2020-2021 Academic Calendar
Key dates only | First semester only
Calendar is subject to change in response COVID-19 developments.
rev. June 16, 2020
August 17-18 Student leaders virtual training
August 19 International students begin arriving
August 19-20 Day students: tablet and textbook pick up
August 20 Domestic boarding students – traveling by air or mass transit only - arrive
August 21-22 Virtual orientations
August 24 Virtual classes begin | Off-campus students begin two-week, self-quarantine*
September 4 Returning domestic boarding student leaders – traveling by car only - arrive
September 5 Returning domestic boarding students – traveling by car only – arrive
September 6 New domestic boarding students – traveling by car only – arrive
September 7 Labor Day (no classes)
September 8 On-campus classes begin
November 20 Thanksgiving early dismissal at 12:30 p.m.
November 21 Dorms close at 10 a.m.
November 21 - 30 Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Virtual classes resume
December 18 - January 5 Christmas Break
January 6 Classes resume
*The parameters for self-quarantine will be set by the school in mid-August, based on recommendations and guidelines from state and local health officials in response to COVID-19 conditions.
NOTE: The 2020-2021 Academic Calendar does not include a fall break in order to limit COVID-19 exposure in our community. At the discretion of the Head of School, rest days will be scheduled at intervals during the first semester.