Key Dates

2016-17 School Year

August  29 Preseason Athletics Begin (HS)
September  2 Preseason Athletics Ends (HS)
September  5 Labor Day - School Closed
September 6 Grades 11 & 12 Orientation
September 6 New MS Student Orientation
September  7 MS Opening – early dismissal (MS)
September 7 Grades 9 & 10 Orientation
September 7-9 Grade 12 Peer Leaders Trip
September 8 EC & LS Opening –
early dismissal (EC & LS)
September 8-9 Grade 9 Trip
September 9 Grades 10 & 11 trips
September 12 HS Opening
October 10 Columbus Day - school closed
October  11 Faculty Professional Day – no school
October 12 Yom Kippur – school closed
November 8
EC/LS/MS Visiting Day –
early dismissal (JK-12)
November 11 JK-12 Conference Day –
no school (JK-12) 
November 23 Thanksgiving Break – begins at noon
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Vacation
November 28 School Reopens
December 16 Winter Break – begins at noon
January 3 School Reopens
January  16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no school
February 8 EC & LS Conference Day –
no school (EC & LS)
February 20-21 Presidents' Day Weekend – no school
March 17 Spring Break Begins at end of school day
April 3 School Reopens
April  14 Good Friday – no school
April 19 Grades 2-12 Conference Day –
no school (2-12)
May 17 JK-1 Conference Day – no school (JK-1)
May 26 HS Graduation – no school (JK-11)
May 29 Memorial Day – no school
June 13 EC, LS, HS Closing Exercises
June 14 MS Closing Exercises

2017-18 School Year

August
28
Preseason Athletics Begin (HS)
August
28
Opening Faculty Meetings Begin (All School)
September
4
Labor Day – school closed
September
5
Grades 11 & 12 Orientation
September
5
New MS Student Orientation
September
6
MS Opening – early dismissal (MS)
September
6
Grades 9 & 10 Orientation
September
6-8
Grade 12 Peer Leaders Trip
September
7
EC & LS Opening – early dismissal (EC & LS)
September
7-8
Grade 9 Trip
September
8
Grades 10, 11, & 12 trips
September
11
HS Opening
October
9
Columbus Day - school closed
October
10
Faculty Professional Day – no school
November
7
EC/LS/MS Visiting Day – early dismissal (JK-12)
November
15
JK-12 Conference Day – no school (JK-12)
November
22
Thanksgiving Break – begins at noon
November
23-24
Thanksgiving Vacation
November
27
School Reopens
December
21
Winter Break – begins at noon
January
8
School Reopens
January
15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no school
February
7
EC & LS Conference Day – no school (EC & LS)
February
19-20
Presidents' Day Weekend – no school
March
16
Spring Break Begins at end of school day
April
3
School Reopens
April
18
Grades 2-12 Conference Day – no school (grades 2-12)
May
16
JK-1 Conference Day – no school (JK-1)
May
25
HS Graduation – no school (JK-11)
May
28
Memorial Day – no school
June
12
EC, LS, HS Closing Exercises
June
13
MS Closing Exercises


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Grace Church School is a co-educational independent school in downtown Manhattan, New York City
providing instruction for over 700 students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.
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