Key Dates & Community Events 2017-2018

There's always something happening at Appleby.

Date Event

Tues. Sept. 5th to Thurs. Sept. 7th

Boarding orientation for boarding students who are new to Appleby and Intercultural Reps. from each residence.

Tues. Sept. 5th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

All House Council students move into residence.

Thurs. Sept. 7th 6:00 - 8:00 pm

All boarders move into residence.

Fri. Sept. 8th

Fall Session begins with first academic day.

Mon. Sept. 11th 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Senior Two Grade Party (dinner), Principal's Residence

Tues. Sept. 12th 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Upper One Grade Party (dinner), Principal's Residence

Thurs. Sept. 14th 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Middle One and Middle Two Grade Party (dinner), Principal's Residence

Fri. Sept. 15th to Sun. Sept. 17th

Camping Trip for boarding students who are new to Appleby

Mon. Sept. 18th 9:00 - 10:30 am

House Spirit Day #1

Mon. Sept. 18th 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Upper Two and Senior One Grade Party (food stations), Principal's Residence

Tues. Sept. 26th

House Council Outing

Fri. Sept. 29th and Sat. Sept. 30th

1st Community / Homecoming Weekend (All boarders stay in residence Friday night and participate in house pep rallies /
numerous events for boarders and the entire Appleby community Saturday morning).

Wed. Oct. 4th

Wellness Talk #1

Thurs. Oct. 5th to Mon. Oct. 9th

Thanksgiving Weekend (Residence closes)

Mon. Oct. 9th

Boarders Return (one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Walker House Special Dinner

Wed. Oct. 18th

Baillie Retro Dance

Thurs. Oct. 19th

Walkathon

Fri. Oct. 20th

Halloween Boarder Outing to Canada’s Wonderland

Mon. Oct. 23rd

Special Diwali Dinner

Wed. Oct. 25th

Colley Open House

Sun. Nov. 6th

Baillie House Special Dinner

Thurs. Nov. 9th to Mon. Nov. 13th

November long weekend (residences close)

Mon. Nov 13th

Boarders return (one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Wed. Nov. 22nd

Colley House Dodgeball Tournament

Wed. Dec. 6th

Powell’s House Christmas Open House

Mon. Dec. 11th

Boarders' Holiday Dinner and Concert

Wed. Dec. 13th to Wed. Dec. 20th

December academic period

Fri. Dec. 22th

Residence closed for Winter Holidays

Monday. Jan 8th

Boarders return (one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Thurs. Jan. 11th

Special outing for all Upper school students in boarding

Mon. Jan. 15th to Fri. Jan. 19th

United Way Week (various fundraising events run by the residences and other groups to raise money for United Way)

Fri. Jan. 26th to Sun. Jan 28th

Winter Community Weekend (numerous events and activities for boarders on Friday night (all boarders stay in residence) Friday and Saturday night)

Special Lunar New Year Dinner

Wed. Jan. 31st

Wellness Talk #2

Wed. Feb. 14th

Baillie Open House

Thurs. Feb. 15th to Mon. Feb. 19th

February Long Weekend (residences close) (Monday, one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Colley House Special Dinner

Sat. Mar. 10th to Sun. Mar. 25th

March Break (residences close) (Sunday, one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Wed. Mar. 28th

Wellness Talk #3

Thurs. Mar. 29th to Mon. Apr. 2nd

Easter Long Weekend (residences close)

Mon. Apr. 2nd

Boarders Return (one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

Wed. Apr. 11th

Walker Open House

Powell's House Special Dinner

Senior One introduction to boarding talk for parents

Fri. May 11th and Sun. May 13th

Spring Community Weekend (numerous events and activities for boarders on Friday night - all boarders stay in residence Friday and Saturday night)

Thurs. May 17th to Mon. May 21st

May Long Weekend (residences close)

Mon. May 21st

Boarders Return (one House open at 1:00 pm for boarders returning early)

House Council Appreciation Outing

Mon. Jun. 4th

House Spirit Day #2

Tues. Jun. 5th

Colley Carnival

Thurs. Jun. 7th

Residential Life Year-End Banquet and Awards

Wed. Jun. 13th to Wed. Jun. 20th

Final Exams

Thurs. Jun. 21st

Leaving Class Dinner

Fri. Jun. 22nd

Closing Day - Residences close



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