Parents Weekend

 

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for Fall Parents Weekend, October 19-20, 2018

Join your Falcon for dinner in the Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall. Check out the EXP poster session in Annenberg Science Center. Follow your student's schedule for the day on Saturday and enjoy an afternoon of athletic events. Parents Weekend provides an insider's view of your student's life at Peddie!


Optional meetings with advisors

Advisors will be available to meet with parents from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. If you would like to schedule a meeting with your child's advisor or teacher, please contact that person in advance. 

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The School Store will be open on Friday and Saturday of Parents Weekend.
Hours:
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m; Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, October 19

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Dinner for parents and students
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

All families are invited to enjoy dinner in the dining hall provided by Peddie Food Service.

6:30-7:30 p.m.
College Forum 2018 for Parents of Classes of 2020 and 2021
Efros Auditorium, Caspersen History House

Please join the College Counseling Office as we welcome Diane McKoy, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Columbia University, as she shares her perspective on college admissions and tips for planning 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 20

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

 

8:00-8:20 a.m.
Opening Remarks by Headmaster Peter Quinn
Ayer Memorial Chapel

 

8:30-11:15 a.m.
Observe classes
Academic buildings

Please check MyBackPack for your child's schedule (go to "My Documents," click on "Fall 2018 Parents Day Class Schedule").

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

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Advisor meetings by appointment

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

8:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Class of 2019 Parents: College Counseling meetings by appointment

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

 

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Informational session: Peddie China Trip, Summer 2019
Masland Room, Caspersen Campus Center 

This meeting is for parents of students interested in attending the 2019 Summer China Trip. Trip highlights and financial aid information will be discussed. All are welcome to attend. Questions? Email Dr. Jiang (yjiang@peddie.org)

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Athletics vs. Mercersburg

1:00 p.m.

  • Field Hockey (turf field)
  • Girls' Tennis (tennis courts)
  • Girls' Soccer (back field 4)
  • Boys' Soccer (back field 3)

2:00 p.m.

  • Football (Shuman Field)

7:00 p.m.

Dorms close. All students should depart campus by 7:00 p.m.
Have a happy and safe Long Weekend!