2021-22 Parents' Weekend Information

Parent Participation Month

Parents’ Weekend 2021

October 21, 22 & 23

Conference with your child’s teachers, meet fellow parents,
gather information from various departments, and attend the School Mass.
Join us as we continue to strengthen and
build our community in friendship and joy.

Thursday, October 21
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.                     Parents’ Association Reception, Auditorium

                                                                              RSVP HERE                                

Friday, October 22
7:20 a.m.                                 Mass, All Welcome, Church of St. Gregory the Great

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.            Registration, Science Building Commons

8:15 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.             Attend classes with your child

                                               - Each class block meets for 25 minutes with a 10 minute passing time

                                               - Assembly is required for faculty, students, and families

Class Schedule:

Room assignments will be on your child’s schedule in your registration packet.

                                                 Period A        8:15 – 8:40 a.m.

                                                 Period B         8:50 – 9:15 a.m

                                                 Period C        9:25 – 9:50 a.m

                                                 Period D        10:00 – 10:25 a.m

                                                 Assembly      10:35 – 10:55 a.m; Only Forms III and IV students, advisors and families

                                                 (Break for Forms V and VI in Science Building Commons)

                                                 Assembly      11:05 – 11:25 a.m; Only Forms V and VI students, advisors and families

                                                 (Break for Forms III and IV in Science Building Commons)

                                                 Period E         11:35 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

                                                 Period F         12:10 – 12:35 p.m.

                                                 Period G        12:45 – 1:10 p.m

1:30 – 5:00 p.m.                     Parent/Teacher Conferences, Upper and Lower Gymnasiums (by appointment only)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.                     Athletics Practices, playing fields; Chamber Ensemble Rehearsal, Music Room;

                                                  Play Practice, Auditorium                  

5:30 – 6:00 p.m.                     Vespers, Church of St. Gregory the Great

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.                     Dinner available, Stillman Dining Hall                  

Saturday, October 23

7:30 – 11:30 a.m.                    Registration, Upper Gymnasium Foyer

7:30 – 11:30 a.m.                    Continental Breakfast for Parents, Outside the Lower Gymnasium

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.           Parent/Teacher Conferences, Upper and Lower Gymnasiums (by appointment only)

8:30 – 11:00 a.m.                    College Counseling presentations for parents, Regan Lecture Hall (optional)

                                                  Form VI                                   8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  

                                                  Paying for College (for all)  9:10 – 10:10 a.m.

                                                  Form V                                     10:20 - 10:45 a.m.

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.                   Performing Arts Showcase, Auditorium

                                                 Abbey Players, Abbey Singers, Chamber Ensemble, and Sinfonia

12:00 p.m.                               Alumni/Legacy Photograph, front steps of Church of St. Gregory the Great

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                    Parents’ Form Luncheon – Parents will be seated by Form, Stillman Dining Hall

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.                     Athletics contests as scheduled

5:30 p.m.                                 School Mass celebrated by Fr. Michael Brunner, O.S.B., Church of St. Gregory the Great
                                                  *this is the required Mass for students not taking an overnight  

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.                      Dinner available - Stillman Dining Hall


All overnight permissions must be pre-approved through Mrs. Cotta in the Student Life Office/401-643-1247 or ecotta@portsmouthabbey.org.  If a student is taking a Friday overnight they are required to return to campus on Saturday for their afternoon obligation. Students are due back at school no later than 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.  Please note that varsity athletics practices will be held on Tuesday afternoon and varsity athletes are expected to be at these practices.

If you have any questions, please contact Meghan Fonts, director of parent relations, at mfonts@portsmouthabbey.org.


Parent / Teacher Conferences 

You can begin scheduling your conferences
on Thursday, October 14.  
To schedule your conferences, please email Kaye Caplin at kcaplin@portsmouthabbey.org


Boys' soccer celebration

 Athletics contests begin at 1:30. Check your child's team page for the start time of their game. 




Information will continue to be posted here as we get closer to the weekend.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Meghan Fonts at mfonts@portsmouthabbey.org