Key Dates 2024-25

Key Dates 2024-25
Friends Select School
Key Dates 2024-25

Full Select News
Key Dates 2024-25

FRIENDS SELECT SCHOOL CALENDAR: 2024-25

Mon., Aug. 19, 2024

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin

Wed.-Fri., Aug.21-23, 2024

New Employee Orientation & ADVIS/MCRC Cultural Competency Institute 

Mon., Aug. 26-Thu., Aug. 29, 2024

Employee Opening Meetings

Wed., Aug. 28, 2024

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

Thu., Aug. 29, 2024

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

Fri., Aug. 31, 2024

Room Preparation (optional)

Mon., Sept. 2, 2024

Labor Day – School Closed - Vacation Care Closed

Tue., Sept. 3, 2024

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

Tue., Sept. 3, 2024

Opening Day of School for All Students Grades K-12

Thu., Sept. 12, 2024

Welcome Parents and Guardians Party 

Tue., Sept. 17, 2024

PreK & K Admission Open House

Thu., Oct. 3, 2024

Rosh Hashanah – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes – Vacation Care Open

Sat., Oct. 19, 2024

All School Admission Open House

Fri., Nov. 1, 2024

MS/US Q1 Ends

Mon., Nov 4, 2024

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

Mon., Nov. 4, 2024

Report Writing Middle & Upper School - No Middle or Upper School Classes

Tue., Nov. 5, 2024

Election Day – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Thurs., Nov. 7, 2024

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

Tue., Nov. 12, 2024

PreK - Grade 4 Admission Open House

Wed., Nov. 13, 2024

Middle School Conferences (3:30-6:00pm)

Thu., Nov. 14, 2024

Gr 5 -12 Admission Open House

Fri., Nov. 15, 2024 

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

Sat., Nov. 16, 2024

Athletic Open House

Tue., Nov. 26, 2024

Last Day of Classes Before Thanksgiving Break (Vacation Care Open Nov. 27, Closed Nov. 29)

Mon., Dec. 2, 2024

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

Tue., Dec. 3, 2024

Classes Resume

Fri., Dec. 20, 2024

Last Day of Classes Before Winter Break

Mon.-Fri., Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 2025

Winter Break - Limited Vacation Care Available

Mon., Jan 6, 2025

Faculty/Staff In-Service-No Lower/Middle/US Classes-Vacation Care Open

Tue., Jan. 7, 2025

Classes Resume

Fri., Jan. 17, 2025

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

Mon., Jan. 20, 2025

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

Fri., Jan. 24 2025

Quarter 2/Semester 1 Ends for MS/US

Mon. - Fri. Jan. 27-31, 2025 (except Wednesday)

Upper School Social Justice Week

Wed., Jan. 29, 2025

Lunar New Year - No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open 

Fri., Feb 7. 2025

Middle School Report Writing Day – No Middle School Classes

Wed., Feb. 12, 2025

Upper School Conferences 3:15 - 6:00pm

Thu., Feb. 13, 2025

Upper School Conference Day – No Upper School Classes

Fri., Feb. 14, 2025

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

Mon., Feb. 17, 2025

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

Wed., Feb. 26, 2025

Middle School Conferences - 12:00-6:00pm

Thu., Mar. 20, 2025

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

Fri., Mar. 21, 2025

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

Fri., Mar. 21, 2025

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

Mon.-Fri., Mar. 24-28, 2025

Spring Break - Vacation Care Open

Mon., Mar. 31, 2025

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

Tue., Apr. 1, 2025

Classes Resume

Tue., Apr. 8, 2025

First Look Admission Open House

Fri., Apr. 18, 2025

Good Friday – No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Mon.-Tues., May 12-13, 2025

Senior Final Exams & Start of Senior Internships

Wed.-Fri., May 14-May 31, 2025

Senior Internships/Projects

Fri., May 23, 2025

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

Mon., May 26, 2025

Memorial Day – School Closed – Vacation Care Closed

Mon.-Wed., June 2-4, 2025

Final Exams for Students Grades 7-11/ No Classes for Grades 7 & 8

Senior Class Trip/ No Upper School Classes 

Wed., June 4, 2025

US Closing Devotions/Senior Internship Presentations/Graduation Rehearsal

Last day of school for Middle & Upper School

Thu., June 5, 2025

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

MS Moving Up Ceremony 

Fri., June 6, 2025

Eid al-Adha - No Lower/Middle/Upper School Classes - Vacation Care Open

Sat., June 7, 2025

Graduation (10:30am)

Mon. - Wed. June 9-11, 2025

Closing Faculty Meetings

Mon.-Fri., June 9-13, 2025

Fun Week 

Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 15, 2025

SummerSessions@Friends Select 

Mon.-Fri., June 16- Aug.15, 2025

ESF Summer Camp 

Thu., June 19, 2025**

Juneteenth – School Closed

Fri., July 4, 2025

Fourth of July – School Closed

Mon., Aug. 18, 2025

Upper School Sports Preseason Practices Begin 

5/28/24