Red Knight for a Day

The Red Knight for a Day program is a wonderful opportunity for a student to experience a day in the life of a Red Knight. Visit days for girls in 8th grade begin in September 2017 and visit days for girls in seventh grade will begin in February, 2018. Below are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about the visitor program. To see the IWA Viewbook for 2017-18, please click HERE


Frequently Asked Questions

1. When Can I Visit? 

We invite students to shadow in the fall of their eighth grade year. The following visit days are: October 3, 12, 17, 24, 26; November 2, 7, 14.  We do not permit seventh grade students to shadow at this time, seventh grade visit days will be in the spring. 

2. How Do I Schedule a Visit? 
Use the registration form at the bottom of this page. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. We do have a limit of 15 students visiting per day, due to classroom space and teacher to student ratio, so please register early to reserve your date. We will do our best to accommodate your scheduling preference, however, please have an alternative date(s) in mind in the event we are booked. We are grateful for your cooperation and understanding regarding this policy.  Additional questions, please contact Allie Hayes, at ahayes@iwacademy.org or 314-725-5850 ext. 1149.

3. How Long Does a Visit Last?
The visit for eighth graders is in the FALL from 7:45am – 3:00pm. This day includes breakfast with the Ambassadors, personalized tour of the school campus, and attending classes. Each student receives a complimentary lunch or may bring her own lunch. After lunch, visitors will continue their full day with their Ambassador.

4. What Do I Wear? 
Visitors from Catholic elementary schools may wear their school uniform or may wear khaki pants or shorts and a nice shirt with comfortable shoes. Visitors that do not attend a Catholic elementary school may wear khaki pants or jeans and a nice shirt with comfortable shoes.

5. May I Have My Friends Visit With Me?
Of course, we encourage visitors to have their friends register to visit on the same day. You will see them throughout the day and typically during lunch.

6. Will I Shadow a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior?
In most situations, the visitor will be paired with a Student Ambassador from the sophomore or junior class who either shares similar interests or attended the same grade school. If a visiting student knows someone that is a sophomore, junior, or senior please make that request when you register and we will do our best to accommodate the request.

7. Once I am on the Campus,  Where Should I Go?
All visitors will come to the Administration Building adjacent to the circle drive at the front of the property.  Enter through the door marked A1, and walk straight down the stairs and make a left on the bottom floor you come to before making an immediate right into the Knights Lounge room 105. The Knights Lounge is where you will check in for your visit day.

8. What do I Bring?
You may bring your own school work or a notebook if you like.  No need to bring money for lunch, all Future Red Knights will receive a complimentary lunch. If there are any dietary issues pleases contact Allie Hayes, at ahayes@iwacademy.org or 314-725-5850 ext. 1149.

9. What if There is an Emergency When a Visitor is on Campus?
An emergency contact number is procured during the registration process. If there is an emergency you will be contacted immediately at the number that you provided.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Allie Hayes '10
Director of Admissions 
ahayes@iwacademy.org
314-725-5850 ext. 1149