Academic Calendar

2018-19 School Year

August 2018

Tuesday-Friday, August 14-17Faculty Meetings
Tuesday, August 14New International Students Arrival/Move-in Day
Saturday, August 18Returning Boarding Students Move-in Day
Monday, August 20New Student Orientation
Monday, August 20Unpack Your Backpack
Wednesday, August 22First Semester/First Day (11:30 a.m. Dismissal)
Thursday and Friday, August 23 and 24Middle and Upper-School Orientation

September 2018

Monday, September 3Labor Day (School Closed)
Tuesday-Saturday, September 4-8Upper School Trip to Camp Manito-Wish
Wednesday, September 19Late start at 10:00 a.m./Teacher In-service 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

October 2018

Monday, October 8Teacher In-service Day (No classes)
Friday, October 19End of First Quarter (11:30 a.m. Dismissal)
Monday, October 22Start Second Quarter


Thursday, November 1Parent-Teacher Conferences 3:00-8:00 p.m. (11:30 a.m. Dismissal)
Friday, November 2Parent-Teacher Conferences 9:00 a.m. – Noon (No Classes)
Wednesday, November 14Late start at 10:00 a.m./ Teacher In-service 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, November 21Grandparents & Special Friends Day (11:30 a.m. Dismissal)
November 22-23Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)

December 2018

December 17-19Upper School Exams
Wednesday, December 19End of Second Quarter/First Semester
Thursday, December 20Dorms Close 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 -
Monday, January 7
Winter Break

January 2019

Saturday, January 5Dorms Open/Boarding Students Due Back
Monday, January 7Teacher In-Service Day (No classes)
Tuesday, January 8Second Semester/First Day
Monday, January 21Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service

February 2019

Thursday, February 1411:30 a.m. Dismissal – Conferences
Friday, Feb. 15 - Monday, Feb. 18Presidents’ Day Weekend Break (School Closed)

March 2019

Thursday, March 7Academic Fair
Friday, March 8Headmaster’s Holiday
Friday, March 8End of Third Quarter,
Saturday, March 9Dorms Close at Noon (12:00 p.m.)
Saturday, March 9 - Sunday, March 24Spring Break
Saturday, March 23Dorms Open/Boarding Students Due Back
Monday, March 25Start of Fourth Quarter

April 2019

Wednesday, April 10Late Start at 10:00 a.m./Teacher In-service 8:00-10:00 a.m.

May 2019

Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24Upper School Exams
Friday, May 24End of Fourth Quarter/Second Semester
Monday, May 27Memorial Day (School Closed)
Tuesday, May 28Imp-Tiger Day/Lunch on the Lawn
Wednesday, May 29Promotions/Awards Day
Thursday, May 30Middle and Upper School Trips

June 2019

Sunday, June 2Graduation
Monday, June 3Boarding Move-out Day