There will be an informational session for parents of students interested in attending the 2019 Summer China Trip on Parents Day.
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Volunteer for Friday's Pep Rally at home and/or Saturday's tailgate at Blair - you won't want to miss these events!
Ninth graders interested in becoming Tour Guides should plan on attending a meeting on Thursday, October 25 in Efros Auditorium.
Curtains open for this year's Fall Play, The Diviners, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25-27.
RISE of Highstown is looking for donations and volunteers for its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
RISE assists local families and individuals in recovering from setbacks and achieving their full potential. They offer a variety of volunteer opportunities.
All students are welcome to join us this spring break as we explore the culture, history, and food of Vietnam and Cambodia.
A yearbook ad is a special way to congratulate your graduate.
Charles Vogl will be Princeton Common Ground's speaker on October 30. Sign -up for free tickets now.
Parent volunteers are needed to assemble Halloween treats for students.
Fall Term exams will be held from Monday, November 12 through Thursday, November 15. Conflict exams will be held as needed on Friday, November 16.
Lunchtime can be a great time to practice your French, Spanish or Chinese language skills.
The most effective way to protect against the flu is to get a yearly flu vaccine. The CDC recommends that people get the flu vaccine by the end of October.
Re-enrollment for 2019-2020 Academic Year
Enrollment contracts for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted to MyBackpack in early February. To re-enroll your child at Peddie, you must return the signed contract and deposit within two weeks of receipt.
If your family is planning to apply for financial aid for the 2019-2020 academic year, either for the first time or as a returning student, you may begin this process now by completing the following steps:
1. Complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) online by January 1, 2019. The PFS must be completed through peddie.org/sss, and all tax documents and financial aid information must be uploaded through peddie.org/sss. Peddie cannot accept any documents by mail or email.
2. Submit your 2018 W-2 Forms by January 15, 2019. Please upload your 2018 W-2 forms to peddie.org/sss by January 15, 2019. If you do not receive your W-2 forms until later in January, please upload the forms immediately after you receive them and no later than February 1, 2019.
Please note that the Peddie Financial Aid Office will be sending communications through the SSS portal this year. We encourage you to check your SSS portal frequently throughout this process and to respond to messages promptly. As always, if you have any questions about the financial aid process, please do not hesitate to call our office at (609) 944-7501.
College Counseling Corner
College Forum 2018
Parents of Classes of 2020 and 2021: Please join the College Counseling Office in welcoming Diane McKoy, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Columbia University, as she shares her perspective on college admissions and planning for a rewarding college search and application experience.
Friday, October 19; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Efros Auditorium, Caspersen History House
All visits are for seniors only and take place in the College Counseling office.
Monday, October 15
9:30 a.m.: Lafayette College (Jade Saybolt)
10:50 a.m.: College of Charleston (Hannah Fralinger)
12:15 p.m.: McGill University (Adriana Rachubinski)
12:15 p.m.: Southern Methodist University (Tyler Snyder)
Tuesday, October 16
10:20 a.m.: Brandeis University (Alex Faye)
10:20 a.m.: Trinity College (Madeline Dickey)
10:50 a.m.: Randolph-Macon College (Hillary Diehl)
12:15 p.m.: Colgate University (Keaton Hain)
12:15 p.m.: Davidson College (Mike Mansuy)
12:45 p.m.: Tulane University (Joseph Sturtz)
Wednesday, October 17
9:30 a.m.: Macalester College (Abby Hagel)
12:15 p.m.: University of California, Berkeley (Curtis Morisaki)
12:15 p.m.: Rice University (James Atkins)
Thursday, October 18
10:20 a.m.: Dickinson College (Greg Moyer)
10:50 a.m.: Wofford College (Emily Sirbaugh)
12:15 p.m.: Bentley University (Christopher Mann)
12:45 p.m.: Seton Hall University (Alejandro Ramirez)
Friday, October 19
10:50 a.m.: University of Southern California (Nicole Molina)
12:15 p.m.: University of Notre Dame (Emily LaPlaca)
As a Peddie parent, you are automatically a member of the Peddie Parents Association - no dues or registration required. Check here for announcements regarding parent events, volunteer opportunities and Peddie Parent Association (PPA) happenings.
The PPA meets regularly throughout the school year. In addition to planning events, each meeting also features one or more faculty guest speakers. Unable to attend a PPA meeting? No worries - all PPA meetings are recorded and posted under the "Resource Center" section in MyBackPack. Contact PPA president Sheryl Oliver @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about PPA meetings or events.
7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Fresh sliced fruit
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Salad bar (seasonal greens and vegetables, assorted whole grains)
Fresh roasted vegetables
Pasta du jour
Fresh sliced watermelon
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Meatloaf and gravy
Peas and carrots
Spiced lentil stew
Matt Stefanowicz '19 shares how Peddie encouraged him to step outside his comfort zone.
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 8:30-10:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: DM/X (10:20-11:15 a.m.)
Staffed by Math department faculty members, Math Center provides a collaborative atmosphere where students can receive individual assistance with math work and/or collaborate with other students.
Monday, following Family Style dinner-9:00 p.m.**: Mr. Gartner (A310)
Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Mrs. Lewis (A209)
Thursday, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: Ms. Davis (A211)
*Math Center is held on Study Hall nights - if there is no Study Hall, there is no Math Center
**On faculty meeting Mondays, Math Center will begin at 8:00 p.m.