Join us for MICDS Homecoming Weekend on September 22 – 23!

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 23.

Spirit Week Themes (9/18 – 9/22)

Lower School
Monday – Homecoming T-Shirt Day
Tuesday – Mismatch Tuesday
Wednesday – Cozy, Comfy
Thursday – Homeroom Color Challenge
Friday – Spirit Day

Middle School
Monday – Homecoming T-Shirt Day
Tuesday – Favorite Jersey/Hoodie
Wednesday – Comfy, Mismatch Day
Thursday – Beach Day
Friday – Red & Green Spirit Day

Upper School
Monday – Homecoming T-Shirt Day
Tuesday – Decades Day (9&10 – 80s, 11&12 – 00s)
Wednesday – Toga/Greek Gods & Goddesses
Thursday – Barbenheimer Day
Friday – Spirit Day

Homecoming Weekend Highlights

Food Truck Friday

Friday, September 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Service road behind the MAC
Parking: C Lot off Ladue Road

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 22, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bonfire Field
Parking: C Lot off Ladue Road

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.

MICDS-JBS Family Friendly & Free Fun Run

Saturday, September 23
7:30 a.m. Registration, 8:00 a.m. Start
Locations: Begins at JBS, ends at Founders’ Court at MICDS

The day’s festivities begin with a 2.5-mile family-friendly walk, run, or stroll from JBS to MICDS. 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 MICDS and bring participants to JBS prior to the start of the race. 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.

Homecoming Carnival

Saturday, September 23, 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).

Sporting Events

Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
MICDS Campus – All Varsity Games

JBS 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 MICDS. Varsity contests will be played at MICDS and all other games will take place at JBS. Come out and cheer on your Rams! Check our MICDS Athletics Twitter (X) account to stay in the loop.

Varsity Games Schedule:

Location of all Varsity Games: MICDS

  • 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

Homecoming Dance

Upper School students only
Saturday, September 23, 8:30-10 p.m.
Location: MICDS South Gym
Parking: C Lot off Ladue Road

The Activities Committee invites all Upper School students to the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, September 23. The 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 a permission slip by Wednesday, September 20. 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 23.

Stay tuned and check back often for the most up-to-date schedule and changes. We look forward to seeing you there!

Homecoming 2022 Highlights

Let’s go Rams!