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

November 2018

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

Thursday, December 6Winter Concert: Band & Choir (4th-12th Grades)
Saturday, December 8Holiday Open House
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
Saturday, January 19Technology Fair
Monday, January 21Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service
Sunday, January 27Academic Open House

February 2019

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

March 2019

Saturday, March 2QC ERG Showdown Indoor Rowing Challenge
Tuesday, March 5King Cake Tuesday
Friday, March 8Academic Fair
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

Friday, April 5Parents' Council Movie Night - Fun Run Reward
Friday & Saturday, April 12 & 13Rivermont Spring Play
Friday, April 19International Food Festival
Saturday, April 20Campus Beautification Day 8:00 a.m.a to Noon
Saturday, April 27Prom: 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
After Prom: 10:00 p.m. to midnight
Monday, April 29 to Thursday, MaySpring Art Show

May 2019

Thursday, May 2Q & U Wedding
Saturday, May 4Rivermont Gala & Auction
Thursday, May 9Springfest Concert: Band & Choir (4th - 12th Grades)
Thursday, May 16Lower School Musical (K-5th Grades)
Friday, May 17OLE Day (K-5th Grades) to Nahant Marsh, weather permitting.
Friday, May 24 and Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28 and 29Upper School Exams
Monday, May 27Memorial Day (School Closed)
Wednesday, May 29End of Fourth Quarter/Second Semester
Thursday, May 30Middle and Upper School Trips
No classes for Early and Lower grades.
Friday, May 31Lower grades promotion ceremony
followed by Middle and Upper grades awards ceremony.
Lunch on the Lawn, and Imp/Tiger Day in the afternoon. Early dismissal.
Friday, May 31Senior Dinner

June 2019

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