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2021 Semester 1 Schedule

Month Date Day Event
September 1 Wednesday 2–4 p.m. Varsity Sports Camp Candidates Arrive (by invitation only)
  6 Monday 3–5 p.m. Monitors and Big Brothers Arrive
  7 Tuesday 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Registration: All New Students
  8 Wednesday 1-3 p.m. Registration: All Returning Students (Day and Boarding)
  9 Thursday First Academic Quarter Begins
  11-12 Saturday-Sunday CLOSED WEEKEND (Boarders expected to stay on campus, Day Students will be expected to come to AOF on Saturday and Sunday); Orientation Activities
  18 Saturday Day Off
  29 Wednesday Grandparents/Grandfriends Day
October 2 Saturday Community Life Program—Freshmen & Sophomores; SATs
  9 Saturday Community Life Program—Juniors & Seniors
  11 Monday Admissions Open House
  16 Saturday Community Life Program
  22 Friday Family Weekend – Guests attend classes; Family Weekend Concert; First Academic Quarter Ends
  23 Saturday Family Weekend; ACTs
  25 Monday Boarding Students Return by 9 p.m.
  26 Tuesday Second Academic Quarter Begins
  29–30 Friday–Saturday Board of Directors Meetings
  30 Saturday Full Saturday Classes
November 2 Tuesday Admissions Open House
  5–6 Friday–Saturday Homecoming Weekend
  6 Saturday Community Life Program; SATs
  12 Friday Veterans Day Program
  13 Saturday Day Off
  15 Monday Athletic Awards Ceremony
  19 Friday Thanksgiving Vacation begins at 2:05 p.m.*; Winter Varsity Athletes may be asked to remain on campus through Saturday afternoon.
SCHOOL IS CLOSED FOR THIS VACATION.
  29 Monday Boarding Students Return By 9 p.m.
  30 Tuesday Classes Resume
December 4 Saturday Full Classes
  5 Sunday Holiday Concert
  6 Monday Visiting Author Program
  10 Friday Holiday Concert
  11 Saturday Day Off
  12 Sunday Christmas Vespers
  14 Tuesday Second Academic Quarter Ends; First Semester Ends; Boar’s Head Festival– required for all new students. Students who live within driving distance of school can depart campus after their last commitment/Boar’s Head.
  15 Wednesday

Winter Vacation 8 a.m. SCHOOL IS CLOSED FOR THIS VACATION

January 3 Monday Boarding Students Return By 9 p.m.