Welcome to the Williston Northampton School calendar! In addition to this public calendar, students and families may like to download the Travel Dates 2016-2017 PDF as a quick reference on student arrival dates, vacations, and more, as well as the Welcome Days 2016 schedule PDF for information on the opening of school in September.

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  • Sunday, Jan 1
    • Winter Vacation
    Monday, Jan 2
    • Dorms open at 2 p.m. 2:00 PM
    • Varsity Athletes Return by 4:00 p.m. 4:00 PM
    • All boarders return by 7:30 p.m. 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Jan 3
    • Green Week
    • Upper and Middle School classes resume
    Thursday, Jan 5
    • Grubbs Gallery: Sean Green exhibit
    Friday, Jan 6
    • Cum Laude Induction Assembly
    Monday, Jan 9
    • Blue Week
    Saturday, Jan 14
    • Class Saturday
    Monday, Jan 16
    • Green Week
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Assembly
    Tuesday, Jan 17
    • Advisory Dinner
    Friday, Jan 20
    • Middle School Language Day
    Monday, Jan 23
    • Blue Week
    Saturday, Jan 28
    • Class Saturday
    Monday, Jan 30
    • Green Week
  • Thursday, Feb 2
    • Winter long weekend begins at 1 p.m. 1:00 PM
    Friday, Feb 3
    • Winter Long Weekend
    Saturday, Feb 4
    • Winter Long Weekend
    Sunday, Feb 5
    • Winter Long Weekend
    Monday, Feb 6
    • Dorms open at 2 p.m. 2:00 PM
    • Varsity Athletes Return by 4 p.m. 4:00 PM
    • All boarders return by 7:30 p.m. 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Feb 7
    • Green Week
    • Upper and Middle School classes resume
    Monday, Feb 13
    • Blue Week
    Thursday, Feb 16
    • Winter Choral Coffeehouse 7:30 PM
    Saturday, Feb 18
    • Class Saturday
    Monday, Feb 20
    • Green Week
    • T2 Writers' Workshop Student Readings 6:30 PM
    Wednesday, Feb 22
    • Why Not Speak? Day
    Thursday, Feb 23
    • Middle School Science Fair
    Friday, Feb 24
    Saturday, Feb 25
    • Closed Weekend
    Sunday, Feb 26
    • Closed Weekend
    Monday, Feb 27
    • Blue Week
    • Winter Dance Concert 4:30 PM
    Tuesday, Feb 28
    • Trimester 2 Assessments
  • Wednesday, Mar 1
    • NEPSAC Quarter-finals
    • Re-enrollment deadline
    • Trimester 2 Assessments
    • Middle School Choral Performance 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Thursday, Mar 2
    • Arts Walk
    • Grubbs Gallery: Justin Kim exhibit
    • Trimester 2 Assessments
    • Winter Sports Banquet Night
    Friday, Mar 3
    • Upper and Middle School spring vacation begins at 11 a.m. 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Mar 4
    • Spring Vacation
    Sunday, Mar 5
    • Spring Vacation
    Monday, Mar 6
    • Spring Vacation
    Tuesday, Mar 7
    • Spring Vacation
    Wednesday, Mar 8
    • Spring Vacation
    Thursday, Mar 9
    • Spring Vacation
    Friday, Mar 10
    • Spring Vacation
    Saturday, Mar 11
    • Spring Vacation
    Sunday, Mar 12
    • Spring Vacation
    Monday, Mar 13
    • Spring Vacation
    Tuesday, Mar 14
    • Spring Vacation
    Wednesday, Mar 15
    • Spring Vacation
    Thursday, Mar 16
    • Spring Vacation
    Friday, Mar 17
    • Spring Vacation
    Saturday, Mar 18
    • Spring Vacation
    Sunday, Mar 19
    • Spring Vacation
    Monday, Mar 20
    • Dorms open at 2 p.m. 2:00 PM
    • All boarders return by 7:30 p.m. 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Mar 21
    • Blue Week
    • Trimester 3 Begins
    • Upper and Middle School classes resume
    Wednesday, Mar 22
    • Winter Athletics Assembly
    Friday, Mar 24
    • Residential Dinner 6:15 PM
    Saturday, Mar 25
    • Admitted Students Day
    • Class Saturday
    Monday, Mar 27
    • Green Week
    Friday, Mar 31
    • Admitted Students Day
    • All re-enrollment due
  • Monday, Apr 3
    • Blue Week
    Thursday, Apr 6
    • Admitted Students Day
    Friday, Apr 7
    • Residential Dinner 6:15 PM
    Saturday, Apr 8
    • Class Saturday
    Monday, Apr 10
    • Green Week
    Monday, Apr 17
    • Blue Week
    Saturday, Apr 22
    • Class Saturday
    • Spring Long Weekend begins
    Sunday, Apr 23
    • Spring Long Weekend
    Monday, Apr 24
    • Dorms open at 2 p.m. 2:00 PM
    • All boarders return by 7:30 p.m. 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Apr 25
    • Green Week
    • Upper and Middle School classes resume
    Thursday, Apr 27
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
    Friday, Apr 28
    • Grandparents' Day
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
    Saturday, Apr 29
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
  • Monday, May 1
    • AP Exams
    • Blue Week
    Tuesday, May 2
    • Advisory Dinner
    • AP Exams
    • Grubbs Gallery: Williston Student Curated Show Opens
    Wednesday, May 3
    • AP Exams
    Thursday, May 4
    • AP Exams
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
    Friday, May 5
    • AP Exams
    • Residential Dinner 6:15 PM
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
    Saturday, May 6
    • Class Saturday
    • Upper School Open House 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Spring Play: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatchers 7:30 PM
    Monday, May 8
    • AP Exams
    • Green Week
    Tuesday, May 9
    • AP Exams
    Wednesday, May 10
    • AP Exams
    Thursday, May 11
    • AP Exams
    • Williston Film Festival
    Friday, May 12
    • AP Exams
    • Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    • Reunion Weekend
    Saturday, May 13
    • Closed Weekend
    • Reunion Weekend
    Sunday, May 14
    • Closed Weekend
    • Reunion Weekend
    Monday, May 15
    • Blue Week
    Friday, May 19
    • Senior and Class Dinners
    • Spring Dance Performance 8:00 PM
    Saturday, May 20
    • Spring Dance Performance 7:30 PM
    Sunday, May 21
    • Spring Sports Season Ends
    Monday, May 22
    • Green Week
    • Spring Sports Closure Day
    Tuesday, May 23
    • Spring Sports Banquet Night
    • Spring Choral Concert 7:30 PM
    Wednesday, May 24
    • Willy Gras
    Thursday, May 25
    • 8th Grade Shakespeare Project
    • Arts Walk
    Friday, May 26
    • Spring Athletic Ceremony
    Saturday, May 27
    • Academic Awards
    • Baccalaureate Ceremony
    • Closed Weekend
    Sunday, May 28
    • Closed Weekend
    • Commencement
    Monday, May 29
    • 8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip
    • Grades 9-11 Trimester 3 assessments
    • Memorial Day
    Tuesday, May 30
    • Grades 9-11 Trimester 3 assessments
    Wednesday, May 31
    • Grades 9-11 Trimester 3 assessments
  • Thursday, Jun 1
    • Grades 9-11 Trimester 3 assessments
    Friday, Jun 2
    • Grades 9-11 Trimester 3 assessments
    • Last Day of School Year
    • Middle School Field Day & Closing Ceremony
    • Trimester 3 Ends
    Saturday, Jun 3
    • Dorms Close for Boarding Students
  • Friday, Sep 1
    • Invited varsity football preseason athletes arriveSignup for an alert reminder. 1:00 PM
    Tuesday, Sep 5
    • Proctors and other invited student leaders arriveSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, Sep 6
    • Invited preseason athletes and new international students arriveSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Boarding student check inSignup for an alert reminder. 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Day student check inSignup for an alert reminder. 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Thursday, Sep 7
    • Orientation begins for all 7th, 9th, and new international studentsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • 9th grade check-inSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • 7th and 8th grade check-inSignup for an alert reminder. 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Friday, Sep 8
    • Middle School ProgramSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Saturday, Sep 9
    • Upper School Assembly and classesSignup for an alert reminder. 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Sunday, Sep 10
    • Upper School OrientationSignup for an alert reminder. 12:00 PM
    • Upper School Opening AssemblySignup for an alert reminder. 1:15 PM to 4:00 PM
    Monday, Sep 11
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Sep 18
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday, Sep 23
    • Artist Reception for Susannah AuferothSignup for an alert reminder. 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Monday, Sep 25
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday, Sep 30
    • Class SaturdaySignup for an alert reminder.
  • Monday, Oct 2
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Oct 9
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday, Oct 14
    • Class SaturdaySignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Oct 16
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday, Oct 17
    • Campus Wide Lock Down DrillSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday, Oct 20
    • Family WeekendSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday, Oct 21
    • Family WeekendSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Long Weekend BeginsSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday, Oct 24
    • All boarders return by 7:30Signup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday, Oct 25
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Middle and Upper School classes resumeSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Oct 30
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
  • Wednesday, Nov 1
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Nov 6
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Blood DriveSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 11
    • Class SaturdaySignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Nov 13
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday, Nov 17
    • Middle and Upper School Thanksgiving vacation begins at 11:00 a.m.Signup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Nov 27
    • All boarders return by 7:30 p.m.Signup for an alert reminder.
    • Dorms open at 2:00 p.m.Signup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday, Nov 28
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Middle and Upper School classes resumeSignup for an alert reminder.
  • Monday, Dec 4
    • Blue WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday, Dec 11
    • Green WeekSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday, Dec 15
    • Middle and Upper School winter vacation begins at 1:00 p.m.Signup for an alert reminder.

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19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027 | Phone: (413) 529-3000

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Founded in 1841, Williston is a student-centered, coeducational institution comprising a Middle School of day students and an Upper School of boarding and day students from 25 states and 27 countries.
Williston is a good fit for motivated students who want to be challenged by a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Williston classes are discussion based and collaborative, and we have developed outstanding programs that inspire students to excel. Our faculty members provide a model of critical thinking and enthusiastic engagement.

Williston offers the opportunity to pursue your passions and explore your independence in a community of adults there to guide you. Live and learn on a campus where leadership skills and lifelong friendships take root.

Williston offers an academic arts program complemented by parallel extracurricular arts activities—all taught by faculty members who are practicing musicians, actors, and visual artists.
Williston fields 67 interscholastic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and beginner levels in 35 sports to give students a full range of opportunities to play. We also offer recreational options and fitness training.
Whether graduates of Williston Academy, Northampton School for Girls, or the Williston Northampton School, our alumni are an engaged and supportive part of the school’s family. No matter where they are in the world, our alumni believe in doing good well.
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