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July 

July 16, 2015   Lecture by Dr. Leonard Sax, M.D. 
"The Case for Single Sex Schools: Why Gender Matters" 7:30 PM at The Avalon School 

August 

August 26, 2015   International Student Orientation 
Wed. - Fri., August 26 - 28. 
August 27, 2015   Back to School Cookout, 4:30 - 7:00 pm 
 

September 

September 02, 2015   First Day of School 
 
September 07, 2015   NO SCHOOL - Labor Day 
 
September 11, 2015   School Pictures 
 
September 17, 2015   Back to School Night, Grades K-5, 7:30-9:30pm 
 
September 22, 2015   Back to School Night, Grades 6-8, 7:30-9:30pm 
 
September 24, 2015   Back to School Night, Grades 9-12, 7:30-9:30pm 
 
September 25, 2015   HALF-DAY, 12:10 dismissal 
Faculty Meetings 

October 

October 02, 2015   Avalon/Brookewood Homecoming Dance 
Friday, 8:30 pm to 12:00 a.m.Knights of ColumbusFr. Rosensteel Council Hall9707 Rosensteel AvenueSilver Spring, MD 
October 07, 2015   Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (observed) 
Classes, House Induction Ceremony, Capture the Flag,  
October 12, 2015   NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day 
 
October 14, 2015   PSAT/MNSQT - Grades 9-11 
Half-Day High School only 
October 16, 2015   Grandparents Day 9 - 11 am 
 
October 19, 2015   Senior Portraits/Picture Retakes 
 
October 29, 2015   End of 1st Marking Period 
 
October 30, 2015   NO SCHOOL - Archdiocesan Prof. Day for Teachers 
 
October 30, 2015   Avalon Lower School Halloween Party 
6:30-8:30 pm 

November 

November 02, 2015   All Saints Day Festival Day (house dress code) 
 
November 06, 2015   HALF-DAY, 12:10 Dismissal 
Parent/Teacher Conferences, 2:00 - 5:30pm 
November 07, 2015   Admission Open House, 1-3pm 
 
November 13, 2015   HALF-DAY, 12:10 dismissal 
Faculty Meetings 
November 21, 2015   Avalon/Brookewood Autumn Auction 
 
November 24, 2015   Thanksgiving Break begins, 3:30pm 
 
November 30, 2015   Classes Resume 
 

December 

December 08, 2015   Immaculate Conception (Observed), Festival Day 
House dress code 
December 22, 2015   Christmas Break Begins, 3:30 pm. 
 

January 

January 04, 2016   Classes Resume 
 
January 09, 2016   Epiphany Celebration, 6:30-9:00 pm 
 
January 13, 2016   Upper School Mid-Term Exams 
 
January 14, 2016   Upper School Mid-Term Exams 
 
January 15, 2016   Upper School Mid-Term Exams 
 
January 15, 2016   End of 2nd Marking Period 
 
January 18, 2016   NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 
 
January 22, 2016   HALF-DAY, 12:10 Dismissal, March for Life 
 
January 28, 2016   Afternoon Dodge Ball/Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas 
 
January 29, 2016   HALF-DAY, 12:10 pm Dismissal 
Parent-Teacher Conferences, 2:00 - 5:30 pm 

February 

February 04, 2016   High School Info Evening for 8th Grade, 7:30pm 
 
February 08, 2016   NO SCHOOL 
 
February 10, 2016   Ash Wednesday, School-wide Mass, 9:00 am 
 
February 12, 2016   HALF-DAY, 12:10 Dismissal, Faculty meetings 
 
February 15, 2016   NO SCHOOL - Presidents' Day 
 
February 25, 2016   Lower School Poet Laureate Contest, 7:30-9:00pm 
 

March 

March 01, 2016   Drop-in Open House, 9-11 am 
 
March 03, 2016   Drop-in Open House, 9-11 am 
 
March 07, 2016   Tuition Deposits Due 
 
March 10, 2016   Middle School Poet Laureate Contest, 7:30-9:00pm 
 
March 10, 2016   National Latin Exam 
 
March 18, 2016   End of 3rd Marking Period 
 
March 23, 2016   Easter Break Begins, 3:30pm 
 
March 27, 2016   Easter Sunday 
 

April 

April 04, 2016   Classes Resume 
 
April 04, 2016   Feast of the Annunciation Festival Day (observed) 
 
April 08, 2016   HALF-DAY 12:10 pm Dismissal - Faculty Meetings 
 
April 14, 2016   Titanic Memorial 
10:30 pm - 2:00 am 
April 22, 2016   NO SCHOOL - Gala Rehearsal 
 
April 22, 2016   HALF-DAY, 12:10 Dismissal, Gala Practice 
 
April 23, 2016   Avalon/Brookewood Spring Gala 
 

May 

May 02, 2016   AP EXAMS begin 
April 2-13 
May 07, 2016   Annual Pilgrimage 
 
May 11, 2016   Last Day of Class for Seniors 
 
May 12, 2016   Senior FINAL EXAMS 
Thursday - Friday, 5/12 - 5/13 
May 13, 2016   HALF-DAY 12:10 pm Dismissal; Faculty Meeting 
 
May 17, 2016   Senior Breakfast; House Awards Ceremony 
 
May 20, 2016   Avalon/Brookewood Junior/Senior Prom 
 
May 26, 2016   Avalon/Brookewood Baccalaureate Mass, 7:30pm 
 
May 27, 2016   HALF-DAY, 12:05 Dismissal; Graduation 
Graduation Ceremony, 7:30 pm 
May 30, 2016   NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day 
 
May 31, 2016   Upper School Final Exams, gr 9-11 
5/31 - 6/2 

June 

June 01, 2016   Last Day for 8th Gr; Rite of Passage Dinner, 7 pm 
 
June 03, 2016   Last Day of School, 12:05 dismissal 
 

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