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Suffield Academy 
Opening of School Pre-Season Calendar
September 3-September 9, 2019
 
Tues., Sept. 3                    7:00-8:00 a.m.            Breakfast -Dining Hall
                                            9:30                            Proctors Register
                 
                                           10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m    Registration for Varsity Athletes (by invitation) Centurion Hall
                                          12:00-1:30                    Lunch
                                          12:30                            New Parents’ Information Session –Tisch Auditorium (library lower level)
                                            1:00-1:45                    Required meeting for athletes and coaches –Tisch Field House
                                            2:00-5:00                    Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            5:30-7:00                   Dinner 
                                            7:00-9:00                    Required evening activities for athletes
                                            9:00                            Check-in/Day students depart
                                          10:30                            Lights out
 
Wed., Sept. 4                     7:00-8:00 a.m.              Breakfast
                                            8:30-11:30                  Varsity Athletics Practice
                                          11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.   Lunch 
                                            2:00-5:00                    Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            5:30-7:00                    Dinner
                                            7:00-9:00                    Required evening activities for athletes
                                            9:00                            Check-in/Day students depart
                                          10:30                            Lights out
 
Thurs., Sept. 5                   7:00-8:00 a.m.             Breakfast
                                            8:30-11:30                  Varsity Athletics Practice
                                          11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.   Lunch 
                                            2:00-5:00                    Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            5:30-7:00                    Dinner
                                            7:00-9:00                    Required evening activities for athletes
                                            9:00                            Check-in/Day students depart
                                          10:30                            Lights out
 
Fri., Sept. 6                        7:00-8:00 a.m.              Breakfast
                                            8:30-11:30                  Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            9:30-11:00                  Registration for Remaining Seniors (Class of 2020) Centurion Hall
                                            9:30-11:00                  Registration for New International StudentsCenturion Hall
                                          11:15a.m.-12:45p.m.    Lunch 
                                          11:45a.m.-12:45p.m.    Lunch for new international students and parents – Cone Lounge
                                          12:00-3:00                    College Counseling Meeting for Class of 2020 – Tisch Auditorium
                                            1:00-3:00                    New international Students - Mall trip (Optional)
                                            3:30-5:30                    New international students interviews – See packet/advisor for time
                                            3:30-5:30                    Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            5:30-6:30                    Dinner - Student Union
                                            6:30                            Dinner for Faculty and Class of 2020 – Brewster Dining Room 
                                            7:30                            New International Students Orientation – Library
                                            7:45-9:00                    Class of 2020 Leadership Program Meetings
                                            9:00                            Check-in
                                          10:30                            Lights out
 
Sat., Sept. 7                       7:00-8:00 a.m.              Breakfast
                                            8:30-12:00                  Required New International Student Orientation and Testing
                                            8:30-11:30                  Varsity Athletics Practice
                                          11:30a.m.-12:45p.m.    Lunch 
                                          12:30-3:30                    Varsity Athletics Practice
                                            1:00-2:30                    Registration for Remaining Boarding Students – Centurion Hall
                                            2:30-3:30                    Registration for Remaining Day Students – Centurion Hall
                                            3:15-4:00                    All Students Activities Fair – Tisch Fieldhouse
                                            3:30-4:15                    New Parents’ Information Session – Tisch Auditorium (library lower level)
                                            4:00-6:15                    New Student Orientation – Tisch Field House
                                            4:30-5:30                    Reception for Parents – Gay Mansion
                                            6:00-7:00                    Dinner for students – Student Union and Terraces
                                            7:00-8:00                    All School Ice Cream Social – Student Union and Terraces
                                            8:00-10:00                  Optional Social Activities – Student Union and Terraces
                                          10:00                            Check-in/Day students depart
                                          10:30                            Lights Out
 
Sun ., Sept. 8                   10:00-11:30 a.m.           Brunch 
                                          10:15-11:00                  Students of Color Brunch – Cone Lounge
                                          11:15a.m-12:15 p.m.    Required Technology Presentation for all new students – Performing Arts 
                                                                              Center
                                          12:30-1:30 p.m.             Required Swim Tests:
                                          12:30                            -9thGrade Boys
                                          12:45                            -9thGrade Girls
                                            1:00                            - New 10thGrade Boys                    
                                            1:15                            - New 10thGrade Girls
                                            1:30                            All New Juniors, Seniors, and PG’s 
                                            2:00                            TIGER GAMES 
                                                                               -Grade 9: Right side of Bell Hill
                                                                              - Grade 10: Right middle side of Bell Hill
                                                                              - Grade 11: Left middle side of Bell Hill
                                                                              - Grade 12: Left side of Bell Hill
                                            4:00-6:00                    Cookout on Student Union Terraces
                                            8:00                            Day students depart
                                            8:00-10:00                  Dorm meetings (boarding students/all rotating faculty) 
                                          10:30                            Lights out
               
Mon., Sept. 9      Classes begin; Special Schedule; Work Program Assignments begin; Dress Code in effect
                                            7:00-8:00 a.m.            Breakfast
                                            8:00-8:20                    Advisor meetings (Advisor Meeting Locations)
                                            8:30-9:00                    Convocation - Second Baptist Church          
  9:10-9:40                    A Period
  9:45-10:15                  B Period
10:20-10:50                  C Period
10:55-11:25                  D Period
11:30a.m.-12:00 PM     E Period
12:15-1:00                    Lunch
  1:30-2:00                    F Period
  2:05-2:35                    G Period
    Afternoon practice and meeting times will be announced       
 
 
               
                                                                                    
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