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Family Weekend

Winter Family Weekend: February 22-23, 2019
Come in from the cold at our Winter Family Weekend. Attend a wide array of sporting events, the Winter Musical, family social events, and of course class visits and appointments with teachers, advisors, and college counseling. We can't wait to see you!
Winter Family Weekend
February 22 –23, 2019
Schedule of Events 

Friday, February 22
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Main Building
Continental Breakfast (then snacks) served in Admissions Lounge
7:15 – 9:00 AM   
Location: Fisher-Watkins Dining Hall
Class Visits (Sit in on your student’s classes. Attend as as many as you’d like!)
8:30 AM-12:20 PM

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Fisher-Watkins Dining Hall

Optional Appointments with Teacher, Advisors and College Counselors
(“Pick-a-time,” our online scheduling tool, will go live about ten days before the weekend.)
  • Teachers available Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Advisors available from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • College counselors available from 8:00 – 11:30 AM and 1:00- 4:00 PM

Art on Display: On Going

Take a break from the hustle of your busy Friday to come by the art gallery at anytime to see the latest student work-in-progress.  Punch and Cookies served from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Location: Emily Landau Fisher Art Building

5:00 pm Basketball Boys Varsity vs Brimmer and May (home)
5:30 pm Ice Hockey Girls JV vs Pomfret (away)
6:00 pm Basketball Girls JV vs Marianapolis Prep (away)
6:00 pm Basketball Girls Varsity vs Dexter Southfield School (away)
6:00 pm Ice Hockey Boys Varsity B (home)
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Fisher-Watkins Dining Hall

Parent Reception
– with hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and soft drinks
Location: Admissions Lounge

Winter Musical: West Side Story
8:00 – 10:00 PM
Location: Cowell Chapel
Saturday, February 23
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Registration Location: Main Building
Light Continental Breakfast in Admissions Lounge
Optional Appointments with Teachers, Advisors, and College Counselors
9:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Individual advisor meeting rooms and college counseling offices
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Fisher-Watkins Dining Hall
12:00 pm Ice Hockey Boys Varsity B (home) TBA Rust Cup
1:00 pm   Ice Hockey Girls JV vs Winchendon School (away)
2:00 pm   Ice Hockey Boys Varsity B (home) TBA Rust Cup
3:00 pm   Ice Hockey Boys JV vs Kimball Union (away)
3:30 pm   Basketball Girls JV vs St. Paul’s (home)
3:30 pm   Basketball Girls Varsity Game vs St. Paul’s (home)
4:00 pm   Ice Hockey Boys Varsity vs Governor’s Academy (away)
4:30 pm   Ice Hockey Girls Varsity vs Choate Rosemary Hall (home)
Winter Musical: West Side Story
8:00 – 10:00 PM
Location: Cowell Chapel

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 Family Weekend.

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.