Key Dates 2019-2020

FRIENDS SELECT SCHOOL CALENDAR
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR


Thanks to the input from our community, we have settled on a calendar for 2019-20 academic year. Although we could not incorporate all of the wonderful suggestions and feedback we received, we are excited to approve this more inclusive calendar. Learn more about the decision on this holiday policy update here.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin

Wed., Aug. 21-Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

New Faculty Orientation

Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

MS/US New Student Orientation / Room Preparation

Tue.- Thu., Aug. 27-29, 2019

Faculty Meetings

Friday, August 30, 2019

Room Preparation (optional)

Monday, September 2, 2019

Labor Day – School Closed

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

PreK First Day Visit for Students & Parents 8:00-10:00 or 10:30-12:30

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Opening Day of School for all students Gr K-12

Monday, September 30, 2019

Rosh Hashanah – No Classes for Students//Vacation Care Open

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Yom Kippur – No Classes for Students/Vacation Care Open

Saturday, October 12, 2019

All School Admission Open House

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Lower School Conferences PK-Gr 4/No LS Classes/Vacation Care Open

 

MS/US Q1 Ends

Friday, November 1, 2019

Report Writing Gr 5-12

 

Lower School Conferences – PreK-Gr 4/Vacation Care Open

 

No classes in Lower/Middle/Upper Schools

Friday, November 15, 2019

Student/Parent Conference Day – Gr 5-12

 

No classes in Middle/Upper Schools

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

3:00 p.m. Dismissal for Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 2, 2019

Classes Resume

Friday, December 20, 2019

3:00 p.m. Dismissal for Winter Break

Monday, January 6, 2020

Classes Resume

Friday, January 17, 2020

MS/US Q2 and Semester 1 End

Monday, January 20, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Day – School Closed

Tue.-Mon., Jan. 21-24, 2020

Upper School InterSession

Friday, February 14, 2020

School Closed – Mid-Winter Break/Vacation Care Open

Monday, February 17, 2020

School Closed – Mid-Winter Break/Vacation Care Closed

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Classes Resume

Friday, February 28, 2020

Faculty In-Service - NAIS Conference - No Classes for Students/

Vacation Care Open

Thu, - Fri., March 19-20, 2020

Lower School Conferences – PreK - Gr 4 - No Lower School Classes

Vacation Care Open

Friday, March 20, 2020

Middle & Upper School Report Writing Day – No Middle/Upper School Classes

Mon. - Fri., March 23-27, 2020

Spring Break – Vacation Care Open

Monday, March 30, 2020

Faculty In-Service - No Classes for Students/Vacation Care Open

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Classes Resume

Friday, April 10, 2020

Good Friday – No Classes for Students/Vacation Care Open

Mon.- Fri. May 11-15, 2020

Senior Final Exams & Class Retreat/Trip

Mon.- Thu. May 18-June 4, 2020

Senior Internships/Projects

Monday, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day – School Closed

Mon.- Thu. June 1-4, 2020

Final Exams for Students Gr 7 – 11/Scheduled Exams Only.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

US Closing Devotions/Senior Internship Presentations/Graduation Rehearsal

Friday, June 5, 2020

Lower School Closing Ceremony/Middle School Closing & Picnic

 

Senior Baccalaureate and Alumni/ae Induction

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Graduation

Mon., June 8- Wed., June 10, 2020

Closing Faculty Meetings

Mon., June 8- Fri., June 12, 2020

Fun Week

Mon., June 15 – Fri. July 24, 2020

SummerSession @ Friends Select

Mon., June 15 - Fri, Aug, 21, 2020

Future Stars Summer Camp

Monday, August 24, 2020

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin