Popular fine arts events include Great Performances, the Middle School and Upper School drama productions and musicals, Holiday Program, and the Fine Arts Festival. Through the Gryphon Club, the Athletics department hosts the Doc Ingersoll Memorial Golf Tournament each fall.
The Gryphon Gala (formerly "Madcap") is the major fundraiser sponsored by the Parent Association that directly benefits the school's incredible faculty, students and staff. The CSUS Recruitment and Retention Fund, which provides service awards, sabbaticals and other incentives to recruit and retain the very best educators. Grandparents and special friends are invited each year to Family & Friends Day to join students in classrooms.
Alums return each year for the Alumni Reunion held in the Uplands Mansion, but they can also join long-time teacher and now Alumni Liaison John Draper at his popular Drinks with Draper gatherings held in the SF Bay Area and in other regions throughout the U.S.