2018-19 Academic Calendar

August
3–8 Friday–Wednesday Teachers’ Orientation (Work Week)
6 Monday New Parents & Students Receptions – Lower School Grades 1-4 – 9:00 a.m., Middle School – 11:00 a.m.,Upper School – 10:00 a.m.
7 Tuesday 1​st​ Grade Parent Meeting – 8:30 a.m.
7 Tuesday Tea Parties: K3-10:00 a.m., K4 – 9:30 a.m., K5 – 10:30 a.m.
7 Tuesday Parent Meetings: K3 – 4:30 p.m., K4 – 4:00 p.m., K5 – 5:00 p.m.
7 Tuesday Parent Fair Kindergarten Gym – Activities Sign Up, 1:00–6:00 p.m.
7 Tuesday Welcome Back Visit for Students & Parents – Lower School Grades 1-4 – 1:00–2:30 p.m.
7 Tuesday Welcome Back Visit for Students & Parents – Middle School Grades 5-8 – 2:30–3:30 p.m.
8 Wednesday First Day of School for Upper School (8:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.)
9 Thursday First Full Day of School – Grades 7-12 (8:15 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)
9 Thursday First Full Day of School – Grades 1-6 (8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)

After School for K3 -8​th​ Grades (3:00–5:45 p.m.)

9 Thursday First Full Day of School – K3 & Half Day K4 & K5 – 8:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m., Full Day K4 & K5 – 8:15 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Lunch Bunch 12:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

11 Saturday A Blue & White Night, 7:00–10:00 p.m., Country Club of Jackson
14 Tuesday 18​th​ Annual All Sports Night – 6:00 p.m.
20 Monday JA, Inc. – Corporate Meeting – 6:00 p.m.
21 Tuesday Lower School Back to School Night: Grades 1-2 – 5:30 p.m., Grades 3 & 4:00–6:00 p.m.
27 Monday Upper School Back to School Night – 6:00–7:00 p.m.
27 Monday Middle School Back to School Night – Grade 7 – 5:15 p.m., Grade 8 – 6:15 p.m.
28 Tuesday Middle School Back to School Night in PAC: Grade 5 – 5:15 p.m., Grade 6 – 6:15 p.m.
September
3 Monday Labor Day Holiday (no school or After School)
4 Tuesday Staff Development Day (no school or After School)
19 Wednesday College Fair at JA – 12:30–2:00 p.m.
October
8 Monday Fall Holiday (no school, After School 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)
10 Wednesday PSAT – 9​th​, 10​th​ & 11​th​ grades
12 Friday First Term Ends
12 Friday Homecoming
16 Tuesday JA Carnival (After School closes at 4:30 p.m.)
22 Monday Lower & Middle School (5​th​ & 6​th​) Parent Conferences (no school or After School)
November
15 Thursday All School Early Dismissal / After School K3-6th Grade only, 12:00–5:45 p.m.
19–23 Monday–Friday Thanksgiving Holidays (no school)-After School on Monday-Wednesday 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.

No After School on Thursday or Friday

27 Tuesday K3, K4, & K5 Christmas Open House for Prospective New Students 5:00–6:30 p.m.
December
17–19 Monday–Wednesday Middle (Grades 7-8​) & Upper School Exams
18–19 Tuesday–Wednesday Christmas Holidays dismissal:

Lower School & 5​th​-6​th​ Grades – 12:15 p.m.

Christmas After School schedule: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.

EXCEPT No After School Dec. 24–Dec. 26, Dec. 31–Jan. 1

January
7 Monday Students Report Back to School
21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school or After School)
February
1 Friday Early Dismissal/All 7​th​-12​th​, 12:00 p.m.
1 Friday Priority Re-enrollment Deadline
18 Monday Winter Holiday (no school, After School 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)
21 Thursday National Jr. Honor Society Induction 8:15 a.m., National Honor Society Induction 9:45 a.m.
March
4 Monday Features Pageant – 7:00 p.m.
6 Wednesday Third Term Ends
7 Thursday No School – Staff Development & MAIS District Meeting – (No After School)
8–15 Friday–Friday Spring Break (no school, After School 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)
26 Tuesday K3 Open House for 2019-2020 K3 Students 4:30–6:00 p.m.
30 Saturday Prom
April
9 Tuesday Cum Laude Society Induction – 9:45 a.m.
18 Thursday Field Day, Grades 1-6, dismissed at 12:15 p.m. (After School 12:15–5:45 p.m.)
19–22 Friday–Monday Easter Holiday-no school (No After School on Friday; After School 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. on Monday)
25 Thursday Upper School Awards Day – 9:45 a.m.
May
13 Monday Middle School Awards Day – 9:45 a.m.
17 Friday Senior Graduation, CUMC – 7:00 p.m.
20–21 Monday–Tuesday K3-6​th​ Grade dismissal 12:15 p.m., After School until 5:45 p.m.
20–22 Monday–Wednesday Middle School (Grades 7​-8) & Upper School Exams
23 Thursday Last Day for Teachers
22–24 Wednesday–Friday No After School
28 Tuesday After School Summer Program Begins 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.

07/16/2018