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.



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


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)


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


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


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

*Please note dismissal time



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


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


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


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


Monday, May 27Memorial Day, No School


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

All School Calendar

All School Calendar

Athletics Schedule

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Nov 25
Mon, Nov 26
Tue, Nov 27
Wed, Nov 28
Thu, Nov 29
Fri, Nov 30
Sat, Dec 1
Squash - Varsity vs. Kingswood Oxford School (Away)
Kingswood Oxford School Coolidge Field House Squash Courts
Basketball - Varsity vs. Canterbury School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Sun, Dec 2
Mon, Dec 3
Tue, Dec 4
Thu, Dec 6
Fri, Dec 7
Sun, Dec 9
Mon, Dec 10
Basketball - Varsity vs. Cheshire Academy (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Tue, Dec 11
Wed, Dec 12
Swimming - Varsity vs. Westover School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Thu, Dec 13
Sun, Dec 16
Mon, Dec 17
Tue, Dec 18
Wed, Dec 19
Thu, Dec 20
Fri, Dec 21
Sat, Dec 22
Sun, Dec 23
Mon, Dec 24
Tue, Dec 25
Wed, Dec 26
Thu, Dec 27
Fri, Dec 28
Sat, Dec 29
Sun, Dec 30
Mon, Dec 31
Tue, Jan 1
Wed, Jan 2
Thu, Jan 3
Fri, Jan 4
Sat, Jan 5