School-Year Calendar

The calendar for the 2015-2016 school year at Blair is posted here for parents’ reference.

 To download the 2015-2016 school-year calendar as a PDF, click here. 

FALL SEMESTER
Friday, August 21 Registration for "Pre-Season" Football players (those who have been invited to return early by Coach Stone) ... 10 a.m.
Friday, August 28 Prefects arrive & register... 1 p.m.
Sunday, August 30 Registration for remaining "Pre-Season" fall sports (those invited by coaches)... 9 a.m.
Friday, September 4 Registration for International Students ... 10 a.m. 
Saturday, September 5 Registration for All Remaining Boarding and Day Students ... 9 a.m.             
Sunday, September 6 Orientation program for all students ... 9 a.m.
Monday, September 7 Orientation program for all students ... 8:30 a.m.
Monday, September 7 CONVOCATION ... 5 p.m. (required for all students)
Tuesday, September 8 First Semester begins.
September 12 & 13 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
September 19 & 20 Community Weekend (Boarders remain on campus)
Monday, September 28 No classes ... Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7 p.m.
Friday, October 16 First Semester mid-term. Grades reported to parents after processing.
October 30 & 31 Parents’ Weekend
Monday, November 2 No classes…Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 7 "PEDDIE DAY" … at Peddie; weekend departures begin after the conclusion of athletic contests.
Saturday, November 21 Classes end by noon; Thanksgiving Vacation begins ... dormitories close.*
Sunday, November 29 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Monday, November 30 Classes resume.
Friday, December 11 CHRISTMAS VESPERS (required for all students)
Saturday, December 12 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 12.
WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER
Monday, January 4 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Tuesday, January 5 Second Semester begins.
Thursday, January 28 Winter Long Weekend begins after last class ... dormitories close.*
Tuesday, February 2 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Wednesday, February 3 Classes resume.
Monday, February 29 Mid-semester exams begin. (Tentative)
Wednesday, March 2 Exams end. (Tentative)
Wednesday, March 2 Spring Vacation begins ... dormitories close.* Grades reported to parents after processing.
Tuesday, March 22 Boarding students return by 7 p.m.*
Wednesday, March 23 Classes resume.
Monday, April 18  No classes…Varsity athletes due back for afternoon practices. Boarding students return by 7:00 p.m.
Monday, May 23 Senior Prize Assembly (Departmental Prizes)
Tuesday, May 24 Junior/Senior Prom
Wednesday, May 25 Packing Day for seniors; Class of 2016 Senior Assembly; BACCALAUREATE
Thursday, May 26 GRADUATION
Saturday, May 28 Underclass Exams begin in afternoon.
Tuesday, May 31 Underclass Prize Assembly
Wednesday, June 1 Underclass exams end…students may depart for summer vacation. Grades reported to parents after processing. Dormitories close for the summer.