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


Cardigan student in chapel dress smiling and waving to the camera

Fall Term Long Weekend Travel Form

Posted September 23

Cardigan's Fall Term Long Weekend begins soon, please share the travel plans for your son by completing the Travel Form. 

Fall Term Long Weekend Travel Form

Current Parent Virtual Meet and Greet

Posted September 14

Join us virtually Tuesday, September 20 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT to meet the parents of your son’s classmates that you hear so much about! 

Please let us know if you plan to attend this virtual gathering by submitting the RSVP form below and if you have any questions please reach out to Christine Frazier at or 603.523.3661.

Please note this meeting is only for 2022-2023 current parents. We will share access details with those of you who RSVP prior to the event.

RSVP for Parent Meet & Greet

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

Cardigan’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Posted August 18

After a two-year delay because of the pandemic, we will celebrate Cardigan's 75th Anniversary on October 22! This celebration will be part of a busy program that also includes Fall Family Weekend and Cardigan's Annual Auction. All Cardigan parents are invited to join us for the Anniversary events (but as you make your plans please note that we cannot accommodate students at the evening celebration and our dorms will be closed for Fall Term Long Weekend.) You can see all of the details and RSVP on the 75th Anniversary Page.

75th Anniversary Page

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

Day Student Meeting & Family Cookout

Posted August 3

Day students and families are encouraged to join Head of School Chris and Cynthia Day P’12,’13 and members of our faculty and administrative team for a day student meeting on Tuesday, September 6. After a brief meeting we will enjoy a family cookout and lawn games. We hope to see you there!

Day Student Meeting & Family Cookout
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Frieze House

All family members welcome
Casual dress
Parking available behind Frieze House

RSVP for Day Student Meeting & Cookout 

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

Campus Arrival Travel Form

Posted July 11

Please share your plan for your student's travel to Cardigan for the 2022-23 academic year. We must receive a completed travel form for every student, including those boys who will arrive here with their parents. 

Campus Arrival Travel Form

2022-23 School Calendar

Updated May 16

September 2022

  • Sept. 7: Registration for all Grade 9 Students, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 9: Registration for new students in Grades 6-8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Sept 10: Registration for returning students in Grades 7-8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Sept 14: First Day of Classes

October 2022

  • Oct. 21: Fall Family Weekend Begins
  • Oct. 22: Fall Family Weekend Ends / Fall Long Weekend Begins
  • Oct. 26: Fall Long Weekend ends for Grades 6-8
  • Oct. 28: Students in Grade 9 due back on campus 

November 2022

  • Nov. 20: Thanksgiving Recess Begins
  • Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Recess Ends

December 2022

  • Dec. 16: Winter Vacation Begins at 6:00 a.m.

Download the Full 2022-23 Calendar