Important Dates for the 2017–18 Academic Year

To assist families with planning for the 2017–18 school year, the school has developed the following list of tentative important dates.

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August 9
August 16–18
August 17
August 21 & 22
August 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*
Middle School Bridge Program
All 6th Grade Orientation
Upper School Bridge Program
Middle School Fall Athletics Preseason 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 SK
Labor Day—No School
Classes Begin for JK and SK
Classes Resume for 1st–12th Grades
Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend Begins
Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend Ends
County Fair
Colonel Parker’s Birthday
Fall Weekend—No School
Fall Faculty Workshop Day—No School
Thanksgiving Recess Begins after Morning Ex
Classes Resume
December Recess Begins after Morning Ex
Classes Resume
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No School
February Recess Begins
Classes Resume
April Recess Begins
Spring Faculty Workshop Day—No School
Classes Resume
Memorial Day—No School
Class Day
Class of 2018 Commencement


* Athletics Preseason Practice Policies available here.

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