School Calendar


August 11   Prefects Arrive
August 12   Prefect Retreat
August 14   School Registration I: Preseason
August 24   New International Student Arrival
Augsut 27   School Registration II: New Students
August 29   School Registration III: Returning Students
August 30   First Day of Classes/Begin First Marking Period/First Semester

September 4   Labor Day (School in Session)
September 22-23   FALL FAMILY WEEKEND (AM Academic Classes)
September 27   10th & 12th Grades: Fall Long Weekend Begins (Dormitories Open)
September 27-29   9th & 11th Grades: Immersion Trips

October 1   Fall Long Weekend Ends (Boarders Return 6:45 p.m.)
October 2   Classes Resume
October 7    Testing: S.A.T’s
October 11   Testing: PSATs for Grades 10th & 11th
October 13   End First Marking Period
October 16   Faculty Professional Day (No Academic Classes)
October 17   Classes Resume/Begin Second Marking Period
October 21   Homecoming/Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
October 28   Testing: A.C.T.

November 3-4   Oyster Festival Community Service
November 4   Testing: S.A.T’s
November 6   Classes Resume
November 26   THANKSGIVING BREAK ENDS (dorms open 12 noon, boarders return by 6:45 p.m.)
November 27   Classes Resume

December 2   SAT Testing
December 9   ACT Testing
December 13   End Second Marking Period
December 14   AM Reading Day; PM 1st Period Exams
December 15   AM 2nd Period Exams; PM 3rd Period Exams
December 17   ALL SCHOOL LESSONS AND CAROLS (4:00 Service & 6:15 Service)
December 18   AM 4th Period Exams; PM 5th Period Exams
December 19   AM 6th Period Exams; PM 7th Period Exams; End First Semester
December 20   Travel Day;CHRISTMAS BREAK BEGINS


January 6   Dorms Open 12:00 Noon
January 7   CHRISTMAS BREAK ENDS (dorms open 12 noon, boarders return by 6:45 p.m.)
January 8   Classes Resume/Begin Third Marking Period/Second Semester

February 23   End Third Marking Period

March 4-10   Spring Break Training Week (Dorms open only to participating individuals)
March 11   Dorms open 12noon
March 12   SPRING BREAK ENDS (Boarders Return 6:45 p.m.) 
March 13   Classes Resume/Begin Fourth Marking Period Good Friday (School in Session)

April 4   9th & 11
th Grades: Spring Long Weekend Begins (Dormitories Open)
April 4-6   10
th & 12th Grades: Immersion Trips
April 8   Spring Long Weekend Ends (Boarders Return 6:45 p.m.)
April 9   Classes Resume
April 14   ACT Testing
April 27   Grandparents and Special Friends Day
April 27-28   SPRING FAMILY WEEKEND (AM Academic Classes)

May 5   SAT Testing
May 21   End Fourth Marking Period
May 21-24   Senior Second Semester Exams
May 22-25   Underclass Second Semester Exams
May 25   End Second Semester
May 25   BACCALAUREATE (4:30 p.m.)
May 26   COMMENCEMENT (9:30 a.m.)
May 27   Travel Day (Dorms close at 2:00 p.m.)

NOTE: Except for Fall and Spring Long Weekend, the Christchurch School campus is closed during breaks; students are not allowed to stay on dorm. 

Christchurch School

49 Seahorse Lane,
Christchurch, Virginia 23031