Houses Open for Invited Varsity Fall Athletes
Sunday, July 28
Early Orientation Program
Saturday, August 10
Invited Student Leaders Return to Campus
Tuesday, August 13
Residential Move-in Day (returning and new)
Friday, August 16
Upper School Student Orientation for all 9th Grade and New Students
Saturday, August 17
Purple Tie Affair (One-School Fundraiser)
Saturday, August 17
Monday, August 19 through Thursday, December 19
Labor Day Holiday (school closed)
Monday, September 2
Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 6
Columbus Day (school closed)
Monday, October 14
Wednesday, October 16, 8 a.m. – Noon
Required of students grades 9–11; Required activity for seniors
Saturday, November 23 through Monday, December 2
Residential houses close Saturday, November 23
Full day of classes Friday November 22
Classes resume Tuesday, December 3; Houses open Monday, December 2
Faculty/staff return Monday, December 2 for Professional Development Day
First Semester Ends
Last day of classes Thursday, December 19
Residential houses close Friday, December 20 at 1 p.m.
Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day Friday, December 20
Friday, December 20 through Sunday, January 5
Classes resume Monday, January 6
Residential houses open Sunday, January 5 at 2 P.M.
Monday, January 6 through Thursday, May 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (school closed)
Monday, January 20
Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16
Presidents Day (school closed)
Monday, February 17
Saturday, March 7 through Monday, March 16
Full day of classes Friday, March 6; Residential houses close Saturday, March 7
Residential Houses open Monday, March 16; Classes resume Tuesday, March 17
Faculty/staff return Monday, March 16 for Professional Development Day
Good Friday (school closed)
No Classes Friday, April 10
Advanced Placement Exams
Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 15
Upper School Honors Day
Friday, May 15, 1:30 p.m., Morris Chapel
Friday, May 15, 7 p.m., Morris Chapel
Saturday, May 16, 9:30 a.m., Morris Chapel Lawn (Rain location: A.J. Huffman Center)
Upper School Exams
Monday, May 18 through Thursday May 21
Last Day of School
Thursday, May 21; Residential houses close Friday at 1 p.m.
School Year Ends
Friday, May 22; Professional Development Day for faculty/staff
Invited Student Leaders Return by 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Boarding Student Move-in Day
Friday, August 16, 2019
Thanksgiving Break begins after classes, 3:30 p.m. on November 22
Friday, November 22, 2019
The Houses will be closed for this vacation. Boarding students must leave campus by 1 p.m. on the November 23.
The Houses reopen on Monday, December 2, 2019. Students must return by 9 p.m. Classes resume Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Christmas Break begins after classes, 3:30 p.m. on December 19
Thursday, December 19, 2019
The Houses will be closed for this vacation. Boarding students must leave campus by 1 p.m. on the December 20.
The Houses reopen on January 5, 2020. Students must return by 9 p.m. Classes resume January 6, 2020.
Spring Break begins after classes, 3:30 p.m. on March 6
Friday, March 6, 2020
The Houses will be closed for this vacation. Boarding students must leave campus by 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020.
Houses reopen on Monday, March 16, 2020. Students must return by 9 p.m. Classes resume Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
Last Day of School; Summer vacation begins after classes, 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 21
Thursday, May 21 , 2020
Boarding students must leave campus by 1 p.m. on Friday, May 22.