2019-2020 Calendar

While no calendar can be followed without adjustment, our goal is to provide a common and accurate list of major events that involve all at The Academy. This schedule does not include events that occur during school hours (feasts, festivals, etc.), as they will be communicated through Principals and teachers. Dates are subject to change; when they do, families will be notified. The major dates for the 2019-2020 School Year are posted below.




Campus Start Times

Midtown: 8:00a-3:30p

North: 8:00a-3:15p (Traditional)

             8:00a-3:30p (Blended & Dialectic)

South: 8:00a-3:15p (Traditional)

             8:00a-3:30p (Blended & Dialectic)

2019-2020 calendar

These are only the major dates for the next calendar year so that families may begin to plan vacations, etc. Dates, as always, are subject to change but families will be notified should any occur. For a printable version of this calendar, click HERE.


AUGUST

  • 1st: New Parent Orientation @ Midtown Campus (9-11am)
  • 5th-9th: Teacher In-Service @ Midtown campus
  • 6th: New Parent Orientation  @ Midtown Campus (6-8pm)
  • 8th: Sports Physicals for 3rd-12th graders @ Midtown Campus (5:30-7:30pm, Parent Meeting at 6pm)
  • 9th: All Parent Conference, 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm), Midtown Campus
  • 10th: Parent Meet the Teacher; North and South Campus 9:00am (Doors open at 8:45am)// Midtown Parent and Student Meet the Teacher 1:30pm (Doors open at 1:15pm): Midtown Campus
  • 12th: Midtown House Sorting, 6:00pm at Midtown Campus
  • 13th: South House Sorting/Student Meet the Teacher, 5:30pm at South Campus
  • 14th: New Student Latin Workshop
  • 15th: North House Sorting/Student Meet the Teacher, 5:30pm at North Campus
  • 19th: First Day of School -- Trad, Bach, and Midtown Campus
  • 20th: First Day of School -- Mozart


SEPTEMBER

  • 2nd: Labor Day -- NO SCHOOL
  • 6-7th: Dialectic & Rhetoric Night and Day Retreat
  • 26th: Parent Teacher Conferences for Mozart, Dialectic, Rhetoric (NO SCHOOL for Mozart, Dialectic, Rhetoric)
  • 27th: Parent Teacher Conferences for Trad, Dialectic, Rhetoric (NO SCHOOL for Trad, Dialectic, Rhetoric)
  • 27th: Food Truck Friday Family Night Wiley Post Park Pavilion
  • 30th: Parent Teacher Conferences for Bach (NO SCHOOL for Bach)

OCTOBER

  • 10th-11th: Fall Break -- NO SCHOOL
  • 14th & 15th: Mornings with Mom at North Campus
  • 16th: Mornings with Mom at South Campus
  • 18th: Fall In-Service -- 1/2 Day for Students
  • 21st-25th: Testing Week
  • 22nd: South Dialectic Fine Arts Night: South Campus
  • 24th: North Dialectic Fine Arts Night: North Campus
  • 25th: Recitation Day for North and South Traditional Grammar Students


NOVEMBER

  • 2nd: Academy Auction, 7:00pm, Leadership Square
  • 15th-16th: Rhetoric Drama Performances
  • 25th-29th: Thanksgiving Break -- NO SCHOOL


DECEMBER

  • 5th: North Lessons and Carols, 7:00pm, Midtown Campus
  • 10th: South Lessons and Carols, 7:00pm, Midtown Campus
  • 12th: Midtown Christmas Feast, 12:00pm, Midtown Campus
  • 16th: South Christmas Feast, 12:00pm, South Campus
  • 17th: North Christmas Feast, 12:00pm, North Campus
  • 13th, 18th, 20th: Upper School Finals
  • 18th: Bach Last Day of School Before Christmas Break
  • 19th: Mozart Last Day of School Before Christmas Break
  • 20th: Trad, Rhetoric Last Day of School -- 1/2 Day for Students
  • 20th: End of Second Quarter
  • 23rd - Jan 7th: Christmas Break -- NO SCHOOL


JANUARY

  • 8th: Third Quarter Begins
  • 15th: Re-Enrollment Opens
  • 16th: Parent Forum @ Midtown Campus
  • 20th: Martin Luther King Day -- NO SCHOOL
  • 25th: 2nd Annual Academy Mock Trial Tournament
  • 31st: Re-Enrollment Closes


FEBRUARY

  • 1st: Enrollment Opens to the Public
  • 1st: Fine Arts Faculty Talent Show: Midtown Campus
  • 7th: Winter In-Service -- 1/2 Day for Students
  • 10-11th: Grammar Speech Meet @ South, North
  • 12th: Grammar Speech Meet Finals at South, North
  • 17th-18th: Mid-Winter Break -- NO SCHOOL
  • 21st: Rhetoric Academy Awards
  • 24th & 25th: Donuts with Dad at North Campus
  • 26th: Donuts with Dad at South Campus
  • 27th: Griffin Madness @ Midtown Gym
  • 29th: Dialectic Dance


MARCH

  • 1st: Scholarship Application Deadline
  • 6th: End of Third Quarter
  • 6th-7th: North Dialectic Drama Performances
  • 16th-20th: Spring Break -- NO SCHOOL
  • 20th-28th: 8th Grade Italy Pilgrimage


APRIL

  • 3rd: Lyceum Project @ Midtown Campus
  • 4th: Admission Blitz
  • 10th: Good Friday -- NO SCHOOL
  • 15th: North & South Resurrection Feasts
  • 15th: Returning Student Enrollment Deadline
  • 16th: Rhetoric Resurrection Feast
  • 17th & 18th: South Dialectic Drama Performances
  • 23rd: North Oral Presentations and Dialectic Choir Concert
  • 24th: South Oral Presentations and Dialectic Choir Concert
  • 25th: Admissions Blitz
  • 25th: Spring Rhetoric Dance
  • 29th - May 1st: North & South Grandparent's Day and Spring Recitations


MAY

  • 1st: Spring In-Service -- 1/2 Day for Students
  • 1st-2nd: Rhetoric Drama Performances
  • 5th: Vision Event Luncheon
  • 6th: Griffin Games
  • 8th: Senior Capstone
  • 11th, 13th, 15th: Senior Finals
  • 12th: Schola Cantorum (Dialectic & Rhetoric Orchestra & Choir Concert)
  • 15th: Graduation @ Midtown Campus
  • 15th, 18th, 20th: Upper School Finals
  • 19th: Last Day of School for Mozart
  • 20th: Last Day of School for Trad, Bach, Rhetoric