2018–2019 Year-at-a-Glance

September 4TuesdayNew Student Orientation
September 5WednesdayClasses Begin
September 10MondayNo School – Rosh Hashanah
September 19WednesdayNo School – Yom Kippur
September 20ThursdayUpper School Parents Night
September 27ThursdayMiddle School Parents Night
October 8MondayNo School – Columbus Day
October 10–12Wednesday–FridayFall Conferences (school in session)
October 13SaturdayChowder Day
November 3SaturdayAdmissions Open House
November 12MondayNo School – Veteran's Day
November 16FridayEnd of First Trimester
November 21–25Wednesday–SundayThanksgiving Recess
November 26MondayNo School – Professional Development
December 7FridayCommunity Service Day
December 20ThursdayHoliday Tea
December 21–January 6Friday–SundayWinter Break
January 7MondayClasses Resume
January 16WednesdayWinter Parent Visit Day
January 18FridayNo School – Winter Conferences
January 21MondayNo School – Martin Luther King Day
February 4MondayNo School – Professional Development
February 8–9Friday–SaturdayPCD Players
February 18MondayNo School – Presidents Day
February 22FridayEnd of Second Trimester
March 8FridayWorld Arts Day
March 9–24Saturday–SundaySpring Break (begins after World Arts Day ends)
March 25MondayNo School – Professional Development
March 26TuesdayClasses Resume
April 18ThursdayUpper School Arts Night
April 19FridayNo School – Good Friday
April 22MondayEarth Day Community Service
April 24WednesdayNo School – Spring Conferences
April 29–May 3Monday–FridayUpper School Exams
May 3FridayEnd of Third Trimester for Seniors
May 3FridayGrandparents & Special Friends Day
May 9ThursdayField Day
May 17–18Friday–SaturdayPCD Players
May 20MondayPlay for PCD
May 23ThursdayMiddle School Arts Night
May 27MondayNo School – Memorial Day
June 3–6Monday–ThursdayFinal Exams
June 7FridayAwards Assembly (special occasion dress)
June 10MondayStepping Up Day (special occasion dress)
June 11TuesdayNo School – Senior Dinner
June 12WednesdayCommencement (special occasion dress)
June 17MondayProm