2018-2019 Compass School Calendar

Weekly Schedule:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:15am - 4:00pm; Wednesday and Friday 8:15am - 2:15pm 

August 22

Teachers and Staff Return

August 26

Family Orientation (mandatory) :: 10:00 - 1:00 (lunch included)                   
Community Volunteer Work Day :: 1:00 - 5:00
:: Please Come Help!

September 3

NO SCHOOL :: Labor Day

September 4

School Begins :: 8:15  2:15 all week

September 10

Exploratories Begin :: Weekly Schedule Begins (see above)

September 20

Family Potluck 5:00

September 27 – 28

Middle School Camping Trip, Grade 11-12 Retreat, 9-10 Special Programming

October 5 

Mountain Day :: 8:15  4:00 School Day

October 8

NO SCHOOL ::  Indigenous Peoples' Day 

October 9

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service

October 25         

Compass Day :: 11:20 – 4:00 :: Open to Families, Relatives, Alumni and Prospective Students

October 26

1st Quarter Ends

October 29

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service / Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences

October 30

2nd Quarter Exploratories Begin

November 2

College Day :: 8:15 – 4:00 School Day

November 12

NO SCHOOL :: Veterans’ Day

November 19 – 23

NO SCHOOL :: Thanksgiving Vacation

December 3

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service

December 14

Performing Arts Night

December 18-19

Middle School Presentations of Learning (PoLs)

December 19

11/12 Comp Presentations :: Last Day of Fall Semester :: 2nd Quarter Ends

December 20

Giving Day

Dec. 21 – January 2

NO SCHOOL :: December Holiday Vacation

January 2

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service

January 3

School Resumes, Weekly Schedule Resumes (2:35 release today)

January 7

3rd Quarter Exploratories begin

January 10

Winter Sports Begins

January 21

NO SCHOOL :: Martin Luther King Day

January 22

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service / Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences

February 15

3rd Quarter Ends

February 18 – 22

NO SCHOOL :: Winter Vacation

February 25 – March 1

Community Service Winter Term :: 8:15 – 2:15 all week

March 1

DEADLINE :: Apply for Financial Aid for 2019-20 School Year (returning students)

March 4

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service 

March 5

NO SCHOOL :: Town Meeting Day

March 11

4th Quarter Exploratories Begin

March 22

End-of-Winter Carnival and Variety Show :: 3:00 – 8:00 School Day

April 1

DEADLINE :: Enrollment Contracts and Fees (returning students) 

April 11

Compass Film Festival

April 15 – 19 

NO SCHOOL :: April Vacation

April 22

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service   

April 22 – 26

Senior Projects (field work)   

May 13 – 14

Culminating Class Time :: Exams and Reflections

May 14

Exploratories End

May 14

Senior Project Presentations :: 10:30 – 2:00

May 15 – 17

7th, 8th, and 9th/10th Spring Trips

May 20

NO SCHOOL :: Teacher In-Service

May 21 – 24

Portfolio Week (all grades) :: Senior Graduation Roundtables (scheduled in afternoon/evening slots)

May 21 – 24

Presentations of Learning (grade 7) :: Roundtables (grades 8, 10) :: YEAR meetings (grades 9, 11)

May 24

Last Day of Spring Semester

May 27

NO SCHOOL :: Memorial Day

May 28 – June 4

Project Week :: 8:15 – 2:15 all week

June 2

Graduation Ceremony :: 2:00

June 5

Project Week Exhibition and End of Year Celebration :: 3:00 – 8:00 School Day

June 6

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL :: 8:15 – 2:15

June 7 14

Teachers' Meetings

CANCELLATIONS AND DELAYS :: Compass follows WNESU (Windham Northeast Supervisory Union) decisions on matters of delay, release and cancellation. Please check your local news outlet or go to the WNESU official site (https://wnesu.org/) for detailed information.