Important Dates

A selection of important dates for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years is listed below.

Please view the full academy calendar for the official and most up-to-date list of events, vacation start/end times, future year events, and more.

2017-2018

Opening Registration
New International Students Arrive: Tuesday, September 5 – (after 12:30 PM)
New Students Arrive: Wednesday, September 6 – (9th grade after 8 AM; all others after 9 AM)
Returning Students Arrive: Thursday, September 7
Classes Begin: Friday, September 8

Convocation
Sunday, September 10

Fall Family Weekend
Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21

Fall Term Holiday
Monday, October 23 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Thanksgiving Vacation
Begins Saturday, November 18 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)
Ends Monday, November 27 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Winter Vacation
Begins Thursday, December 14 – (begins at 12:30 pm)
Ends Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Long Winter Weekend
Begins Thursday, February 1 – (begins at 12:30 pm)
Ends Monday, February 5 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Spring Vacation
Begins Saturday, March 10 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)
Ends Sunday, March 25 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Spring Family Weekend
Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21

Commencement Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27

Summer Vacation
Begins Friday, June 1 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)

 

2018-2019

Opening Registration

Monday, September 3
Student Leaders Arrive

Tuesday, September 4
Varsity Candidates Arrive, 10:00am
New International Students Arrive, 12:30pm

Wednesday, September 5
New Students Arrive, 8:00-10:45am

Thursday, September 6
Returning Students Arrive, 9:30-11:00am

Friday, September 7
First day of classes

Convocation
Sunday, September 9

Fall Family Weekend
Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13

Fall Term Holiday
Monday, October 15 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Thanksgiving Vacation
Begins Saturday, November 17 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)
Ends Monday, November 26 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Winter Vacation
Begins Thursday, December 13 – (begins at 12:30 pm)
Ends Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Long Winter Weekend
Begins Thursday, January 31 – (begins at 12:30 pm)
Ends Monday, February 4 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Spring Vacation
Begins Saturday, March 9 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)
Ends Sunday, March 24 – (return by 7:45 pm)

Spring Family Weekend
Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11

Commencement Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26

Summer Vacation
Begins Friday, May 31 – (assessments end at 11:30 AM)

 

Note: For vacations and long weekends, students may not leave prior to their last regularly scheduled class, assessments, or co-curricular assignment; schedule changes should not be requested to accommodate travel plans. Dormitories close the day after school vacations begin and all students should arrange to be off campus by that time.