Homecoming 2021

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Homecoming 2021 Logo with horns

Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Reconnect and celebrate with friends, teachers, alumni, and Poly’s beautiful campus!
Every Poly student gets a FREE T-shirt featuring our new BLUE DEVIL!

Parents, please consider signing up for a volunteer slot. See the FAQ for more details.

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Homecoming Activities

Crazy Fun Activities

It’s a carnival of games and activities for kids and tweens! We’ve got some high energy, good times planned in our Oval from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM! Bonus: You can beat the rush by purchasing your all-inclusive activities bracelet $20 per person online right now!

  • Pumpkin Patch with seasonal Arts & Crafts, Balloon Artist, and Fairy Hairdresser
  • Climbing Wall
  • Velcro Stick Wall
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Photo Booth
  • Adrenaline Rush
  • High Voltage Obstacle Course

Pumpkin Patch
Homecoming Girls' Soccer

Get Your Game On!

Go Poly Blue Devils! It’s a full day of action on the fields and courts starting at 9:30 AM. Bring your spirit and cheer on our student-athletes at the Steinberg Athletic Complex, the tennis courts, and Novogratz Center for Athletics.

  • 9:30 AM – Varsity Boys’ Soccer vs Dalton
  • 11:30 AM – Varsity Girls’ Soccer vs. Dalton
  • 1:00 PM – Varsity Girls’ Volleyball vs. Dalton
  • 1:30 PM – Varsity Football vs Pennington

Football team
Homecoming Dance / Arts

Everybody Dance Now!

Boogie on down to the theater patio for our Performing Arts Showcase! From 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, you can take in the grace and strength of our talented students as we celebrate dance, music, and voice.

  • Student Performances: Jazz Band, A Cappella, String Ensemble, and more!
  • Celebrate 25 Years of Dance at Poly!
  • Dance, dance, dance like there’s no one watching (even though there might be) with our DJ providing the beats.

Homecoming Dance
Homecoming Food and Swag

You Gotta Eat... and Get Some Merch!

Fuggedaboutit. What’s a party without food and swag?! Check out the best BKNY Food Truck convoy near the Oval from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. What’s on the menu?  We’ve got BBQ, kid faves like chicken fingers and mac and cheese, ice cream, and snacks in the back fields. Cash or credit accepted at food trucks.

  • Eats: Korilla BBQ, Gorilla Cheese, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Jase BBQ, and more!
  • New Poly Merch at our Pop Up Shop (Credit cards accepted, Oval and back fields)

Homecoming Sabine

Poly Spirit Award & 50th Alumni Reunion

We can’t wait to see our alumni! Check out our Meet-up Tent in the back fields, cheer on our Poly Blue Devils, and join us for the day’s fun!

50th Poly Prep Alumni Reunion
Celebrating Classes of 1970 & 1971
11:30 AM in Commons
(RSVP required, please contact Alumni Relations)

Alumni Association Spirit Award Ceremony & Reception
Sabina Laricchia P’21
4:00 PM in the Joseph Dana Allen Library

RSVP and send us a tribute by October 8 for Sabina!

Blue Devil Night crowd

Spirit Week Revs Up Poly!

Spirit Week is a fun, long standing Poly tradition where students dress up for different theme days to generate excitement for Homecoming. Reminder: Poly Prep Dress Code applies during Spirit Week.

  • Tuesday, October 12: Pajama Day
    After a long weekend, ease into the school week in comfort!
  • Wednesday, October 13: Jersey Day
    No jersey? No problem. Wear a shirt celebrating your favorite musician or show!
  • Thursday, October 14: Decades Day
    Dig through a family member’s closet and don your best retro look!
  • Friday, October 15: Poly Gear/Spirit Day
    Show your School Spirit – face paint and hair-dye are encouraged!

Masked Student raising hand

Hey! What's the Visitor Policy for Coming to Campus?

Please note the following policy for in-person visits to our campuses:

  • Poly Prep’s campuses are accessible for fully vaccinated individuals aged 12+.
  • Visitors experiencing any symptoms consistent with COVID-19, including mild symptoms such as congestion should stay home.
  • All visitors must show proof of vaccination. Proof of vaccination can be a NYS Excelsior Pass, a CDC vaccination card, or NYC’s COVID SAFE app.
  • All visitors must show a photo ID.
  • Unvaccinated children may accompany their vaccinated parents.
  • Masks must be worn at all times indoors.
  • Parents/guardians accompanied by unvaccinated children are responsible for ensuring that unvaccinated children maintain social distance (> 3 feet) from others while on campus.

Homecoming FAQs