Day and Boarding; Grades 6-12


Grandparent and VIP Day

Friday, April 21, 2023
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
(Registration opens at 10:30 a.m.)


The Pennington School invites all grandparents to join us for Grandparent and VIP Day on Friday, April 21, 2023. If your child’s grandparents are not available, you can invite another important person in your child’s life, such as a different family member or close family friend, to attend in their place. 

This year’s event includes:

10:30 a.m.

Registration opens
11:00 a.m. Check out the happenings on the MMAC Plaza

11:30 a.m.
Seated lunch with your grandchild/student (Sparks Gymnasium)
12:00 p.m. Welcome address (during lunch)
Head of School William S. Hawkey, Ph.D., and Robert E.
Martini Assistant Head of School for Community Life and Dean of Students Chad Bridges ’96
1:00 p.m. Post-lunch activities and tours

Guests are welcome to stay on campus to enjoy any of the athletics games taking place after classes end for the day. You can find the current game schedule here


This event will take place in person only. The registration deadline is April 14, 2023.

For questions or to register by phone or email, please contact Wendy Ward at 609–737–6121 or

Not sure if we have your child’s grandparents in our records? You can update contact information in the Family Profile of the Veracross Parent Portal at any time.

Check out the highlights from last year's event!