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Spirit Week & Homecoming Info

2018 Schedule of Events

Tue., 10/9

Tuesday's Fall Spirit Week Theme - Color Wars

Class of 2022 - Orange
Class of 2021 - Green
Class of 2020 - Blue
Class of 2019 - Black
*Faculty will dress according to their building's class
 
  • Homeroom competition - one winning homeroom will be chosen
  • One prize will be given to a faculty or staff member on Friday. Faculty & Staff must visit their house office each day to enter the drawing.

Show your Wildcat Pride and cheer our teams to victory at one of these home games!

Girls Volleyball vs. Coventry 5:30 p.m. Alumni Gym, Girls Soccer vs. Fitch 7 p.m. NFA Turf

Wed., 10/10

Wednesday's Fall Spirit Week Theme - Workout Wednesday

  • One prize, per grade, will be given away at the end of each day to a student who checks in at the Student Affairs Office in Tirrell.
  • One prize will be given to a faculty or staff member on Friday. Faculty & Staff must visit their house office each day to enter the drawing.

Show your Wildcat Pride and cheer our team to victory!

Boys Soccer vs. Fitch 3:45 p.m. Fontaine Field, Girls Volleyball vs. East Lyme 5:30 p.m. Alumni Gym

Thu., 10/11

Thursday's Fall Spirit Week Theme - Throwback Thursday "Decades"

  • Spirit Squad patrolling campus! Four prizes will be handed out at random across campus.
  • One prize will be given to a faculty or staff member on Friday. Faculty & Staff must visit their house office each day to enter the drawing.

Show your Wildcat Pride and cheer our team to victory at one of these home games!

Field Hockey vs. Fitch/Ledyard co-op 4 p.m. Turf Field

Fri., 10/12

Friday's Fall Spirit Week Theme - Red & White Day

  • One prize, per grade. will be given away at the end of each day to a student who checks in at the Student Affairs Office in Tirrell.
  • One prize will be given to a faculty or staff member on Friday. Faculty & Staff must visit their house office each day to enter the drawing.

Photo booth and face painting during lunch! Location TBD

2018 NFA Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - 6 p.m., Slater Auditorium. Reception will immediately follow in the Atrium. Questions? Call 860-425-5512 or email 

Sat., 10/13 - Homecoming

10 a.m. Join us for tailgating on the Shattuck Field (weather permitting) or in the Latham Library parking lot. This is an alcohol free family event ~ Bring your grills, tents, tables & chairs!

  • Girls Soccer Game - NFA Turf Field

10:30 a.m. Campus Tour - Leave from Latham Library steps. Pre-register at www.nfaschool.org/campustour.

11:00 a.m. Slater Museum Opens– Free admission.

11:15 a.m. - March to Victory Parade. Student Athlete Parade – Shattuck Field

1:00 p.m. - Game Time. Wildcats vs. Newtown Nighthawks. Admission $5 adults, $3 students and senior citizens, under 12 FREE.

TAILGATING CONTEST - Prizes for the top two tailgate spots. One that has the most NFA spirit and one with the best food! Have your area and food ready for judging by 11:30.

NO parking passes needed. Parking on the Shattuck Field is on a first come, first served basis.

Registration for Homecoming IS NOT required

Contact Alumni House at 860-425-5542 or alumni@nfaschool.org with any questions.

Sat., 10/13 - Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance Ticket Sales

September 24 - Seniors
September 25 - Seniors & Uppers
September 26 - Seniors, Uppers & Lowers
September 27 - October 5 - 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 13, 2018, 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.

 

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