Important Dates

2017-2018 Important Dates calendar is posted below. Please keep these important dates in mind as you make travel arrangements.

When booking flights, schedule travel at least two hours after the noted release time, three hours for international travel. Girls may not depart until after their last obligation (class, activity, sport or theater practice). Please check the calendar for the most up-to-date information.

** Possible Saturday Classes are dates held for possible Saturday classes in the event a make-up day is needed because of snow or other school closures. All students must be available to attend school this day if needed. *On-campus Weekends are weekend in which all boarding students are required to stay on campus. There will be school events and outings planned for this weekend.

2017-2018 Fall Varsity Tryouts and Auditions, Move In, and Orientation Dates  

    August 2017
M-F 21-25 Optional Strength & Conditioning for new and returning student athletes 
(Dorms are not open.)
Th 24 Invited boarding student leaders move in, 3:00-6:00 p.m.; boarding and day student leader training begins 6:00 p.m.
F-Sa 25-26 Student Leader Training continues, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Su 27 Preseason/tryouts begin. Check-in 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
REQUIRED for VARSITY fall athletes and all actors trying out for the fall play. 
    Boarding Varsity athletes and actors move in, 8:00-11:00 a.m. 
M-W 28-30 Tryouts for varsity sports and auditions for fall play continue
W 30 Returning boarders move-in and day students check-in, 3:00-6:00 p.m.; Required for ALL returning students
    Fall varsity tryouts and play auditions continue
Th 31 New boarding students move in, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; New day students check-in 11:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. 
    New student and parent programming beginning at noon
    Required Orientation programming for all returning students

2017-2018 Important Dates

    September 2017
F 1 MODULE 1 begins
    Opening Convocation and first day of classes, 8:30 a.m.
Sa 2 Varsity and JV teams will practice; 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; REQUIRED
F-Su 1-3 On-campus weekend*
M 4 Labor Day - Classes WILL be held
F-Su 8-10 On-campus weekend*
    October 2017
F-Sa 6-7 Family Weekend begins
M 9 No classes, Columbus Day
T 10 MODULE 2 begins
W 11 PSAT on campus for 10th & 11th grades begins
    November 2017
Sa 4  Module 2 weather makeup day
M 13  MODULE 3 begins
F 17  Thanksgiving break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Sa 18  Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
Su 26  Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
    December 2017
F-Su 8-10  On-campus weekend*
Sa 16  Module 3 weather makeup day
W 20 Winter break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Th 21  Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
    January 2018
Tu 2 Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
W 3 MODULE 4 begins
Sa 6 College Counseling Program, required for all students
Parents are encouraged to attend
M 15 No classes, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    February 2018
F 9 MODULE 5 begins
F-Su 9-11 On-campus weekend*
M 19 No classes, Presidents Day
    March 2018
Sa 10 Module 5 weather makeup day
F 16  Spring break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Sa 17  Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
    April 2018
M 2 Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
T 3 MODULE 6 begins
F-Su 20-22 On-campus weekend*
Sa 28 Module 6 weather makeup day
    May 2018
M 7 MODULE 7 begins
M 28 No classes, Memorial Day
     June 2018
Sa 2 Module 7 weather makeup day
F 8 Graduation - All students required to attend commencement ceremony
    Dorms close at 4:00 p.m.

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