Thayer Academy Calendars

 

2019-20

2020-21 (tentative)

Orientation for Grade 9 (Wed 1:30 p.m.; return Fri 1:00 p.m.) * 8/28-30 9/2-4
Orientation for Grades 5 & 6, and New Student Orientation (all NEW students Grades 7 & 8, 10 11 & 12) (Thu) 8/29 9/3
Orientation for Grades 10, 11, and 12 (Tue) 9/3 9/8
First Day of Classes (Wed) 9/4 9/9
Rosh Hashanah (2019)
Yom Kippur (2020)
9/30 (M) 9/28 (M)
Columbus Day 10/14 10/12
Veterans Day (Observed) 11/11 (M) 11/11 (W)
Thanksgiving Break 11/27-29 11/25-27
Last day before Winter Break (Fri) 12/20 12/18
Classes Resume (Mon) 1/6 1/4
M. L. King Day (Mon) 1/20 1/18
Presidents’ Day (Mon) 2/17 2/15
No School: Faculty Work Day (Tues) 2/18 2/16
Last day before Spring Recess (Fri) 3/13 3/12
Classes Resume (Mon) 3/30 3/29
Patriots’ Day 4/20 4/19
Memorial Day 5/25 5/31
No School/ Prom 6/3  
Recognition Day (for Middle School) 6/4 6/10
Last Chapel (for Upper School) (Fri) 6/5 6/11
Commencement (Sat) 6/6 6/12

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 first 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).