Check out some of the events that we have had in the past! If you have an idea for a new event, please contact the Assembly of Peers!
Schnader Events for 2010-2011
Orientation and Move-in Day
The Has were hard at work preparing to welcome the class of 2014 for freshman orientation. Move-in day was a blur as cars pulled up and a host of Has ran up to help unload the first-years out of their vehicles and up into their rooms. For more photos of the amazing day, click here.
Orientation Dinner at Bent Creek
Schnader welcomed the class of 2014 in style with our annual formal dinner and engaged in some dancing as well.
Orientation Banners/ Color Wars
From day one Schnader began to exercise their competitive spirit in the annual House color wars competition. Each hall teamed up and competed in events such as tug of war, musical chairs and ictionary. They also had the opportunity to express their creative side in our first ever “Banners” competition. Each crew from all four houses made their own banner, and brought them to the ASFC to show off. The winners of each House were selected and a F&M Champion was named. It was incredibly exciting to see everyone getting fired up representing their Houses, in what became a great first time event!
Schnader Bagel Breakfasts
Every Wednesday at 830, Schnader hosted bagel and coffee breakfasts in the seminar room. Students enjoyed bagels with cream cheese, hot coffee, juice and a chance to socialize with the rest of the Schnader House
CEC and the Houses Movie Nights
CEC ran six movie nights during the course of the year, and each House contributed approximately $50 for each night for food. Students flocked to the movies shown on Hartman Green and in Adams Auditorium
Schnader Plenary 9/5
Schnader convened for its first plenary in Booth Ferris to kick off the school year. With over 80 attendants, the Assembly served pizza and discussed the changes to the Constitution. We fielded some questions, got to know some of the new first-years, and had people from the SOS program meet up.
Campus Activities Fair 9/7
Schnader tabled at the CAF promoting the House as well as to meet first-years who had questions about running for elections.
Schnader Plenary 9/19
Schnader convened for its second plenary at Ben’s Underground. 30 students came for milkshakes and hung out. They learned about different AOP committees as well as upcoming events.
Family Weekend Reception
Schnader Prefect and Don hosted Schnader parents in the Dollhouse for early morning bagels, pastries, and coffees. The Assembly sold apparel during this event, and got to mingle with some parents.
Milk and Cookie Mondays
At 8:30pm in the Dollhouse, students knew there would be milk and cookies! Students gathered to enjoy a study break and mingle with other students.
Students were invited to indulge in some fine Italian cuisine from Casa Bella while getting to bond with their SOS buddy. Then students walked downtown to Lancaster to engage in First Friday
Schnader hosted approximately 130 students in Booth Ferris for a Chinese food dinner. Students got a free buffet-style meal and heard about the Assembly’s upcoming events in a plenary-type meeting.
Hershey Park in the Dark
The Houses sponsored two buses to Hershey Park. 80 students went to the park and enjoyed a great, late night event.
Track or Treat
Schnader participated in SAAC’s Track or Treat: ToT is a venue where Lancaster children can go trick or treating in a safe location. Students wore costumes and gave away candy.
Homecoming Weekend Apparel Sale
Schnader sold its apparel to many alumni who wanted to remember their House affiliations. Students bonded with alumni and reminisced over House memories.
Students were invited to meet with upperclassmen and discuss course selection over while enjoying an ice cream sundae bar. Approximately 40 students gathered in the Dollhouse and discussed potential classes and professors.
Schnader “After Hours”
At the suggestion of a first-year student, Schnader held a non-alcoholic dance party within the common spaces of the building. Each floor had a different DJ and theme, and the game room was used to provide snacks.
Schnader engaged in a delicious Thanksgiving-themed dinner in Booth Ferris. Students enjoyed a premium selection from a wedding catering company. We had about 110 students show up, including 30 upperclassmen.
Students came to the seminar room and engaged in a gingerbread house making competition. Eight teams competed to see who could have the most creative and unique houses.
IHC Trip to Fulton Theater
We sent 15 Schnaderians to the Fulton Theater to see a production of the Nutcracker as an Inter-House event.
Schnader treated the House to some finals snacks during the week of Finals. We had food such as pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream
Hot Chocolate Fridays
When 430 rolled around on Friday afternoons, students knew that hot chocolate would be served in the Dollhouse. In an effort to be sustainable, students brought their own reusable mugs.
DATES HELD: 1/21, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25
Schnader rented a private bowling suite and welcomed 40 students to the bowling alley. First-years and upperclassmen alike faced off in bowling and enjoyed pool. There was a bar for those 21 and over, as well as a snack stand.
Schnader teamed up with Ware College House to sponsor a Superbowl viewing party in the Ware Den. Students watched the game and bonded over pizza and wings. The event was well attended, with about 40 students showing up.
Schnader joined up with the other Houses and made a trip to the Ice Park at Clipper Magazine Stadium. We all met up and walked over to the stadium together for a little night skating. We got to hang out with friends in a private suite, sipping hot chocolate and eating snacks.
Sundaes in Schnader
With the bout of warm weather in February, the Assembly treated the House to free ice cream sundaes in the Dollhouse on a Friday afternoon. Dozens of students lined up to enjoy a cold treat.
AOP hosted a dinner to honor National Black History Month. Students got to sample some “Soul Food” and engage in a Plenary
March Madness Challenge
Students were challenged to guess the NCAA basketball bracket. Leader boards were updated frequently and the first, second, and third place winners won gift cards to Amazon.com
Meet and Greet with President Porterfield
Schnader House trekked out in the rain to attend a meet and greet with President Porterfield. Students ate some cookies and got to know the President in a more informal setting. We had around 30 students attend, from all four grades.
Fractured Prune Friday
In an effort to change up the types of food given on Fridays, AOP picked up hot donuts for the House
Inter House Trip to NYC
All four Houses sponsored students to take a trip to NYC to visit the MOMA and the museum of Natural History.
Carmen and David’s Creamery Trip
Students were given coupons to receive $5 from the Creamery. The event was held during a First Friday and students eagerly went to enjoy a dessert.
Relay for Life
Schnader sponsored $100 for the Colleges Against Cancer event Relay for Life.
Super Mash Brothers Concert
Schnader sponsored money to host the DJs Super Mash Brothers in a school-wide concert. Over 1500 students attended the event.
Schnader sponsored the Color Wheel booth at Spring Arts. We were the only House to sponsor a game.
Schnader Seniors at Bent Creek
Seniors were invited to reflect over their four-year journey at F&M by returning to Bent Creek Country Club for drinks and h'ordeuvres. We had over 70 seniors attend the event.
Inter House BBQ
We rented a 6-foot grill and set it up outside the Ware Commons. Members of all Houses came and got burgers and hot dogs, and hung around playing on Ware’s croquet set, as well as listening to music and enjoying the nice spring weather.
Schnader encouraged its residents to celebrate the great teaching at F&M by providing tickets to both showings of Fum Follies
Flap Jack Fest
Schnader donated money to CEC’s traditional Flap Jack Fest. Over 1500 students went to D-hall to enjoy some breakfast as a study snack!
Schnader treated the House to some finals snacks during the week of Finals. We had food such as pizza, Pita Pit, Rita’s, a