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Second Semester Dates Announced

Grier School recently announced a calendar of key academic dates for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year. The calendar includes a staggered arrival, similar to the arrival process this fall, and a continuous spring semester free of lengthy breaks. These dates may be found on the Grier website calendar and below.
2020-2021 School Calendar

Thanksgiving: November 26 & 27, 2020 (NO CLASSES)
End of Marking Period 2: December 4, 2020
Review Days:  December 5, 2020                             
Midterm Exams:  December 7-9, 2020
                Monday- 8:00am-9:30am: Period 1 Exam
                Monday- 10:30am-Noon:  Period 2 Exam
                Tuesday-8:00am-9:30am:  Period 3 Exam
                Tuesday- 10:30am-Noon:  Period 4 Exam
                Wednesday- 8:00am-9:30am:  Period 5 Exam
                Wednesday-10:30am-Noon:  Period 6 Exam  
Winter Break Begins: December 10, 2020
Second Semester Arrival & Calendar
Student Return Plan from Winter Break-             
  • All students must have a recent COVID test result to return to campus (the test must be within 7-10 days of their school arrival date).
  • Boarding students should plan to arrive on campus between Noon-3pm.
  • All students will have another COVID test upon arrival to the school.
  • Students will be quarantined approximately 24 hours upon arrival to the school.
Student Return Dates (Students must adhere to the following dates):
  • 12th Grade-Monday, January 11, 2021
  • 7-9th Grade-Tuesday, January 12, 20201
  • 11th Grade-Wednesday, January 13, 2021
  • 10th Grade-Thursday, January 14, 2021
  • Day Students-Friday, January 15, 2021 (for testing from 9-11am)
Classes Begin: January 18, 2021
End of Marking Period 3: February 19, 2021
End of Marking Period 4: April 2, 2021
End of Marking Period 5: May 14, 2021
Final Exams: May 17-19, 2021
Graduation: May 21-22, 2021
Students in grades 7-11 Depart for Summer Break: May 23-24, 2021
Due to the concern for the safety and well-being of the entire campus community, the school will not be scheduling a spring break in March. 

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