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Parents Weekend

Date:  Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:00am to Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:00pm

 

Fork Union Military Academy is excited to host Parents Weekend, starting Friday, October 15. Friday will be packed with events including Founder's Day Cookout, Parents Day Parade and parent-teacher conferences. Below is the Parents Weekend Schedule:

Things to Consider:

  • Cadets who are on the Cross Country team have an off-campus meet at Woodberry Forest School on Friday at 1600 (4:00 PM).
  • Cadets who are on the Prep Football team will be eligible for Parents Weekend Leave on Saturday following their away athletic event. 
  • Cadets who are on the PG Football team will be eligible for Parents Weekend Leave on Sunday following their away athletic event. 
  • Parents should plan to arrive on campus no earlier than 1330 (1:30 PM) for the start of the Parents Weekend events. All parking should be in the grass lot between Jacobson Hall and James Madison HWY.

Tentative Parents Weekend Schedule

**Please note that this schedule is subject to change due to COVID-19.

Friday, October 15, 2021

  • All Day -- Day of Giving Campaign
  • 7:45 AM -- Morning Colors (Board of Trustees Fires Cannon)
  • 8:00 AM -- Class Begins
  • 11:15 AM -- Class Day Ends
  • 11:15 to 12:15 PM -- Corps of Cadets eat Lunch
  • 1:00 PM -- Trustee Formation on Farley Circle
  • 1:30 PM -- Luncheon for Trustees & Spouses 
  • 4:00 PM -- Parents Day Parade
  • 5:00 PM -- Founder's Day Cookout for Cadets and Families
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM -- Parents Day Convocation (parent-teacher conferences/select club presentations) 

Saturday, October 16, 2021

  • 2:00 PM -- Prep Football at Trinity Episcopal School (Cadets eligible for Parents Weekend Leave dismissed after the game)
    • The Prep Soccer game at Eastern Mennonite has been canceled. Those cadets can leave on Friday. 

Sunday, October 17, 2021

  • TBA -- PG Football at Frostburg State University (Cadets eligible for Parents Weekend Leave dismissed after the game) The game time will be announced shortly. 

Monday, October 18, 2021

  • A Non-Class Day
  • Cadets on Parents Weekend Leave must return by 7:00 PM

Fork Union families receive a 15% discount at the following hotels: Best Western Plus Crossroads Inn & Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville.

Please use the Orah Parent Portal to request leave for Parents Weekend.


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