Parents and Families Weekend

October 14 - 15, 2022


 

Get a first-hand look at your child's life at Peddie.

All parents and guardians are invited to visit Peddie during Parents and Families Weekend. Attend your child's classes, meet their teachers and advisors, hear from the College Office and the Athletic Director, and learn from our students about the Signature Experience program.

 

Parents and students cheering in stands at The Peddie School

Friday, October 14

Peddie Parents' Association's Golf Outing

9:30 a.m., Peddie Golf Club
Play a round of golf at Peddie Golf Club. Registration at 9:30 a.m. and shotgun start time at 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

Welcome Reception

5:30 p.m., Arts Center 
Join parents and faculty on campus for light refreshments and conversation.

College Forum

7:00 p.m., Ding Music Hall
Billy Sichel (Senior Director of Admissions - NYU) - Open to parents and families of tenth and eleventh grade students.

EXP-STEM Signature Experience Night

8:15 p.m., The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Science Center
All are welcome. Hear seniors who completed an EXP-Signature Experience discuss their summer work and how it impacted their academic journey.

Saturday, October 15

No classes for students

Check-in & Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m., Annenberg Hall, main floor
Enjoy coffee and light breakfast as you head toward your classes!

Opening Remarks

8:00 - 8:20 a.m., Ayer Memorial Chapel
Opening remarks by Peter Quinn, Head of School

Academic Overview

8:30 - 11:15 a.m., classroom buildings
Follow your child's schedule for a 15 minute overview of each class. Individual schedules for each student will be available in MyBackpack in advance of Parents and Families Weekend. (Please note: If you have questions or concerns about your child, please email their advisor and/or individual teachers to discuss; class schedule for Parents and Families Day does not allow time for individual conversations.)

Info Session - Asian Studies Trip to India

11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Efros
Find out more information about the Asian Studies Trip to India happening in the Spring of 2023.

Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Finn Caspersen Campus Center, Dining Hall
Join parents, students and employees for a festive lunch; to-go options available for those attending games/matches.

Athletic Contests

12:30 - 4:00 p.m., athletic fields
Cheer on the Falcons as they face The Lawrenceville School!

Dorms close at 5:00 p.m.

Boarding students are encouraged to pack their cars ahead of the athletic contests.

Dorms reopen at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18. Boarders must return by 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18.


 

Advisor meetings

Should you wish to meet with your child’s advisor, please contact the advisor by email to schedule a meeting time.

Hotel Information

If you need overnight accommodations, you may call any of the following hotels:

  • The Days Inn at 609-448-3200
  • The Holiday Inn at 609-448-7000
  • The Hampton Inn at 609-426-1600

Long weekend begins after last commitment.

Dorms close at 5:00 p.m. Classes resume on Wednesday, October 19 (boarders return by 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18).