Fall Parents' Weekend 2017

Schedule

Thursday, October 12

4:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Registration
Jackman L. Stewart Athletic Center

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Parents' Cocktail Reception
Jackman L. Stewart Athletic Center
(For those who are able to attend.)

Friday, October 13

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Benson Commons

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Registration
Berkshire Hall, Myers Lobby

8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Parents' Weekend Headquarters
Berkshire Hall, Atrium

8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
For School: Overview of Berkshire's Academic Program, Clay Splawn, Dean of Academics, and Jean Woodward Maher, Associate Head of School and Dean of Faculty
Bellas/Dixon Math & Science Center, Crawford Family Lecture Hall

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
For Life: Overview of Berkshire's For Life Programming, Peter Quilty, Assistant Head of School and Dean of Students, and LeRhonda Greats, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
Bellas/Dixon Math & Science Center, Crawford Family Lecture Hall

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Introduction to College Counseling for Fourth and Fifth-Form Parents, and the Current State of College Admissions,
David McCauley, Director of College Counseling
Bellas/Dixon Math & Science Center, Crawford Family Lecture Hall

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Third-Form Parent Gathering
Berkshire Hall, Atrium

10:30 - 5:30 p.m.
College Counselors available to meet with Sixth-Form Parents
Berkshire Hall, College Office

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch

Benson Commons

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
For Life: The Neuroscience of the Adolescent Brain: Stress, Snapchat, and Social Connection,
Tess Adams, Director of Counseling
Bellas/Dixon Math & Science Center, Crawford Family Lecture Hall

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
For Life: A Window into Wellness at Berkshire: Yoga and Mindfulness for Self Care and Stress Reduction, Tess Adams, Director of Counseling, Soffer Athletic Center, Dance Studio
(Dress comfortably.)

3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
*Parents are invited to watch afternoon commitments and athletic team practices.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner

Benson Commons

5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Parent-Advisor Conferences

*Advisors will contact parents to schedule conferences. Locations to be determined.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Fall Concert

Allen Theater

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Social
Benson Commons

Saturday, October 14

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Benson Commons

8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Parents' Weekend Headquarters
Berkshire Hall Atrium
(Refreshments available)

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
College Counselors available to meet with Sixth-Form Parents
Berkshire Hall, College Office

Class Visits

8:30 - 8:55 a.m.
G Period

9:10 - 9:35 a.m.
C Period

9:50 - 10:15 a.m.
Head of School Remarks, Pieter Mulder, Head of School
Allen Theater

10:30 - 10:55 a.m.
A Period

11:10 - 11:35 a.m.
E Period

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch

Benson Commons

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Parent Tailgate, Southern End of the Football Field

Athletic Contests

1:30 p.m.
Girls J.V. Field Hockey vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Girls Cross Country vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Boys J.V. Soccer vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Boys Thirds Soccer vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Girls J.V. Soccer vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Girls J.V. Volleyball vs. Suffield Academy

2:30 p.m.
Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Suffield Academy

3:00 p.m.
Boys Cross Country vs. Suffield Academy

3:00 p.m.
Girls Varsity Field Hockey vs. Suffield Academy

3:00 p.m.
Football vs. Westminster School

register here