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.
  • November 30: Additional 9th Grade Secondary School Visits (if needed and by request only)

​December

  • December 1-2: Additional 9th Grade Secondary School Visits (if needed and by request only)
  • December 16: Students may depart for Winter Vacation after their last commitment.
  • December 17: Winter Vacation begins at 6:00 a.m.

2022

January

  • January 3: Winter Vacation ends at 9:00 p.m.

February

  • February 26: Students may depart for Spring Vacation after their last commitment.
  • February 27: Spring Vacation begins at 8:00 a.m. Ground transportation organized by Cardigan (the "Boston Bus," etc.) will depart campus Sunday morning, February 27. 

March

  • March 28: Spring Vacation ends. Students must arrive on campus between 5:00 - 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.