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

2021-22 Academic Year Calendar

2021

September

  • September 8: All 9th Graders Arrive
  • September 9: International 6-8th Graders Arrive
  • September 10: Domestic 6-8th Graders Arrive
  • September 11-15: Homecoming & Academic Orientation
  • September 16: First Day of Classes

October

  • October 22: Fall Family Weekend begins & Cardigan's Annual Auction
  • October 23: Fall Family Weekend ends & Fall Term Long Weekend begins at 6:00 p.m.
  • October 27: 6-8th Graders due back on campus by 9:00 p.m.
  • October 29: 9th Graders due back on campus before first athletic commitment

November

  • November 21: Thanksgiving Recess begins at 6:00 a.m.
  • November 29: Thanksgiving Recess ends at 9:00 p.m.

​December

  • December 1-3: Additional 9th Grade Secondary School Visits (if needed and by request only)
  • December 17: Winter Vacation begins at 6:00 a.m.

2022

January

  • January 3: Winter Vacation ends at 9:00 p.m.
  • January 28: Winter Family Weekend begins 
  • January 29: Winter Family Weekend ends & Winter Term Long Weekend begins after last commitment

February

  • February 2: Winter Long Term Weekend ends at 9:00 p.m.

March

  • March 6: Spring Vacation begins at 6:00 a.m.
  • March 28: Spring Vacation ends at 9:00 p.m.

April

  • April 29: Spring Family Weekend begins 
  • April 30: Spring Family Weekend ends

May

  • May 24: Baccalaureate & Ninth Grade Recognition
  • May 29: Commencement

** The date for the Underclassmen Recognition Assembly and Grade 6-8 departure is to be determined.