Accepted Students and Families
Congratulations again on your acceptance to Solebury! We are so excited to be at this moment with you and to have your family become part of our family! The information and events below are to help you as you finalize your school decision and then to help those of you who enroll to begin to find your people here and to have your Solebury years get off to an amazing start. As always, feel free to reach out to Scott Eckstein with any questions you have.
SCHEDULE FOR ORIENTATION/CONNECTION ACTIVITIES
The below events are mostly for students to begin to get to know one another. However, there also are a few for parents to begin to get to know one another and to help you learn what you need to know.
NOTE: All Wednesday events (EXCEPT FOR THE MAY 24 EVENT) will be at 7pm EST. Times for the weekend events will be announced later.
Recurring Zoom Link for all virtual Events: https://solebury.zoom.us/j/82972273119
|Wednesday, May 3
|Wednesday May 17
|Wednesday, May 24 at 4pm
|9th grade student and parent meeting to discuss and help with course selection. We will help incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders with this process individually.
|Thursday, June 15
|For Parents Only - Introduction to the Home and School Association (HSA) - Solebury’s Parent Association
|Sunday, June 25 from 4 - 5:45pm
|In person gathering for new students and parents on campus. Location: Near Dining Hall
|Wednesday, July 12
|Powerpoint sharing. Develop a powerpoint about something...anything. We have done this before and it was awesome. Some topics were, “Why pen spinning is cool”, “Why certain shapes of pasta are better than others”. You can present or just watch and observe.
|Wednesday, July 19 at 11am
|Session 1 of Get Your Questions Answered. Meet with the Dean of Residential Life, the Head Nurse, the Head Counselor, the Director of Student Support, and others to get answers to any questions you have at this moment.
|Wednesday, July 19 at 7pm
|Session 2 of Get Your Questions Answered. This will be the same format as the 11am session and is designed as an option for those who couldn't make the earlier time. You should not come to both sessions.
|Wednesday, July 26
|Meet your Solemate and Peer Leader. These are roles returning students volunteer for to help new students get settled here at Solebury. They’ll be great resources for you as you get started here—come meet them!
|Sunday August, 27 from 5 - 7pm
|New Family Picnic. Location: Near Dining Hall
|Monday, August 28 - Friday, September 1
|Fall Sports Preseason
|Tuesday, September 5
|Boarding Students Move into Dorms. Full Day Orientation for Students and Parents
|Wednesday, September 6
|Full day Orientation for Day Students and Parents.
|Wednesday, September 7
|1st Day of Classes
Scott Eckstein, Director of Admission, would be happy to review anything shared above, or answer any other questions you might have. You can reach him at email@example.com or 215.862.5261. Thank you!