School Calendar

Class attendance is mandatory the day before a break begins and the day classes resume after a break.

NOTE: This is an abbreviated calendar. View the full calendar, including airport bus schedules.

School Calendar 2020-2021

(updated 2/25/21)

FALL SEMESTER
SAT AUG 8 Boarding students return to campus
MON AUG 10 COVID Testing for Boarding Students
SAT AUG 8-SAT AUG 15 Modified quarantine for boarding students
TUE AUG 10-THUR AUG 12 COVID Testing for Day Students
MON AUG 17 In-person instruction begins
MON NOV 2 No Classes (Faculty Professional Development)
WED NOV 25-SUN NOV 29 Thanksgiving Break
MON NOV 30 Semester continues online*
FRI DEC 4 Fall Semester ends
MON DEC 7- FRI DEC 11 Exams online*
SAT DEC 12-SUN JAN 10 Christmas Break*


SPRING SEMESTER
MON JAN 11
 Classes Resume Online
WED JAN 13 Testing for Early Returning Boarders
SUN JAN 17 Boarders (who have left campus) Return to Quarantine
TUE JAN 19 COVID-19 Testing for Day Students, last names A-M and winter varsity athletes
WED JAN 20 COVID-19 Testing for All Boarders
WED JAN 20-FRI JAN 22 COVID-19 Testing for Day Students, last names N-Z
MON JAN 25 Classes Resume In-person (tentative)
SAT MAR 6-SUN MAR 14 Spring Break*
SUN MAR 14 Boarders Return to Quarantine
MON MAR 15 Classes Resume Online
TUE MAR 16-THU MAR 19 COVID-19 Testing for Day Students
WED MAR 17 COVID-19 Testing for Boarders/Spring Athletes
MON MAR 22  Classes Resume In-Person
FRI MAY 7 Classes end
MON MAY 10-THUR MAY 13 Exams
SAT MAY 15-SUN MAY 16 Commencement Weekend

*Boarding students may remain in residence throughout the year. Appropriate supervision will be provided during the breaks.

WHOM TO CONTACT

Main Number 931.598.5651*
Weekend/Union 931.598.5653*
Administrator-on-Call 931.636.4720

*Links to dial-by-name option and emergency contact

For general new and returning student concerns, student activities, and travel, contact:
Geoffrey Smith
Dean of Students 

GENERAL QUESTIONS
Shawna Midgett
Asst. to the Academic Dean

ACADEMICS
Kelley Black
Associate Head of School/Academic Dean

Rachel Malde
Middle School Coordinator 

ADMISSION
Derek Perkins
Director of Admission & Financial Aid

ATHLETICS
Rob Zeitler
Director of Athletics

COVID ISSUES
Dan Monahan
COVID Coordinator

HEALTH SERVICES
Melissa Gilliam
Director of the Health Clinic

RELIGIOUS LIFE 
Molly Short
Chaplain

COMMUNICATIONS/WEBSITE
Sherri Bergman
Director of Communications & Marketing