Academic Calendar

2019-20 School Year

August 2019

August 19-23Staff Professional Development
August 20New Boarding Students Arrival/Move-in Day
August 22New Student Orientation
August 22Unpack Your Backpack
August 23Returning Boarding Students Move-in Day
August 26First Semester/First Day
Early Dismissal - 11:30 a.m.

September 2019

September 2Labor Day (No School)
September 3-7Grades 8-12 OLR (Outdoor Learning Retreat)

October 2019

October 18End of First Quarter
October 18Professional Development (No Classes)
October 20Rivermont Academic Open House (2:00 to 4:00 p.m.)
October 21Start Second Quarter

November 2019

November 711:30 a.m. Dismissal
Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
November 8Parent-Teacher Conferences 9:00 a.m. – Noon (No Classes)
November 27Grandparents & Special Friends Day (11:30 a.m. Dismissal)
November 28-29Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)

December 2019

December 16-18Upper School Exams
December 18End of Second Quarter/First Semester
December 19Dorms Close 5:00 p.m.
December 19 - January 6Winter Break

January 2020

January 1New Year's Day (No School)
January 3Dorms Open/Boarding Students Due Back
January 6Teacher In-Service Day (No Classes)
January 7Second Semester/First Day
January 20Martin Luther King Junior Day (No School)

February 2020

February 1311:30 a.m. Dismissal – Conferences 1:30 to 8:00 p.m.
February. 14 - 17Presidents’ Day Weekend Break (School Closed)

March 2020

March 6Academic Fair
March 8Rivermont Academic Open House
March 13End of Third Quarter,
March 13Teacher In-Service Day (No Classes)
March 14Dorms Close at Noon (12:00 p.m.)
March 14 - 29Spring Break
March 28Dorms Open/Boarding Students Due Back
March 30Begin Fourth Quarter

May 2020

May 25Memorial Day (School Closed)
May 29Upper School Exams

June 2020 (Dates are tentative)

June 1-2Upper School Exams
June 3End of 4th Quarter/2nd Semester
June 3Imp-Tiger Day/Lunch on the Lawn
June 4Middle/Upper School Trips
June 5Awards/Promotions Day
June 7133rd Commencement Exercises
June 8Boarding Students Move-out Day
June 15Summer School Begins