2022-23 School Calendar Highlights for Students and Families

Updated 8/16/22. * Although there is no school on starred dates, Upper School athletic contests, practices and events will still take place.

Date Event
August 21 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for athletes and College Jumpstart
22 Fall Athletic practices begin
22-26 College Jumpstart for Class of 2023
31 Dorm opens at 9 AM for SRAs and Orientation Leads
September 1 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for new students
2 Dorm opens at 9 a.m. for all students for International Student Orientation
3 All dorm students required to be on campus
5 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day
6 Orientation for all new students: All 6th graders, all 9th graders (new and returning) and
any new-to-Northwest students in 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 10 NO SCHOOL* – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
14 NO SCHOOL* – Professional development day for faculty
November 9 Trimester 1 Ends
10 NO SCHOOL* – Evaluation-writing
11 NO SCHOOL* – Veteran’s Day
14 Trimester 2 Begins
21-25 NO SCHOOL* – Fall Break
23 Dorm closes for Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. (home stays provided)
27 Dorm opens at 9 a.m.
December 9 NO SCHOOL* – Student/parent/guardian/advisor conferences
18 Dorm closes at noon for Winter Break
19 NO SCHOOL* – Winter Break begins
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 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
27 Trimester 3 begins
April 6 Winterfest
10-14 NO SCHOOL* – Spring Break
May 12 Arts Fair
25 Trimester 3 ends
26 NO SCHOOL* – Summit prep day
29 NO SCHOOL* – Memorial Day
30 Summits begin
June 9 Summits end
12 Summit Sharing and End of Year Grade-Level Celebrations
13 8th Grade Fly-Up Ceremony / Last Day of School
14 Class of 2023 Graduation
18 Dorm closes at noon for Summer Break

Parent Events