Subiaco Academy, a Catholic Benedictine boarding and day school for young men located in western Arkansas, is hosting a Shadow Day for prospective students and their parents interested in exploring the Academy’s junior and senior high college prep program. The event, scheduled for Friday, April 5, is open to boys in grades 6-10.

Prospective boarders and early arrivals can spend Thursday night before the Shadow Day in a dorm. Parents’ accommodations are provided in the guest facility on campus or in a nearby hotel. All activities, including overnight stays and meals, are free of charge.

The Shadow Day offers students an opportunity to experience dorm life, shadow classes, meet teachers and current students and tour the facilities. Parents attending will have tours and information sessions with administration and faculty members.

The Academy was established in 1887 by the Catholic Benedictine monks of Subiaco Abbey and is open to all denominations and faiths. Subiaco strives to guide and form young men, offering a strong college preparatory education while nurturing spiritual development and growth. Students in grades 7-12 have an opportunity to discover and develop their talents in art, music, drama, journalism and various sports and activities.

Subiaco Academy is located approximately 45 miles east of Fort Smith on Arkansas Highway 22 at 405 North Subiaco Avenue in the town of Subiaco.

For more information, or to reserve a place for the Shadow Day, please contact the admission office at 800-364-7824 or 479-934-1034, or email