Homecoming 2022

WELCOME! We look forward to meeting you at our Fall events.

Homecoming 2022 Logo with horns

Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Poly is the place to be!

Blue Devil mascot characters
We’ll be updating this page as more information becomes available so check back often!

Connect and celebrate with friends, teachers, alumni, on Poly’s beautiful campus!

Get your official, student-designed Homecoming 2022 T-shirt!
(available for purchase during Spirit Week and at Homecoming as supplies last)

NOTE: If you are a Poly employee, check your email for details on purchasing activity bracelets.
For families who receive financial aid, if this cost is a hardship, please contact LaTasha Richards.

See our Homecoming FAQs below for more details. Click here for our visitor policy.

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Crazy Fun Activities

It’s a carnival of games and activities for kids and tweens! We’ve got some rollicking good times planned in our Oval from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM! Online pre-sale is now closed. You may purchase your all-inclusive activities bracelet $30 per person at the welcome tables at Homecoming.

  • NEW! Join the Lower School’s Great Halloween Costume Swap! Sustainability has never been this spooky and fun! More info.
  • Seasonal Arts & Crafts, Balloon Artist, Face Painting, prizes, and more!
  • A 3-sided Eurobungy, hydraulic rock wall, giant dual lane slide, Leaps and Bounds obstacle course, Mechanical Bull
  • Football XXL, Basketball Pop-a-Shot, and Whack-a-Mole
  • Photo Booth
  • Graffiti station to customize purchases from the Poly swag shop

NOTE: If you are a Poly employee, check your email for details on purchasing activity bracelets. For families who receive financial aid, if this cost is a hardship, please contact LaTasha Richards.

Bouncy Slide with spiderman costume
Girls Soccer athletes take to the pitch

Go Blue Devils!

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

  • 11:30 AM – Varsity Boys’ Soccer vs. Trinity
  • 11:30 AM – Varsity Girls’ Tennis (Blue vs. Gray match)
  • 1:00 PM – Varsity Girls’ Volleyball vs Trinity
  • 2:00 PM – Varsity Football vs Fieldston
  • 4:30 PM – Varsity Girls’ Soccer vs Trinity

Blue Devil Jersey
Performing Arts on Malkin Terrace

Our Campus: The Stage

Come on down to the lovely Malkin Terrace for our Performing Arts Showcase under the trees! From 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, you can take in the grace and strength of our talented students as we celebrate dance, music, and voice.

  • Cheer on performances by student dancers, musicians, and vocal artists!
  • Dance, dance, dance like there’s no one watching (even though there might be) with our DJ providing the beats.

Dancer on back fields
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: An exciting array of Brooklyn’s finest food trucks – NYC Pizza, Smash Burger, Kimichi Tacos, The Maine Lobster, Carvel, and more!
  • New Poly Merch at our Pop Up Shop (Credit cards accepted, Oval and back fields)

Boys with Blue Devil mascot
Dan Doughty Spirit Award Recipient

Poly Spirit Award

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!

Alumni Association Spirit Award Ceremony & Reception
Dan Doughty
4:00 PM in the Joseph Dana Allen Library

RSVP and send us a tribute by October 13 for Dan!

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Crowds cheering on Blue Devil Night with bridge in background

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.

  • Wednesday, October 12: Pajama Day
    After a long weekend, ease into the school week in comfort!
  • Thursday, October 13: Jersey and Anything But A Backpack Day
    No jersey? No problem. Wear a shirt celebrating your favorite musician or show!
  • Friday, October 14: Poly Spirit Day
    Show your School Spirit – Poly gear, face paint and hair-dye are encouraged!

Friends in front of Carvel truck
Two girls smiling with poly hats

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

Glad you asked. Poly’s visitor policy is found here.

Homecoming FAQs