2019–20 Academic CalendarPDF Version
|5–8||Monday-Thursday||Teachers’ Orientation (Work Week)|
|6||Tuesday||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||Wednesday||Parent Meetings: Grade 1 at 8:30 a.m., K5 at 9:00 a.m.|
|7||Wednesday||Tea Parties: K3-9:45 a.m., K4 – 10:45 a.m.|
|7||Wednesday||Parent Meetings: K3 – 4:00 p.m., K4 – 5:00 p.m.|
|7||Wednesday||Parent Fair, Activities Sign Up: 1:00–2:30 p.m. in Cafeteria, 4:00–6:00 p.m. in Preschool Gym|
|7||Wednesday||Welcome Back Visit for Students and Parents: Lower School Grades K4-5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.|
|7||Wednesday||Welcome Back Visit for Students and Parents: Middle School Grades 5-8, 2:30–3:30 p.m.|
|8||Thursday||First Day of School for Upper School, 8:30–11:45 a.m.|
|8||Thursday||Grade 9 Welcome Lunch|
|9||Friday||First Full Day of School,
Grades 7-12 8:15 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
|9||Friday||First Full Day of School,
Grades K5-6 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
|9||Friday||First Full Day of School: Grade K3, 8:15–11:45 a.m.
Grade K4, 8:15 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Half Day K4, 8:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Half Day K5, 8:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
|9||Friday||After School Begins: K3-Grade 8, 3:00–5:45 p.m.|
|10||Saturday||A Blue and White Night, Country Club of Jackson, 7:00–10:00 p.m|
|13||Tuesday||Nineteenth Annual All Sports Night at 6:00 p.m.|
|19||Monday||JA Inc., Corporate Meeting at 6:00 p.m.|
|20||Tuesday||Lower School Back to School Night: Grades 1-2 at 5:30 p.m., Grades 3-4 at 6:00 p.m.|
|26||Monday||Upper School Back to School Night, 6:00–7:00 p.m.|
|26||Monday||Middle School Back to School Night in PAC: Grade 7 at 5:15 p.m., Grade 8 at 6:15 p.m.|
|27||Tuesday||Middle School Back to School Night in PAC: Grade 5 at 5:15 p.m., Grade 6 at 6:15 p.m.|
|2||Monday||Labor Day Holiday (no school or After School)|
|3||Tuesday||Staff Development Day (no school or After School)|
|7||Saturday||Uniform Exchange (Drop-off days, Sept. 5-6)|
|18||Wednesday||College Fair at JA, 12:30–2:00 p.m.|
|11||Friday||First Term Ends|
|14||Monday||Fall Holiday (no school, After School held 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)|
|16||Wednesday||PSAT: Grades 8, 9, 10, and 11
Grades 8-11 will be dismissed after the test; no school for Grade 12.
|22||Tuesday||JA Carnival (After School closes at 4:30 p.m.)|
|28||Monday||Preschool, Lower and Middle School (Grades 5-6) Parent Conferences (no school or After School)|
|21||Thursday||All School Early Dismissal at 11:45 a.m.; After School for K3-6 only, 11:45–5:45 p.m.|
|22–29||Friday-Friday||Thanksgiving Holidays (no school); After School: Friday, 11/22-Tuesday, 11/26, 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
No After School on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, November 27-29
|5||Thursday||K3, K4, and K5 Christmas Open House, 5:00–6:30 p.m.|
|16–19||Monday-Thursday||Middle (Grades 7 and 8) and Upper School Exams|
|19–20||Thursday-Friday||Christmas Holidays dismissal:
K3-6 at 12:15 p.m.
Christmas After School schedule: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
EXCEPT: No After School Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
|6||Monday||Students Report Back to School|
|20||Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school or After School)|
|31||Friday||Early Dismissal, All 7-12 at 12:00 p.m. (JA Showchoir Invitational)|
|31||Friday||JA Showchoir Invitational January 31-February 1|
|3||Monday||Priority Re-Enrollment Deadline|
|11||Tuesday||National Jr. Honor Society Induction at 8:30 a.m.; National Honor Society Induction at 9:45 a.m.|
|17||Monday||Winter Holiday (no school, After School held 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)|
|28||Friday||First Grade Grandparent’s Day|
|5||Thursday||Third Term Ends|
|5||Thursday||Early Dismissal All K3-12 at 11:45 a.m.; Staff Development (no After School)|
|6–13||Friday-Friday||Spring Break (no school, After School held 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.)|
|9||Thursday||Cum Laude Society Induction at 9:45 a.m.|
|10–13||Friday-Monday||Easter Holiday (no school); no After School on Friday, After School 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. on Monday|
|17||Friday||Field Day, Grades 1-6 dismissed at 12:15 p.m.; After School held 12:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m.|
|21||Tuesday||Upper School Awards Day at 9:45 a.m.|
|11||Monday||Middle School Awards Day – 9:45 a.m.|
|15||Friday||Senior Graduation, CUMC – 7:00 p.m.|
|18–19||Monday-Tuesday||K3-6 dismissal at 12:15 p.m.; After School until 5:45 p.m.|
|18–20||Monday-Wednesday||Middle (Grades 7 and 8) and Upper School Exams|
|20–22||Wednesday-Friday||No After School|
|21||Thursday||Last Day for Teachers|
|26||Tuesday||After School Summer Program Begins 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.|