2017-2018 Key Dates

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SEMESTER 1

QUARTER 1

  • 8/14 - New Student Orientation
  • 8/15 - First Day of Classes, Grades 6-8 & 10-12 – Early Dismissal (12:05 p.m.), 9th Grade & Counselors - Orientation Adventure Meetings (12:45-3:20 p.m.)
  • 8/16-19 - 9th Grade Orientation Adventure
  • 8/18 - Early Dismissal – (1:40 p.m.)
  • 8/22 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 8/23 - Opening Chapel
  • 8/28 - Upper School Government Installation (9:20-10:00 a.m.)
  • 8/31 - Middle School Open House (5:00-7:40 p.m.)
  • 9/4 - Labor Day – School Closed
  • 9/7 - Club Fair (9:20-10:00 a.m.)
  • 9/7 - Upper School Open House (5:00-7:40 p.m.)
  • 9/11-12 - Senior Retreat
  • 9/12 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 9/13 - Picture Day/Vision Screening
  • 9/14 - National Honor Society Induction (9:20-10:00 a.m.)
  • 9/19 - International Programs Assembly (9:20-10:00 a.m.)
  • 9/20-22 - MS Variety Show Performance (6:00 p.m.)
  • 9/26-29 - 6th Grade Sea Camp
  • 9/29 - Fine Arts Touring Day
  • 10/6 - Quarter 1 Ends

QUARTER 2

  • 10/9 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 10/11 - PSAT Testing, Early Dismissal (12:05 p.m.), Parent/Teacher Conferences: Session 1 (1:00-3:30 p.m.), Session 2 (5:00-7:00 p.m.)
  • 10/12 - Student Holiday, Parent/Teacher Conferences: Session 3 (8:30-10:30 a.m.)
  • 10/13 - Fall Break, School Closed
  • 10/18 - Homecoming Hoedown (6:00-8:00 p.m.)
  • 10/20 - Homecoming
  • 10/21 - Upper School Homecoming Dance (7:00-10:00 p.m. Buck Student Center)
  • 10/24 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 11/2-3 - US Theatre Musical (7:00 p.m.)
  • 11/4 - US Theatre Musical (2:00 p.m.)
  • 11/7 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 11/15 - US Cathedral Day
  • 11/20-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday – School Closed
  • 11/28 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 11/29 - MS Cathedral Day
  • 12/1 - Christmas Concert (7:00 p.m.)
  • 12/6 - Quarter 2 Ends
  • 12/7 - Review Day, Early Dismissal (1:40 p.m.), Optional Tutorial (1:50-3:20 p.m.)
  • 12/8 - Review Day, Early Dismissal (12:10 p.m.)
  • 12/11-15 - Exam Week
  • 12/18-1/2 - Christmas Holiday - School Closed

SEMESTER 2

QUARTER 3

  • 1/2 - Faculty Planning, Student Holiday
  • 1/3 - Classes Resume
  • 1/15 - MLK Day – School Closed
  • 1/26 - Grandparents’ Day, Early Dismissal (12:10 p.m.)
  • 1/27 - Winter Dance (7:00-10:00 p.m.)
  • 1/30 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 2/7 - National Signing Day (1:40-3:20 p.m.)
  • 2/8-9 - US Theatre Performance (7:00 p.m.)
  • 2/10 - US Theatre Performance (2:00 p.m.)
  • 2/13 - Global Community Day
  • 2/15 - National Junior Honor Society Induction (7:00 p.m.)
  • 2/19 - President’s Day – School Closed
  • 2/20-21 - Faculty In-Service Days, Student Holiday
  • 2/26-3/2 - Course Pre-Registration Week
  • 3/5 - Final Pre-Registration Review
  • 3/9 - Quarter 3 Ends - Early Dismissal (1:40 p.m.)
  • 3/9-10 - Spring Dance Concert (7:00 p.m.)

QUARTER 4

  • 3/12 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 3/13 - Founders' Day
  • 3/16 - Student Government Cabinet Speeches
  • 3/21 - Band Concert (7:00 p.m.)
  • 3/23 - Early Dismissal (1:40 p.m.), Spring Pep Rally/Talent Show
  • 3/26-4/2 - Spring Break
  • 4/3 - Classes Resume
  • 4/10 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 4/11 - Fine Arts Chapel
  • 4/12-13 - MS Play (6:00 p.m.)
  • 4/12 - Student Government Class Officer Speeches and Voting
  • 4/13 - Universal Grad Bash (12th)
  • 4/16 - Cum Laude Induction (9:20-10:00 a.m.)
  • 4/19 - Celebrating Service Day
  • 4/26 - Choral Concert (7:00 p.m.)
  • 4/27-28 - Reunion Weekend
  • 5/1 - Late Start (10:00 a.m.) Faculty Planning
  • 5/3 - US Academic Awards (1:40-3:20 p.m.)
  • 5/4 - EOY Athletic Awards (1:40-3:20 p.m.)
  • 5/6 - Senior Athletic Banquet
  • 5/7-18 - AP Exams
  • 5/11 - Senior Splash Day
  • 5/11 - Early Dismissal (1:40 p.m.)
  • 5/14-16 - Senior Exams
  • 5/16 - Quarter 4 Ends
  • 5/17 - Review Day, Early Dismissal (1:40 p.m.), Optional Tutorial (1:50-3:20 p.m.)
  • 5/18 - Senior Honors Convocation (9:20-10:45 a.m.)
  • 5/18 - Review Day - Early Dismissal (12:55 p.m.)
  • 5/18 - Baccalaureate (5:30-7:00 p.m.)
  • 5/19 - Commencement, Acosta House Porch (9:00-11:00 a.m.)
  • 5/21-25 - Exam Week