Parents Weekend 2018


Event Schedule

Please note that alumni will also be joining us from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 for Homecoming. We will have ample parking on campus, but local hotels may have limited space availability, so make your reservations today!

Please note that only family members of current students are allowed to visit dorm rooms. Alumni and parents are not permitted to stay over night on dorm.

Friday, October 26

8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

School Store Open, Lower Level, Founders Hall

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SAS Today (for parents of new students only), Gahagan Room, O’Brien Arts Center

3:30 p.m.

V Boys & Girls Cross-Country DISC Tournament (home)

Race Schedule:

3:40 - Varsity Boys (top 7 only)

4:00 - Varsity and JV Girls

4:30 - JV Boys

5:15 - Awards Ceremony

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Registration, Main Common Room, Founders Hall

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Dinner, Dining Hall, Founders Hall

7:00 p.m.

Orchestra, Engelhard Hall, O’Brien Arts Center (watch live)

7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Coffee and Cookies, Main Common Room, Founders Hall

8:15 p.m.

St. Andrew’s Theatre Program Presentation of David and Lisa by James Reach, Forbes Theatre, Founders Hall

Saturday, October 27

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Registration, Main Common Room, Founders Hall

8:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Coffee, Dining Hall, Founders Hall

Parent/Teacher Conferences at Designated Locations

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

School Store Open, Lower Level, Founders Hall

9:30 - 11:00 A.M.

Family Photos on the Cloister (just outside the Dining Hall)

11:00 a.m.

Meeting of Parents & Welcome and Remarks from Head of School Tad Roach, Engelhard Hall, O’Brien Arts Center (watch live)

11:45 A.M.

Information Session for Spring Break Trip to Italy with Classics Department Chair Giselle Furlonge, Engelhard Hall, O'Brien Arts Center

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch by Form, Dining Hall, Founders Hall

12:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Alumni Homecoming Day

12:00 p.m.

V Field Hockey vs. Wilmington Friends School (home)

V Boys Soccer vs. Wilmington Friends School (home)

1:00 p.m.

JV Girls Volleyball vs. First State Military Academy (home)

1:30 p.m.

JV Field Hockey vs. Wilmington Friends School (home)

JV Boys Soccer vs. Wilmington Friends School (home)

2:00 p.m.

V Football vs. Wilmington Friends School (home)

2:30 p.m.

V Girls Volleyball vs. First State Military Academy (home)

4:15 - 6:15 p.m.

Parent/Teacher Conferences at Designated Locations

5:30–7:00 p.m.

Dinner, Dining Hall, Founders Hall

7:00–7:45 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble, Engelhard Hall, O’Brien Arts Center (watch live)

8:15 p.m.

St. Andrew's Theatre Program Performance of David and Lisa by James Reach, Forbes Theatre, Founders Hall

Sunday, October 28

9:00 a.m.

Chapel Service—Speaker: Jennifer Puryear P’17,’19, A. Felix duPont Jr. Memorial Chapel, Founders Hall

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Choral and Dance Performances, Engelhard Hall, O’Brien Arts Center (watch live)

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Brunch, Dining Hall, Founders Hall

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

School Store Open, Lower Level, Founders Hall

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Parent/Teacher Conferences at Designated Locations