Calendars

Important Dates 2018-2019

Reminder that early departures for vacations are strongly discouraged and should be avoided except for in the most urgent of situations. Transportation to and from Bradley Airport and Union Station in Hartford on the days before and at the end of break is provided for those who sign up in advance. For information on transportation, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 860-408-4237.


2018

August

Friday, August 31Preseason Athletes Arrive, Luncheon, Preseason Practices

September

Saturday, September 1Preseason Practices
Sunday, September 2Preseason Practices, 8th Grade and Returning Boarding and Day Student Registration
Monday, September 3Preseason Practices, 6th and 7th Grade Registration, New Boarding and Day Student Registration
Tuesday, September 4Classes Begin, Afternoon Co-curriculars, Opening Chapel and Banquet (Required for All)

October

Friday, October 26-
Saturday, October 27
Family Weekend
Sunday, October 28-
Tuesday, October 30
Long Weekend (Dorms Closed)
Tuesday, October 30Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 31Classes Resume

November

Friday, November 163:30 p.m.* Dismissal for Thanksgiving Break (Dorms Closed)
Monday, November 26Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27Classes Resume

December

Wednesday, December 1912:00 p.m. Dismissal for December Break
Thursday, December 2012:00 p.m. Dorms Close

*Please note dismissal time


2019

January

Wednesday, January 2Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 3Classes Resume
Thursday, January 31Dismissal for Long Winter Weekend (Dorms Closed)

February

Monday, February 4Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5Classes Resume

March

Friday, March 83:30 p.m.* Dismissal for Spring Break (Dorms Closed)
Monday, March 25Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 26Classes Resume

*Please note dismissal time

April

Thursday, April 18Dismissal for Long Spring Weekend
Friday, April 19-
Monday, April 22
No Classes, Long Spring Weekend (Dorms Closed)
Monday, April 22Boarders Return After 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23Classes Resume

May

Monday, May 27Memorial Day, No School

June

Tuesday, June 4-
Thursday, June 6
Exams
Friday, June 7Promotion Ceremony - Required for Middle School
Saturday, June 8Commencement Activities - Required for Upper School
Sunday, June 9Commencement - Required for All

Important Dates 2019-2020

Reminder that early departures for vacations are strongly discouraged and should be avoided except for in the most urgent of situations. Transportation to and from Bradley Airport and Union Station in Hartford on the days before and at the end of break is provided for those who sign up in advance. For information on transportation, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 860-408-4237.

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2019

September

Monday, September 2 Labor Day (Campus closed)
Tuesday, September 3 9:00 a.m. Registration for Boarding Students (Preseason, Proctors/Big 7, Orientation Leaders only)
10:30 a.m. Registration for Day Students (Preseason, Proctors/Big 7, Orientation Leaders only)
Wednesday, September 4 Preseason Practices, Orientation Leader Training
Thursday, September 5 9:00 a.m. Registration for Returning Boarders, Preseason Practices
10:30 a.m. Registration for Returning Day Students
11:00 a.m. Registration for New Students, Orientation Program
Friday, September 6 Half Day of Classes, Orientation Program, Preseason Practices
Saturday, September 7 Half Day of Classes, Preseason Practices
Monday, September 9 First Full Day of Classes, Semester 1 Begins

October

Friday, October 18-
Saturday, October 19
Family Weekend, Dorms Close 5:00 p.m. Saturday
Sunday, October 20-
Tuesday, October 22
Long Fall Weekend (Dorms Closed)
Tuesday, October 22 Dorms Open at 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23 Classes Resume

November

Friday, November 22 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for Thanksgiving Break (Dorms Close at 5:00 p.m.)
Saturday, November 23-
Monday, December 2
Thanksgiving Break

December

Monday, December 2 Dorms Open at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 3 Classes Resume
Friday, December 20 3:00 p.m. Dismissal for Winter Break (Dorms Close at 5:00 p.m.)
Saturday, December 21-
Monday, January 6
Winter Break

 

2020

January

Monday, January 6 Dorms Open at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 7 Classes Resume

February

Thursday, February 6 3:30 p.m. Dismissal for Long Winter Weekend (Dorms Closed)
Friday, February 7-
Monday, February 10
No School, Long Winter Weekend
Tuesday, February 11 Classes Resume

March

Friday, March 6 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for Spring Break (Dorms Close at 5:00 p.m.)
Saturday, March 7-
Monday, March 23
Spring Break
Monday, March 23 Dorms Open at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24 Classes Resume

April

Thursday, April 16 3:30 p.m. Dismissal for Long Spring Weekend (Dorms Closed)
Friday, April 17-
Monday, April 20
No School, Long Spring Weekend
Monday, April 20 Dorms Open at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21 Classes Resume

May

Friday, May 15-
Saturday, May 16
Reunion
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day, No School

June

Tuesday, June 2-
Thursday, June 4
Final Assessments
Friday, June 5 Middle School Promotion Ceremony - Required for Middle School
Saturday, June 6 Commencement Activities - Required for Upper School
Sunday, June 7 Commencement - Required for All

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Athletics Schedule

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Mar 31
Mon, Apr 1
Tue, Apr 2
Wed, Apr 3
Softball - Varsity vs. Williston Northampton School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Lacrosse - Varsity vs. Suffield Academy (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity vs. Suffield Academy CANCELLED (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Thu, Apr 4
Fri, Apr 5
Sun, Apr 7
Mon, Apr 8
Tue, Apr 9
Thu, Apr 11
Fri, Apr 12
Sun, Apr 14
Mon, Apr 15
Lacrosse - Varsity vs. Loomis Chaffee School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Tue, Apr 16
Softball - Junior Varsity vs. The Master's School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Wed, Apr 17
Tennis - Varsity vs. Miss Porter's School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Golf - Varsity vs. Williston Northampton School (Home)
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Golf - Varsity vs. Loomis Chaffee School (Home)
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity vs. Canterbury School CANCELLED (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Lacrosse - Varsity vs. Canterbury School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Thu, Apr 18
Fri, Apr 19
Sat, Apr 20
Sun, Apr 21
Mon, Apr 22
Tue, Apr 23
Wed, Apr 24
Tennis - Varsity vs. Kingswood Oxford School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Softball - Junior Varsity vs. Kent School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Golf - Varsity vs. Westover School (Away)
Highfield Country Club
Golf - Varsity vs. Choate Rosemary Hall (Away)
Highfield Country Club
Softball - Varsity vs. Deerfield Academy (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Thu, Apr 25
Tennis - Junior Varsity vs. Cheshire Academy (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Fri, Apr 26
Softball - Junior Varsity vs. Rumsey Hall School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Sat, Apr 27
Golf - Varsity vs. Miss Hall's School (Away)
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club
Golf - Varsity vs. Westover School (Away)
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club
Sun, Apr 28
Mon, Apr 29
Tue, Apr 30
Wed, May 1
Golf - Varsity vs. Miss Hall's School (Home)
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Tennis - Junior Varsity vs. Westover School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Softball - Junior Varsity vs. Westover School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Lacrosse - Varsity vs. Westover School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity vs. Litchfield Hills Lacrosse Team (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Thu, May 2
Fri, May 3
Softball - Varsity vs. Miss Porter's School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field
Sat, May 4
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity vs. Westminster School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Turf Fields
Golf - Varsity vs. Westminster School (Home)
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Golf - Varsity vs. The Hotchkiss School (Home)
Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Softball - Varsity vs. Loomis Chaffee School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School Softball Field