Opening Days Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mon, Aug 28
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
New Faculty: Welcome & Introduction to Choate
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Mellon Library Reading Room
New Faculty Photo and Walking Tour
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Mellon Library steps
External Messaging Meeting
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Ruutz-Rees Commons
New Faculty Luncheon
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Lanphier Commons
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
Tue, Aug 29
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
New Faculty: Advising and Residential Life
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Tenney Common Room
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
Department Heads Meeting
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Steele Hall Room 102
New Faculty: Introduction to Equity and Inclusion
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St. John Hall, Third Floor
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
Prefects arrive
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St. John Hall
New Faculty: Athletics Program
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Hall of Fame Room
Prefects board buses for Camp Hazen
Hill House Circle
New Faculty Dinner
Kohler Environmental Center
Wed, Aug 30
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
New Faculty: Choate Technology 101
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Lanphier Center, Elman Auditorium
New Faculty: Academic Technology Workshop
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Lanphier Center, Elman Auditorium
New Faculty Spouse/Partner Technology Orientation
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Lanphier Center, Room 106
New Faculty and Spouses/Partners Luncheon
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Phoebe House
Distribution of Faculty iPad Pros
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ITS Training Room, Brownell
New Faculty: Meet with Department Heads and Mentors
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Department offices
Faculty, Staff, and Families Opening Dinner
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Steele Hall Quad
New Faculty Spouse/Partner Gathering
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Humanities Rotunda
Thu, Aug 31
Breakfast (dining hall officially opens)
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Hill House DH
All Campus Storage Delivery to Residence Houses
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Student Residence Houses
Football team arrives for preseason
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WJAC
Resident advisers, as assigned, in dorm to greet football team
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Student Residence Houses
Opening Days Briefing for Employees Assigned to Work
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Bay Room, St. John Hall
New Faculty Lunch with Second & Third Year Faculty
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Sally Hart Lodge
Lunch
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Hill House DH
Welcome: Football Team and Their Parents
Seymour St. John Chapel
Preseason Football
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Hall of Fame Room, WJAC
House Adviser Teams and Prefects Meet
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Student residential houses
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Preseason Football
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Lanphier Center
Curfew
Student Residential Houses
Fri, Sep 1
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
Faculty and Staff Meeting
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PMAC
All Campus Storage Delivery
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Student Residence Houses
Faculty Meeting
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Getz Auditorium
Preseason Football
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WJAC
RAINN Training: Community Safety & Health Center Staff
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Ruutz Rees Meeting Room
Lunch
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Hill House DH
Faculty Training: Apple Classroom Management
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Getz Auditorium
Department Meetings
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Individual Department Rooms
RAINN Training: Prefects and Counseling Team
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Ruutz-Rees Commons
House advisers in dorms to greet preseason athletes
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Student residential houses
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Welcome: All Students and Families on Campus (except football)
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Seymour St. John Chapel
Preseason Soccer, girls and boys
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Girls: Gunpowder Creek Field, Boys: Maguire Field North
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Pathways Mentors Session
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Lanphier Commons
Preseason Field Hockey
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TBD
Preseason Volleyball
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TBD
Preseason Water Polo
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TBD
Preseason Football
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Lanphier Center
Curfew
Student residential houses
Sat, Sep 2
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Boys Soccer
Off-campus
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Choate Store open
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St. John Hall
Lunch
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Hill House DH
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
TechConnect (International and Pathways Students)
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Mellon Library Reading Room
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Head of School's Welcome to New International Students
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Carl C. Icahn Center for Science, Getz Auditorium
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Dinner for New International Students and Parents
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Hill House Dining Hall - Freshman Section
Head of School's Welcome to Pathways Students
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PMAC Main Theater
Dinner for Pathways Students and Parents
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Hill House DH
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Preseason Football
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Lanphier Center
Curfew
Student residential houses
Sun, Sep 3
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Soccer, girls and boys
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Gunpowder Creek Field; Maguire Field North
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Panel for Pathways Students and Parents
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PMAC Main Theater
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Choate Store open
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The Choate Store
Registration: Prefects and Invited Student Athletes
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St. John Hall
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mail Room, Hill House basement
Student Services Kiosk Open
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St. John Hall
Information Sessions for Pathways Students and Parents
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PMAC Main Theater
Prefect Panel for New International Students and Parents
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Carl C. Icahn Center for Science, Getz Auditorium
Lunch
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Hill House DH
Preseason Swim Tests
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Larry Hart Pool
Campus Tour for New International Students
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Departs from St. John Hall
Pathways Student Session
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PMAC Chase-Bear Experimental Theater
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Parenting your International Student
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Science Center Lounge, 2nd Floor
Parenting your Pathways Student
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PMAC Main Theater
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Registration for 6th Form and Postgraduate Students
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St. John Hall
Preseason Boys Soccer
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Maguire Field North
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
College Counseling Office meeting with new 6th formers/PGs and their families
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Lanphier Center, Elman Auditorium
Dinner (for those not at the Class of 2018 Dinner)
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Ruutz-Rees Commons
Class of 2018 Dinner with Faculty
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Hill House Dining Hall
New 6th form and PG students meet with their deans
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St. John Hall, Bay Room
Orientation briefing for Class of 2018
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PMAC Main Theater
Preseason Football
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Lanphier Center
Senior Mug Night
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St. John Hall patio
Curfew
Student residential houses
Mon, Sep 4
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Preseason Boys Soccer
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Maguire Field North
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mail Room, Hill House basement
Choate Store open
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The Choate Store
Registration: 3rd and New 4th and 5th Form Students
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St. John Hall
Student Services Kiosk Open
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St. John Hall
TechConnect (New Students)
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Mellon Library Reading Room
Lunch
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Hill House DH
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Boys Soccer
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Maguire Field North
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Welcome to Choate Rosemary Hall
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PMAC
Communications Overview for Parents of New Students
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PMAC Main Theater
New Student Orientation, Part 1
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Various Locations based on group
Parents of 3rd form students meet with deans
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PMAC Main Theater
Parents of new 4th form students meet with deans
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Gelb Theater, Seymour St. John Chapel
Parents of new 5th form students meet with deans
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Lanphier Commons
Day prefects available in Day Student Locker areas
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Day student locker area, St. John Hall
New boarding students return to their houses
Student residential houses
New students dress for dinner and Matriculation
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Student residential houses and day student locker areas
Informal Gathering for Parents of New Students
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Sally Hart Lodge
New students meet and walk to dinner
Dorms and St. John Hall
Dinner for those not attending New Student Dinner
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Ruutz Rees Commons
New Student Dinner with the Faculty and Prefects
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Hill House Dining Hall
Matriculation
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Seymour St. John Chapel
Curfew
Tue, Sep 5
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Boys Cross Country
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WJAC
Preseason Boys Soccer
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Maguire Field North
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Shipped Parcel Pickup
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Mailroom
Playfair Training: 3rd form prefects, day prefects, peer educators
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Chase-Bear Experimental Theater
Choate Store open
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St. John Hall
Student Services Kiosk Open
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St. John Hall
All New Students: Report
Lanphier Commons / Great Lawn
New Student Orientation, Part 2
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Lanphier Commons / Great Lawn
TechConnect (Returning Students)
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Mellon Library Reading Room
Registration for Returning 4th and 5th Form Students
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St. John Hall
Lunch
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Hill House DH
New Student Orientation, Part 3
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Various Locations based on group
Parents Advisory Council Meeting
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Ruutz-Rees Commons
Preseason Boys Soccer
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Maguire Field North
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
Preseason Volleyball
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WJAC - wood
Parents of returning 4th fomers meet with form deans
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Seymour St. John Chapel
Preseason Field Hockey
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Shanahan Field
Preseason Water Polo
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Larry Hart Pool
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Parents depart
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Convocation
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WJAC
Curfew
Wed, Sep 6
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
A Block
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RAINN Training: Senior Officers
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Archbold
B Block
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G Block
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Form Meetings
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Lunch
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Hill House DH
D Block
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E Block
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F Block
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C Block
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RAINN Presentation (5th, 6th forms)
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PMAC
New Student iPad Training (3rd & 4th Forms)
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Getz Auditorium
Preseason Football
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WJAC
Preseason Girls Soccer
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Gunpowder Creek Field
RAINN Training: Form Deans
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Lanphier Center, Elman Auditorium
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Thu, Sep 7
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
B Block
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D Block
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C Block
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Lunch
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Hill House DH
C Block
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A Block
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Tech Presentations
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College Action Plan Program (APP) Event
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Various Locations
Consent Conversations
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New Student iPad Training (5th Form & PGs)
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Getz Auditorium
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Club Presidents Orientation
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Getz Auditorium
Fri, Sep 8
Breakfast
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Hill House DH
G Block
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Adviser Meetings
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F Block
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Lunch
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Hill House DH
F Block
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E Block
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College Action Plan Program (APP) Event
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various locations on campus
Tech Presentations
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Dinner
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Hill House DH
Form activities as scheduled
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Outdoor Movie
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St. John Hall, West Lawn
Curfew
Sat, Sep 9
ACT test
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WJAC
Continental Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Lunch (picnic)
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Mem Field
Walmart/Local Shopping Shuttles
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St. John Hall
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Welcome Dance sponsored by COSA
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St. John Hall
Curfew
Sun, Sep 10
Continental Breakfast
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Hill House DH
Brunch
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Hill House DH
Westfarms Mall Shopping Trip
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St. John Hall
Swim Tests
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Larry Hart Pool
ClubFair
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Hill House/Library Quad
Students of Color Picnic
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Squire Stanley Lawn (Rain Location: Humanities Rotunda)
Dinner
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Hill House DH
Mon, Sep 11
A Block
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Conference
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B Block
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C Block
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C Block
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D Block
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E Block
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Tue, Sep 12
F Block
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Conference
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School Meeting
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G Block
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G Block
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A Block
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B Block
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Wed, Sep 13
E Block
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Conference
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Form/Adviser
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C Block
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D Block
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Thu, Sep 14
Meetings/ Collaboration
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Conference
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G Block
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F Block
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F Block
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B Block
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A Block
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Fri, Sep 15
D Block
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Conference
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C Block
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E Block
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E Block
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F Block
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G Block
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Sat, Sep 16
Sun, Sep 17
Mon, Sep 18
Tue, Sep 19
Wed, Sep 20
Thu, Sep 21
Fri, Sep 22
Sat, Sep 23
Sun, Sep 24
Mon, Sep 25
Tue, Sep 26
Wed, Sep 27
Thu, Sep 28
Fri, Sep 29
Sat, Sep 30