2020-2021 School Year - Calendar - McDonogh School

Click here to sync the information with your calendar software (e.g. Apple Calendar, Microsoft Exchange) or click here to add it to your Google Calendar (open the link then click the +Google button at the bottom right). Parents are encouraged to utilize the calendar as a subscription rather than a download whenever possible to ensure all updates are reflected on devices and in calendar applications. Instructions for each application are generally specific, but typically involve copying the calendar link into the application as a subscription. There are 176 school days in the academic year. Easter Monday is held as a possible make-up snow day.

Lower School "Meacher Teacher"
Tuesday, September 1

Middle School New Student Orientation
Tuesday, September 1

Upper School Class Retreats
Tuesday, September 1

First Day of Classes
Wednesday, September 2

Labor Day (School Closed)
Monday, September 7

Yom Kippur (School Closed)
Monday, September 28

Professional Development Morning (Two-Hour Delay for Students)
Tuesday, September 29

Professional Development Morning (Two-Hour Delay for Students)
Monday, November 2

Early Dismissal (Buses depart at Noon)
Tuesday, November 24

Thanksgiving Break Begins (School Closed)
Wednesday, November 25

Faculty Professional Day (No Classes)
Monday, November 30

Classes Resume
Tuesday, December 1

Early Dismissal (Buses depart at Noon)
Friday, December 18

Winter Break Begins (School Closed)
Monday, December 21

Classes Resume
Monday, January 4

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (School Closed)
Monday, January 18

Professional Development Morning (Two-Hour Delay for Students)
Tuesday, January 19

Presidents' Day (School Closed)
Monday, February 15

Spring Break Begins (School Closed)
Monday, March 15

Faculty Professional Day (No Classes)
Monday, March 22

Classes Resume
Tuesday, March 23

Good Friday (School Closed)
Friday, April 2

Easter Monday (School Closed)
Possible Snow Make-Up Day
Monday, April 5

Professional Development Morning (Two-Hour Delay for Students)
Monday, April 19

Faculty Professional Day (No Classes)
Thursday, May 13

Memorial Day (School Closed)
Monday, May 31

Lower School Closing Ceremony
Friday, June 4

Early Dismissal (Buses Depart at Noon)
Friday, June 4

Eighth Grade Closing Ceremony
Monday, June 7

Baccalaureate and Commencement
Friday, June 11