Get ready for Calhoun's first-ever Homecoming!

Homecoming will bring together Cougar Nation in a celebration of community and school pride. Bring your Calhoun spirit and join us for an exciting week of events with something for Cougars of every age.

 

Homecoming Schedule


Wed., October 2


Wednesday, October 2
(Color Day at 81st Street)
 

8am: 74th Street Spirit Celebration
9:30am: 74th Street Pep Rally (Watch on Calhoun's Livestream page)

Open to LS — Early Childhood Students

Upper School athletes will greet the Little Cougars of 74th Street as they are dropped off at school.
A Spirit Day assembly will follow featuring Calhoun cheers, understanding the unmasking of the Cougar, and more!


3:30-5pm: 2nd-5th Grade Athletics Clinic
81st Street Gym (8th Floor)
Open to 2nd-5th Grade Students

Students in 2nd-5th grades are invited to participate in an athletics clinic run by Upper School athletes and coaches.
Work together in fun-focused, age-appropriate drills and see how it feels to be on a big kids team!

Register for the Athletics Clinics

(Please note: participants must be accompanied by a caregiver.)


Go Cougars!

Thurs., October 3


Thursday, October 3
(Pajama Day at 81st Street)
 

3:30-5pm: Cross Country Meets, Fun Run & Picnic
CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN


Go Cougars!

Fri., October 4


Friday, October 4
(Cougar Pride Day at 81st Street)
 

In-School: 81st Street Spirit Celebration
81st Street Gym (8th Floor)
Open to 81st Street students, staff and faculty.

Students at 81st Street will get together during the last period of school in preparation for the soccer games in the afternoon.
Learn and practice Calhoun cheers and celebrate Calhoun community!

 

3:30-5pm: Boys' Varsity & Girls' Varsity Soccer Games
Randall's Island - Field 10
Open to all Calhoun students and their families.

Cheer on Varsity Boys' and Girls' soccer teams as they compete Friday afternoon.
Boys' Varsity Soccer takes on Churchill at 3:30pm; Girls' Varsity Soccer takes on Sacred Heart at 5pm.

Get excited for snacks, gear sales, and more!

(Please note: Transportation will leave Calhoun at 3:20pm and will return to Calhoun after each game.
Students in 7th grade and up may ride the bus without a caregiver. Those younger must be accompanied.)

Register for the Fan Van to the soccer games
 

8-10pm: Alumni Homecoming 80s/90s Throwback Party!
The Calhoun Commons
A special celebration of alumni from the 80s and 90s (all alums welcome), along with current faculty and staff, dancing to hits from decades past!

Show your Cougar spirit and reconnect at a decades party. Join us for an evening of dessert, drinks and dancing.
Period fashion encouraged!

RSVP to the Alumni Homecoming party
 

Go Cougars!

Sat., October 5


Saturday, October 5
 

9:30-11am: All-School Spirit Celebration
81st Street Commons & More
Open to all Calhoun students and their families.

Come for face-painting, poster-making, and more!

9:30-10:15am: 3's program - 4th grade Spirit Celebration
10:15-11am: 5th - 12th grade Spirit Celebration

3's program - 4th grade families are invited to gather for games at Riverside Park from 10:30-12pm.
Walk over with us after the Spirit Celebration and return in time for lunch before the Varsity game at 1pm.

 

11am-2pm: Volleyball Games
81st Street Gym
Open to all Calhoun students and their families.

Watch as Girls' JV and Varsity Volleyball teams take on Columbia Prep.
Girls' JV Volleyball game begins at 11am; Girls' Varsity Volleyball game begins at 1pm.

 

8-11pm: Upper School Homecoming Dance
81st Street Gym
Open to Calhoun Upper School students.


Go Cougars!

Calhoun Alumni


Calhoun Alumni are invited to all our after-school events planned this week,
review the week day events to come enjoy some of our after-school games!
 


Friday, October 4
8-10pm: Alumni Homecoming 80s/90s Throwback Party!

The Calhoun Commons
A special celebration of alumni from the 80s and 90s (all alums welcome), along with current faculty and staff, dancing to hits from decades past!

Show your Cougar spirit and reconnect at a decades party. Join us for an evening of dessert, drinks and dancing.
Period fashion encouraged!

RSVP to the Alumni Homecoming party


Special thanks to our event partners:
 

Friday Night Event:

Shira Berk '87 - Goodie Girl Tribeca
Gianni Cionchi '03 - Kefi
Liza Garrin '08 - Bijou Sweets

Saturday Mid-Day Event:

Chris Kompanek '01 - Writer, Moon New York City Guide
Summer Rej '02  - Dauphines of New York
Lucas Hoeffel '05 - Photographer  


Go Cougars!

Registration Forms