Important Dates 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 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.

2019-2020 Fall Varsity Tryouts and Auditions, Move In, and Orientation Dates  

Preseason participants include: all JV and Varsity athletes, Riders, all students auditioning for the fall play and members of Dance Select (returning dancers only)

    August 2019
M-F 19-23 Optional Strength & Conditioning for new and returning student athletes 
(Dorms are not open.)
Th 22 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Invited student leaders move in and register; boarding and day student leader training begins 3:00 p.m.
F 23 Student Leader Training continues, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration and Move-in for Returning Boarding Students Taking the August SAT 
Sa 24 2:30 p.m.-6:30p.m. Registration and Move-in for All Returning Boarding Students Who Are SWING Sisters 


6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m. Registration for All Returning Day Students Who Are SWING Sisters 
 Su  25 8:00 am-11:30 am Registration and Move-in for All New Boarding Students 


11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Registration for New Day Students 


2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration and Move-In for Returning Preseason Boarding & Day Students who are not SWINGS (Select Dancers, Athletes, Riders and Actors trying out for a fall varsity sport or auditioning for the fall play) 
    New Parent & Student Programming (full day)
M 26 Preseason and Orientation programming for all preseason participants and all new students (all day) New Parent Programming (through midday)


4:00pm-7:00pm Registration and Move-in for Remaining Returning Day and Boarding Seniors
T 27 Preseason Continues 8:15am – 5:30pm
Senior College Counseling Programming (Required for ALL Seniors), 11:30 a.m.
W 28 Preseason Continues 8:15am – 5:30pm 
4:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Registration and Move-in for All Remaining Returning 10th & 11th Day and Boarding Students 

Th 29 Orientation & Student Meetings


2019-2020 Important Dates

    August 2019
 F  30  MODULE 1 begins
     Opening Convocation and first day of classes, 8:30 a.m.
F-Su 30-1 On-Campus Weekend
Sa 31 Varsity and JV teams will practice; 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; REQUIRED
    September 2019
M 2 Labor Day - Classes WILL be held
Th 5 School Picture Day
F-Su 6-8 On-campus weekend*
F-Sa 27-28 Family Weekend
    October 2019
M 7 MODULE 2 begins
M 14 No classes, Columbus Day
W 16 PSAT on campus for 10th & 11th graders begins
    November 2019
Sa 2  Module 2 weather makeup day
M 11  MODULE 3 begins
F 22 Thanksgiving break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Sa 23 Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
    December 2019
M 2 Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
F-Su 13-15  On-campus weekend*
Sa 14  Module 3 weather makeup day
F 20 Winter break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Sa 21 Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
    January 2020
Su 5 Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
M 6 MODULE 4 begins
Sa 11 College Counseling Program, required for all students
Parents are encouraged to attend
M 20 No classes, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    February 2020
Sa 1 Module 4 weather makeup day
M 10 MODULE 5 begins
M 17 No classes, Presidents Day
F-Su 28-1 On-Campus Weekend*
    March 2020
Sa 7 Module 5 weather makeup day
F 13 Spring break begins after last obligation (class, activity, athletic or theatre practice)
Sa 14 Dorms close, 12:00 p.m.
Su 29 Dorms re-open, 9:00 a.m. (Boarders must return by 7:00 p.m.)
M 30 MODULE 6 begins
    April 2020
F-Su 3-5 On-campus weekend*
Sa 25 Module 6 weather makeup day
    May 2020
M 4 MODULE 7 begins
M 25 No classes, Memorial Day
Sa 1 Module 7 weather makeup day
    June 2020
F 5 Graduation - All students required to attend commencement ceremony
    Dorms close at 4:00 p.m.