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Back to School


Updated 8/6/18

Parents, we are looking forward to the first day of school on Thursday, August 30, 2018! 

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 20 – Fall Varsity Athletic Tryouts & Practices begin (Cross country, Soccer, Girls Volleyball) - See athletic calendar for details
Monday, August 27, 7:00 p.m. – Lower School Back to School Parents Night (Grades K-5)
Tuesday, August 28, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – New Upper School (7th – 12th) Student & Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 28, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Kindergarten - 5th Grade Meet the Teacher (Drop in)
Tuesday, August 28, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. New High School (10th-12th) Student iPad Orientation
Tuesday, August 28, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – ALL 6th Grade Student & Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 28, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Optional Parent Information Meeting for iPads (9th – 12th grade parents)
Tuesday, August 28, 7:00 p.m. Upper School Back to School Parents Night (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, August 30 – First Day of School – Half Day and Regular Dress Code Day
          Upper School
                   School begins at 7:45 a.m. - report to the gymnasium
                   Dismissal is at 11:30 for bus students
                   Dismissal is at 11:45 a.m. for non-bus students
                   High School Picnic from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.
          Lower School
                   School begins at 7:50 a.m.
                   Dismissal is at 11:20 for Kindergarten
                   Dismissal is at 11:30 for bus students
                   Dismissal is at 11:35 a.m. for 1st - 5th grades
Friday, August 31 – First Full Day of School with Staggered Dismissals (schedule below).
Thursday, September 6 - First Delayed Start for Faculty/Staff Professional Development (schedule below)
Thursday, September 7, 5:30 p.m. - 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 – 7:50 a.m.
                    Th – 8:40 a.m. (childcare in the gym from 7:30 – 8:40 a.m.)
            Upper School
                    M, T, W, F – 7:45 a.m.
                    Th – 8:40 a.m. (study hall available for Middle School students from 7:30 – 8:40 a.m.)

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