Calendar Essentials 2020-2021

Below are what we deem "essential" dates for the school year that include first day of school, last day of school, holidays, and breaks. Please refer to our Weekly Newsletters and the Parent Portal for additional dates added throughout the year for major school events such as concerts, plays, film festivals, town halls, Gala, and more.

AUGUST
Tuesday, 8/11: Welcome to the 2020-2021 Academic Year (Zoom Event)
Monday 8/17: Upper School First Day, Noon Dismissal     
Tuesday 8/18 - Friday 8/21: Upper School Student Week, Full Days
Thursday 8/20: Lower School First Day, Noon Dismissal
Friday 8/21: Lower School Second Day, Noon Dismissal
Monday 8/24: Lower School First Full Day

SEPTEMBER
Monday 9/7: Labor Day, School Closed
Tuesday 9/8: First Day of After-School Classes 
Wednesday 9/9: Upper School Back to School Night, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9/10: Lower School Back to School Night, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

OCTOBER
Friday, 10/16: End of Quarter 1
Tuesday 10/27: Lower School Open House (current families), 5 - 6 p.m.
Thursday 10/29 - Friday 10/30: Fall Break, School Closed

NOVEMBER
Thursday 11/5: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
Friday 11/6: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School
Tuesday 11/24: Grandparent’s Day, Noon Dismissal
Wednesday 11/25 - Friday 11/27: Thanksgiving Break, School Closed

DECEMBER
Thursday 12/17:  End of Quarter 2
Friday 12/18: Start of Winter Break, Noon Dismissal
Monday 12/21 - 1/4: Winter Break, School Closed

JANUARY
Tuesday 1/5: Classes Resume        
Thursday 1/14: Lower School Language Arts Night, 5-6 p.m.
Monday 1/18: MLK Jr. Day, School Closed
Thursday 1/28 - Friday 1/29: Parent Teacher Conferences, No School

FEBRUARY
Monday 2/15 - Friday 2/19: Mid-Winter Break, School Closed

MARCH
Thursday 3/11: Lower School Math & Science Night, 5 - 6 p.m.
Friday 3/12: End of Quarter 3
Monday 3/29 - 4/2: Experiential Week

APRIL
Monday 4/5 - 4/9: Spring Break, School Closed

MAY
Thursday 5/20: Lower School Open House (current families), 5 - 6 p.m.
Monday 5/31: Memorial Day, School Closed

JUNE
Wednesday 6/2: End of Q4 Upper School
Friday 6/4: Last Day of Upper School
Monday 6/7:  End of Q4 Lower School
Wednesday 6/9: Last Day of Lower School
Thursday 6/10: Graduation
Friday 6/11: Lower School Faculty Working Day

Upper School = Grades 9-12
Lower School = Grades 4-8

Every second and fourth Friday of the month will be 1:00 dismissal days for students so faculty/staff can participate in in-house professional development. These dates will be listed in our live calendar on the website (available in July).