Fall Family Weekend

Please register for Fall Family Weekend so that we can best prepare for your arrival.

Students may sign off campus on Friday after their last commitment until 3:30 p.m., and day students will remain on campus through the conclusion of outdoor laser tag and glow-in-the-dark lawn games. Saturday, all students should be on campus by 7:45 a.m. through 2:30p.m., with sophomores and juniors excused after the college meeting.

Remember, Day Leave Requests must be submitted through Boardingware in advance.

Also, register for the annual run/walk Fortson 5K.


Download and print the weekend schedule. Events are also listed below. Schedule is subject to change.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

8:25-12:10 Students attend classes

12:10 Lunch (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

12:00-4:00 Registration (Latane Parlor)

1:00-6:00 Parent Conferences

1:00-3:30 Water front open (fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, boat rides)

2:30-3:30 Thistle Shop open (St. Margaret’s Hall)

3:30-9:00 Prospective Day Student Open House (Brockenbrough House)

3:30 JV Volleyball HOME vs Christchurch School (Ball Memorial Gymnasium)

3:30 Fan Van to Athletic Complex from CTC

4:00 Field Hockey HOME vs Northumberland (Athletic Complex)

4:45 Varsity Volleyball HOME vs Christchurch School (Ball Memorial Gymnasium)

5:30-6:30 Dinner for students and families- Required for students (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

7:00 Parent Social & Live Auction (Chinn House)

7:00-9:00 Laser Tag and Glow-in-the-Dark Yard Games (Reading Room)

9:30-10:00 Fire pit & S'mores for Students and Families (TBD)


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

7:30 Fortson 5k Registration with Coffee Bar & Doughnuts (St. Margaret's Hall)

7:30-9:00 Thistle Shop open (St. Margaret’s Hall)

8:00-10:00 Parent Conferences

8:00 Fortson 5K Run/Walk (St. Margaret’s Hall)

8:45 Fortson 5K Run/Walk awards (St. Margaret’s Hall)

9:00-10:00 Continental Breakfast (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

9:15 Art Show- Required for students(Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

9:30-11:00 Alumnae Brunch (Chinn House)

10:00-12:15 Mini Classes (Student class schedules are in parent registration packets)

10:00-12:15 Pumpkin Carving, Plein Air Painting and Board Games (River Lawn)

12:15 Lunch- Required for students (River Lawn)

1:30 All School Meeting/Performing Arts (Ball Memorial Gymnasium)

2:30 College Panel- Required for sophomore and junior students (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

Student-athletes return by 3:00 p.m.

Boarding students return by 7:00 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

Classes resume

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