Spring Family Weekend doesn't draw the crowd that we see in October, but this makes sense for many reasons: new kids have more than settled in; seniors tend to be all set; April in New England doesn't have the cachet of autumn. Nevertheless, we hosted a large crowd Friday and part of Saturday. It starts with parents tagging along with kids at classes. This is a mock jury wrestling with a verdict.
It makes sense to get outside, given the lack of seats for visitors in classrooms, and our preference for experience. This is an Earth Science class with parents.
Terry buses a group to our magnificent facility at Elbow Pond.
At 10:15, we convene for the quintessential experience of Proctor: assembly.
Any school can hold all-school meetings, but no school could replicate the vibe of acceptance and celebration we enjoy three times a week in the Norris Family Theater.
Varsity boys lacrosse reminds the community of their fundraiser to fight breast cancer. The game against New Hampton will mean a lot, but we've got some priorities and values here.
Between scheduled events there's time for parents to hang our with their kids and meet their friends.
Time to catch up with a much-loved pet...
Keep your eyes on the foreground....
Friday afternoon featured some great, successful athletic contests in warm sunshine. (Thanks to Rich Tilton P'16 for his photography and generosity!)
Now campus is almost abandoned, as most most students depart for a two-day break with parents and family. When they return Monday night, we'll start the sprint to the finish. Final exams start in one month!
Parents can join their kids for Friday morning classes.
In forensics, Lee is documenting particles captured on sticky slides placed at specific sites around campus.
Jackson scores muffins from the Parent Association welcome cart!
Bowen and Alec welcome us to assembly. Alec is video recording everything.
Mike addresses parents in a special State of the School meeting, with the award earned by Proctor Jazz/Rock ensembles on last week's trip to New York City.
Southern Californians know how to do this.
Girls tennis swept Brewster after earning a breath-taking 5-4 win Thursday!