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Concord Academy

2017-18 Academic Year

September 1 New student registration
  2 Orientation for all new students
  3 Boarding orientation 
    Athletic preseason begins
  4 Labor Day
    Returning student registration
  5 Convocation
    First day of classes
  20 Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
  21 Rosh Hashanah; school in session
  29 Yom Kippur begins at sundown
October  9 Columbus Day; school in session
  12-14 Family Weekend  
  15-17 Fall Break; no classes; houses open
  18 Classes resume
November 21 Thanksgiving vacation begins at noon; boarders depart by 4:00 p.m.
  27 Houses open at 4:00 p.m.,boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
  28 Classes resume
December 15 First semester classes end
  18-21 First semester exams
  22 Winter break begins; boarders depart at 9:00 a.m. (boarders depart by 4pm)
January 8 Houses open at 4:00 p.m., boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
  9 Second semester begins
  15 MLK Day; school in session; special programming
February 19 Presidents' Day; no classes; houses open
March 9 Spring break begins at noon; boarders depart by 4:00 p.m.
  25 Houses open at 4:00 p.m., boarders return by 8:00 p.m.
  26 Classes resume*
  30 Good Friday; school in session
    Passover begins at sundown
April 1 Easter
  16 Patriots' Day; no classes; houses open
May 24 Second semester classes end 
  25 Second semester exams 
  28 Memorial Day; no exams; houses open
  29-31 Second semester exams 
  31 Baccalaureate
June 1 Commencement 10:00 a.m.; boarders depart by 4pm
    *Please note: Sunday return on March 25