Parents Spring Weekend 2015

Schedule of Events

Register for Parents Spring Weekend.

– ROAD CONSTRUCTION: There is road construction on Routes 5/10 between 1-91’s Exit 24 and Deerfield Academy starting Thursday, May 7. If you usually come via I-91, we recommend you do NOT use Exit 24. Rather, follow I-91 to Exit 26: MA-2A E in Greenfield. Continue on MA-2A E which will take you to the center of Greenfield. Turn right onto MA-10 S/US-5 S. Continue on MA-10 S/US-5 S to Memorial Street. Turn right on Memorial Street. Turn right onto Old Main to Boyden Ln in Deerfield. Allow at least 15-20 minutes extra for travel.

– There are no individual parent/teacher conferences in the spring. Instead, please join the faculty on Friday between 2:00 – 3:30 pm in the Hess Center for the Arts for a reception.
– Monday is a regular class day. If students are signed out overnight, they must return by curfew on Sunday, May 10th.

Tentative Schedule. Subject to Change

Thursday, May 7
4:00-8:00pm Registration Main School Building
Friday, May 8
7:00am-4:30pm Registration Main School Building
8:00am-1:10pm Classroom Visits
Join your student(s) for mini-classes. Each period will be thirty-minutes.
8:00-8:30am Period 1 Classrooms
8:40-9:10am Period 2 Classrooms
9:20-9:50am Period 3 Classrooms
10:00-10:30am Welcome from Head of School Margarita Curtis Hess Auditorium
10:40-11:10am Period 4 Classrooms
11:20- 11:50am Period 5 Classrooms
12:00-12:30pm Period 6 Classrooms
12:40-1:10pm Period 7 Classrooms
11:30am-1:30pm Buffet Luncheon Academy Dining Hall
1:30-3:30pm College Fair East Gym
2:00-3:30pm Parent/Teacher/Advisor Reception Hess Center Lobby
3:45-5:30pm Co-Curricular Activities and Athletic Practices Various locations
5:30-7:00pm Buffet Dinner Academy Dining Hall
6:00-6:45pm Acting and Directing Showcase Hess Center: Acting Lab (Room B150)
7:30pm Band and Dance Concert  Hess Center
10:30pm Curfew for Freshman, Sophomores  Various Dormitories
11:00pm Curfew for Juniors, Seniors  Various Dormitories
Saturday, May 9
7:00-9:00am Breakfast Academy Dining Hall
7:45-8:45am Deerfield Parents Network Steering Committee Meeting Stoltzfus Room, Greer Store
9:00 – 10:00am Office of Inclusion & Community Life Open House:
Defining Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Competency
Hess Center, Auersperg Gallery
10:00am – 11:00am College Advising Session for Freshman and Sophomore Students & their families. Featured speaker: Michael Dean, Summit Test Prep Hess Auditorium
11:00am – 12:00pm College Advising Session for Junior Class Parents. Featured speaker: Lee Coffin, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Tufts University Garonzik Auditorium
11:30am-1:00pm Buffet Luncheon Academy Dining Hall
2:00pm Athletic Contests Begin Various Locations
5:30-7:00pm Buffet Dinner Academy Dining Hall
7:00pm Music Concert Wachsman Concert Hall
8:30pm All-School Sing with Deerfield Alumni – REQUIRED for all students Hess Auditorium
11:00pm Curfew for Freshman, Sophomores Various Dormitories
11:30pm Curfew for Juniors, Seniors Various Dormitories
Sunday, May 10 (Mother’s Day)
10:30am-12:15pm Brunch Academy Dining Hall
5:30 pm Walk-through Dinner Academy Dining Hall
7:45 pm Curfew for Freshman, Sophomores Various Dormitories
9:45 pm Curfew for Juniors, Seniors Various Dormitories