Key Dates 2023-24

Key Dates 2023-24
Friends Select School
Key Dates 2023-24

Full Select News
Key Dates 2023-24

FRIENDS SELECT SCHOOL CALENDAR: 2023-24

Monday, Aug. 21, 2023

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin

Wed.-Fri., Aug.23-25, 2023

New Employee Orientation & ADVIS/MCRC Cultural Competency Institute 

Monday, Aug 28, 2023

Employee Opening Meetings begin 8:30am

Mon., Aug. 28-Thu., Aug. 31, 2023

Employee Opening Meetings (8:30am-4:00pm) 

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023

Middle School New Student Orientation (1:00-3:30pm)

Thursday, August 31

Upper School New Student Orientation (1:00-5:00pm)

Friday, Sept. 1, 2023

Room Preparation (optional)

Monday, Sept. 4, 2023

Labor Day – School Closed - Vacation Care Closed

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023

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

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023

Opening Day of School for All Students Grades K-12

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023

PreK & K Admission Open House

Monday, Sept. 25, 2023

Yom Kippur – School Closed - Vacation Care Open

Saturday, Oct.7, 2023

All School Admission Open House

Thursday, Nov. 2 2023

Lower School Conferences - 3:30-6:00pm

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023

End of Q1 for MS/US

Friday, Nov. 3, 2023

Lower School Conferences – No Lower School Classes – Vacation Care Open

Friday, Nov. 3, 2023

Report Writing Grades 5-12 – No Middle/Upper School Classes

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023

PreK - Grade 4 Admission Open House

Friday, Nov. 10, 2023

Grades 5-12 Admission Open House

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023

Middle School Conferences 3:30-6:00pm

Friday, Nov. 17, 2023

Middle School Conference Day – Grades 5-8 - No Middle School Classes

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023

Last Day of Classes Before Thanksgiving Break (Vacation Care Open Nov. 22, Closed Nov. 24)

Monday, Nov. 27, 2023

Faculty Staff In-Service Day/No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023

Classes Resume

Friday, Dec. 15, 2023

Last Day of Classes Before Winter Break

Mon.-Fri., Dec. 18-29, 2023

Winter Break - Limited Vacation Care Available

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024

Faculty Staff In-service – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes – Vacation Care Open

Wednesday, Jan.3, 2024

Classes Resume

Friday, Jan. 12, 2024

Lower School Report Writing Day - No Lower School Classes – Vacation Care Open

Monday, Jan. 15, 2024

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – School Closed – Vacation Care Closed

Friday, Jan. 19, 2024

Quarter 2/ Semester 1 Ends for MS/US

Mon. - Fri. Jan. 22-26, 2024

Upper School Social Justice Week

Friday, Jan. 26, 2024

Middle School Report Writing Day – No Middle School Classes

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

Middle & Upper School Conferences 3:15 - 6:00pm

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024

Middle & Upper School Conference Day – No Middle or Upper School Classes

Friday, Feb. 16, 2024

Mid-Winter Break – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes – Vacation Care Open

Monday, Feb. 19, 2024

Mid-Winter Break – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Closed

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Lower School Conferences - 3:30-6:00pm 

Friday, March 22, 2024

Lower School Conferences - No Lower School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Friday, March 22, 2024

Middle School/Upper School Report Writing Day-No MS/US Classes-Last Day Before Spring Break

Mon.-Fri., March 25-29, 2024

Spring Break - Vacation Care Open

Monday, April 1, 2024

Faculty Staff In-Service Day/No Lower, Middle, or Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Classes Resume

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

First Look Admission Open House

Wednesday,  April 10, 2024

Eid al-Fitr – School Closed - Vacation Care Open

Mon.-Tues., May 13-14, 2024

Senior Final Exams 

Wed..-Friday. May 15-May 31, 2024

Internships/Projects

Friday, May 24, 2024

Lower School Report Writing Day - No Lower School Classes – Vacation Care Open 

Monday, May 27, 2024

Memorial Day – School Closed – Vacation Care Closed

Mon.-Thurs. June 3-6, 2024

Final Exams for Students Grades 7-11/ No Classes for Grades 7 & 8/Senior Class Trip/ No Upper School Classes 

Thursday, June 6, 2024

US Closing Devotions/Senior Internship Presentations/Graduation Rehearsal/Last day of school for Middle & Upper School

Friday, June 7, 2024

Lower School Closing Ceremonies / Last Day of School for Lower School/

MS Moving Up Ceremony 

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Graduation 

Mon. - Wed. June 10-12, 2024

Closing Faculty Meetings

Mon..-Fri., June 10-15, 2024

Fun Week 

6Mon.-Fri., June 17-Aug. 16, 2024

SummerSessions@Friends Select 

Mon.-Fri., June 17- Aug.16, 2024

ESF Summer Camp 

Wed., June 19, 2024***

Juneteenth – School Closed

Thu., July 4, 2024

Fourth of July – School Closed

Monday, Aug. 19, 2024

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin 

11/30/23