Academic Calendar

2015-2016 Academic Calendar At-a-Glance PDF

2015 First Semester
August
Friday, August 14 Prefects return for Prefect Retreat
Monday, August 17 Middle School BBQ for new students 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 18 All Dorm Councils return between noon and 8 p.m.
Thursday, August 20 All Admissions, Class Councils, and Orientation Staff return for Leadership Workshop
Friday, August 21 Orientation for new boarding students
Saturday, August 22 Orientation for new day students and all returning students
Middle School Retreat
Monday, August 24 Class Retreats
Tuesday, August 25 First semester classes begin (Sports in the morning until Labor Day)
Convocation
Friday-Sunday, August 28-30 Community Weekend (Required closed weekend for boarding students)
Class Dinners and Challenges
September
Saturday, September 13

Happy Anniversary, SBS!
Founded September 13, 1922

October
Friday-Tuesday, October 2-6 Fall Break begins after last obligation on Friday (Returning students, note the extra day this year)
Tuesday, October 6 Boarding students return by 9 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, October 9-11 Alumni/Homecoming Weekend
Tuesday, October 21 Classes resume
Friday-Monday, October 23-26 Family Weekend begins after last obligation on Friday (Returning students, note the extra day this year)
Saturday, October 24 Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, October 26 Boarding students return by 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday, October 27 Classes resume
November
Friday, November 20 Thanksgiving Break begins after last obligation on Friday
Saturday, November 21 Dorms close at 12 Noon
Monday, November 30 Boarding students return by 7:45 p.m.
December
Tuesday, December 1 Classes resume
Monday-Thursday, December 14-17 First semester final exams
Thursday, December 17 Christmas Break begins after last obligation
Friday, December 18 Dorms close at 12 Noon
2016 Second Semester
January
Monday, January 4 Boarding students return by 9 p.m. (Dorms open at 11 a.m.)
Tuesday, January 5 Second semester classes begin
Febuary
Thursday-Saturday, February 4-6 Theatre Arts Society Winter Play
Friday, February 12 Spring Break begins after last obligation on Friday
Saturday, February 13 Dorms close at 12 Noon
Sunday, February 28 Boarding students return by 9 p.m. (Dorms open at 11 a.m.)
Monday, February 29 Classes resume
March 
Thursday, March 24 Easter Weekend begins after last obligation on Thursday
Monday, March 28 Boarding students return by 9 p.m. (Dorms open at 11 a.m.)
Tuesday, March 29 Classes resume
April 
N/A N/A
May 
Friday-Sunday, May 20-22 Required closed weekend for boarding students
Monday-Thursday, May 23-26 Final Exams
Friday, May 27 Baccalaureate and Class Night
Saturday, May 28 Commencement
Saturday, May 28 Dorms close at 6 p.m.