Grandparents and Special Friends from around the Globe

In less than a week a record number of Grandparents and Special Friends will visit MA to participate in our wonderful “Grandparent and Special Friends Day” tradition.  Looking over the last three years, we found that our guests have come from as close as San Rafael and as far as Japan, England and Malaysia. Following are just 40 of the states and countries represented at Grandparents and Special Friends Day.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – 1,477 miles

Paradise Valley, Arizona – 774 miles

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – 944 miles

Arnold, California – 163 miles

Aspen, Colorado – 1,139 miles

Avon, Connecticut – 3,002 miles

Washington, DC – 2,810 miles

Boca Raton, Florida – 3,082 miles

Alpharetta, Georgia – 2,505 miles

Honolulu, Hawaii – 3,609

Chicago, Illinois – 2,126 miles

Otsu, Shiga-ken, Japan – 7,818 miles

Shawnee Mission, Kansas – 1,808 miles

Tonbridge, Kent, England

Pengang, Malaysia – 8,372 miles

Baltimore, Maryland – 2,811 miles

Boston, Massachusetts – 3,102 miles

Delano, Minnesota – 1,905 miles

Greenwood, Mississippi – 2,169 miles

Detroit, Michigan – 2,393 miles

St. Louis, Missouri – 2,052 miles

Glenbrook, Nevada – 196 miles

Concord, New Hampshire – 3,071 miles

Englewood, New Jersey – 2,902 miles

Albuquerque, New Mexico – 1,095 miles

East Setauket, New York – 2,959 miles

Berkey, Ohio – 2,342 miles

Tulsa, Oklahoma – 1,742 miles

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada – 2,640 miles

Ashland, Oregon – 346 miles

Allentown, Pennsylvania – 2,840 miles

Ste Anne de la Perade, Quebec, Canada – 3,069 miles

Pawleys Island, South Carolina – 2,837 miles

Knoxville, Tennessee – 2,492 miles

Dallas, Texas – 1,741 miles

Sundance, Utah – 780 miles

Shelburne, Vermont – 3,009 miles

Richmond, Virginia – 2,873 miles

Ferndale, Washington – 901 miles

Morgantown, West Virginia – 2,626 miles

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin – 2,126 miles

The 2012-2013 school year marks 40 years of education at Marin Academy.  Throughout the year we will be commemorating this anniversary with on-campus events for students, special publications (including this on-going series of “lists of 40″), and a community celebration at Bimbo’s in San Francisco on April 20 (Save the date!).

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