Families

End of Year Calendar

The end of the semester is nearing and students are busy finishing up final projects and coursework. The last week of classes will be May 21-24 and May 25th will be Reading Day, a day set aside for individual and small group meetings before exams take place May 26-30th. After that time, students are expected to be present for The Deans' Awards Assembly, School elections, the Publications Dinner, Blue/Gold Class Day, the Senior Awards Banquet, the Junior Blazer Ceremony and Commencement on June 3rd. It is required that all students are present for these as well as other important school events. We have listed these on the calendar below.  Final dismissal for students is after commencement on June 3rd.

End of Year Schedule

This calendar provides an outline of many of the events, exams, and activities on campus during the final days of the school year. There may be other class events not listed here that students will be expected to attend. Students will be notified of such events by their class advisor or on the school's Google Calendar, to which all students have access.

Thursday, May 24 MODIFIED CLASS SCHEDULE- LAST DAY OF CLASSES
8:30 AM Community Meeting (Centennial Hall)
9:05 - 10:50 AM Classes
11:00 AM Junior Commencement Chorus Rehearsal (Centennial Hall)
12:30 PM Blue / Gold Elections (Centennial Hall/Living Room)
1:00 PM Junior/Sophomore meeting to nominate students for School-wide elections followed by individual class election meetings(Centennial Hall)
1:00 PM Freshwomen class elections (Linn Hall)
4:45 - 5:30 PM Dinner (Dining Hall)
5:45 PM
Senior Show (Woods Theater)
7:00 PM
Senior Dinner with Faculty and Sending Forth (Off-campus)
 
Friday, May 25 
READING DAY
8:30 AM
All-School Meeting
3:45 - 4:30 PM
Purchase Art Award Opening/Voting (Klein Arts Center)
7:30 PM
Study Hall/Quiet Study
 
Saturday, May 26
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Continental Breakfast (Dining Hall)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Brunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 - 6:00 PM
Expressive Arts Exam
7:30 PM
Study Hall
 
Sunday, May 27
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Continental Breakfast (Dining Hall)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Brunch (Dining Hall)
2:00 PM
History Exam
6:00 PM
Grace Notes Rehearsal
7:30 PM
Study Hall
 
Monday, May 28
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 AM
Language Exam
11:30 AM
All School Meeting (Centennial Hall)
2:00 PM
Math Exam
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Grace Notes Auditions
7:30 PM
Study Hall
 
Tuesday, May 29
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 AM
Conflict Exam
2:00 PM English Exam
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Grace Notes Auditions
7:30 PM
Study Hall
 
Wednesday, May 30
7:30 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 AM
Science Exam
11:30 AM
Big Sister Celebratory Lunch (Student Center)
12:30 PM Day Student Ayelada/Sorbet Party (Student Center)
1:15 PM
Junior Class Chorus Rehearsal (Music Room)
2:00 PM Deans Assembly (Centennial Hall)
4:00 PM Meet the Candidates for elections (Living Room)
6:00 PM
Grace Notes Rehearsal
 
Thursday, May 31
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:30 AM
Class Meetings (Locations TBA)
10:45 AM
Community Meeting (Centennial Hall)
11:00 AM
Election Speeches followed by Voting (Centennial Hall)
12:15 PM
Publications Picnic (Quad*)
1:45 PM
Commencement Lineup
2:00 PM
Commencement Rehearsal
2:45 PM
Bigs Orientation
8:00 PM
Senior Farewell and Bonfire (New Dorm Quad)
 
Friday, June 1
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:30 - 11:30 AM Grace Notes Rehearsal (Cross Center)
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Class Day (lunch will be served at the Klein Arts Center)
 
Saturday, June 2
7:00 AM
SAT Test (Pittsfield High School)
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast (Dining Hall)
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 PM
Junior Class Chorus Rehearsal (Under the tent)
1:30 PM
Commencement Rehearsal - entire student body (Front Hall)
5:30 PM
Senior Awards Banquet (Cross Athletic Center)
9:00 PM
Snake Dance and Blazer Exchange after cleanup (Front Circle*)
 
Sunday, June 3
8:00 - 10:00 AM Continental Breakfast (Dining Room)
8:30 AM
All seniors must be on campus and checked in
9:45 AM
Senior role call (Flagpole Hill)
10:00 AM
Senior Photos (Flagpole Hill/Front of School)
10:15 AM
Junior Class Chorus Rehearsal (Centennial Hall)
10:45 AM
Commencement Line-up (Front Hall)
11:00 AM
Commencement (Tent - front Circle*)

*location is weather permitting

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Commencement 2018 Events

 Families of seniors received an invitation in the mail with a reply postcard.
 
Saturday, June 2nd
5:30 PM Senior Awards Banquet in the Cross Athletic Center
followed by Snake Dance and Blazer Ceremony (for Senior and five guests)
Sunday, June 3rd
11:00 AM Commencement Ceremony at Miss Hall's School 
No RSVP required
492 Holmes Road • Pittsfield, MA 01201  (413) 443-6401

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