University School of Jackson

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Online Calendar

University School of Jackson is using Tandem for Schools to manage all school calendars and events. It is THE place to find all school event information. Our new online calendar takes the place of the printed calendar.
Link to USJ online calendar

August
 

3, 6-7 Administrative Days
7 Middle and High School New Student Social
7 Early Childhood Parent Orientation (Infants-K)
8 Student Orientation (1/2 day for students)
9 First full day of school (1st-5th)
9 Staggered Start for (Jr. Cubs - K)
14 MS/US Parent Orientation (6th-12th)
16 Lower School Parent Orientation (1st-5th)
22 8:15 a.m. Parents Club Back to School Coffee (cafetorium)

September
3 Labor Day (no school)
21 Homecoming
12 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development 
17 8:15 a.m. New Family Coffee (cafetorium)

October
2 ACT Testing for Grades 11-12
End of Quarter 1
8-12 Fall Break (no school)
15 Classes resume; Quarter 2 begins
15 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
19 Fall Festival
24 PSAT Testing for Grades 9-11
25-26 Parent/Teacher Conferences for all divisions
26 No classes for Lower, Middle, and Upper School

November
6 Bruin for a Day
7 8:30 a.m. Early Childhood Sneak Peek ( 3 year olds )
8 8:30 a.m. Early Childhood Sneak Peek ( 4 year olds )
16-18 Holiday Mart
21-23 Thanksgiving Break (no school)
26 Classes Resume

December
10-13 Semester Exams
13 End of Quarter 2; Last day for students
14 Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
17-Jan. 2 Christmas Break (no school)

January
2 Administrative Day
3 Classes Resume; Quarter 3 begins
16 8:30 a.m. Early Childhood Sneak Peek (3 year olds)
17 8:30 a.m. Early Childhood Sneak Peek (4 year olds)
19 USJ Auction and Gala: Bid & Boogie
21 Martin Luther King Holiday (no school)
22 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
24 Rising 6th Grade Meeting and Open House
27 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Lower School Open House
28 Rising 9th Grade Meeting and Open House

February
4 Bruin For a Day
15-18 Winter Break (no school)
19 Classes Resume
19 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

March
8 End of Quarter 3
11 Quarter 4 begins
18-22 Spring Break (no school)
25 Classes resume
25 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

April
1-5 Student-led conferences for Lower School this week Grades K-5th
8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week 
19-22 Easter Break (no school)
23 Classes resume
23 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
26-27 USJ Weekend

May
3 Last Day for Seniors
6-17 AP Exams
18 Commencement at 11 a.m., West Jackson Baptist Church
20-23 Semester Exams
24 End of Quarter 4; Last day for students/Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
27 Summer Break begins

For More Information

Stuart Hirstein
Head of School

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Melissa Zerfoss
Assistant to the Head of School and Director of Summer Programs

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Benjamin Murphy
Upper School Director

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Kim Rainey
Upper School Assistant

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Don Roe
MIddle School Director

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Becky Baskin
Middle School Assistant

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Louise Dunn
Lower School Director

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Lisa Cates
Lower School Secretary

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