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Find what you are looking for with this calendar of events.

The 2017-2018 Pomfret School year calendar is now available. The calendar outlines various important events, including opening days, vacations, test dates, and weekend commitments. In a departure from previous years, students are no longer required to leave campus during long weekends.

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Long Weekends and Vacations

A list of school vacations and long weekends are located on the school calendar. Below, you can find more information about student departure and arrival times:

Long Fall Weekend (Saturday, October 28 — Tuesday, October 31)

Students are allowed to remain on campus throughout this short break. Students may not depart campus on Saturday afternoon until completing their last school commitment and must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Tuesday, October 31.

Thanksgiving Vacation (Saturday, November 18 — Monday, November 27)

Classes and afternoon activities will be held on Friday, November 17. Students have the option to depart campus on Friday afternoon to start their vacation early as long as they have completed their last school commitments. All other students should remain on campus until Saturday morning when dormitories close. School-sponsored transportation (New York bus) departs from school on Saturday morning. All students should depart campus by 5:00 PM on Saturday and must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Monday, November 27.

Winter Vacation (Thursday, December 14 — Wednesday, January 3)

Classes and afternoon activities will be held on Wednesday, December 13. Students have the option to depart campus on Wednesday afternoon to start their vacation early as long as they have completed their last school commitments. All remaining students should stay on campus until Thursday morning when dormitories close. School-sponsored transportation (New York bus) departs from school on Thursday morning. All students should depart campus by 5:00 PM on Thursday and must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Wednesday, January 3. Please note that some varsity teams may participate in tournaments at the beginning and/or end of the winter vacation—students and parents are encouraged to communicate with coaches before finalizing their travel plans.

Long Winter Weekend (Friday, February 2 — Monday, February 5)

Students are allowed to remain on campus throughout this short break. Students have the option to depart campus on Friday afternoon to start their vacation as long as they have completed their last school commitments. Remaining students should stay on campus until Saturday. All students must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Monday, February 5.

Spring Vacation (Thursday, March 8— Monday, March 26)

Classes and afternoon activities will be held on Wednesday, March 7. Students have the option to depart campus on Wednesday evening to start their vacation as long as they have completed their last school commitments. All remaining students may remain on campus until Thursday morning when dormitories close. School-sponsored transportation (New York bus) departs from school on Thursday morning. All students should depart campus by 5:00 PM on Thursday and must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Monday, March 26. Please note that some varsity teams may participate in team travel during the vacation—students and parents are encouraged to communicate with spring coaches before finalizing their travel plans.

Long Spring Weekend (Saturday, March 31 — Monday, April 2)

Students are allowed to remain on campus throughout this short break. Students have the option to depart campus on Friday, March 30 in the afternoon to start their vacation as long as they have completed their last school commitments. All students must return to their dorms by 7:30 PM on Monday, April 2.

*Because we are not prepared in our dormitories or dining hall to accept students before the appointed times, students should return at their scheduled time and not before.

*No vacations may begin earlier or extended beyond the appointed times.

SAT / ACT

  • September 9 ACT
  • October 7 SAT
  • October 11 PSAT
  • November 4 SAT
  • December 2 SAT
  • December 9 ACT
  • April 14 ACT
  • May 5 SAT
  • June 2 SAT

QUEST

  • September 16 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • September 30 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • October 14 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • November 11» 9 AM to 11 AM
  • December 9 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • January 13 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • January 20 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • February 10 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • February 17 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • March 3 » 9 AM to 11 AM
  • April 19 » 9 AM to 3 PM
  • April 28 » TBD
  • May 12 » 9 AM to 11 AM

Travel Calendar

This handy travel calendar puts all of our vacations, testing dates, and QUEST weekends on one sheet of paper.

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