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Spirit Week & Homecoming Info

We extend a special invitation to our Alumni celebrating milestone reunions this year! For a complete list of reunion events and activities, click here.

2019 Schedule of Events

Spirit Week Themes

Faculty & Staff are encouraged to nominate students with amazing spirit throughout the week. Send your nominations to

Mon., Oct. 21 - Favorite Celebrity Day 

Dress as your favorite music, social media, or movie star!

Tues., Oct. 22 - Color Wars

  • Class of 2023 - Green
  • Class of 2022 - Blue
  • Class of 2021 - White
  • Class of 2020 - Black
  • Faculty & Staff dress according to their building's class

Wed., Oct 23 - Tacky Tourist Day

Red & White leis will be given out in the cafeteria during lunch.

Thurs., Oct. 24 - Throwback Thursday "Decades"

Fri., Oct. 25 - NFA Day

Wear your school colors and promote your class, an activity, or sport. Photo booth in the Atrium.

Home Games

Mon., Oct. 21 - Girls Volleyball vs. Lyman, 5:30 p.m. - Alumni Gym
Tues., Oct. 22 - Girls Soccer vs. Woodstock, 3:45 p.m. - Fontaine Field
                         - Field Hockey vs. Fitch, 3:45 p.m. - Turf Field (senior game)
Weds., Oct. 23 - Boys Soccer vs. Morgan, 6:30 p.m. - Fontaine Field (senior game)
Thurs., Oct. 24 - Field Hockey vs. Woodstock, 3:45 p.m. - Turf Field

Sat., Oct. 26 - 1 p.m. - Football vs. Fairfield Prep. Wildcats vs. Fairfield Prep. Admission $5 adults, $3 students and senior citizens, under 12 FREE.

Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance Ticket Sales
Thurs., Oct. 3 - Seniors, Uppers & Lowers
Fri., Oct. 4 - Fri., Oct. 11 - Whole School

  • Tickets are $10 - No Waiting Lists. 
  • Available before school and during lunch outside Student Affairs.
  • Students must have all debts cleared and Seniors must obtain and get approved an out-of-school guest form from Mrs. Howe if they wish to bring outside guests. Please make sure all out-of-school guests have their ID with them (school ID, driver's license).

Homecoming Dance - 7-10 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019, Alumni Hall

  • Bring your ticket and school ID to check in to the dance.
  • Dress is semi-formal. Shirt and tie required; NO jeans, sneakers, flip flops, or hats.
  • Tickets are non-transferable - you MAY NOT give your ticket to someone else to attend. 
  • NO ADMITTANCE to the dance after 8:30 p.m.


Parent/Guardian Letters Home

FREE Meals @ NFA

Dinner & Grab-and-Go Snack

Free Dinner is available from 4 - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the Back Cafeteria for all NFA students age 18 and younger. The dinner complies with Connecticut State meal requirements. See the menus below.  The free dinner program will begin on Mon., Sep. 9, 2019.

October Supper Menu

Students sign in to participate and eat dinner in the cafeteria. No grab-and-go or takeout.

For more information, contact Director of Student Affairs Mr. Iovino in Tirrell or email him

A Free Grab-and-Go Snack is available to all NFA Students from 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. each day in the Atrium and the cafeteria.

News & Events

Club & Activity Fair schedule, SAB At-Large positions, Spirit Week info, and more!

2019-20 Academic Calendar (printable version)

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Sun, Sep 29
Tue, Oct 1
9th Grade Parent Info Session
Ensemble Room - Bradlaw Building
Wed, Oct 2
Thu, Oct 3
Special Schedule
Ensemble Room
9th Grade Parent Info Session
Ensemble Room-Bradlaw Building
Sat, Oct 5
SAT Test
Cranston Building
Sun, Oct 6
Mon, Oct 7
Tue, Oct 8
Wed, Oct 9
Thu, Oct 10
Early Dismissal - Students
Fri, Oct 11
Sat, Oct 12
Sun, Oct 13
Tue, Oct 15
Thu, Oct 17
Fri, Oct 18
Sat, Oct 19
Sun, Oct 20
Mon, Oct 21
Wed, Oct 23
Thu, Oct 24
Fri, Oct 25
Sat, Oct 26
Subscribe to Alerts ACT Test
Cranston Building
Subscribe to Alerts Homecoming
NFA Campus & Shattuck Field
Sun, Oct 27
Mon, Oct 28
Tue, Oct 29
Subscribe to Alerts ASVAB Interpretation
Ensemble Room
Wed, Oct 30
Thu, Oct 31
Sat, Nov 2
Subscribe to Alerts SAT Test
Cranston Building