Academic Calendar

2019—2020

August
26- Faculty Orientation Week Begins
September
3- Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grade Orientation 9am-3pm
4-Fifth Grade Orientation 9am-3pm
5- Opening Ceremony and First Full Day of Classes
19- Curriculum Night 5:30pm-8:00pm
TBD-Eighth Grade SSAT-Dismissal after test
October
4- First Progress Report
14- Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day-School Closed
22- Admission Open House for Prospective Family-All Faculty
31- Faculty Development Day-School Closed
November
1- End of first marking period
11- Veterans Day observed, school closed
15- Report Card Day-School Closed. Class of 2020 Parent HS Financial Aid Workshop 9:30am-11:30am
19- Eighth Grade ISEE-Dismissal after Test
27-December 1st- Thanksgiving recess, school closed
December
2- School Resumes
13- Community Service Day
20-January 5th- Half Day, 1pm Dismissal. Winter Recess Begins
January
6- School resumes
17- End of second marking period
20- Martin Luther King Day, school closed
22- Senior Picture Day, 9am
28-31- Advisor Report Card Meetings
30- Half day, 1pm dismissal
February
3- Faculty Development Day- School Closed.
4- Admissions open house for prospective students. All Faculty
17-23- Mid-winter break, school closed
24- School resumes
28- Third progress report due
March
1-4- NYSAIS Accreditation Visit Takes Place
14- GJA Entrance Exam- All Faculty
17- Faculty Development Day-School Closed
15- Faculty development day, school closed
20- Career Day at GJA
27- End of Third Marking Period
April
3- Simulated School Day & Parent Interviews. School Closed
8- Report Card Day. School Closed.
9-19- Spring Break, school closed
20- School Resumes
24- Community Service Day
May
8- Fourth progress report due
15- Eighth Grade Retreat, 2pm dismissal
16- Eighth grade retreat, 10am-3pm
18- Faculty Recuperation Day. School Closed
25- Memorial Day, School Closed
June
4-5 - Final Examinations for Seventh and Eighth Grade
8- Field Day
9- Seminar Day
10- Last day of school, 12pm dismissal
10-8th Grade Graduation 6:30pm at First Presbyterian Church
11-12- End of Year Faculty Meetings
11- New parent orientation meeting 6pm
July
6- Summer Term Begins for all Sixth-Eighth Grade Students