Thayer Academy Calendars

 

2020-21

2021-22 (tentative)
Orientation for Grade 9 (Wed 1:30 p.m.; return Fri 10 a.m.) *   8/25 - 8/27
Orientation for Grades 5 & 6, and New Student Orientation (all NEW students Grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)   8/26 (Th)
Orientation for Grades 10, 11, and 12    9/7 (Tu)
Orientation for NEW students Grades 10 and 11 8/26 (W)  
Orientation for NEW students Grades 5 and 7; Grade 10 Reorientation 9/2 (W)  
Orientation for NEW students Grades 6 and 8; Grade 11 Reorientation; Orientation for NEW MS Parents (online) 9/3 (Th)  
Orientation for Grade 9; Grade 12 Reorientation 9/8 (Tu)  
First Day of Classes 9/9 (W) 9/8 (W)
No School: Yom Kippur (2020); Rosh Hashanah (2021) 9/28 (M) 9/16 (Th)
No School: Columbus Day 10/12 (M) 10/11(M)
No School: Veterans Day (Observed) 11/11 (W) 11/11 (Th)
No School: Thanksgiving Recess 11/25-27 11/24-26
Last day before Winter Recess  12/18 (F) 12/17 (F)
Classes Resume 1/4 (M) 1/3 (M)
No School: M. L. King Jr. Day 1/18 (M) 1/17 (M)
No School: Presidents Day 2/15 (M) 2/21 (M)
No School: Faculty Work Day  2/16 (Tu) 2/22 (Tu)
Last day before Spring Recess 3/12 (F) 3/11 (F)
Classes Resume 3/29 (M) 3/28 (M)
No School: Patriots’ Day 4/19 (M) 4/18 (M)
No School: Memorial Day 5/31 (M) 5/30 (M)
Last day of classes for Upper School (followed by exam week) 6/3 (Th) 5/27 (F)
Last day of classes for Middle School 6/4 (F) 6/3 (F)
Recognition Day (for Middle School) 6/10 (Th) 6/9 (Th)
Last Chapel (for Upper School) 6/11 (F) 6/10 (F)
Commencement 6/12 (Sa) 6/11 (Sa)

Typically, sports teams begin practicing the day after Labor Day; with the exception of varsity football which sometimes practices over the Labor Day weekend.

Some varsity athletic teams have trips during the second week of March vacation.

* Upper School Overnight Orientation for all ninth graders – “Camp Bournedale” – begins on the Wednesday before Labor Day and ends two days later (Friday).