2020 Spring Family Weekend and Maroon & Gold Gala

Friday, March 27, 2020 

Parents are invited to attend each class. Teachers will have copies of their syllabus for visitors.
 
1st Period class in Barnard Hall
8:05 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.    
 
2nd Period class in Barnard Hall
8:55 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
 
Seminar in Barnard Hall
9:45 a.m. to 10:05 a.m. Will be held in 4th period classrooms.
Cadets meet for 40-minute Seminar four times per week.  During Seminar, cadets fulfill Silent Sustained Reading as part of reading and writing curriculum, complete missing assignments, and work on ACT/SAT preparation and college and career guidance interviews.
 
3rd Period class in Barnard Hall
10:10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
 
4th Period class in Barnard Hall
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  
 
Cadet/Parent Lunch in Dining Hall
11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
 
Parent-Teacher Conferences in Barnard Hall
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Parent-teacher conference times must be scheduled in advance online. The online sign-up form will be made available two weeks prior to Spring Family Weekend. Please note: Cadets will not attend parent-teacher conferences, but instead will participate in mandatory preparation and practice with the commandant for Spring Family Weekend events. (Cadets on the baseball team who will be at South Shelby High School for the MMA vs. South Shelby baseball game are excluded from the mandatory participation.) 
 
Parents Committee Meeting in Dining Hall
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
All parents are invited to attend and learn about the Parents Committee plans for upcoming events and how to get involved. If you have parent-teacher conferences during this hour, please drop in as you are able.
 
Cadet Check out 
4:00 to 6:30 p.m. 
Cadets may check out with their parents for dinner, but must return for Corps Formation. Overnights are not permitted on Friday. 
 
Cadet/Parent Dinner in Dining Hall (Optional)
6:00 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.
 
Corps Formation 
6:45 p.m. 
Attendance is mandatory for all cadets. Any cadets who checked out for dinner with parents must return by 6:30 p.m. to prepare for formation.
 
Epple Fine Arts Show in Barnard Hall 
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
Set up like an art gallery, the Epple Fine Arts Show gives parents the opportunity to see what their cadets have created throughout the year. Attendance is mandatory for all cadets. 
 

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Parent-Teacher Conferences in Barnard Hall
8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Parent-teacher conference times must be scheduled in advance online. The online sign-up form will be made available two weeks prior to Spring Family Weekend. Please note: Cadets will not attend parent-teacher conferences, but instead will participate in mandatory preparation and practice with the commandant for Spring Family Weekend events.
 
Admissions Open House in Memorial Chapel 
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Know a friend or family members whose son could benefit from MMA? Invite them to our Spring Family Weekend open house. Your referral might save you $2,000 on your own cadet’s tuition. Contact admissions@missourimilitaryacademy.org for more information.
 
Cadet Practice with Commandant 
9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. 
Attendance is mandatory for all cadets. 
 
Flower Ceremony and Corps Review & Award Presentation in Alain M. Garcia Fieldhouse 
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 
At the Flower Pinning Ceremony, mothers, grandmothers, and other honored women in cadets’ lives step forward to pin red carnations to the cadets’ lapels. After the Flower Pinning Ceremony and Corps Review, cadets may check out with their parents for the afternoon but must return by 4 p.m. for mandatory attendance in Corps Formation. 
 
Corps Formation 
4:30 p.m.
Attendance is mandatory for all cadets. Cadets who checked out with parents for the afternoon must return by 4 p.m. to prepare for the formation.
 
Maroon & Gold Gala in Centennial Gymtorium
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
MMA’s premiere event and biggest fundraiser of the year, the Maroon & Gold Gala supports scholarships, athletics and academic programs. The evening begins with a silent auction and is followed by dinner and social time with MMA alumni, friends, parents and cadets with entertainment by MMA band and choir and concludes with a live auction. Advance reservations are required. No ticket refunds will be given for cancellations less than one week from the event. Cadets may check out with their parents for overnight following Maroon & Gold.
 

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Cadet Check out 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All cadets required back on campus at 5:00 p.m.