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Grandparents & Special Friends Day: Schedule of Events & FAQs

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Experience the magic of Burgundy through the eyes of our students!

We are delighted to invite all grandparents and special friends to visit Burgundy on Friday, May 3, 2019. 

Schedule of Events

  • 8:15 a.m. "Welcome to Burgundy!" Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m. 8th Grade Musical Performance and Remarks
  • 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
  • 10:30 a.m. Classroom Visits
  • 11:45 a.m. Lower School Performances
  • 12:30 p.m. Programming Ends, Grandparents & Special Friends Depart

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take my grandchild/special friend home at 12:30 p.m.?

The celebration of Grandparents and Special Friends concludes at 12:30 p.m.,  and the rest of the day will be regularly scheduled classes and instruction for the kids. We encourage families to have their children attend the full day of school, picking up at our regular dismissal of 3:15 p.m. If you wish to take a student home early, please notify receptionist Geraldine Soriano at 703-960-3431 in advance.

Who can be considered a special friend?

Any person who plays an important role in a child’s life — family friend, aunts, uncles, godparents, an older brother or sister, even parents can serve as special friends. It is an opportunity for our students to showcase their love of Burgundy to the people they care about most!

Burgundy has a large campus - will there be assistance getting around if needed? Is the campus accessible?

Yes. The campus is nearly fully accessible, with handicap accessible bathrooms. There is some rougher terrain around the more pastoral parts of the farm campus. We will have golf carts that will help those in need of assistance get from place to place. For those who do not need assistance, we encourage you to wear comfortable walking shoes, and appropriate clothing for the weather, as some time will be spent outside transitioning from building to building.

Additional inquiries? Please call Matt Sahlin, Director of Advancement at 703.842.0466.