Calendar

2016-2017 School Year Calendar
2017-2017 Special Events
Summer 2017 Activities

2016-2017 School Year Calendar

University School will largely follow the calendar of the Charleston County School District. The following is a list of key dates for the academic year (click here for a printable version):

8/8 (Mon) - 8/10 (Wed).......Faculty In-Service (No Students)
8/11 (Th).......................Opening Day
8/23 (Tu).......................(Tentative) Back to School Night Open House at 6 PM
9/5 (Mon)......................Labor Day Holiday - School Closed
9/28 (Wed).....................Scheduled day for Parent/Teacher conferences
...................................Can arrange these at any point during the year
10/14 (Fri)......................End of First Quarter
10/19 (Wed)...................PSAT
10/21 (Fri)......................Faculty In-Service (No Students)
11/23 (Wed) – 11/25 (Fri)...Thanksgiving – School Closed
12/3 (Sat).......................7th Grade Duke TIP SAT Date - Option #1
12/16 (Fr)........................End of Second Quarter & First Semester
12/19 (Mon) – 12/30 (Fri).....Winter Break
1/3 (Tues).......................School resumes
1/4 (Wed) - 1/9 (Mon)........Middle School trip to Alabama
1/13 (Fri).......................School Closed
1/16 (Mon).....................MLK, Jr. Day – School Closed
1/17 (Tu)........................Faculty In-Service (No Students)
1/21 (Sat)......................7th Grade Duke TIP SAT Date - Option #2
1/25 (Wed).....................Scheduled day for Parent/Teacher conferences
...................................Can arrange these at any point during the year
2/20 (Mon).....................Presidents’ Day – School Closed
3/1-3/29........................Stanford Achievement Tests
3/10 (Fri)........................End of Third Quarter
3/24 (Fri)........................Faculty In-Service (No Students)
3/29 (Wed) - 4/3 (Mon).......Upper School Pacific Northwest trip (WA & OR)
4/10 (Mon) – 4/14 (Fri)........Spring Break
5/5 (Fri).........................10th Anniversary Auction!
5/11 (Thurs).....................8th Grade Graduation (11 AM speeches, noon lunch)
5/22 (Mon).......................High School Graduation (9:30 AM)
5/23 (Tues)........................Last Day for Students
5/24 (Wed) – 5/26 (Fri).........Faculty In-Service (No Students)
5/29 (Mon).......................Memorial Day – School Closed

2016-2017 Special Events

Please see the "Current Students" page for a list of all field trips (LOTCs), guest speakers, competitions, community events, hosted performances, etc.

2017 Summer Activities

Summer Activities - USL hosts several activities in the summer to allow incoming students and interested families to spend time with members of the USL community (fellow students, faculty, alumni, teen and young adult mentors). Here is the list of our activities from the Summer of 2017.

Wednesday, June 14 - STEAM-based learning activity with Cristan Lawrie then an Art project with USL's Art Teacher, Jaime Zollars
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: no charge
University School

Wednesday, June 28 - Art with USL's Art Teacher, Jaime Zollars
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: no charge
University School’s gym

Wednesday, July 19 - Pottery Painting!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Art Place Studio
1317 Long Grove Dr., Suite D - Mt. Pleasant, 29464 (#843-352-7323)
Cost: $5

Wednesday, July 26 - Water Taxi Ride from Mount Pleasant to the Charleston's Waterfront Park and the City Market (getting some ice cream!)
depart USL at 9 AM for 9:45 Water Taxi ride from Patriots Point, return 1-2 PM
Cost: $12 all day pass. Will need to make reservation online and purchase ticket in advance.

Sunday, August 6 - Charleston RiverDogs
5:05 PM
Cost: $7 admission - sign up with this link
Then enter this password: usl17
* All kids 12 years old and younger will receive a free food voucher as they walk through the gates.
Joe Riley Stadium, Charleston