Parent & Family Weekend

We look forward to seeing you on campus during our Winter Parent and Family Weekend from Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28! You’ll have the opportunity to connect with your child and their advisor, attend college counseling sessions, watch home athletic events, learn about the upcoming Four Point experiences, and more.

Parent & Family Weekend Schedule | Winter 2018

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Friday, January 26


11:15-12:30 PM Lunch Available | Clough Dining Room in Ordway Hall

Athletic Competitions

  • 2:00 PM Prep Snowboard – Competition | Sunday River
  • 2:30 PM Prep Alpine – GS race | Shawnee Peak
  • 5:00 PM Boys JV Basketball vs. Hyde School | Farnsworth Field House
  • TBD U14 USSA Super G | Sunday River
  • TBD U16 and U19 USSA Super G | Sugarloaf
  • TBD Mogul team | Killington
  • TBD FIS M/FIS W | St. Michael’s College Carnival Smugglers’ Notch

2:30-5:30 PM
College Counselors available for family meetings by appointment. Please contact the College Counseling Office at 207.824.7742 to arrange.

4:00-6:30 PM Registration | Ordway Hall Lobby
Name Tag pick-up

5:45-6:30 PM Dinner | Clough Dining Room in Ordway Hall
Come enjoy dinner with your student in our dining hall. We’ll have a fire burning for you!

7:30-9:30 PM Parent Reception | Head of School’s Home

Saturday, January 27


7:15-8:00 AM Breakfast | Clough Dining Room in Ordway Hall

8:15-8:45 AM All School Assembly—Parents Invited | Bingham Auditorium

9:00-10:20 Four Point Meetings
Each year, Four Point represents a signature experience for Gould students. Make sure you know what to expect. Meetings will feature trip leaders, organizers, and faculty advisors for each grade. You will also be able to view a model Junior Four Point campsite outside of Mclaughlin Science Center after these meeting. Important meetings to gather information prior to Four Point trips and activities in March.

  • Ninth Grade | Ordway Living Room
  • Tenth Grade | Sanborn Family Library
  • Eleventh Grade | Trustees Auditorium, McLaughlin Science Center
  • Twelfth Grade | Hanscom 104

10:30-11:30 AM Class Meetings
Parents will meet with faculty to discuss topics specific to each grade level. Topics will include academic planning, college counseling, and how to prepare your student for the next step at Gould.

  • Ninth Grade | Ordway Living Room
  • Tenth Grade | Sanborn Family Library
  • Eleventh Grade | Trustees Auditorium, McLaughlin Science Center
  • Twelfth Grade | Hanscom 104

11:15-12:30 PM LunchClough Dining Room in Ordway Hall

12:30-2:30 PM Horse-drawn carriage rides | Meet at Bell Tower

11:30-3:00 PM Junior Four Point Gear Sale | Bingham Gymnasium
Come and pick up all the gear you’ll need to be comfortable winter camping in the western mountains of Maine. Sponsored by True North Adventureware of Bethel, owned and operated by Jonathan Goldberg, the parent of three Gould alumnae and veteran Junior Four Point trip leader.

Athletic Competitions

  • 11:00 AM SASSI Memorial Nordic Boys’ Race | Black Mountain
  • 1:00 PM  SASSI Memorial Nordic Girls’ Race | Black Mountain
  • 1:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Hyde | Farnsworth Field House
  • 3:00 PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Bridgton Academy | Farnsworth Field House
  • TBD Mogul team | Killington
  • TBD Freestyle | Mount Snow
  • TBD FIS M/FIS W | St. Michael’s College Carnival Smugglers’ Notch

12:30-4:00 PM
Advisor conference to be pre-arranged with your student’s advisor

1:30-4:30 PM
College Counselors available for family meetings by appointment. Please contact the College Counseling Office at 207.824.7742 to arrange.

5:30-6:30 PM Dinner | Clough Dining Room in Ordway Hall

6:00-8:00 PM Art Opening | Owen Art Gallery
Rich Entel of Portland, Maine, attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. His exhibit, “Rich Entel’s Cardboard Menagerie” is a synthesis of painting, printmaking, sculpture, and music.

Sunday, January 28


10:30-12:00 PM Brunch available | Clough Dining Room in Ordway Hall

Athletic Competitions

  • TBD Nordic Skiing Eastern Cup | Middlebury, VT
  • TBD Mogul team | Killington
  • TBD Freestyle | Mount Snow
  • TBD Freestyle | Loon Mountain
  • TBD FIS M/FIS W | St. Michael’s College Carnival Smugglers Notch