Class of 1982 Celebrating 35 Years! Saturday, September 23, at the Spaulding Cafe at Pinkerton. For more info about the upcoming reunion, go to or to reserve your tickets, go directly to

and pass it on!

Class of 1987 Celebrating 30 Years! Saturday, October 7, at the Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH. Details to follow. Contact Eric Dupere with any questions:[email protected]. Check out the 1987 FB page for updates!

Class of 1992 Celebrating 25 Years! Saturday, July 29, at Fody's Restaurant, Nashua, NH. Join the 1992 FB group for all the updates and details!

Class of 1997 Celebrating 20 Years! Saturday, September 23, at the Puritan Backroom, Manchester, NH. Details to follow!

Class of 2002 Celebrating 15-Years! Saturday, September 23 from 6-10 p.m. at The Derryfield Restaurant, Manchester, NH

Any related questions may also be directed to Alumni Director Anne Massa Parker '86 at 603-437-5200 or [email protected].

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