Family Weekend Schedule 2018


Friday, October 5

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
REGISTRATION AND CHECK IN
Grubbs Gallery; Reed Campus Center

8:30 – 11:40 a.m.
CLASSES/SPECIAL SCHEDULE
Family members encouraged to attend

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WELCOME FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL ROBERT W. HILL III AND SCHOOL ASSEMBLY
Athletic Center
Required for all Upper School Students

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
COMMUNITY LUNCH
Athletic Center and Sawyer Field Tent

1:40 – 5 p.m.
PARENT/FACULTY CONVERSATIONS
Upper school parents wishing to meet with teachers should have signed up for conferences in Veracross before Family Weekend. If you have questions about your time slots, or where you are meeting, please ask when you check in at registration.

2 – 3 p.m.
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PANEL
Phillips Stevens Chapel

Join deans from a range of colleges to learn about the college admissions landscape and hear advice on guiding your student through the college-search process. This panel is open to all parents. Sophomore and junior students are strongly encouraged to attend. (Please check in with your coaches.)

Panelists: Deans of Admissions from Northeastern University, Case Western Reserve University, and Trinity College

3:30 – 5 p.m.
ATHLETIC PRACTICES AND AFTERNOON PROGRAMS (FOR STUDENTS)

4:30 – 6 p.m.
PARENT RECEPTION
Head of School’s Lawn, 37 Park Street
Please join Head of School Robert W. Hill III and Kathryn Hill P’15, ’19 for a reception at their home.

5:30 – 7 p.m.
DINNER IN BIRCH DINING COMMONS WITH STUDENTS OR ON YOUR OWN
Birch Dining Commons

ATHLETIC CONTESTS
• 5:30 p.m. Girls Varsity and JV Volleyball – Athletic Center
• 5:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Water Polo – Athletic Center
• 5:30 p.m. Girls JV Field Hockey – Galbraith Fields
• 6 p.m. Girls Varsity Field Hockey – Sawyer Field

CAMPUS STORE HOURS
Downstairs in the Reed Campus Center
Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Saturday, October 6

7 – 9 a.m.
BREAKFAST
Birch Dining Commons

8 – 11 a.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN
Grubbs Gallery, Reed Campus Center

8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
PARENT/FACULTY CONVERSATIONS
Upper school parents wishing to meet with teachers should have signed up for conference in Veracross before Family Weekend. If you have questions about your time slots, or where you are meeting, please ask when you check in at registration.

8:30 – 11 a.m.
INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS FOR SENIOR PARENTS WITH COLLEGE COUNSELORS
Plimpton Hall
This is a great chance to meet one-on-one with your student’s college counselor. To make an appointment, please contact Dianne King at 413-529-3224 or dking@williston.com

10 – 11 a.m.
STUDENT-ATHLETE COLLEGE COUNSELING PANEL
Phillips Stevens Chapel
Students welcome, if schedule permits.
Come learn what you need to know as a prospective student athlete thinking about competing in collegiate athletics. We strongly encourage both parents and students considering playing at the DI, II, or III level to attend.

11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR PARENTS
Phillips Stevens Chapel
Students welcome if schedule permits. Open to parents and students from the classes of ’20, ’21, and ’22. Come get an overview of what to expect from the college search process from Williston’s College Counseling Director Catherine McGraw.

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
TAILGATE LUNCH
Sawyer Field Tent

ATHLETIC CONTESTS

  • 3 p.m. Boys JV B Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3 p.m. Girls JV Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys JV A Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Girls Varsity Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys Cross Country – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:45 p.m. Boys Varsity Football – Sawyer Field
  • 4 p.m. Girls Cross Country – Galbraith Fields

CAMPUS STORE HOURS
Downstairs in the Reed Campus Center
Friday from 8am – 4 pm
Saturday from 9am – 2 pm

Friday, October 5

7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.
REGISTRATION AND CHECK IN
Whitaker-Bement Middle School

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
COMMUNITY LUNCH
Athletic Center & Sawyer Field Tent

3:30 – 5 p.m.
ATHLETIC PRACTICES AND AFTERNOON PROGRAMS (FOR STUDENTS)

4:30 – 6 p.m.
PARENT RECEPTION
Head of School’s Lawn – 37 Park Street
Please join Head of School Robert W. Hill III and Kathryn Hill P’15, ’19 for a reception at their home.

ATHLETIC CONTESTS

  • 5:30 p.m. Girls Varsity and JV Volleyball – Athletic Center
  • 5:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Water Polo – Athletic Center
  • 5:30 p.m. Girls JV Field Hockey – Galbraith Fields
  • 6 p.m. Girls Varsity Field Hockey – Sawyer Field

Saturday, October 6

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
TAILGATE LUNCH
Sawyer Field Tent

ATHLETIC CONTESTS

  • 3 p.m. Boys JV B Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3 p.m. Girls JV Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys JV A Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Girls Varsity Soccer – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:30 p.m. Boys Cross Country – Galbraith Fields
  • 3:45 p.m. Boys Varsity Football – Sawyer Field
  • 4 p.m. Girls Cross Country – Galbraith Fields

CAMPUS STORE HOURS
Downstairs in the Reed Campus Center
Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.