YOUR FAMILY. YOUR WEEKEND.

Meet one-on-one with teachers and advisors
Share a harvest meal and enjoy student performances
Catch your favorite Griffin in the classroom and on the field
Celebrate the people and the programs that make Pomfret special

REGISTRATION OPENS

Monday, October 2

Registration for Family Weekend is a two step process. To get started, visit this page anytime between October 2 and October 24 to register for the weekend. Once we receive your registration, we will send you an email, inviting you to book your conference appointments through a service called Pick-A-Time.



Weekend Schedule

Coffee service will be available in the School Building throughout the weekend. This schedule is subject to change. Please check back for the most current information.

Thursday, October 26

Check-in for Families

6:00 - 8:00 PM — Headmasters’ Conference Room
Receive your conference schedule and weekend program of events.

Parent Executive Council Reception & Dinner

6:00 - 8:00 PM — by invitation in Parsons Lodge

Conference Appointments

6:30 - 9:00 PM
Meet with advisors, college counselors, and/or teachers.

Friday, October 27

Breakfast

7:00 - 9:30 AM - Main House, Dining Hall

Check-in for Families

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Parsons Lodge
Receive your conference schedule and weekend program of events.

Parent Executive Council Information Session

8:15 - 10:00 AM - by invitation, Collaborative Learning Center, 2nd Floor of the du Pont Library

W.P. CAREY ’48 PRESENTATION FOR Students

9:00 - 10:00 PM - Hard Auditorium
Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth
This event is hosted by the College Counseling Office.



Mini Classes with Parents and Students

A window into your child or grandchild’s daily classroom experience.

Mini-class Block A 10:15 - 10:50 AM
Mini-class Block B 11:00 - 11:35 AM
Mini-class Block C
11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

Project: Pomfret Preview

11:00 - 11:35 AM - location to be determined
A special look at this signature program, which emphasizes design thinking in action.


Conference Appointments

8:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Meet with advisors, college counselors, and/or teachers.

Please Note: Conferences are offered concurrently with other events.



Buffet Lunch

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Main House, Dining Hall
A great opportunity to capture family photos on the Class of ’64 Terrace.

Athletic Practices and After School Programs

1:00 - 2:30 PM

W.P. Carey ’48 Presentation for Parents

1:30 - 2:45 PM - Hard Auditorium
Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth
This event is hosted by the College Counseling Office.

Requesting Student Leave with Boardingware

2:45 - 3:15 PM - location to be determined
To travel more than one mile from the School at any time without a faculty member, students must request permission online using Boardingware. Learn how parents are involved in their child’s requests for leave from School.

Helios Project Tour

Time and location to be determined
An inside look at Pomfret’s new student-driven passive solar aquaponic greenhouse.

Campus Tour

Time and location to be determined
A campus walkabout led by the Pomfret Ambassadors.

Conference Appointments

2:50 - 5:30 PM
Meet with advisors, college counselors, and/or teachers.

Senior Parent Gathering

5:15 - 6:15 PM - location to be determined

Harvest Reception and Dinner

6:30 - 8:30 PM - Strong Field House
Reception for all families, students, faculty, and administration followed by a buffet-style dinner.
Post-dinner performances by the Pomfret string ensemble, dance and theater groups, and contemporary music ensemble. Exhibits of student photography, fine and digital arts, and an ensemble performance by the Grifftones and chorus complete the evening.

Check-in for all Students

10:30 PM

Saturday, October 28

Breakfast

7:00 - 9:30 AM - Main House, Dining Hall

Check-in for Families

8:00 - 11:30 AM - Parsons Lodge
Receive your conference schedule and weekend program of events



Requesting Student Leave with Boardingware

9:30 - 10:00 AM - location to be determined
To travel more than one mile from the School at any time without a faculty member, students must request permission online using Boardingware. Learn how parents are involved in their child’s requests for leave from School.

Groundbreaking for the new Health and Wellness Center

10:45 AM - Lawn between Robinson House and the Main House. After several years of careful planning, Pomfret is building a $4 million, state-of-the-art health and wellness center dedicated to the mental and physical wellbeing of our students. Join us as we break ground on this exciting new project.

Mini Classes with Parents and Students

A window into your child or grandchild’s daily classroom experience.

Mini-class Block D — 10:00 - 10:35 AM
Mini-class Block E — 10:45 - 11:20 AM
Mini-class Block F — 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM

Understanding “The Pomfret Experience”

11:30 AM - 12:05 PM - location to be determined
An exploration of Pomfret’s student life experiences that combine to awaken not only the minds, but the hearts and souls of your children and grandchildren.









Conference Appointments

8:00 AM - Noon
Meet with advisors, college counselors, and/or teachers.

Please Note: Conferences are offered concurrently with other events.









Helios Project Tour

Time and location to be determined
An inside look at Pomfret’s new student-driven passive solar aquaponic greenhouse.

Game Day Lunch

Noon - 1:15 PM - Main House, Dining Hall
A great opportunity to capture family photos on the Class of ’64 Terrace.

Head of School Presentation and School Update

1:15 - 2:15 PM - Hard Auditorium
A discussion with Tim Richards P ’15 about new goals, with an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

Home Athletic Games

Schedule Below
Tasty treats available from the Community Service team at Pomfret’s Food Truck near the turf fields. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Fall Long Weekend

Students are allowed to remain on campus throughout this short break. Students may not depart campus on Saturday afternoon until completing their last school commitment and must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Tuesday, October 31.

Classes Resume

Wednesday, November 1



Saturday Games

Team Opponent Date Time Location
Soccer Soccer - Girls Varsity vs.
Hopkins School
Pomfret School
Soccer Soccer - Boys 3rds vs.
Cushing Academy
Pomfret School
Soccer Soccer - Girls JV vs.
Hopkins School
Pomfret School
Volleyball Volleyball - JV vs.
Marianapolis Preparatory
Pomfret School
Cross country Cross Country - Girls Varsity vs.
Forman School
Pomfret School
Field hockey Field Hockey - Varsity vs.
Worcester Academy
Pomfret School
Field hockey Field Hockey - JV vs.
Woodstock Academy
Pomfret School
Volleyball Volleyball - Varsity vs.
Canterbury School
Pomfret School
Cross country Cross Country - Boys Varsity vs.
Forman School, Rectory School
Pomfret School
Soccer Soccer - Boys Varsity vs.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Pomfret School
Football Football - Varsity vs.
Millbrook School
Pomfret School
Soccer Soccer - Boys JV vs.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Pomfret School



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