Fall Family Weekend 2019: Details and Info

Posted by Scott Allenby

10/15/2019

Fall Family Weekend 2019 kicks off with the 29th Annual Proctor Invitational Golf Tournament at Lake Sunapee Country Club Thursday morning, followed by an open house at Mike and Betsy’s home for all parents later that evening. On Friday, parents are invited to attend two classes followed by all-school assembly, athletic practices, and Parent/Teacher conferences before a two Friday evening games. On Saturday morning, boarding families and day families are invited to gather for socializing and breakfast in the Brown Dining Commons before Parent/Teacher conferences and athletic contests round out the weekend. Parents, click below for a complete schedule for Fall Family Weekend and read on for advice on how we believe you can get the most out of the weekend ahead.

Click here for a Fall Family Weekend Schedule!

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We believe the most productive time spent during Fall Family Weekend occurs during parent/teacher conferences. Even though student attendance at conferences is not required, we repeatedly find having a student present elevates the conversation and empowers the student to self-advocate and discuss the successes (and challenges) they are encountering academically. Our advice to you, as parents, is to enter each of your child’s conferences with the perspective that we, teachers and parents together, are working to move students along a growth continuum in all areas of student life at Proctor. If your child has had a perfectly smooth ride through Proctor, we are missing an opportunity to push them just a little bit further outside their comfort zone!

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As you plan your weekend on campus, be sure take advantage of the following additional opportunities to get to know the Proctor community. Get the most out of your time on campus!

  • Thursday:
    • 11:30 am - 29th Proctor Invitational Golf Tournament
    • 1:00 pm - Walk to Proctor Cabin with Roe & Peter Blanchard P’21
    • 2:00 pm - Parent Book Club - Lovejoy Library
    • 6:30-8:30 pm - Parent Reception - Head of School’s House
  • Friday:
    • 6:30 am - Polar Swim
    • 8:00 - 10:00 am - Classes and Bluebird Bakery Food Truck
    • 10:10 am - Assembly
    • 11:00 am - All Family Meeting with Mike Henriques
    • 1:00 pm - Off-Campus Program Information Session - Wise Center
    • 1:30-5:00 pm - Parent/Teacher Conferences
    • 4:30 pm - Varsity Girls' Soccer on the turf 
    • 7:00 pm - Varsity Football on the turf
    • 8:45 pm - Parent Social at Yarrow’s Lodge with Nick’s Other Band
  • Saturday:
    • 8:30 - 9:15 am - Boarding and Day Family Breakfast Events 
    • 9:10 am - 12:30 pm - Parent/Teacher Conferences 
    • 9:30 am - College Counseling Workshop
    • 11:00 am - Winter Mountain Classroom mandatory meeting
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We know last minute questions and schedule changes are inevitable. Here are the people you should reach out to if issues arise:

  • Parent/Teacher Conference Questions = Morgan Wilson | Assistant to the Academic Dean 
  • Event specific questions and volunteer information = Debbie Krebs | Events Coordinator
  • Travel issues = Administrator on Duty Cell Phone
  • Anything else that arises = Your student’s advisor

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