Spring Family Weekend

2019 Spring Family Weekend was a beautiful event on campus for our Scotties, their families, and friends. We have lots of great photos to share, so please stay tuned while we work to give you access to them here.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. The Thoughtful College Search, a session for parents, SMS staff, and guests with college counselor, Jim Jump (Viola H. Woolfolk Center, Reading Room)

3:00–3:45 p.m. Thistle Shop open (Ground level, St. Margaret’s Hall)

4:00 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Athletic Events & Tailgate Celebration

6:00 p.m. Family Buffet Dinner (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

7:15 p.m. Dessert Reception, Student Art Show, and Vocal Performance (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room & Ellen Brooks Gallery, Mezzanine)

8:45 p.m. Lantern Ceremony (River Lawn Tent) Please reserve space for senior parents to move up front.


9:30 a.m. All-School Meeting (Ball Memorial Gymnasium)

10:30 a.m. Brunch Program Honoring the Senior Class & Announcement of May Queen (River Lawn Tent) Begins at 11:15 a.m. followed by May Ball rehearsal with escorts

1:00-3:00 p.m. Pontoon Boat Rides on the Rappahannock River (River Dock)

5:00-5:30 p.m. Light Boxed Dinner for students and staff (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

7:30 p.m. Senior Class Picture (Front Steps, St. Margaret’s Hall) Seniors arrive by 7:15 p.m.

7:30-11:00 p.m. May Ball (River Lawn Tent) Photo Booth provided by Parent Council

8:00 p.m. Presentation of Seniors & Crowning of May Queen (River Lawn Tent) Please reserve space for senior parents up front.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2018

8:00-11:30 a.m. Coffee station (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Brunch (Margaret Robinson Broad Dining Room)

Spring Family Weekend 2018

Spring Family Weekend, a time for our seniors to shine, our juniors to begin their transition as school leaders, and our entire community of students, families, staff, and friends to enjoy campus life together.