2022-23 School Calendar Highlights for Faculty

Updated 7/26/22

Date Event
August 21 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for athletes and College Jumpstart participants
22 Fall athletic practices begin
22-26 College Jumpstart: Class of 2023
24-26 New faculty training/orientation
29-31 Faculty trainings/meetings
30 All-faculty retreat
31 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for Student Resident Assistants and Orientation Leaders
September 1 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for new boarding students
2 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for all boarding students
2 International Student Orientation (Flex day for faculty not involved in orientation)
5 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day
6 Orientation for all new students—all 6th graders, all 9th graders (new and returning) and
any new-to-Northwesat students grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12. Environment training for ALL seniors
7 Orientation for ALL students grades 6-12
8 First day of classes; Trimester 1 begins
21 Middle School Curriculum Night
28 Upper School Curriculum Night
October 3 College letters of recommendation due
6-9 Northwest hosts National SeaPEN Conference
10 NO SCHOOL – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
11 Mid-trimester feedback due
14 NO SCHOOL – Professional development day for faculty
26 NO CLASSES – Trimester 1 Day of Learning
November 9 Trimester 1 ends
10 NO SCHOOL – Evaluation-writing
11 NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day
14 Trimester 2 begins
15 Trimester 1 evaluations due to Registrar
21-25 Fall Break (for students, teaching faculty and administrative faculty)
23 Dorm closes for Thanksgiving at 6:00 p.m. (home stays provided)
27 Dorm opens at 9 a.m.
December 9 NO CLASSES – Student/parent/guardian/advisor conferences
18 Dorm closes at noon for Winter Break
19 Winter Break begins (administrative faculty return 12/27, teaching faculty return 1/3)
January 2 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. / NO SCHOOL – New Year’s holiday (observed)
3 NO SCHOOL – Faculty In-service
4 Trimester 2 resumes
13 NO CLASSES – MLK Day Celebration (no early dismissal)
16 NO SCHOOL – MLK, Jr. Birthday (observed)
February 16 Trimester 2 Ends
17 NO SCHOOL – Evaluation-writing
20 NO SCHOOL – President’s Day
21-24 NO SCHOOL – Mid-Winter Break for students
22 Trimester 2 evaluations due to Registrar
27 Trimester 3 begins
April 6 NO CLASSES – Winterfest
10-14 Spring Break (Administrative faculty return April 13)
26 NO CLASSES – Trimester 3 Day of Learning
May 12 NO CLASSES – Arts Fair
25 Trimester 3 ends
26 NO SCHOOL – Summits prep day for faculty
29 NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
30 Summits begin
June 9 Summits end
12 Summits sharing, grade-level celebrations, final grades for seniors due to Registrar
13 8th Grade Graduation and Fly-Up Ceremony, Last Day of School
14 Class of 2023 Graduation
15-16 Closing Faculty Meetings
18 Dorm closes at noon for Summer Break
19 Juneteenth – faculty holiday
21 Trimester 3 / Summits evaluations due to Registrar

Faculty Events