Parents Weekend: October 11-12, 2019

 

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for FALL Parents' Weekend!

Come and experience firsthand the rich and diverse landscape of Peddie! Among the offerings:  the Peddie Parents Association golf tournament, a College Forum, a Research Science Presentation, athletic events and class presentations. Parents' weekend is a wonderful way to celebrate our students and community. We hope to see you on campus!


Optional meetings with advisors

Parents who wish to meet with their student's advisor should contact that faculty member in advance. Because of Saturday's full class schedule and extra-curricular activities, faculty availability may be limited. The last available appointment slot on Saturday will be 12:30 p.m.

FACULTY DIRECTORY

Get your Falcon gear here!

The Peddie Store will be open on Friday and Saturday of Parents Weekend.

Store hours:
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Peddie Store

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, October 11

9:30 a.m.
Peddie Parents Association 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
Peddie Golf Course

  •  9:30 a.m. - Registration
  • 10:30 a.m. - Shot Gun Start for golf tournament
  • Pre-registration is required. Clink here for registration information.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dinner
Caspersen Campus Center

All Students and Parents welcome!

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
College Forum: Parents of Class of 2021 and 2022
Efros Auditorium, Caspersen History House

Please join the College Counseling Office as we welcome our guest speaker Gregory Moyer, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Admission Recruitment at Dickinson College, who will share his perspective on college admissions and planning for a rewarding college search and application experience.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
EXP Research Science Poster Session
Annenberg Science Center

Members of the senior class who participated in the 2018 Research Science Signature Experience (EXP) will present their work in a public poster session located in Annenberg Science Center. Participants worked in university labs throughout the world studying a variety of scientific fields including Medicine, Materials Science, Chemistry and Computer Science. All Peddie parents and students are invited to attend and hear about the exciting research conducted by their fellow Falcons!

Saturday, October 12

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
Welcome Coffee
Annenberg Hall Foyer

Please stop by the PPA table in Annenberg Hall on Saturday morning  to pick up a copy of the 2019-2020 directory as well as your name tag that can be used for the entire school year.  If you have name tags from previous years that you would like to recycle please drop them off. 

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


8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Advisor Meetings

Advisors will be available to meet with parents of their advisees. Please contact your child's advisor in advance to schedule an appointment.

8:30 -11:15 a.m.
Class Presentations and College Counseling Meetings (for Class of 2020 Parents)

To access your personalized Parents Day Class schedule with your students' classes and room numbers, please go to MyBackPack->My Forms/Documents->click on My Documents to find "Fall 2019 Parents Day Class Schedule."

Class schedule (classes today are for parents only; students do not attend): 

  • 8:30-8:45 a.m.: A 
  • 8:55-9:10 a.m.: B
  • 9:20-9:35 a.m.: C
  • 9:45-10:00 a.m.: D
  • 10:10-10:25 a.m.: E
  • 10:35-10:50 a.m.: F
  • 11:00-11:15 a.m.: G

Parents of Class of 2020

The College Counselors will be available to meet with parents throughout the morning. If you would like to meet with your student's college counselor, please schedule an                  appointment before the weekend. The College Counseling Team respectfully requests that we reserve time on Saturday morning for our parents visiting campus from the                  farthest distance.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

All parents and students welcome!

1:00 p.m.
Athletic events: 

  • 1:00 p.m. Tennis: Varsity Girls v. Lawrenceville School (Peddie Tennis Courts)
  • 1:30 p.m. Soccer: Varsity Boys v. Lawrenceville School (Back Field 3)
  • 1:30 p.m. Soccer: Varsity Girls v. Lawrenceville School (Back Field 4)
  • 1:30 p.m. Field Hockey: Varsity Girls v. Lawrenceville School (Outdoor Turf Field)
  • 2:00 p.m. Soccer: Junior Varsity Boys v. Lawrenceville School (Back Field 2)
  • 2:00 p.m. Soccer: Thirds Boys v. Lawrenceville School (Price Front Field 1)
  • 2:00 p.m. Soccer: Junior Varsity Girls v. Lawrenceville School (Front Field 2)
  • 2:00 p.m. Football: Varsity Boys v. Lawrenceville School (Shuman Field)
  • 2:00 p.m. Cross Country: Boys and Girls Varsity v. Princeton Day School, Lawrenceville School (Peddie Golf Course)
  • 3:00 p.m. Field Hockey: Junior Varsity Girls v. Lawrenceville School (Outdoor Turf Field)

 

All students must depart campus by 7:00 p.m.