Family Weekend 2016

During Family Weekend, parents and other family members are welcomed to campus to enjoy classroom visits, athletic contests, and parent-faculty conferences.

Also included in the festivities are a flag procession, student musical performances, a clambake and hospitality time courtesy of the Parents Association. The College Counseling Office has arranged the opportunity for parents to have one-on-one discussions with College Counseling staff.



Parent-Faculty Conferences

Please note: Communication about registration for all parent-faculty conferences has been made through the Deans Office. Details were provided through email to parents on Friday, Oct. 14 and registration will close Thursday, Oct. 20. Call 413.596.6811 for more information.




Weekend Schedule

Friday, Oct. 21

7:30 a.m.

Parent Registration opens, Rich Hall Lobby

8 a.m. – noon

Parent class visits, student classrooms

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch, Lak Dining Hall

1 – 5 p.m.

Parent-Faculty Conferences, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

College Counseling Drop-In, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

4 - 5 p.m.

College Counseling Overview, Dance Room

(General information session designed to give all WMA parents an overview of our philosophy and program as well as the opportunity to ask questions about this important aspect of your child’s experience at the Academy.)

4:15 p.m.

Athletic competitions begin

5 – 6:30 p.m.

New England Clam Bake, Lak Dining Hall

Followed by

Flag Procession, Student Musical Performance, Alumni Memorial Chapel. (Directed by Faculty Members Thad Wheeler, Sue Dziura & Clark Seibold)

Saturday, Oct. 22

7:30 a.m.

Parent Registration opens, Athletic Center (main entrance)

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parent-Faculty Conferences, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

College Counseling Drop-In, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

10 - 11 a.m.

College Counseling Financial Presentation, Dance Room

(Mr. Joe Farragher from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority will share his extensive knowledge regarding financial aid and strategies for planning to finance your child’s college education.)

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch, Lak Dining Hall

1 – 5 p.m.

Hospitality Time - The Parents Association, Turf Field Complex and Corbin Field

3 - 4 p.m.

Athletic competitions begin



Campus Store

Titans gear and more can be purchased in our Campus Store located in Rich Hall. Our Family Weekend hours are:

Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Weekend Athletics Schedule

Friday, Oct. 21

4:15 p.m.

Boys’ 3rds Soccer vs. Valley View

5 p.m.

Varsity Water Polo vs. Alumni


Saturday, Oct. 22

3 p.m.

Boys' Varsity Cross Country vs. Kingswood Oxford, Mohawk Athletic Field (Turf Field Complex)

Girls' Junior Varsity Volleyball vs. Cushing Academy, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

3:15 p.m.

Girls' Varsity Field Hockey vs. Gunnery, Turf Field

3:30 p.m.

Boys' Varsity Football vs. Williston Northampton, Corbin 2

Boys' Varsity Soccer vs. Cheshire Academy, Corbin 3

Boys' Junior Varsity Soccer vs. Cheshire Academy, Mohawk Athletic Field (Turf Field Complex)

Girls' Varsity Cross Country vs. Kingswood Oxford and Suffield Academy,

Mohawk Athletic Field (Turf Field Complex)

Girls' Varsity Volleyball vs. Cushing Academy, Greenhalgh Gymnasium

4 p.m.

Girls' Varsity Soccer vs. Kimball Union, Corbin 1

Varsity Water Polo vs. Canterbury School, Cowdrey Pool