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, Dec 30
Mon, Dec 31
Tue, Jan 1
Wed, Jan 2
Thu, Jan 3
Fri, Jan 4
Sat, Jan 5
Sun, Jan 6
Mon, Jan 7
Tue, Jan 8
Wed, Jan 9
Skiing - Varsity (Away)
Ski Sundown
Squash - Varsity vs. Millbrook School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Basketball - Thirds vs. Deerfield Academy (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Thu, Jan 10
Fri, Jan 11
Sun, Jan 13
Mon, Jan 14
Squash - Varsity vs. Westminster School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Tue, Jan 15
Thu, Jan 17
Basketball - Thirds vs. Rumsey Hall School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Fri, Jan 18
Sun, Jan 20
Mon, Jan 21
Basketball - Varsity vs. Westminster School (Home)
The Ethel Walker School
Tue, Jan 22
Wed, Jan 23
Skiing - Varsity (Away)
Ski Sundown
Basketball - Thirds vs. Northfield Mount Hermon School (Away)
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Thu, Jan 24
Fri, Jan 25
Sun, Jan 27
Mon, Jan 28
Tue, Jan 29
Wed, Jan 30
Thu, Jan 31
Fri, Feb 1
Sat, Feb 2