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Key Dates: 2021-2022

Key dates at The White Mountain School for each academic year include, but are not limited to, quarter and semester start and end dates, school breaks, standardized test dates, performances, and signature departmental events. To see our day-to-day events, please visit our Events Calendar.

This page is subject to change and was last updated on July 21, 2021. Questions? Please email Angela Callahan at angela.callahan@whitemountain.org.

Semester I (Fall 2021)

  • August 19 (Thursday): New International Students and All Dorm Proctors Arrive

  • August 19-20 (Thursday-Friday):
    • New International Student Orientation
    • New White Mountain Scholars and New WMScholars Mentors Arrive

  • August 22 (Sunday):
    • Welcome Day
    • Sign the Book

  • August 23 (Monday): Semester 1, Q1, and Classes Begin

  • August 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday): Orientation Trips

  • August 28-29 (Saturday-Sunday): Community Weekend

  • August 30 (Monday): Classes Begin at Creative Edge Dance Studio
  • September 4 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • September 11 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • September 16 (Thursday): ACT

  • September 20-24 (Monday-Friday): Field Courses
  • October 1-2 (Friday-Saturday): Board of Trustees Fall Meetings

  • October 2 (Saturday):
    • Exploratory Learning (EL) Day
    • SAT

  • October 13 (Wednesday):
    • College Day
    • PSAT

  • October 16 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • October 22 (Friday): Q1 Ends

  • October 22-23 (Friday-Saturday): Fall Family Weekend with Harvest Dinner

  • October 22-24 (Friday-Sunday): Alumnae/i Weekend with Harvest Dinner

  • October 23 (Saturday): Fall Break Begins

  • October 26 (Tuesday): Boarding Students Return from Fall Break

  • October 27 (Wednesday):
    • Q2 Begins and Classes Resume
    • Sustainable Community Day
  • November 5 (Friday): Cultural Event Series Evening

  • November 6 (Saturday): SAT

  • November 13 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • November 20 (Saturday): Thanksgiving Break Begins

  • November 25 (Thursday): School Offices Closed

  • November 29 (Monday): Boarding Students Return from Thanksgiving Break

  • November 30 (Tuesday): Q2 Classes Resume
  • December 4 (Saturday):
    • ACT
    • SAT

  • December 6-10 (Monday-Friday): Nutcracker Tech Week

  • December 10-12 (Friday-Sunday): Nutcracker Performances

  • December 16 (Thursday): A Night of Performing Arts

  • December 17 (Friday):
    • Semester 1 and Q2 End
    • Holiday Celebration

  • December 18 (Saturday): Winter Break Begins

  • December 25: School Offices Closed

  • December 31: School Offices Closed

Semester II (Winter/Spring 2022)

  • January 3 (Monday): Boarding Students Return

  • January 4 (Tuesday): Semester 2, Q3, and Classes Begin

  • January 8 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • January 17 (Monday): Schoolwide Programming for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • January 21-22 (Friday-Saturday): Board of Trustees Winter Meetings

  • January 28 (Friday):
    • International Night
    • Cultural Event Series Evening

  • January 29 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day
  • February 5 (Saturday): February Break Begins

  • February 8 (Tuesday): Boarding Students Return from February Break

  • February 9 (Wednesday): Q3 Classes Resume

  • February 12 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • February 18 (Friday): Cultural Event Series Evening

  • February 18-20 (Friday-Sunday): Winter Theater Production Performances

  • February 19 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • February 19-20 (Saturday-Sunday): Alumnae/i Ski Race Weekend

  • February 28 to March 4 (Monday-Friday): Field Courses
  • February 28 to March 4 (Monday-Friday): Field Courses

  • March 4 (Friday): Q3 Ends

  • March 5 (Saturday): Spring Break Begins

  • March 21 (Monday): Boarding Students Return from Spring Break

  • March 22 (Tuesday): Q4 Begins and Classes Resume

  • March 26 (Saturday): Exploratory Learning (EL) Day

  • March 27-28 (Sunday-Monday): Accepted Student Program
  • April 8 (Friday): Cultural Event Series Evening

  • April 9 (Saturday): ACT

  • April 22 (Friday): Schoolwide Programming for Earth Day

  • April 29-30 (Friday-Saturday): Spring Family Weekend
  • May 2-6 (Monday-Friday): AP Exam Week I

  • May 5 (Thursday): Prom

  • May 6 (Friday): Sustainable Community Day

  • May 7 (Saturday): SAT

  • May 9-13 (Monday-Friday): AP Exam Week II

  • May 13 (Friday): Semester 2, Q4, and Classes End

  • May 14-15 (Saturday-Sunday): Creative Edge Dance Studio Spring Recital

  • May 15 (Sunday): Final Grades Released

  • May 16-20 (Monday-Friday): AP Exam Late Testing Week

  • May 17-19 (Tuesday-Thursday): Inquiry Summit
    • A Night of Performing Arts
    • National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony

  • May 20 (Friday):
    • Big Clean
    • Pass The Book
    • 136th Baccalaureate

  • May 21 (Saturday):
    • 136th Commencement
    • Summer Break Begins
  • June 3-4 (Friday-Saturday): Board of Trustees Summer Meeting