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Parents Weekend- October 18 & 19, 2019

Parents Weekend Schedule

Friday- October 18 

  • Parents attend classes - 8:00 a.m - 12:00 a.m
    • Join your child in class and see what daily life is like at Wyoming Seminary!
  •  Community Lunch - 12:00 pm Fleck Hall and Back Campus **
    • Enjoy lunch with the school community.                        
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences - 12:30 - 4:30 pm **
  •   Open Dance Rehearsal - 1:15 - 2:00 pm KCCA stage
    • Sem actors rehearse production numbers for our fall musical, 1776.
  • Performing Arts mini-concert series- 3:00 pm KCCA
    • Visit the Kirby Center for Creative Arts lobby to see performances by the Madrigal Singers, Chamber Music Ensemble, and String Ensemble.
  • College Guidance Programming - 4:00 - 5:00 pm SLRC 
    •  Parents are invited to learn more about the current college landscape, the application process, and our partnership with students, families, and college admissions.
      •  Class of 2020: Parents will meet in the Karembelas Room in the Kirby Library. We will look at how to navigate the confusing timeline of college applications, how to finalize an appropriate college list, how to avoid the major stress points in the process, and how parents can help students throughout the year
      •  Class of 2021: Parents will meet in the Conlon Classroom in the Kirby Library. We will explore the landscape of college admissions today and what is on the horizon for the juniors this year as they try to identify colleges where they can thrive.
      • Classes of 2023 and 2022: Parents will meet in the SLRC Conference Room. We will do a brief overview of the college process and discuss how to maximize the Sem experience (academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular) to tell a student’s unique story.
      •  Parents can make appointments for short individual meetings with college guidance counselors for Saturday morning.
  • Cocktails with Academic Leadership and Upper School Dean- 5:00 pm Back Campus **
    •   Mingle with parents and enjoy refreshments hosted by the Upper School Parents Association.
  • Community Dinner- 6:00 - 7:00 pm  Fleck Hall **
    • Everyone is invited to a casual community dinner.
  • Robert Channing- Mentalist - 9:00 pm BPAC
    • Head to the Buckingham Performing Arts Center for an exciting, entertaining and mind-boggling show.

Saturday- October, 19

  • Meeting for Parents of Boarders- 8:00 am Kirby Library **
    • Parents are invited to the library for refreshments followed by a session with the Class Deans and College Guidance. Attendees should request parent-teacher conferences after 9:15 am
  • Parent-Teacher conferences- 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • BBQ Lunch- 12:00 - 1:30 Back Campus **
    • Join the Sem community on Back Campus for a BBQ lunch, lawn games and SEM spirit prior before heading to the football game.
  • Blue Knights Football game- Sem v. Western Reserve: 2:00 pm, Nesbitt Stadium 

Registration for Parents Weekend 2019

Questions about Parents Weekend events and activities?

Contact Maddie Kropp at or (570) 270-2144.

Questions about parent-teacher conferences?


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