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Campus School 2016-2017 Calendar

The Campus School at Boston College

Summer Session 2016

Monday, July 11: Students begin
Tuesday, August 2: School in-session; BCCS Graduation & Recognition Ceremony 10:00am
Friday, August 5: Last Day-Students dismissed at 1:00pm; Staff dismissed at 3:30pm


Fall Semester 2016


Wednesday, August 31: Staff Orientation


Thursday, September 1: Staff Orientation
Tuesday, September 6: Students return 8:30am-1:00pm
Wednesday, September 7: Students 8:30am-1:00pm

Friday, September 9: Pep Rally

  • Welcome Back Spirit Day Event

Saturday, September 24: Campus School @ BC Football Game


Monday, October 10: No School -  Columbus Day
Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16: CSVBC Retreat 

  • Executive Board and Committee Chairs travel to Cape Cod Sea Camps in Brewster, MA for one night team-building retreat

Friday, October 28: Halloween Party
Saturday, October 29: Spikeball Tournament

  • small scale fundraiser via tournament entry fee 
  • Sponsored by the Spikeball Company (equipment donation)

Monday, October 31: Mod Trick-or-Treating

  • Campus School students go trick or treating in the mods


Friday, November 11: No School - Veterans’ Day Observed
Sunday, November 13: Newton Chilly Half Marathon
Friday, November 18: Thanksgiving Party

Wednesday, November 23: Thanksgiving recess begins at 1:00pm
Monday, November 28: School Resumes 


Monday, December 12: Holiday Party
Thursday, December 22: Christmas vacation begins at 1:00pm


Spring Semester 2017


Tuesday, January 3: School Resumes
Monday, January 16: No School - Martin Luther King Day

Thursday, January 26: Tasca Fundraiser Night


Tuesday, February 14: Valentine’s Day Party
Monday, February 20-24: No School - Winter vacation


Thursday, March 2: A Capella Show

  • 6pm Murray Function Room (Yawkey Center)
  • Numerous Boston College acapella groups come together to perform a show on behalf of the Campus School
  • Families and staff welcome to attend for a night of fun music!

Friday, March 17: St. Patrick's Day Party

  • 10am-12pm Multi Function Room


Saturday, April 1:  Broom Hockey Tournament

  • Staff and families welcome! CS families vs staff friendly is 2-3pm.
  • Held on the ice in Conte Forum

Thursday, April 6: Easter Party

  • 10am-12pm Multi Function Room

Sunday, April 9: Relay Res Run Half Marathon

  • An event created by Campus School volunteers in 2015
  • Teams register and run “relay style” around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir to complete 13.1 miles as a group
  • Families and staff are encouraged to attend the festivities!

Friday, April 14: No School - Good Friday
Monday, April 17-21: No School - Spring vacation

Friday, April 28: Semi Formal 

  • 6pm Murray Function Room (Yawkey Center)
  • Prom-style dance for Campus School high school-aged students
  • Monday, May 8: Golf Tournament, Indian Ridge Country Club
  • Player, dinner, and sponsor registration is available here
  • Professional quality tournament serving as the club’s largest fundraiser via golf registration, dinner registration, silent auction, raffle, as well as corporate and individual sponsors  

Monday, May 22: No School - BC Commencement
Monday, May 29: No School - Memorial Day

*Friday,  June 23: Last Day of Academic Year 1:00pm dismissal


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Campus School Volunteer Events are standard text

Program hours for the 198 day school year (which runs from July to June) are 8:30am to 3:00pm every day except Wednesday hours are 8:30am to 1:00pm.

*Please note this day is estimated and is based on using 5 snow/emergency cancellation days, and will be adjusted accordingly. This schedule is based upon 198 school days as approved by Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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