Major dates for the 2016-17 school year

UPDATED: 09.08.16
Note: all dates are subject to change. Printable PDF major dates calendars: MS | US 

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Thurs., Aug. 25, 2016 Preseason sports begin for Upper School teams (preseason practices continue on weekdays through the afternoon of Wednesday, August 31)

Tues., Aug. 30, 2016 8-10 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
MS and US Advisor/Parent Meetings
(Parent/guardian attendance expected)

Wed., Aug. 31, 2016 8-10 a.m.
MS and US Advisor/Parent Meetings
(Parent/guardian attendance expected)

Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Labor Day – School Closed

Tues., Sept. 6, 2016 FIRST DAY OF NUVU

Tues., Sept. 20, 2016 Open Studio Night, grades 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 academic showcases
(Parent/guardian attendance expected)

Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 Open Studio Night, grades 9 and 11 academic showcases
(Parent/guardian attendance expected)

Mon,. Oct. 3, 2016 Rosh Hashanah – School Closed

Mon., Oct. 10 2016 Fall Weekend – School Closed

Wed., Oct. 12, 2016 Yom Kippur – School Closed

Wed., Oct. 14, 2016 MS & US Parent/Teacher Conferences – No classes (Parent/Guardian attendance expected)

Fri., Oct. 19, 2016 MS & US Parent/Teacher Conferences – No classes  PSATs for students in grades 10 + 11 (Parent/Guardian attendance expected)

Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 Thanksgiving Break begins after classes (MS 2:10, US 2:15 p.m.) and Term I ends

Mon., Nov. 28, 2016 Classes resume and US Term II for classes & NuVu begins

Fri., Dec. 16, 2016 Winter Break begins after classes (MS 2:10, US 2:15 p.m.)

Tues., Jan. 3, 2017 Classes & NuVu resume

Fri., Jan. 13, 2017 US parent/teacher conferences for classes beginning Term II
No US classes
(Parent/Guardian attendance expected)

Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
Martin Luther King Day – School Closed

Fri., Jan. 20, 2017 US parent/teacher conferences for classes beginning Term II
No US classes
(Parent/Guardian attendance expected)

Mon., Feb. 20, 2017 Presidents’ Day – School Closed

Tues., Feb. 21, 2017 Professional Development Day – no classes

Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 MS parent/teacher conferences – no MS classes

Wed., Mar. 1, 2017 MS parent/teacher conferences – no MS classes

Thur., Mar. 2, 2017 US Term II ends

Fri., Mar. 3, 2017 MS parent/teacher conferences, US faculty work day – no classes

Mon., Mar. 6, 2017 Term III for classes & NuVu begins

Fri., Mar. 10, 2017 Spring break begins after classes (MS 2:10 p.m., US 2:15 p.m.)

Mon., Mar. 27, 2017 Classes & NuVu resume

Fri., Apr. 14, 2017 Good Friday – School Closed

Mon., Apr. 17, 2017 Patriots’ Day – School Closed

Mon., May 22, 2017 MS and US parent/ student/advisor meetings – no classes – Practice ACT for students in grade 10

Mon., May 29, 2017 Memorial Day – School Closed

Thurs., June 8, 2017 US last day of school
US Awards and Cum Laude Recognition, 11 a.m.

Fri., June 9, 2017 MS last day of school
8th Grade Promotion, 10 a.m.

Sun., June 11, 2017 Commencement, 2 p.m.