Join us for Homecoming Weekend

October 19-21, 2018

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 19 - JV Games & Activities

Activities

1:00 p.m.All School Pep RallyUS Gymnasium
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Food TrucksSouth Campus Turf Field


JV Game Schedule

4:00 p.m.Girls Volleyball (Red)vs. Greens Farms AcademyUS Gymnasium
4:00 p.mGirls Volleyball (Blue)vs. Greens Farms AcademyLS Gymnasium
4:00 p.m.Boys Soccervs. Greens Farms AcademySouth Campus Turf Field
4:00 p.m.Girls Soccervs. Greens Farms AcademyMiddle Grass Field

Saturday, October 20 - Varsity Games, Activities & Events

Activities

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 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 Reddy Rooster, Taco Loco, Fire Engine Pizza, and many more!

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.mBake Sale: Stop by the Bake Sale Tent to purchase a sweet snack or a cup of coffee! Homemade items will include cookies, brownies, cake pops, etc. - and donuts and bagels will be available.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.School Store Tent: 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!
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.All School - Enjoy pony rides, a full petting zoo, an obstacle course, giant hamster balls, and giant lawn games! Back by popular demand, is the photobooth, 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.

MS & US Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combo: The Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combo, led by Garrett Mendez, comprised of Middle and Upper School students, will perform on the Simon House lawn, next to the Alumni tent. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the music!

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Alumni and Class of 2019 Tailgate - Alumni from all classes and the Class of 2019 Students may join under the tent on the Simon House Lawn for a BBQ and perfect views of the Turf Field games. RSVP
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.All Alumni Homecoming Reception will gather at Bar Rosso in Downtown Stamford to reconnect and celebrate another year! RSVP
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Upper School Students and Staffulty Tailgate
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

King and Low-Heywood Class of 1973 will celebrate their 45th Reunion at Long Ridge Tavern, 2635 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT. They invite King and Low-Heywood Classes of 1972 and 1974 to join them as well. You can RSVP by emailing rsarner@sarnerlaw.com.


Varsity Game Schedule

9:45 a.m.Boys & Girls Cross Countryvs. Greens Farms AcademyKing Campus
10:00 a.m.Field Hockeyvs. Greens Farms AcademySouth Campus Turf Field
11:30 a.m.Boys Soccervs. Greens Farms AcademySouth Campus Turf Field
12:30 p.m.Volleyballvs. Greens Farms AcademyUS Gymnasium
1:30 p.m.Girls Soccervs. French American School of New YorkSouth Campus Turf Field
3:30 p.m.Footballvs. Rye County Day SchoolSouth Campus Turf Field

Sunday, October 21 - 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.

  • 7:45 a.m. Registration at Simon House
  • 8:30 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

Monday - Friday, October 15-19

Lower School
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Favorite Sports Team Jersey Day
Wednesday: Super Fan King Shirt
Thursday: Grade Theme Day
Friday: King Spirit Day

Middle School
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Favorite Sports Team Jersey Day
Wednesday: Mismatch Day
Thursday: Grade Theme Day
Friday: King Spirit Day

Upper School
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Favorite Sports Team Jersey Day
Wednesday: Tourist Day
Thursday: Grade Theme Day
Friday: King Spirit Day

King Cares Sports Clothing/ Equipment Drive

Monday - Sunday, October 15 - 21

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.