Homecoming Event – Friday, September 22
Homecoming is one of the long-standing traditions at Elgin Academy. We hope your family is planning to join us at this annual event that brings students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni together to celebrate our school and our community.
Homecoming Parade - 5:00 p.m.
4:30 - Parade Line Up
- PS – 4th grade meet in the field by the playground north of the gym.
- Middle School students meet at MS carline on the grass along College Street.
- Upper School students meet in the parking lot behind the gym.
- Middle School 5/6 Volleyball meet in the museum parking lot.
The parade route includes Park Street and Academy Place. Please choose a spot to watch on either of these streets.
The parade will end on Kimball Street in front of the Rider Center. Parents of PS- 4th graders can pick up their child from their teacher in the field by the playground. MS and US students will be dismissed on the quad after the parade.
Homecoming Celebration - 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Kids Games and Activities 5:30-7:30
Dunk Tank 5:30-7:30
Face Painting 5:30-7:30
Student Booths 5:30-8:30
Varsity Store 5:30-7:30
Gail Borden Library 5:30-7:00
Food Vendors 5:30-8:30
- Jimmy Johns
- Domino's Pizza
- Elgin BBQ
- EAPA Bake Sale
- Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Lemonade – Athletic Counsel
- Ice Cream – National Honor Society
Athletic Schedule - 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Join us in the gym and support our Hilltoppers!
5:30 p.m. Middle School Girls JV Volleyball vs. Harvest Christian
6:30 p.m. Middle School Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Harvest Christian
7:30 p.m. Upper School Girls JV Volleyball vs. Harvest Christian
8:30 p.m. Upper School Girls Varsity Volleyball (Varsity) vs. Harvest Christian
Homecoming Games – Saturday, September 23
Join us at the Elgin Academy Athletic Fields (658 Franklin Street) and support our athletic teams.
Concessions - 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Athletic Booster Club
Varsity Store 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Athletic Counsel (Coffee, Drinks) 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Athletic Schedule - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. Upper School Girls Varsity Field Hockey vs. Highland Park High School
11:00 a.m. Middle School Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Harvest Christian
12:30 p.m. Lower School Soccer Scrimmage
2:00 p.m. Upper School Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Rockford Jefferson
Away Matches on Saturday
8:15 a.m. Upper School Varsity Cross Country vs. Grant Community HS (at Camp Henry Horner)
8:00 a.m. Upper School Varsity Golf vs. Genoa-Kingston HS (at Swan Hills Golf Course)
8:15 a.m. Upper School Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Larkin HS (at Larkin HS)
Homecoming Evening Events – Saturday, September 23
Please be advised that there is also a non-EA performance in the Kimball Street Theatre on Saturday night and parking will be limited.
Check the Parent and Student portals for details on the Middle and Upper School Dances.Alumni Events
Elgin Academy Alumni Reunion, 5:00 p.m. at Pinstripes in Barrington. more information
Saturday Evening - Student Activities, Dances and Parties!
Check the Parent and Student portals for details on student events.