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Important Dates 2020-2021

Please note that due to developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), events may be canceled, rescheduled or postponed. Please be sure to check the all-school calendar for the most up-to-date information. Thank you!

August 2020

August 24 – 28

Faculty Meetings

September 2020

September 1 – 7
September 1 – 7
September 8
September 9
September 9
September 11
September 21
September 25 – 26
September 30

Student arrival and registration
Parent receptions for incoming students
New Girl Chapel (tentative)
First Day of Classes
Open Chapel and Banquet (tentative)
All-School event (required)
Picture Day
Board of Trustees Meetings
Middle School Back-to-School Night (tentative)

October 2020

October 3
October 3
October 12
October 14
October 30 – 31

SATs at Walker’s (tentative)
Founder’s Day Event (tentative)
Open House
Memorial Chapel (tentative)
Virtual Family Weekend

November 2020

November 1 – 3
November 4
November 9
November 9 – 13
November 13
November 19
November 20
November 21 – 30

Long Fall Weekend
Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
Open House
Visiting Writer Class visits and workshops
Visiting Writer Community Reading (tentative)
Thanksgiving Vespers (tentative)
Half Day of classes – dorms close at 3:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Break

December 2020

December 1 – 18
December 7
December 19 –
January 4

Virtual Review Period and Exams
Open House
Winter Break

January 2021

January 4
January 5
January 7
January 10
January 13
January 18
January 29 – 30

Professional development – dorms open 3:00 p.m.
Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
Young Alumnae Pizza Party (tentative)
Middle School Hot Chocolate Event (tentative)
Memorial Chapel (tentative)
Martin Luther King Day Programming
Board of Trustee Meeting

February 2021

February 2 – 8
February 15

Long Winter Weekend
Bring a Friend to Middle School Day (tentative)

March 2021

March 5
March 6 – 22
March 22
March 23
March 25
March 31 – April 2

Half day / dorms close at 3:00 p.m. (tentative)
Spring Break (tentative)
Professional Development / dorms open 3:00 p.m.
Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
Accepted Student Pizza Party
Visiting Writer class visits and workshops

April 2021

April 1
April 2
April 14
April 16 – 19
April 23
April 23 – 24
April 28

Revisit Day (tentative)
Visiting Writer Community Reading (tentative)
Memorial Chapel (tentative)
Long Spring Weekend (tentative)
Faculty and Staff Service Awards
Board of Trustees Meetings
Grandparents’ and Friends’ Day (tentative)

May 2021

May 3
May 8
May 20 – 21
May 21 – 23
May 28
May 29 – 30
May 30

Cum Laude Induction (tentative)
Prom (tentative
Spring Musical (tentative)
Reunion
Middle School Promotion
Commencement Weekend
Senior boarders depart by 3:00 p.m.

June 2021

June 1 – 3
June 3
June 7 – 10

Final assessments
Dorms close by 5:00 p.m.
Closing faculty meetings