At the end of the academic day, students choose among the extracurricular activities offered in the Afternoon Program.
Students in grades 6-8 are required to participate in the Afternoon Program all three terms.
Middle school students are dismissed at 3:40 p.m. daily. On occasion, travel to away sports games may keep students past 3:40 p.m.
Afternoon Activities Offered by Term:
Cross Country (coed)
Field Hockey (F)
Soccer (M & F)
Basketball (M & F)
Upper School Fencing (must have previous experience)
Upper School Girls Ice Hockey
Upper School Boys Ice Hockey
Lacrosse (M & F)
Students in 9th and 10th grade are required to participate in the Afternoon Program all three terms, and are required to participate in a fitness related activity at least one of the three terms. Students in 11th and 12th grade are required to participate in a fitness related activity at least one of the three terms, but may opt to take one of the three terms off. Please note that if an 11th or 12th grade student wants to do all three terms of Theater: Acting or Theater: Tech, this participation fulfills the fitness related activity requirement.
The afternoon program runs from 3:45-5:30 p.m. During the winter term, due to gym space, Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball practices run on a rotating schedule, some practices may run as late as 7 p.m. Varsity Ice Hockey has morning practices from 6-7 a.m. 3 days a week with games in the afternoon approximately 2 days a week. Please refer to the grid and calendars often located on the Teams & Schedules page. Changes are updated in real time.
The Afternoon Program runs from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. daily (in the winter term some teams practice later, and games may run later in all seasons).