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.
- Friday, October 25 - JV Games & Activities
- Saturday, October 26 - Varsity Games, Activities & Events
- Sunday, October 27 - King Cares Annual 5K - Register Today!
|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|
|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|
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
Monday: King Super Fan Day
Tuesday: Pajama Day
Wednesday: Sports Fan Day
Thursday: Crazy hat & Hair Day
Friday: King Spirit Day
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
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 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.