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2018-19 Academic Calendar

Rev 4/9/2018

AUGUST

Wednesday, 8/8: Falcon Report Date - Registration is 10:00 am to 11:00 am 
 
Thursday, 8/9: Cadre Report Date - Registration is 10:00 am to 11:00 am 
 
Monday, 8/13: Football Camp Start Date - Registration is 10:00 am to 11:00 am
 
Monday, 8/20: Registration Week/Orientation Days
  • Upper School International Cadets on 8/20- Registration is 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • New Upper School Cadets on 8/21- Registration is 10:00 am to 11:00 am 
  • Middle School Students on 8/22- Registration is 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Upper School Returning Cadets on 8/22-Registration is 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Saturday, 8/25 & Sunday,  8/26: Closed Weekend for All Cadets (Day & Boarding)
 
Monday, 8/27: First Full Class Day 
 

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, 9/1 & Sunday, 9/2: Closed Weekend for All Cadets (Day & Boarding) 
 

OCTOBER

Saturday, 10/6: SAT Testing at R-MA
 
Monday, 10/8: Open House
 
Friday, 10/12 & Saturday, 10/13: Homecoming Weekend Closed Weekend for Cadets 
 
Friday, 10/19: End of 1st Quarter
 
Saturday, 10/20: Parent/Teacher Conference Day: Mini Classes for Parents, Induction/Scholarship Recognition Ceremony, Parent/Teacher Conference Times 
 
Saturday, 10/20: The Yellow Jacket Invitational Drill Meet
 
Saturday, 10/27: ACT Testing at R-MA 
 

NOVEMBER

Monday, 11/5: Winter Sports Season Begins
 
Monday, 11/12: Open House
 
Friday, 11/16 @ 3:00 pm - Monday, 11/26 @ 6:30 pm: Thanksgiving Break*  
Please note that Cadets may not depart for break until 3:00 pm on 11/16 and all Boarding Cadets must sign back in by 6:30 pm on 11/26.  No approval of early departures or late returns will be granted. 
 
Tuesday, 11/27: Classes Resume
 

DECEMBER

Sunday, 12/2: Open House
 
Monday, 12/17 – Friday, 12/21: 1st Semester Final Week
 
Friday, 12/21 @ 3:00 pm through Sun, 1/6 @ 6:30 pm: Christmas Break* 
Please note that Cadets may not depart for break until 3:00 pm on 12/21 and all Boarding Cadets must sign back in by 6:30 pm on 1/6.  No approval of early departures or late returns will be granted.
 

JANUARY

Monday, 1/7: Second Semester Begins
Students interested in applying for second semester should email the Admission Office or call 540-636-5484.
 
Monday, 1/21: Open House
 

FEBRUARY

Friday, 2/1: Admission Deadlines
  • International Application Deadline for Fall
  • Priority Deadline for Fall Admission (Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.)
Saturday, 2/9: ACT Testing at R-MA
 
Monday, 2/18: Open House
 
Monday, 2/25: Spring Sports Season Begins
 

MARCH

Friday, 3/8: End of 3rd Quarter  
 
Saturday, 3/9: SAT Testing at R-MA
 
Sunday, 3/24: Open House 
 
Friday, 3/29 at 3:00 pm through Sunday, 4/7 @ 6:30 pm: Spring Break*
Please note that Cadets may not depart for break until 3:00 pm on 3/29 and all Boarding Cadets must sign back in by 6:30 pm on 4/7.  No approval of early departures or late returns will be granted.
 

APRIL

Monday, 4/8: Classes Resume 
 
Sunday, 4/28: Open House
 

MAY

Monday, 5/6: Week 1 AP Testing begins
 
Monday, 5/13: Week 2 of AP Testing & Class of 2019 Final Week
 
Thursday, 5/16: Baccalaureate
 
Friday, 5/17: Final Awards Ceremony, Senior Luncheon & Final Parade
 
Saturday, 5/18: Class of 2019 Graduation
 
Monday, 5/20-Thursday, 5/23: Underclassmen Final Week
 
Thursday, 5/23: Underclassmen Final Day and 8th grade Promotion Ceremony 
 

June

Sunday, 6/2: Open House
 

*School breaks where all students must depart from campus.  Transportation needs can be set up with Karen Moxie @ kmoxie@rma.edu.