New Families FAQ

Welcome to LionNation!

We are excited for you to join the Maryvale community and want to help your family navigate your new home away from home. Below is some helpful information as you become a part of LionNation.

Where can I purchase Maryvale swag?

Show your Lion pride and visit Maryvale's school store, The Lion's Den, to pick up your favorite Maryvale items!

The Lion's Den, located in the Rodriguez Center on main floor next to the Dining Room, is open Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

My daughter is a student athlete. When are fall sports tryouts?

The first day of Upper School fall sports tryouts is Aug. 17, 2020. If your daughter plans to tryout for a fall sport, she must attend all tryout dates. Practices, games and scrimmages will begin the week of Aug. 24.

Middle school fall sports tryouts are Sept. 8 - Sept. 11, 2020.

Additional information will be added to this page as it becomes available.

Important Dates for 2020-2021

Aug. 17, 2020

Upper School Fall Sports tryouts begin.

Aug. 27 and Aug. 28, 2020, 9 a.m. - Noon

Middle School Lion Training Camp.

Aug. 31, 2020

Community building day. Additional details to follow.

Sept. 1, 2020

Student orientation and Big/Little Luncheon. Additional details to follow.

Sept. 2, 2020

First day of classes.

Sept. 2 and Sept. 3, 2020

Upper School auditions for Performing Arts Department's fall play, TBA.

Sept. 4 and Sept. 7, 2020

School closed for Labor Day holiday.

Sept. 8 - Sept. 11, 2020

Middle School fall sports tryouts.

Sept. 17, 2020, 6 p.m.

Upper School Back to School night.

Sept. 24, 2020, 6 p.m.

Middle School Back to School night.

Nov. 24 (early dismissal) - Nov. 30, 2020

Thanksgiving break; school reopens Dec. 1.

Dec. 18 (early dismissal), 2020 - Jan. 3, 2021

Christmas break; school reopens Jan. 4.

April 1 - April 11, 2021

Easter break; school reopens April 12.

June 3, 2021

Last day of school for Middle School students.

June 4, 2021

Class of 2021 Graduation.

June 9, 2021

Last Day of School for Upper School students.

Contact the Admissions Team

Director of Admissions Sheryl Piron

Sheryl Piron

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid


Admissions Assistant Nicole Muffoletto

Nicole Mento

Assistant Director of Admissions


Admissions Assistant Nicole Muffoletto

Lindsay Kinkead

Admissions Assistant