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We are so happy you'll be spending the 2020-2021 school year at Peddie. Whether you are a new Falcon or continuing your Peddie journey, it's bound to be a year full of promise and potential. Here is all of the information you'll need to start the new school year off strong; we'll continue to update this page throughout the spring and summer, so be sure to bookmark it. 

Parents of newly enrolled students

Tune in here for a special welcome and some details on helping your student get off to a great start!

My BackPack

Your connection to all of the Peddie information you'll need.

My BackPack is a secure hub of information for the Peddie community. Log in to access the school directory, academic and billing information, link to the Magnus Health portal and more. Log-in information is assigned upon admission to Peddie; if you do not have your log-in or are experiencing problems logging in, please email techhelp@peddie.org.

Connect to My BackPack

Get ready!

Check this timeline for when to expect information about everything you need to start your school year off strong

Summer calendar: Quick reference

April/May

  • April: Course selection information sent to new students
  • May: Placement tests for new students

June/July

  • June: Schedule your physical
  • July 1: Course assignments distributed to new students
  • July 10: Course assignments finalized for new students

August/September

  • August 10: Fall schedules available on My BackPack
  • August 24: Fall sport varsity commuter practices begin; Football preseason begins
  • August 30: Fall varsity sport preseason begins for all other sports

 

  • September 3: New International Student Registration and Orientation
  • September 4: New boarding and day student registration
  • September 5: Returning boarding student registration
  • September 7: Convocation and first day of classes

Who to contact

Academics

Catherine Rodrigue

Catherine Rodrigue

Associate Head of School

Athletics

Jason Baseden

Jason Baseden

Director of Athletics

Health 

Aimee Goodman

Aimee Goodman

Physician

International students

Violeta Rodriguez

Violeta Rodriguez

International Student Coordinator and Financial Aid Coordinator

Course registration

Paul Cramer

Paul Cramer

Registrar

Residential life

Sarah Venanzi

Sarah Venanzi

Director of Residential Life, Head Coach, Girls' Varsity Basketball

Student life

Peter McClellan

Peter McClellan

Assistant Head for Student Life

Tuition, fees or billing

Jill Donohue

Jill Donohue

Accounting Supervisor