To assist families with planning for the 2017–18 school year, the school has developed the following list of tentative important dates.
Wed.Mon.Wed.ThuMon. Wed. Thu. Fri.Mon.Tue.Fri.Sun.Fri.Mon.Mon. Fri. Wed.Mon. Wed. Wed. Mon.Mon.Mon.Mon.MonTue.Mon.Thu.Sat.
August 9August 14–22August 16–18August 17August 21 August 23–25 August 31 September 1 September 4 September 5 September 22 September 24 October 6 October 9 October 9 November 10 November 22 November 27 December 20 January 3 January 15 February 19 February 26 April 9 April 16 April 17 May 28 June 7 June 9
Upper School Fall Athletics Preseason Begins*Upper School Bridge ProgramMiddle School Bridge ProgramAll 6th Grade Orientation Middle School Fall Athletics Preseaason Begins* Ninth Grade Retreat Middle and Upper School Orientations Open Houses for 1st–5th Grades Classes Begin for 1st–12th Grades Open Houses for JK and SKLabor Day—No SchoolClasses Begin for JK and SKClasses Resume for 1st–12th Grades Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend BeginsHomecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend EndsCounty Fair Colonel Parker’s BirthdayFall Weekend—No School Fall Faculty Workshop Day—No SchoolThanksgiving Recess Begins after Morning Ex Classes ResumeDecember Recess Begins after Morning ExClasses ResumeMartin Luther King, Jr. Day—No SchoolFebruary Recess BeginsClasses ResumeApril Recess Begins Spring Faculty Workshop Day—No SchoolClasses ResumeMemorial Day—No SchoolClass Day Class of 2018 Commencement
* Athletics Preseason Practice Policies available here.
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