Parents’ Weekend: October 13–14, 2017


Friday, October 13

7:45 a.m.

Class I (Schwarz Student Center)

Class II (Wigg Hall)

Class III (Kellner, Arts Commons)

Class IV (Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium)

8 a.m.
Morning Assembly

Class I (Schwarz Student Center)

Class II (Wigg Hall)

Class III (Kellner, King Theatre)

Class IV (Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium)

8:20–2:55 p.m.
Class visits

10–10:30 a.m.
Coffee and refreshments available in Wigg Hall and the upper and lower level of the Schwarz Student Center

11:15–1:40 p.m.
Luncheon for students, parents, advisors and teachers (Fitzgibbons Convocation Center)

3–3:45 p.m.
Remarks by Head of School Todd Bland  (Wigg Hall)

3–5:30 p.m.
Opportunity to meet with individual teachers

4:30–5:45 p.m.
The Parents’ Association invites all parents to an on-campus wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Join us in the Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium between 4:30 and 5:45 p.m. to relax with other parents after a busy day of visiting classes. Please note this reception is for parents only.

5:15–6 p.m.
International Parents’ Reception (Robert Saltonstall Gym, Room 103)

5:30–6 p.m.
Informational meeting about spring break Community Engagement trip (Cox Library)
For those parents who are unable to attend the meeting on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

5:45–6:45 p.m.
Boarding parents’ socials (Houses)

Game Schedule

4 p.m.
3rd Girls’ Soccer vs. Dana Hall on Upper Field

4:15 p.m.
2nd Boys’ (B) Soccer vs. Roxbury Latin on JV Soccer Field
3rd Boys’ Soccer vs. Roxbury Latin on Headmaster’s Field

Advisors and teachers will be available for conferences throughout the day on Friday and on Saturday morning. The Academic Skills Center will be open on Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for parents with questions.

Saturday, October 14

8:15 a.m.
Registration for parent/teacher conferences (Wigg Hall)

8:30–9:30 a.m.
Open college forum for Class I parents: an opportunity to ask questions about the college process. Coffee and refreshments will be served. (Straus Library)

Optional presentation on semester programs for Class III parents and students: Mountain School, CITYterm, Maine Coast Semester. Information about these programs and how they integrate into the Class II year (Cox Library, Stackpole Room)

8:30–11:30 a.m.
Advisors and teachers available for conferences

9–10 a.m.
Session for Class IV parents and students. Presentation by Glenn Hall, a prevention specialist from Freedom from Chemical Dependency (FCD). (Kellner, King Theatre)

10:30–11:00 a.m.
Class I parents: Presentation on senior projects (Straus Library)

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Performance by Class IV Jazz Combo (Kellner, Orchestra Room)

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Class II parents: Introduction to the college counselors and the college counseling program (Kellner, King Theatre)

Class III parents: Presentations on exchange programs and School Year Abroad

French Exchange (Ware Hall, Room 303)
Spanish Exchange (Ware Hall, Room 304)
School Year Abroad (Ware Hall, Room 302)

11:30–12 p.m.
|Informational meeting about spring break Community Engagement trip (Wigg Hall)

12–12:30 p.m.
Class III parents: An informal Q&A session with the director of the college office (Straus Library)

12:30–1 p.m.
Host Family Program Reception (Trustees Room)

11:30–1 p.m.
Chili sponsored by the Upper School Parents’ Association (Schwarz Student Center)

Game Schedule

12 p.m.
1st Girls’ Field Hockey vs. BB&N
2nd Girls’ Field Hockey vs. BB&N

12:30 p.m.
1st Boys Soccer vs. BB&N
1st Girls’ Volleyball vs. BB&N
2nd Boys’ Soccer vs. BB&N
2nd Girls’ Volleyball vs. BB&N

1 p.m.
1st Girls’ Cross Country vs. Governor’s with Winsor
1st Girls’ Soccer vs. BB&N
2nd Girls’ Soccer vs. BB&N

1:30 p.m.
1st Boys’ Cross Country vs. Governor’s

2 p.m.
1st Boys’ Football vs. Belmont Hill