Fall Family Weekend 2019

Plan to join us on campus for Fall Family Weekend, October 1112, 2019.

Day students may not sign off campus on Friday until 9:00 p.m., and should be on campus by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

All Students must remain on campus through the end of the All-School Meeting on Saturday. 

Fall Family Weekend leave requests are due by Thursday, September 26 at 5:00 p.m. Student leave requests must be submitted in advance through Boardingware. Please see our Student Handbook for leave policies and procedures.


8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Students attend classes 

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m. Lunch | Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room 

1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.  Registration | SMS Hall Lawn (Rain Location: SMS Hall Parlor)

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Parent Conferences: Registration information to come. 

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. Open House: Visit your student's teachers in their classrooms, no appointment necessary.  

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m. Thistle Shop Open | St. Margaret’s Hall

4:00 p.m. Tennis Match @ HOME vs TBA

4:00 p.m. JV Volleyball Game @ HOME vs TBA

5:15 p.m. Varsity Volleyball Game @ HOME vs TBA 

4:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Parent Conferences: Registration information to come. 

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. Dinner for students and families - Required for studentsMargaret Robinson Broad Dining Room

7:30 p.m. Art Show for students and families | Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room - Mezzanine

8:30 p.m. Parent Council Riverboat-themed Social | Brockenbrough House

8:30 p.m. Fire Pit & S'mores for Students | A-House Beach 

Schedule of events is subject to change.


8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. SMS Parent Know-How: Learn about the Scottie Parent Community (continental breakfast served) | Viola H. Woolfolk Library, Reading Room

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast for students| Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room

8:30 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. Parent Conferences: Registration information to come. 

8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m Waterfront Open 

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. College Panel: required for sophomore and junior students and families, all are welcome | Ball Memorial Gymnasium  

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. All-School Meeting | Ball Memorial Gymnasium 

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m. Lunch | River Lawn (weather permitting)

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. Parent Conferences: Registration information to come. 

Monday, October 14

3:00 p.m. Student-athletes return 

7:00 p.m. Boarding students return

Tuesday, October 15

Classes Resume


Fall Family Weekend 2018

See some of the fun we had on campus during Fall Family Weekend 2018 and make plans to join us this year.