Homecoming 2023: October 20 and 21 

  • Five-year reunions for graduates of classes ending in 3 and 8.
  • Alumni volleyball competition
  • Alumni, faculty and staff, students and families are welcome to all events
  • Update your contact information to be sure you receive our monthly emailed Flames Report and Homecoming information



10 a.m. -- Chapel featuring alumni guests. Visitors may join by entering the upper building through the main office glass doors, checking in, and proceeding to the auditorium, or by livestream.

5 p.m. -- Homecoming picnic. EMS students, families, faculty, staff, former faculty and staff, alumni and friends are welcome to this picnic supper provided by the school. Cold water provided. Bring your water bottle. Donations welcome.  Registration (opens Aug. 1) helps us know how much food to prepare. A great place for informal class reunion gatherings (we'll reserve tables for you!)

7 p.m. -- Homecoming Concert. Instrumental program featuring EMS Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Strings, Jazz Ensemble. Choral program featuring Chorale and Touring Choir.


8:30 to 10 a.m. -- Homecoming Breakfast, EMS dining hall.

Gather for a breakfast buffet as we celebrate alumni stories and hear a brief school update. Tables can be reserved, on request for reunion gatherings. $10 donation per adult suggested. Buffet begins at 8:30; program begins at 9:15. Please register.

10 a.m. to noon -- Self-guided building tours through the upper building and, upon request, the elementary building.

11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. -- Girls JV and varsity volleyball vs Broadway, EMS gym. Concessions will be available for sale in the gym.

11:30 to 2:30  -- Grilled Cheese Mania food truck and EMS concessions available.

2 p.m. -- Alumni volleyball match, even years vs. odd years, EMS gym.

3:30 p.m. -- JV and varsity boys soccer vs. Hargrave Military Academy, EMS soccer fields. Free. Concessions will be available.

Evening -- Reunions for classes ending in 3 and 8 as planned and promoted by classmates. See the list here

Photo disclaimer: EMS staff will take photos and video footage during Homecoming Weekend. Please be aware that by attending activities, you consent to being photographed and video recorded and your image may used by EMS for future promotional, publicity, and editorial purposes.