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2016-17 Major Dates

Italics denote school closure


Monday, September 5

Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 6Opening Ceremony, 9 am, followed by classroom visitations
Wednesday, September 7First Full Day of Classes
Friday, October 7Parent-Teacher Conference Day
Monday, October 10Columbus Day Holiday
Thursday, October 13Installation of Jennifer Danish as Head of School, 9 am at Grace Episcopal Church (reception to follow)
Monday, October 31Noon dismissal for Faculty-Staff Professional Development
Tuesday, November 22Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day; Noon Dismissal
Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 28Classes resume following Thanksgiving Break 
Tuesday, December 20Dismissal for Winter Break at end of school day 
Wednesday, December 21-Tuesday, January 3Winter Break


Wednesday, January 4Classes resume following Winter Break
Monday, January 16Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Friday, February 17Noon dismissal for Faculty-Staff Professional Development                              
Monday, February 20Presidents’ Day Holiday
Monday, March 20–Friday, March 24    Spring Break
Monday, March 27Classes resume following Spring Break
Friday, April 14Good Friday
Monday, April 17Easter Monday
Friday, May 26Field Day; Noon Dismissal 
Monday, May 29Memorial Day Holiday
Thursday, June 8Last full day of school
Friday, June 9Graduation

Snow Make-Up Days: #1: February 20 (Presidents' Day); #2 April 17 (Easter Monday)


Grace Episcopal Day School will provide every student the opportunity for academic excellence in a caring, nurturing, moral environment that embraces diversity and promotes creativity, self-confidence, and service to others.

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