Heads Up

Welcome to Heads Up, your one-stop source for news about your son’s upcoming activities and events.

Message from Derek Poon, Head, Intermediate Division

derekUpcoming Intermediate Division dates:

Friday, Nov. 3: No classes; SLCs by appointment only from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; designated classrooms
Monday, Nov. 6: First dress day; period one begins at 8:30 a.m.; principal’s assembly at 9:55 a.m., Laidlaw Hall; Special Guest – Nate Leipciger
Thursday, Nov. 9: First dress day; Remembrance Day assembly, 10:20 a.m., Laidlaw Hall; classes end at 3:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 10: No classes, November long weekend
Tuesday, Nov. 14: Classes resume; First Dress; period one begins at 8:30 a.m.; principal’s assembly at 10:05 a.m., Laidlaw Hall; Year 8 photos taken

Each year, after the November long weekend, all boys at the Upper School are professionally photographed by Cangrad Studios while wearing first dress. The photos are used to update those currently in the database and families may purchase prints. Year 8 boys will be photographed on Tuesday, Nov. 14 and Year 9 boys on Monday, Nov. 20.

Warm weather dress ends on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Regular dress replaces warm weather dress until the end of the winter term, with the exception of first dress days.

First dress days begin on the first day back after the November long weekend on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and then on each first day of the week until the end of the winter term. Special first dress days will be communicated in a timely manner. On the first dress days we’ve had so far, several boys have either forgotten or weren’t wearing all components of first dress. In particular, deck shoes and khakis must be replaced with dark polishable leather dress shoes and grey flannels. For complete details on requirements of the school’s dress code, please see pages 100 to 104 of the Upper School Family Handbook.

Some school teams will be competing in the playoffs in the hopes of capturing championship titles in their sport. Please ask your sons about teams you wish to support and come out. Coaches and athletes alike would appreciate your loud presence and encouragement. Go Blues!

Thanks for reading.

Calendar

Legend

Blue: Whole School
Yellow: Upper School
Red: Prep School

 


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