The Holly Ball is an evening for friends and family to gather and honor our cadets/midshipmen who attend the US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, US Merchant Marine Academy, and US Air Force Academy.
The PCCNE hosted the event three years ago and this year, it is hosted by the Eastern Massachusetts USAFA Familes Club.
Tickets on sale now! Cadet Ticket: $55; Guest Ticket: $65; Table for 10: $600
Tickets are available online at:
This is a secure link to PayPal through the West Point Parents Club of Massachusetts’ website.Ticket purchase deadline: December 16, 2018
Summer is over and our mids are back in school. This is our Fall meeting, and we have new club officers and plebe parents who joined us over the summer.
Please mark this on your calendar and join us in Sharon, MA. Meet new members and get together as parents of our wonderful midshipmen at the Naval Academy.
This is sponsored every year by the Alumni Association’s program for parent club leaders. This year it will be held on Sept. 6, 2018. It coincides with 2nd Class Parents Weekend which is from Sept 7 – 9, 2018. Up to four club officers are allowed to attend this one day conference.
For more details, please contact the president, David, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Off-Shore Sailing Training Squadron
OSTS Visit is confirmed for weekend of July 13 to 15. Katie Schwartz (mail to Gmail.com) and Rick Fleig (mail to mcmyacht.com) are organizing some activities for the Mids. Please let them know if you can help out or have ideas for activities in the Boston area.
Last Year’s I Day Video for Class of 2021
If you haven’t viewed it yet. Take a look. But, this video can’t compare to being there.
GOOD LUCK Class of 2022 incoming Plebes from New England.
Here are PCCNE members Jackie and Juan manning the Parent Club table for us last year.
Where: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard
When: June 16, 6:30 pm – 10:15pm
Who: Newly appointed midshipmen and their families
RSVP: Curt Bellavance, email@example.com
More detailed letter will be sent to the newly appointed midshipmen upon RSVP.
Please see picture from last year’s event.
The annual meeting of the parents club will be held this year at the residence of the Peacher family.
Additional details regarding location is available on our Facebook page and via email. See you there!
Our next meeting of the parents club is for Dark Ages care packages. It is also a time to get together and meet, especially for new parents. We are preparing an agenda, but for now, please mark your calendars.
If you do not know what dark ages at USNA is, check out this video. How to beat the Dark Ages . Or, this one to brighten up the Dark Ages. Crazy Youngsters
DARK AGES: dictionary definition:
1. the period in European history from about a.d. 476 to about 1000.
2. the whole of the Middle Ages, from about a.d. 476 to the Renaissance.
3. (often lowercase) a period or stage marked by repressiveness, a lack of enlightenment or advanced knowledge, etc.
DARK AGES: USNA definition:
This is one of the milestones for families with midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. The first is I-Day, which has already passed. It’s a great time to visit your midshipman in their new summer whites and see inside Bancroft Hall, or Mother B.
Check out the Plebe Summer 2021 video. This is the official one from USNA. Plebe Summer 2021 – official video
Jackie and Juan with Amanda.
Debbie and Mark with Anthony.
Randy and Cheri with Jacob
Mary and Curt with Emily