Parents

Family Weekend

Thursday through Saturday, October 18-20, 2018

If you plan to attend any part of the weekend, you must RSVP in advance here.
For a printable version of the schedule, click here.
To sign up for conferences with teachers, click here.

ALL PARENTS MUST REGISTER UPON ARRIVAL in Aldrich Lounge, Shepardson Center (dining hall) to receive their information packet and schedule

Thursday, October 18
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences* (various locations)
Friday, October 19
8:30 - 11:20 a.m. Parents/guardians to attend abbreviated classes with their
student(s) (various locations)
11:25 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Lunch (Shepardson Center)
No afternoon classes for students
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Baseball Spring Trip Meeting for parents and players
12:30 - 1 p.m. Parent/Guardian Meetings for:**
Hockey
Basketball
Sports on Snow
1 - 5 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences* (various locations)
3 p.m. College Financial Aid Workshop for Parents
5:30 p.m. Parent receptions by grade - Adults (ages 21+) only
(various locations)**
6:30 p.m. Formal Dinner for adults and students, seated by advisory groups
(Shepardson Center)**
8 p.m. Cabaret (Nita Choukas Theater, Horowitz Performing Arts Hall)
Saturday, October 20
No morning classes for students
8 - 10:00 a.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences* (various locations)
10 - 10:30 a.m. Vermont Academy Parents’ Association (VAPA) Meeting
& Elections (Location TBA)
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. College Admission Panel with Gettysburg College, Emmanuel
College, University of Vermont (Great Room, Fuller Hall)
All parents/guardians and students are invited to attend
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Meetings for:**
Day Student Parents
International Parents
12:05 - 1 p.m. Lunch (Shepardson Center)
1 - 1:30 p.m.
and 1:45-2:15 p.m.
Mini-classes for parents and guardians on topics such
as Sustainability, Health, Learning & the Brain, Athletics (various locations).**
2:30 p.m. Soccer:
Girls’ Varsity v. Hoosac School (Lucy Field)
Boys’ Varsity v. Holderness School (E.K. Hall Field)
3 p.m. Soccer:
Boys’ JV v. White Mountain School (Hays-Naramore Field)
Boys’ Thirds v. Proctor Academy (Fuller Field)
4 p.m. Soccer:
Girls’ JV v. High Mowing School (Lucy Field)
5 p.m. Students Depart for Long Weekend after Games
Sunday, October 21 - Boston, MA: 11:36 a.m.
VA Boys’ Crew Team is participating in the Head of the Charles Regatta
VA will have a tent in Reunion Village for viewing and cheering on the VA team; a separate invitation will be emailed to all families & alumni.

*Students accompany their parents/guardians to conferences
**RSVPs are required - please follow the link to RSVP