Join us for MICDS Homecoming Weekend on September 23 – 24!
Alumni and families are invited to join the entire School community for this special weekend, which celebrates cherished traditions both old and new and offers something for all ages! It’s a perfect time to visit campus and enjoy great sporting events as the MICDS Rams take on the JBS Bombers. Go Rams!
Get ready for Homecoming by stocking up on MI, CDS, and MICDS spirit wear from our Campus Store! Take advantage of online shopping before Homecoming or visit the Store when you’re on campus on Saturday, September 24.
Homecoming Weekend Highlights
Food Truck Friday
Friday, September 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Service road between athletic fields & tennis courts
Parking: C Lot
Enjoy dinner on campus before the bonfire at Food Truck Friday! A variety of food trucks offering dinner and dessert will be available. Please bring cash for food purchases and don’t forget to bring a picnic blanket! Also, help keep our campus clean and dispose of your trash after your picnic.
Friday, September 23, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bonfire Field
Parking: C Lot
The traditional lighting of the bonfire kicks off the weekend full of cheering on your favorite Rams teams! The festivities begin with the annual parade of bagpipers and culminate with a glowing bonfire.
Saturday, September 24
7:30 a.m. Registration, 8:00 a.m. Start
Locations: Begins at MICDS, ends at JBS
The day’s festivities begin with a 2.5-mile family-friendly walk, run, or stroll from MICDS to JBS. All runners, walkers, strollers, wagons, scooters, and dogs are welcome! Dress in your spirit wear and even decorate your scooter, wagon, stroller, etc! A complimentary shuttle will pick up from JBS and bring participants back to MICDS. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Fun Run spirit items are available at the event on a first-come, first-served basis.
Saturday, September 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Olson Hall Lawn
Backup Location if rainy weather: The MAC
Calling all MICDS families! Bring your kids (of any age!) for an entertaining and free event that features games, prizes, face painters, balloon artists, and inflatables. Enjoy a complimentary BBQ lunch on the north patio of the MAC (bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a meal on the Beasley Playground or on the available natural-grass fields; help keep our campus clean and dispose of your trash after your picnic).
Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
JBS Campus – All Varsity Games
MICDS Campus – All Non-Varsity Games
Throughout the weekend, athletic contests are scheduled against JBS, including the annual football rivalry at 2 p.m. on Saturday at JBS. Varsity contests will be played at JBS and all other games will take place at MICDS. Come out and cheer on your Rams! Check our MICDS Athletics Twitter account to stay in the loop.
Varsity Games Schedule:
Location of all Varsity Games: JBS
- 10 a.m. Girls Tennis
- 10 a.m. Boys Soccer
- 10 a.m. Boys Swimming & Diving
- 11 a.m. Volleyball
- 11:30 a.m. Field Hockey
- 2 p.m. Football
“Candyland” Homecoming Dance
Upper School students only
Saturday, September 24, 8:30-10 p.m.
Location: MICDS South Gym
Parking: C Lot
The Activities Committee invites all Upper School students to the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, September 24. The Candyland-themed dance will be in the MICDS South Gym and students will park in C Lot. The attire is dresses, skirts, nice tops, nice/dress shorts, khaki pants/slacks, collared/button-down shirts, etc. Comfortable shoes are highly encouraged (including sneakers/casual flats).
Students bringing a guest from another school should complete and submit this permission slip by Wednesday, September 21. The evening begins at 8:30 p.m. All students and their guests must arrive by 8:45 p.m. and will be checked in upon arrival. The dance ends at 10:00 p.m. Students will not be able to depart the dance until 10:00 p.m. There will be a DJ spinning tunes selected by the students and many opportunities for great photos. The Activities Committee is excited to provide this opportunity and we look forward to seeing Upper School students on Saturday, September 24.
Stay tuned and check back often for the most up-to-date schedule and changes. We look forward to seeing you there!
Homecoming 2021 Highlights
Let’s go Rams!