A Pre-K to Grade 12 Independent Quaker Day School Serving the Greater Durham-Chapel Hill Area

All-School Calendar 2018-2019

These factors are among the many that CFS considers when planning its academic calendar: secular holidays, religious holidays, the calendars of local schools and universities, and providing the greatest continuity regarding family needs and instructional needs.

August 1, Wednesday

Upper School Sports Practices Begin

August 15 & 16, Wed & Thurs

New Staff Orientation

August 17, Friday

Summer Programs End

August 20 - 24, Mon – Fri

Staff Work Week

August 26, Sunday

All School Community Picnic

August 27, Monday

US and MS Orientation Day for New Students

LS Open House

Staff Workday

August 28, Tuesday

SCHOOL BEGINS – Noon Dismissal

(ES – Special conditions for first week)

August 30, Thursday

Middle School Sports Practices Begin

September 3, Monday

School Closed – Labor Day

October 1, Monday

Fall Weekend - School Closed

October 24, Wednesday

School Closed - Staff Workday

October 25 & 26, Thurs & Fri

School Closed – Parent-Teacher Conferences

November 4, Sunday

Main Campus Open House

November 8, Thursday

School Closes at Noon for Staff Development

November 9, Friday

School Closed – Staff Workday

November 21, Wednesday

School Closes at Noon

November 22 & 23, Thurs & Fri

School Closed for Thanksgiving Break

November 26, Monday

School Resumes

December 21, Friday

School Closes at Noon for Winter Break

January 4, Friday

School Closed for Staff Development

January 7, Monday

School Resumes

January 21, Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration–Noon Dismissal

(ES – Special conditions apply)

February 5, Tuesday

Full Day (Previously Half Day)

February 15, Friday

MS/US Staff Workday (ES, LS Open)

February 21, Thursday

School Closed – Staff Work Day

February 22, Friday

School Closed – Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 29, Friday

Grandparents and Family Friends Day

School Closes at Noon – Spring Break

April 8, Monday

School Resumes

April 17, Wednesday

School Closes at Noon for Staff Development

May 3, Friday

Regular School Schedule for All Units

May 6, Monday

ES Closed – Optional Parent-Teacher Conferences (LS, MS, US Open)

May 17, Friday

US Closed – Staff Workday (ES, LS, MS Open)

May 27, Monday

School Closed - Memorial Day

June 7, Friday

School Year Ends at Noon

June 8, Saturday

Graduation – 10:30 AM

June 10 – 14, Mon – Fri

Staff Work Week

June 17, Monday

Summer Programs Begin