University School of Jackson

Calendar Highlights

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

July 2019
New Student Popsicle Party
30 Pies & Ale: Back to School Social

August 2019
2, 5-6 Administrative Days
5 Freshman Retreat
6 Middle and Upper School New Student Social
6 Early Childhood Parent Orientation (Jr. Cubs - K)
7 Lower School Come and Go Day (Jr. Cubs-5th)
7 Middle/Upper School Student Orientation (half day for students)
8 First full day of school
8 Staggered Start for (Jr. Cubs - K)
13 MS/US Parent Orientation (6th-12th)
15 Lower School Parent Orientation (1st-5th)

September 2019
2 Labor Day (no school)
23 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
27 Homecoming

October 2019
ACT Testing for Grades 11-12
4 End of Quarter 1
7-11 Fall Break (no school)
14 Classes resume; Quarter 2 begins
14 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
16 PSAT Testing for Grades 9-11
16-31 ACT Aspire Testing for Grades 3-5
24-25 Parent/Teacher Conferences for all divisions
25 No classes for Lower, Middle, and Upper School

November 2019
22-24 Holiday Mart
27-29 Thanksgiving Break (no school)

December 2019
2 Classes Resume
12-13, 16-17 Semester Exams
17 End of Quarter 2; Last day for students
17 Lower School Half Day – dismiss at noon
18 Make-up day for exams due to illness/Administrative Day
19-Jan. 3 Christmas Break (no school)

January 2020
6 Classes Resume; Quarter 3 begins
20 Martin Luther King Holiday (no school)
21 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

February 2020
14-17 Winter Break (no school)
18 Classes Resume
18 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

March 2020
6 End of Quarter 3
9 Quarter 4 begins
16-20 Spring Break (no school)
23 Classes resume
23 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

April 2020
10-13 Easter Break (no school)
14 Classes resume
14 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
23 Lower School Student-led Conferences

May 2020
1 Last Day for Seniors
4-15 AP Exams
16 Commencement at 11 a.m., West Jackson Baptist Church
18-21 Semester Exams
21 Lower School Half Day – dismiss at noon
22 End of Quarter 4; Last day for students/Make-up day for exams due to illness/Administrative Day
25 Summer Break begins

August 2020
6-New Teacher Orientation
7-Faculty/Staff Breakfast
12-Come and Go Day Lower School
12-Half-Day Orientation Middle / Upper School
13- First Full Day of School

September 2020
7- Labor Day- No School
21- Late Start

October 2020
9-1st Quarter Ends
12-16 Fall Break
19- Late Start
29-30- Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 2020
25-29- Thanksgiving Break

December 2020
14-17 Middle/Upper School Exams
18 - Admin Day 21-January 4- Christmas Break
18- End of 2nd Quarter

January 2021
4- Admin Day
5- Classes resume
18- MLK-School Closed
19- Late Start

February 2021
12-15- Winter Break
16-Late Start

March 2021
12- End of 3rd Quarter
15-19- Spring Break
22- Late Start

April 2021
2-5 Easter Break
6- Late Start
22- Student-Led Conferences

May 2021
15- Graduation
21-26- Semester Exams
26- Half Day Lower School
27- Summer Break Begins
27-Admin Day

For More Information

Stuart Hirstein
Head of School

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Melissa Zerfoss
Assistant to the Board of Trustees and Director of Summer Programs

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David Suber
Upper School Director

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Kim Rainey
Upper School Assistant

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Don Roe
Associate Head of School, Middle School Director

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Becky Baskin
Middle School Assistant and Assistant to the Head and Associate Head of School

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Louise Dunn
Lower School Director

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Lisa Cates
Lower School Assistant

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