Back to School


Updated 8/16/16

Parents, we are looking forward to the first day of school on Thursday, September 1, 2016! 

This Back to School page contains:
  • Important Dates
  • Back to School Documents & Forms
  • School Start and Staggered Dismissal Times

Please mark these important dates on your calendars!
Monday, August 22 – Fall Varsity Athletic Tryouts & Practices begin (Cross country, Soccer, Girls Volleyball) - See athletic calendar for details
Thursday, August 25, 7:00pm – Optional Parent Information Meeting for ipads (9th – 12th grade parents)
Monday, August 29, 9:00am – New Upper School (7th – 12th) Student & Parent Orientation
Monday, August 29, 10:30am – 1:00 p.m. – ALL 9th grade and new 10th - 12th ipad Orientation for students (REQUIRED/lunch provided)
Monday, August 29, 11:00 am – ALL 6th Grade Student & Parent Orientation
Monday, August 29, 7:00pm – Lower School Back to School Parents Night (Grades K-5)
Tuesday, August 30, 10:00am – 11:00am – Kindergarten & First Grade Meet the Teacher (Drop in)
Tuesday, August 30, 10:00am – 11:00am – New 2nd – 5th Meet the Teacher (Drop in)
Tuesday, August 30, 7:00pm - Upper School Back to School Parents Night (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, September 1 – First Day of School – Half Day and Regular Dress Code Day
           Lower School
                   School begins at 7:50am
                   Dismissal is at 11:35am           
           Upper School
                   School begins at 7:45am - report to the gymnasium
                   Dismissal at 11:45am
                   High School Picnic from 12:00pm until 1:30pm
Friday, September 2 – First Full Day of School with Staggered Dismissals (schedule below).
Thursday, September 8 - First Delayed Start for Faculty/Staff Professional Development (schedule below)
Thursday, September 8, 5:30pm - All School Picnic & Dedication Service

Parents, please read through each document for your student(s) grade level.  Some forms will need to be printed, filled out, and returned to the Main Office on or before the first day of school.  Please check back regularly as new information is added over the course of the summer.

All School (K-12)
Lower School (Grades K-5)
Upper School (Grades 6-12)
Athletics (Grades 6-12)

Start Times:
           Lower School
                    M, T, W, F – 7:50am
                    Th – 8:40am (childcare in the gym from 7:30 – 8:40am)
            Upper School
                    M, T, W, F – 7:45am
                    Th – 8:40am (study hall available for Middle School students from 7:30 – 8:40am)

Staggered Dismissal Times:
           2:20pm – Kindergarteners with no Lower or Upper School siblings
           2:30pm – K-12 Trumbull Bus Students
           2:35pm – K-5 Students with no Upper School siblings
                              Varsity and JV Athletic Teams for practices and games
           2:45pm – Upper School 6-12 Students and their Lower School siblings
                              Middle School Athletic Teams for practices and games

NOTE: For early dismissals due to inclement weather you will be notified of dismissal times and procedures.