The Foundation for a Meaningful Life
Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA
Orientation and Opening of School

Orientation - Lower School

Tuesday, September 3, 2024

8:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Meet the Teacher

Lower School Classrooms, Root Building
Teachers will be available to meet with Lower School students and their parents. Please note that the 8:00 - 10:00 AM time slot is for returning students only, including returning third graders. The 1:30 - 3:30 PM time slot is for all new and returning Lower School students.

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Explore Campus

All parents, new and returning, are welcome to attend these optional events before or after their “Meet the Teacher” appointments.
•  Shop at Mooseduds! (8:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.) Camp Dining Room Building, second floor 
Check out the selection at Mooseduds, Fay School’s gently-used clothing resale shop. Mooseduds sells Fay dress code clothing for children in Kindergarten through grade nine, including blazers (for boys and girls), dress shirts, skirts, belts, and ties. 

Group Tours of Campus departing from Fay House at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Get to know our campus with some of our admission staff. This 50-minute tour includes visits to classrooms, Harris Theater, Harlow Gym, and the Village Dorms. 
School Store Upjohn Building
Get your Fay gear! Apparel and school supplies are available in our School Store, which will be open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Please note that your child's color team will be announced on September 13.
Meet the Families Association Picardi Art Center, lobby outside School Store
Meet representatives from the Families Association, learn about ways you can get involved, and sign up to help!
Support Services Open Office Hours (1:30 - 3:00 p.m.) 
Health & Counseling Open Office Hours Wellness Center
Drop in to meet our Health Office and Counseling staff, drop off medications, and ask any individual questions.
Learning Services Open Office Hours Root 111B
Drop in to meet Jennifer Lipton, Fay's Director of Learning Services, and ask any individual questions.

Director of Equity & Inclusion Open Office Hours (1:30 - 3:00 p.m.) Root 128
Drop in to meet Jill Anthony, Fay’s Director of Equity and Inclusion.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Orientation for NEW Students and Families

Center for Creativity & Design, Root 127
Students who are new to Fay and their families should plan to attend this orientation meeting. Students will meet their teachers for a brief orientation, while families will meet with Kaitlyn Cronin, Head of Lower School.

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. All School Family Picnic

Lawn between the Primary School and Root Academic buildings
main number 508-490-8250
admission 508-490-8201