Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9


Cardigan parents celebrate a goal by the soccer team

Updated End of Year Calendar

May 2023

  • May 18: Baccalaureate (last Chapel of the year)
  • May 20: Eaglebrook Day (at Cardigan)
  • May 20-21: All-In (Closed) Weekend; students may not take the weekend away
  • May 22: Spring Sports Awards
  • May 25: Recognition Assembly for all Students
  • May 25: Underclassmen may depart campus for Summer Vacation at the conclusion of the Recognition Assembly (approximately 12:30 p.m.)
  • May 26: Boston/Logan Airport Bus for any underclass students who do not depart on Thursday, May 25
  • May 28: Cardigan’s 77th Commencement
    • Tentative Commencement Schedule:
      • 9:00 a.m. - Boutonniere Pinning and Light Refreshments (Kenly Dining Hall, Cardigan Commons)
      • 9:45 a.m. - Alumni Tie Ceremony (Clark-Morgan Porch)
      • 10:15 a.m. - Class Photo (Chapel)
      • 10:45 a.m. - Commencement Exercises (Commencement Tent)
      • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Buffet Luncheon (Kenly Dining Hall, Cardigan Commons)

Commencement Weekend Events for Families of the Class of 2023

Posted May 2

We have added two new events for families of the Class of 2023 during Commencement weekend! If you are interested in joining one of these events while your son prepares for Commencement, kindly RSVP at the links below:

Golf at Lake Morey Resort
Saturday, May 27, 10:00 a.m.

Mt. Cardigan Climb
Saturday, May 27, 10:00 a.m.

Travel Form: End of Year Departure Plans

Posted April 21

Cardigan families, please share your son’s travel plans by completing the End of Year Departure Travel Form.

End of Year Departure

Important Note From Cardigan’s Health Center

Posted February 21

Medications & Supplements: If your son needs medication for the upcoming Spring Break, you can request a supply by emailing and it will be ready for you to pick up. Please specify how many days supply you will need. Due to the long break you may need to get a refill before returning to campus. Return the remaining doses to the Health Center when your student returns.

On-Campus Haircuts

Posted September 27

Beginning Thursday, October 6, Cardigan will offer on-campus opportunities for student haircuts. The boys may sign up on their own or you can help arrange an appointment for your student by sending a message to The $30 price for an on-campus haircut will be billed to the student account. We can also organize off campus trips for boys with diverse hair types. Lastly, there may be times that we encourage a student to schedule an appointment if he is having trouble keeping his hair neat, clean, and out of his eyes. Please reach out to Director of Student Life Nick Nowak at if you have questions.

Before You Arrive: Tips from the Student Life Office

Posted August 25

Cardigan Director of Student Life Nick Nowak shares some important thoughts to help your son - and your family - prepare for his year on campus.

Read Nick's Tips

Want to be in touch with your fellow parents? Opt in to our Cardigan Parent Directory!

Posted August 25

Parent Directory FAQ:

  • Where is the Parent Directory located? The parent directory is located in your Veracross Family Profile.
  • Will all parents have their contact information listed in the directory? Only parents who opt in to this feature will have their information shared.
  • How will the Parent Directory be used? This Parent Directory should be used for communication purposes only between fellow parents. This directory should not be used for solicitation of any kind. 
  • How do I opt in so others can view my contact information?
    • Sign into your Veracross Family Portal
    • Select  “Update Family Profile”
    • Select “Directory Preferences”
    • Choose what information you would like shared for both the student and household directories.

Have further questions? Contact Christine Frazier at or 603.523.3661.

Veracross Portal

2022-23 Student Handbook

Posted August 18

The 2022-23 Cardigan Student Handbook is now available and may be downloaded using the button below.

Student Handbook

Complete the Registration Process

Posted August 8

Please complete the General Registration Form, our athletics and activities waiver, and final transcript release form through Cardigan's Veracross Parent Portal. Veracross is a digital platform that hosts our Student Information System where all student information is securely stored. It is important that you complete and submit these registration forms before September 1.

  • New families should have received an email from Veracross with login credentials and instructions to access their account. If you did not receive an email please check your spam folder. If you have any problems, please contact
  • Returning families may access the Veracross Parent Portal with their existing login credentials.
  • Once logged into the portal, navigate to "Update Family Profile" and then "School Policies."

Veracross Parent Portal

2022-23 Parent Planning Guide is Posted!

Posted August 1

The 2022-23 Parent Planning Guide contains the most important information to prepare you and your son for the coming academic year at Cardigan. While this resource is particularly helpful for new families, returning families will also see several updates from last year.

2022-23 Parent Planning Guide

Fall Athletics Updates

Posted August 1

As we prepare for the fall athletics season, please read this detailed letter from Director of Athletics Ryan Frost. It contains an overview of our program, what to expect at registration, and specific needs for fall sports. 

Families of boys planning to join Cardigan's Mountain Bike Team should also read this letter from Head Coach Doug Clark as it explains the type of bike and other equipment best suited for our needs, and how our coaches can help your son obtain the right equipment for him.

Lastly, all boys will have a much more enjoyable fall athletics experience if they arrive on campus in shape and prepared for the season ahead. This letter from Strength and Conditioning Coach Ben Adams shares some ideas and workouts to help the boys stay active this summer. 

Fall Athletics

2022-23 School Calendar

Updated May 16

Download the Full 2022-23 Calendar

2022-23 Calendar

Team Rosters & Schedules

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