Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Friday, April 26, 2024

On this day, grandparents and special friends will immerse themselves in a day in the life of a Williston Northampton student—featuring classroom visits, family photo sessions, and lunch with their favorite Wildcat(s)!

  • UPPER SCHOOL SCHEDULE

    9 a.m.
    Check–in and light refreshments
    Birch Dining Commons

    9:30 a.m.
    Performance by Williston’s Honors Chamber Singers
    Birch Dining Commons

    9:45 a.m.
    Welcome from Head of School Robert W. Hill III
    Birch Dining Commons

    10–10:45 a.m.
    The Williston Student Experience—
    Panel Discussion with our students facilitated by Dean of Students Office
    Birch Dining Commons

    11–11:10 a.m.
    Students meet their grandparents/special friends
    Birch Dining Commons

    11:10 a.m.–12:40 p.m.
    Lunch or classroom visits with grandchild(ren)/students
    Lunch provided in the Dodge Room, Reed Campus Center

    11:10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Family Photos: grandparents/special friends and their Wildcats pose for family portraits
    Grubbs Gallery, Reed Campus Center

    12:50–3 p.m.
    Classroom visits with grandchild(ren)/students

    3:30 p.m.
    Athletic Practices | Dance Rehearsals | Afternoon Programs

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE

    9 a.m.
    Check–in and light refreshments
    Birch Dining Commons

    9:30 a.m.
    Performance by Williston’s Honors Chamber Singers
    Birch Dining Commons

    9:45 a.m.
    Welcome from Head of School Robert W. Hill III
    Birch Dining Commons

    10–10:45 a.m.
    The Williston Student Experience—
    Panel Discussion with our students facilitated by Dean of Students Office
    Birch Dining Commons

    11–11:10 a.m.
    Students meet their grandparents/special friends
    Birch Dining Commons

    11:10 a.m.–12:10 p.m.
    Classroom visits with grandchild(ren)/students

    12:10–12:50 p.m.
    Lunch for grandparents/special friends and students
    Assembly Room, Middle School

    12:10–12:50 p.m.
    Family Photos: grandparents/special friends and their Wildcats pose for family portraits
    Assembly Room, Middle School

    12:50–3 p.m.
    Classroom visits with grandchild(ren)/students

    3:30 p.m.
    Athletic Practices | Dance Rehearsals | Afternoon Programs


Got Questions?

If you have any questions regarding Grandparents and Special Friends Day, please call 413-529-3300 or email us.

How do I include my child's grandparents/special friends in their Williston education?

To have grandparents/special friends receive information from the school, please fill out our Grandparents + Special Friends Information Form. You have two options for doing so:

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