Join us for Homecoming Weekend

October 25-27, 2019

Celebrate with the King Community!
Students, Parents, Staffulty and Alumni, there's something for everyone.

Click on the dates below to see the schedule of events for the day. We are still organizing the finishing touches of Homecoming Weekend, so please refer to this webpage for the most up to date schedule.

Engage with our community all weekend!

Friday, October 25 - JV Games & Activities

Activities

1:30 p.m. All School Pep Rally US Gymnasium
4:00 - 6:30 p.m. Food Trucks PAC Courtyard
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. MS Homecoming Dance Main Commons


JV Game Schedule

4:00 p.m. Girls Volleyball vs. Greens Farms Academy US Gymnasium
4:00 p.m MS Girls Volleyball vs. Greens Farms Academy LS Gymnasium
4:00 p.m. Boys Soccer vs. Greens Farms Academy South Campus Turf Field

Saturday, October 26 - Varsity Games, Activities & Events

Activities

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Food Trucks: Get anything your heart desires for lunch at our wide selection of food trucks. Tickets will be available for purchase throughout the campus to redeem at any of these venues. Food trucks include Reddi Rooster, Taco Loco, Fire Engine Pizza, Mister Softee.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. School Store: Be sure to stop by the School Store Tent on Homecoming Day! Lots of great King Spirit merchandise for students, parents, staffulty, alumni, and even your best furry friend!
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Bake Sale: Stop by the Bake Sale Tent for a homemade treat and roast a marshmallow at the s’mores pit!
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. All School -Enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, an obstacle course, giant hamster balls, and giant lawn games! Back by popular demand, is the photo booth, face painting and balloon animal artist, joined this year by a tattoo artist and caricaturist! Admission for all games is free!
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. US Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combo: The Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combo, led by Garrett Mendez & Ian Taylor, comprised of Upper School students, will perform on the Simon House lawn, next to the Alumni tent. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the music!
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Alumni Homecoming Tailgate - All Alumni, Parents of Alumni and Faculty/Staff are invited to gather in the Alumni Tent outside of Simon House for BBQ, games and to reconnect RSVP
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. S'mores Fire Pit: Join us to warm up and enjoy a lovely s'more. Stop by the Bake Sale Tent to grab supplies first.
2:30 p.m. School Tour: Take a tour led by King Ambassadors through the Lower, Middle and Upper School to see all the changes the school has undergone. Visit the Performing Arts Center and Innovation Lab as well. Meet in the Alumni Tent at 2:15 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. All Alumni Homecoming Reception will gather at Cask Republic in Stamford to reconnect and celebrate another year! RSVP


Varsity Game Schedule

9:45 a.m. Boys & Girls Cross Country vs. Greens Farms Academy King Campus
10:00 a.m. Field Hockey vs. Cheshire Academy South Campus Turf Field
11:30 a.m. Girls Soccer vs. Greens Farms Academy South Campus Turf Field
12:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Greens Farms Academy US Gymnasium
1:30 p.m. Boys Soccer vs. Greens Farms Academy South Campus Turf Field
3:30 p.m. Football vs. Cushing Academy South Campus Turf Field

Sunday, October 27 - King Cares Annual 5K - Register Today!

Community members of all ages are welcome to walk or run in the King Cares Annual 5K, benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Stamford and Greenwich as well as the Orphaned Starfish Foundation (OSF). This year, King student athletes from all of the fall sports teams will be involved in planning and executing the race.

  • 9:15 a.m. Registration at Simon House
  • 10:00 a.m. Race Start

For the second year, Upper School students will visit a Colombian orphanage that is sponsored by OSF. King will also be hosting 5 students from the orphanage during the week of the 5K. Your donation or participation in the event will help King students engage in a reciprocal learning experience through service and outreach, a key component to the King mission statement. Donations of all sizes accepted.


Spirit Week - October 21-25

Lower School

Monday: King Super Fan Day

Tuesday: Pajama Day

Wednesday: Sports Fan Day

Thursday: Crazy hat & Hair Day

Friday: King Spirit Day

 

Middle School

Monday: Pajama Day

Tuesday: Sports Jersey Day

Wednesday: Flag of your country day

Thursday: Class day (to be determined by grade)

Friday: King Spirit Day

 

Upper School

Monday: Tropical Day/Pajama Day

Tuesday: Decade Day (decades for each grade will be determined) 

Wednesday: Meme Day

Thursday: USA Day (except Seniors will have Toga Day)

Friday: King Spirit Day

King Cares Sports Clothing/ Equipment Drive

Monday - Sunday, October 21 - 27

Drop-off locations are located at the entrance of every divisional building.

Parking

Parking for Homecoming is available in each division parking lot, on a first come, first serve basis. Once the lots are full, parking is available at the Italian Center, along the stone wall parallel to the North Campus entrance. Handicap parking is available at the Simon House.