Parent & Family Weekend | Fall 2017

Parent Family Weekend

We look forward to seeing you on campus during our Fall Parent and Family Weekend from Thursday, October 12 to Sunday, October 15! You’ll have the opportunity to connect with your child and their advisor, visit classes, attend college counseling sessions, watch home athletic events, join us at our Annual Fall Auction, and more.

Parent & Family Weekend Schedule

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Thursday, October 12

3:00-6:30 PM Registration | Ordway Hall Lobby

7:00-9:00 PM Dessert Reception at Head of School’s Home


Friday, October 13


7:45-11:30 AM Registration | Hanscom Hall Lobby

8:00-8:15 AM All School Assembly — Families Invited | Bingham Auditorium

8:15-11:30 AM Parent Class Visits

11:30 AM-12:30 PM Lunch Available | Clough Dining Room, Ordway Hall

12:30-3:25 PM Parent Class Visits

1:00-5:00 PM College Counseling Meetings
Please contact Miriam Rafferty to schedule College Counseling appointments: raffertym@gouldacademy.org or 207-824-7742

3:30-5:30 PM Athletic Practices, Games and Co-curricular Activities

  • 3:30 Golf vs. Hebron Academy and Bridgton Academy | Bethel Inn
  • 5:00 Boys’ JV2 Soccer vs. Hebron Academy | Alumni Field
  • 5:00 Girls’ JV Soccer vs. Hebron Academy | Barr Field

4:30-8:30 PM Meetings with Advisors
Please email your student’s Advisor for details and to make an appointment.

5:15-6:30 PM Cookout | Ordway Hall, Front Porch

6:00-7:00 PM College Counseling Dessert Reception for 12th Grade & PG Parents | Ordway Living Room

7:00-10:00 PM Live Auction | Trails End
Join fellow parents, alumni, faculty, Trustees, and friends for a truly fabulous evening. Libations and scrumptious snacks will be served. Round-trip transportation from campus will be available. Space is limited.

Buy Tickets

Would you like to make a donation to ensure our auction success? Your donations, no matter how big or small, make a huge difference. Contact: Adrienne Wylder (207) 824-7769 | wyldera@gouldacademy.org.


Saturday, October 14


7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast Available | Clough Dining Room, Ordway Hall

10:00AM-1:00 PM Gould Bookstore Hours | Hanscom Hall

8:30-9:00 AM Parent Assembly | Bingham Auditorium

9:15-10:15 AM Parent Meetings

  • 9th Grade – Building the Foundation for 9th Grade
  • 10th Grade – Navigating 10th Grade
  • 11th Grade – College Counseling Workshop
  • 12th Grade – Financial Aid and the College List

10:00-4:00 AM Meetings with Advisors
Please email your student’s Advisor for details and to make an appointment.

10:30-11:30 AM Community Forum | Sanborn Family Library
Families only please.

11:30 AM-12:45 PM Lunch Available | Clough Dining Room, Ordway Hall

1:00-5:00 PM College Counseling Meetings
Please contact Miriam Rafferty to schedule College Counseling appointments: raffertym@gouldacademy.org or 207-824-7742

1:00-5:00 PM Athletic Competitions

  • 1:00 Girls’ Varsity Soccer vs. Hyde  Bowhay Field
  • 2:00 Cross Country hosts MAISAD | Start and finish on Alumni Field
  • 2:30 Boys’ JV Soccer vs. Hebron Academy | Alumni Field
  • 2:30 Boys’ Varsity Soccer vs. Hebron Academy | Anderson Field
  • 2:30 Field Hockey vs. Hebron Academy | Schroy Field
  • 3:30 Mountain Biking | Pine Hill, Start and finish from the yurt

5:30-6:45 PM Dinner Available | Clough Dining Room, Ordway Hall


Sunday, October 15


8:30-10:00 AM Breakfast Available | Clough Dining Room, Ordway Hall

10:30 AM All Dorms Vacated for the Long Weekend


Wednesday, October 18


Noon-7:00 PM Students return to campus