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Family Weekend

Thursday, October 19

 
Dinner
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons
 
Parent Connection Reception
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Admissions Lounge
 
Three Short Plays by David Ives
7:30 pm
Performance Space, JRCAC
 
Study Hall
8:00 - 10:00 pm
 
Thursday is an on-campus night.
 

Friday, October 20

 
Breakfast
7:15 - 8:30 am
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons

Registration
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Building
Continental breakfast and snacks for families in the Admissions Lounge
 
Class Visitations (25 min. each)
8:30 am – 12:20 pm
 
Lunch
11:00 - 1:30 pm
Drew Common
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons
 
Appointments with College Counselors (Pick-a-Time system)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 12:30 - 4:00 pm
For parents of seniors and PGs only
College Counseling Office
 
Appointments with Teachers and Advisors (Pick-a-Time system)
1:00 - 4:30 pm

A
fternoon Athletics
From 3:15 pm
Various locations
 
Stick it to Cancer Fundraiser during Varsity Field Hockey game
4:00 pm
Quimby Field
 
Dinner
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons
 
Parent Reception
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Join fellow Penguin Parents for drinks and appetizers at the home of Co-Head of School Peggy Lee.
Jewett House
 
Three Short Plays by David Ives
8:00 pm
Performance Space, JRCAC
 

Saturday, October 21

 
Breakfast
7:00 - 9:00 am
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons
 
Registration
7:00 - 10:30 am
Main Building
Continental breakfast for families in Admissions Lounge
 
College Counseling Workshops (for parents of all grade levels)
8:00 - 10:00 am
General presentation: 8:00 - 9:00 am
Presentation on applications for athletes, artists, students with learning differences, and more: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Fisher-Watkins Library

Appointments with Teachers and Advisors 
(Pick-a-Time system)
8:00 - 10:40 am
 
Dedication of Lee House and Sanborn House
11:00 - 11:45 am
Lee and Sanborn House Lawn

Lunch
12:00 – 1:30 pm
BBQ on Drew Common
 
Fall Fun Fest
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Parker Lane, overlooking Quimby Field
We hope you’ll stay, enjoy some classic fall snacks, and cheer on our Penguin athletes.
 
Dinner
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Fisher-Watkins Dining Commons
 
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Chili and chowder
Parker Lane, overlooking Quimby Field
 
Three Short Plays by David Ives
8:00 pm
Performance Space, JRCAC
 

Looking for a Place to Stay?

Family Weekend guests have a variety of lodging options to choose from during their visit. To book your reservations, be sure to call the hotel directly and ask for applicable discounted rates for Cushing Academy guests. 

Click here for a list of places to eat and stay while you're visiting campus. 

A limited number of rooms at the Colonial Inn in Gardner have been set aside at a reduced rate. Just mention Cushing Fall Family Weekend.

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430
978-827-7000
admissions@cushing.org

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy is a coed, college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in and out of the classroom through outstanding academic, art and athletic offerings. Visit our welcoming community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.

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