Important Dates 2020-2021

Please note that due to developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), dates and 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 26-28, 31Faculty Meetings

September 2020

September 3 – 8Student arrival and registration
September 3 – 8Parent receptions for incoming students
September 9First Day of Classes (half day / afternoon activities)
September 21Picture Day
September 25 – 26Board of Trustees Meetings
September 30Middle School Back-to-School Night (tentative)

October 2020

October 3SATs at Walker’s (tentative)
October 3Founder’s Day Event (tentative)
October 12Virtual Open House
October 14Virtual Memorial Chapel
October 30 – 31Virtual Family Weekend

November 2020

November 1 – 3Long Fall Weekend
November 4Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
November 9Virtual Open House
November 9 – 13Visiting Writer Class visits and workshops
November 13Visiting Writer Community Reading (tentative)
November 19Thanksgiving Vespers (tentative)
November 20Half Day of classes – dorms close at 3:00 p.m.
November 21 – 30Thanksgiving Break

December 2020

December 1 – 18Virtual Review Period and Exams
December 7Virtual Open House
December 19 –
January 4
Winter Break

January 2021

January 4Professional development – dorms open 3:00 p.m.
January 5Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
January 7Young Alumnae Pizza Party (tentative)
January 10Middle School Hot Chocolate Event (tentative)
January 13Memorial Chapel (tentative)
January 18Martin Luther King Day Programming
January 29 – 30Board of Trustee Meeting

February 2021

February 2 – 8Long Winter Weekend
February 15Bring a Friend to Middle School Day (tentative)

March 2021

March 5Half day / dorms close at 3:00 p.m. (tentative)
March 6 – 22Spring Break (tentative)
March 22Professional Development / dorms open 3:00 p.m.
March 23Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.
March 25Accepted Student Pizza Party
March 31 – April 2Visiting Writer class visits and workshops

April 2021

April 1Revisit Day (tentative)
April 2Visiting Writer Community Reading (tentative)
April 14Memorial Chapel (tentative)
April 16 – 19Long Spring Weekend (tentative)
April 23Faculty and Staff Service Awards
April 23 – 24Board of Trustees Meetings
April 28Grandparents’ and Friends’ Day (tentative)

May 2021

May 3Cum Laude Induction (tentative)
May 8Prom (tentative)
May 20 – 21Spring Musical (tentative)
May 21 – 23Reunion
May 28Middle School Promotion
May 29 – 30Commencement Weekend
May 30Senior boarders depart by 3:00 p.m.

June 2021

June 1 – 3Final assessments
June 3Dorms close by 5:00 p.m.
June 7 – 10Closing faculty meetings