School-Year Calendar

2013-2014

The calendar for the 2013-2014 school year at Blair is posted here for parents’ reference.

 FALL SEMESTER
Friday, August 23 Registration for "Pre-Season" Football players (those who have been invited to return early by Coach Stone) ... Time TBA
Tuesday, September 3 Registration for "Pre-Season" Soccer, Field Hockey, Cross Country Girls Tennis (those invited by coaches) & Prefects... 8:30 - 11:30 A.M.
Friday, September 6 Registration for International Students … 10:00 – 12:00 P.M.
Sunday, September 8 Registration for All Remaining Boarding and Day Students ... Time 9:00 A.M.
Monday, September 9 First Semester begins.
Monday, September 9 CONVOCATION … 5:00 P.M. (required for all students)
September 14 & 15 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
September 21 & 22 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
Monday, September 30 No classes … Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M.
Friday, October 18 First Semester mid-term. Grades reported to parents after processing.
November 1 & 2 Parents’ Weekend
Monday, November 4 No classes…Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 9 "PEDDIE DAY" … at Peddie; weekend departures begin after the conclusion of athletic contests.
Saturday, November 23 Classes end by noon; Thanksgiving Vacation begins ... dormitories close.*
Sunday, December 1 Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M. *
Monday, December 2 Classes resume.
Friday, December 13th CHRISTMAS VESPERS (required for all students)
Saturday, December 14 Classes end by noon; First Semester ends. Christmas Vacation begins ... dormitories close.* Grades reported to parents after processing. No student may depart for vacation prior to the 14
 
 WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER
Sunday, January 5 Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M. *
Monday, January 6 Second Semester begins.
Thursday, January 30 Winter Long Weekend begins at Noon ... dormitories close. *
Tuesday, February 4 Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M. *
Wednesday, February 5 Classes resume.
Saturday, March 1 Mid-semester exams begin.
Tuesday, March 4 Exams end. Spring vacation begins…dormitories close.* Grades reported to parents after processing.
Sunday, March 23 Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M. *
Monday, March 24 Classes resume.
Friday, April 18 Good Friday…classes end at noon followed by Chapel (required).
Saturday, April 19 No classes.
Monday, April 21 No classes…Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7:00 P.M.
Monday, May 19 Senior Prize Assembly (Departmental Prizes)
Tuesday, May 20 Junior/Senior Prom
Wednesday, May 21  Packing Day for seniors; Class of 2014 Senior Assembly; BACCALAUREATE
Thursday, May 22 GRADUATION
May 24 & 25 Community Weekend for underclass students (Boarders remain on campus).
Sunday, May 25 Underclass Exams begin in afternoon.
Monday, May 26 Underclass Prize Assembly
Thursday, May 29 Underclass exams end…students may depart for summer vacation. Grades reported to parents after processing. Dormitories close for the summer. 

2014-2015

The calendar for the 2014-2015 school year at Blair is posted here for parents’ reference.

FALL SEMESTER
Friday, August 22 Registration for "Pre-Season" Football players (those who have been invited to return early by Coach Stone) ... 1 p.m.
Thursday, August 28 Prefects Arrive ... Time TBA
Friday, August 29 Registration for remaining "Pre-Season" fall sports (those invited by coaches) & Prefects ... 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday, September 5 Registration for International Students ... 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saturday, September 6 Registration for All Remaining Boarding and Day Students ... 9 a.m.              
Sunday, September 7 Orientation program for all students ... Time TBA
Monday, September 8 Orientation program for all students ... Time TBA
Monday, September 8 CONVOCATION ... 5 p.m. (required for all students)
Tuesday, September 9 First Semester begins.
September 13 & 14 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
September 20 & 21 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
Monday, September 29 No classes ... Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7 p.m.
Friday, October 17 First Semester mid-term. Grades reported to parents after processing.
October 24 & 25 Parents’ Weekend
Monday, October 27 No classes…Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7 P.M.
Saturday, November 8 "PEDDIE DAY" … at Blair; weekend departures begin after the conclusion of athletic contests.
Saturday, November 22 Classes end by noon; Thanksgiving Vacation begins ... dormitories close.*
Sunday, November 30 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Monday, December 1 Classes resume.
Friday, December 12 CHRISTMAS VESPERS (required for all students)
Saturday, December 13 Classes end by noon; First Semester ends. Christmas Vacation begins ... dormitories close.* Grades reported to parents after processing.No student may depart for vacation prior to December 13.
 
WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER
Sunday, January 4 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Monday, January 5 Second Semester begins.
Thursday, January 29 Winter Long Weekend begins after last class ... dormitories close.*
Tuesday, February 3 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Wednesday, February 4 Classes resume.
Saturday, February 28 Mid-semester exams begin. (Tentative)
Wednesday, March 4 Exams end. (Tentative)
Wednesday, March 4 Spring Vacation begins ... dormitories close.* Grades reported to parents after processing.
Sunday, March 22 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Monday, March 23 Classes resume.
Monday, May 18 Senior Prize Assembly (Departmental Prizes)
Tuesday, May 19 Junior/Senior Prom
Wednesday, May 20 Packing Day for seniors; Class of 2015 Senior Assembly; BACCALAUREATE
Thursday, May 21 GRADUATION
May 23 & 24 Community Weekend for underclass students (Boarders remain on campus).
Sunday, May 24 Underclass Exams begin in afternoon.
Monday, May 25 Underclass Prize Assembly
Thursday, May 28 Underclass exams end…students may depart for summer vacation. Grades reported to parents after processing. Dormitories close for the summer. 
  • To download the 2013-2014 school-year calendar as a PDF, click here
  • To download the 2014-2015 school-year calendar as a PDF, click here.