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  • Friday - January 1, 2016
    • WINTER RECESS
    Saturday - January 2, 2016
    • WINTER RECESS
    Sunday - January 3, 2016
    • WINTER RECESS
    • Students return to campus 8:00 PM
    Monday - January 4, 2016
    • Third Marking Period begins
    Wednesday - January 6, 2016
    • Winter Schedule begins (no assembly, classes begin at 8:30)
    Friday - January 8, 2016
    • Deadline: Independent Study Proposals 3:00 PM
    • College Transition Alumni Panel 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Saturday - January 9, 2016
    • Alumni Winter Games & Family Skate
    Saturday - January 23, 2016
    • Diagnostic ACT Testing: Forms IV & V 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    • SAT Testing 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Diversity Workshop: Forms III & VI 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Wednesday - January 27, 2016
    • REVISED Schedule (Saturday classes, no assembly)
    Thursday - January 28, 2016
    • Visiting Artist: Piano Quartet 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Friday - January 29, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campus
    Saturday - January 30, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campus
    Sunday - January 31, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campus
  • Wednesday - February 3, 2016
    • College Program: V Form & Parents
    • College Admission Panel: Forms IV & V 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Thursday - February 4, 2016
    • College Program: V Form & Parents
    • Winter Weekend begins 11:30 AM
    Friday - February 5, 2016
    • WINTER WEEKEND
    Saturday - February 6, 2016
    • WINTER WEEKEND
    Sunday - February 7, 2016
    • WINTER WEEKEND
    Monday - February 8, 2016
    • WINTER WEEKEND
    • Students return to campus 8:00 PM
    Monday - February 15, 2016
    • Allyn Stewart: Screenplay & Movie Production 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Thursday - February 18, 2016
    • Winter Musical: "In the Heights" 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Friday - February 19, 2016
    • Winter Parents' Weekend
    • Winter Musical: "In the Heights" 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Saturday - February 20, 2016
    • Winter Parents' Weekend
    • Summer Opportunities Fair 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Winter Musical: "In the Heights" 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Thursday - February 25, 2016
    • Cap & Gown Measurements: VI Form 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Friday - February 26, 2016
    • Winter Dance Concert 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Saturday - February 27, 2016
    • Third Marking Period ends
    • Winter Athletic Season ends
    Sunday - February 28, 2016
    • A Cappella Palooza 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Monday - February 29, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • A Period Classes 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • B Period Classes 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • C Period Classes 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Guest Speaker: Sheila Roche, Project (RED) 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Tuesday - March 1, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • Spring Sports Season begins
    • A Period Classes 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • B Period Classes 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • C Period Classes 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Guest Speaker: Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui '85, Social Entrepreneurship 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Wednesday - March 2, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • A Period Classes 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • B Period Classes 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • C Period Classes 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Jazz Cafe 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
    Thursday - March 3, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • A Period Classes 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • B Period Classes 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • C Period Classes 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Guest Speaker: Tommy Schultz, Peace Corps & Photography 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Friday - March 4, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • A Period Classes 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • B Period Classes 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    • C Period Classes 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Guest Performance: Gary Vider '02 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Saturday - March 5, 2016
    • Pro Vita Winter Session (special schedule)
    • Pro Vita Presentations 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Spring Recess begins 11:30 AM
    Sunday - March 6, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Monday - March 7, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Tuesday - March 8, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Wednesday - March 9, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Thursday - March 10, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Friday - March 11, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Saturday - March 12, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Sunday - March 13, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Monday - March 14, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Tuesday - March 15, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Wednesday - March 16, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Thursday - March 17, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Friday - March 18, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Saturday - March 19, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Sunday - March 20, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Monday - March 21, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Tuesday - March 22, 2016
    • Seaver Buck's Birthday
    • SPRING RECESS
    Wednesday - March 23, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Thursday - March 24, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Friday - March 25, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Saturday - March 26, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Sunday - March 27, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    Monday - March 28, 2016
    • SPRING RECESS
    • Students return to campus 8:00 PM
    Tuesday - March 29, 2016
    • Fourth Marking Period begins
  • Friday - April 1, 2016
    • A Day At Berkshire: Revisit Day (revised schedule)
    • Visiting Artist: Piano Master Class 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Tuesday - April 5, 2016
    • A Day At Berkshire: Revisit Day (revised schedule)
    Thursday - April 7, 2016
    • A Day At Berkshire: Revisit Day (revised schedule)
    Saturday - April 9, 2016
    • ACT Testing 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Thursday - April 14, 2016
    • AP Art Exhibit Reception 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Friday - April 15, 2016
    • Vocal Cabaret 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Monday - April 18, 2016
    • MOUNTAIN DAY!
    Sunday - April 24, 2016
    • Prom 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    • Parents' Paparazzi Party 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Thursday - April 28, 2016
    • Sabin Entrepreneurial Prize Presentations 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Friday - April 29, 2016
    • Grandparents' Weekend
    • AP Art Exhibit Reception 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Registration 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Spring Concert 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Saturday - April 30, 2016
    • Grandparents' Weekend
    • Class Visits 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Registration 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Assembly: Grandparents' Welcome 8:55 AM to 9:20 AM
  • Monday - May 2, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 1)
    • AP Exam: Chemistry 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • AP Exam: Environ Science 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - May 3, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 1)
    • AP Exam: Spanish Language 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Wednesday - May 4, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 1)
    • AP Exam: English Lit & Comp 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Thursday - May 5, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 1)
    • AP Exam: Calculus AB & BC 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Friday - May 6, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 1)
    • AP Exam: US History 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • AP Exam: European History 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • AP Exam: Studio Art portfolios due 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Capriccio: Classical Music Recital 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Saturday - May 7, 2016
    • SAT Testing 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Monday - May 9, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 2)
    • AP Exam: Biology 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • AP Exam: Physics C: Mechanics 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Tuesday - May 10, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 2)
    • AP Exam: US Gov't & Politics 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • AP Exam: French Language 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Wednesday - May 11, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 2)
    • AP Exam: English Lang & Comp 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Thursday - May 12, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 2)
    • AP Exam: Statistics 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Friday - May 13, 2016
    • AP Exams (Week 2)
    • Spring Dance Concert 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Thursday - May 19, 2016
    • ARISE: Adv. Research & Independent Study Exhibition 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Friday - May 20, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: VI Form students remain on campus
    • Spring Play "Flipping Channels" 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Saturday - May 21, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: VI Form students remain on campus
    • Spring Play "Flipping Channels" 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Spring Play "Flipping Channels" 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Sunday - May 22, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: VI Form students remain on campus
    • Sixth-Form Assessments 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Tuesday - May 24, 2016
    • Sixth-Form Assessments 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • BIMP: Berkshire Improv Performance 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Wednesday - May 25, 2016
    • Sixth-Form Assessments 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Commencement Rehearsal: VI Form 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Thursday - May 26, 2016
    • Fourth Marking Period ends
    • Sixth-Form Assessments 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Sixth Form & Parent Dinner 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Prize Night 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Dance/Dessert Reception 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM
    Friday - May 27, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: underform students remain on campus
    • Commencement 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Graduates depart 3:00 PM
    • MATH Office Hours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Saturday - May 28, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: underform students remain on campus
    • Spring Athletic Season ends
    • Underform Assessments
    • PROJECTS: Math 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • EXAMS: Math 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • HISTORY Office Hours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Sunday - May 29, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: underform students remain on campus
    • Underform Assessments
    • PROJECTS: History 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • EXAMS: History 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • LANGUAGE Office Hours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Monday - May 30, 2016
    • Underform Assessments
    • EXAMS: Language 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • PROJECTS: Language 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • ENGLISH Office Hours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Tuesday - May 31, 2016
    • Underform Assessments
    • EXAMS: English 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • PROJECTS: English 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • ART Office Hours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday - June 1, 2016
    • Underform AssessmentsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • PROJECTS: ArtSignup for an alert reminder. 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • PROJECTS: ScienceSignup for an alert reminder. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • SCIENCE Office HoursSignup for an alert reminder. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Thursday - June 2, 2016
    • Underform AssessmentsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • EXAMS: ScienceSignup for an alert reminder. 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Underformers may depart after examSignup for an alert reminder. 11:30 AM
  • Tuesday - July 19, 2016
    • Berkshire at the Ballpark: Dodgers vs. Nationals @ Nationals ParkSignup for an alert reminder. 7:05 PM to 10:00 PM
    Thursday - July 21, 2016
    • Berkshire at the Ballpark: Twins vs. Red Sox @ Fenway ParkSignup for an alert reminder. 7:10 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Thursday - August 11, 2016
    • Berkshire at the Ballpark: Cardinals vs. Cubs @ Wrigley FieldSignup for an alert reminder. 7:05 PM to 10:00 PM
    Thursday - August 18, 2016
    • Berkshire at the Ballpark: Dodgers vs. Phillies @ Citizens Bank ParkSignup for an alert reminder. 7:05 PM to 10:00 PM
    Wednesday - August 31, 2016
    • New International Students ArriveSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Dorms openSignup for an alert reminder. 1:00 PM
    • Registration: New International StudentsSignup for an alert reminder. 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • New International Family/Advisor DinnerSignup for an alert reminder. 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Thursday - September 1, 2016
    • New Int'l Student/Parent OrientationSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - September 3, 2016
    • New Student OrientationSignup for an alert reminder.
    • New Students ArriveSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Dorms openSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM
    • Registration: New StudentsSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Sunday - September 4, 2016
    • New Student OrientationSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - September 5, 2016
    • New Student OrientationSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Returning Students ArriveSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Dorms openSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM
    • Registration: Returning StudentsSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - September 6, 2016
    • First Semester beginsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Revised Class ScheduleSignup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - September 7, 2016
    • Revised Class ScheduleSignup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - September 8, 2016
    • Regular Schedule beginsSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - September 9, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - September 10, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    • ACT TestingSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Sunday - September 11, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - September 14, 2016
    • Deadline: Independent Study ProposalsSignup for an alert reminder. 12:00 PM
    Friday - September 16, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - September 17, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - September 18, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - September 19, 2016
    • Third-Form Leadership RetreatSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Last day for schedule changesSignup for an alert reminder. 3:00 PM
    Tuesday - September 20, 2016
    • Third-Form Leadership RetreatSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - September 26, 2016
    • Free Monday (no classes)Signup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - September 29, 2016
    • Berkshire at the Ballpark: Red Sox vs. Yankees @ Yankee StadiumSignup for an alert reminder. 7:05 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday - October 1, 2016
    • SAT TestingSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Tuesday - October 11, 2016
    • Fall Photo Day (raindate: TBD)Signup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - October 19, 2016
    • Diagnostic SAT Testing: Form IVSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • PSAT Testing: Form VSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Mountain Program: Form IIISignup for an alert reminder. 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • College Workshop: Form VISignup for an alert reminder. 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Thursday - October 20, 2016
    • Fall Parents Weekend (Thurs Eve-Sat)Signup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - October 21, 2016
    • Fall Parents Weekend (Thurs Eve-Sat)Signup for an alert reminder.
    • Fall ConcertSignup for an alert reminder. 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Saturday - October 22, 2016
    • Alumni Homecoming & Fall GamesSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Fall Parents Weekend (Thurs Eve-Sat)Signup for an alert reminder.
    • First Marking Period endsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • ACT TestingSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Fall Weekend begins after last commitmentSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM
    Sunday - October 23, 2016
    • FALL WEEKENDSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - October 24, 2016
    • FALL WEEKENDSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - October 25, 2016
    • FALL WEEKENDSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Students return to campusSignup for an alert reminder. 8:00 PM
    Wednesday - October 26, 2016
    • Second Marking Period beginsSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - October 28, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - October 29, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - October 30, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
  • Thursday - November 3, 2016
    • Fall Play PerformancesSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Friday - November 4, 2016
    • Fall Play PerformancesSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Saturday - November 5, 2016
    • SAT TestingSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Fall Play PerformancesSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Friday - November 11, 2016
    • Fall Dance ConcertSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Saturday - November 12, 2016
    • Fall Athletic Season endsSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - November 15, 2016
    • Winter Sports Season beginsSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - November 19, 2016
    • Thanksgiving Recess beginsSignup for an alert reminder. 11:30 AM
    Sunday - November 20, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - November 21, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - November 22, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - November 23, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - November 24, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - November 25, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - November 26, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - November 27, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - November 28, 2016
    • THANKSGIVING RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Students return to campusSignup for an alert reminder. 8:00 PM
  • Sunday - December 4, 2016
    • BIMP: Berkshire Improv PerformanceSignup for an alert reminder. 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Friday - December 9, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Second Marking Period endsSignup for an alert reminder.
    • Winter ConcertSignup for an alert reminder. 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Saturday - December 10, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - December 11, 2016
    • CLOSED WEEKEND: students remain on campusSignup for an alert reminder.
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - December 12, 2016
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - December 13, 2016
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - December 14, 2016
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - December 15, 2016
    • First Semester Assessments Signup for an alert reminder.
    • Winter Recess beginsSignup for an alert reminder. 11:30 AM
    Friday - December 16, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - December 17, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - December 18, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - December 19, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - December 20, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - December 21, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - December 22, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - December 23, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - December 24, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Sunday - December 25, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Monday - December 26, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Tuesday - December 27, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Wednesday - December 28, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Thursday - December 29, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Friday - December 30, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
    Saturday - December 31, 2016
    • WINTER RECESSSignup for an alert reminder.
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 |  Sheffield, MA 01257
 |  T: 413 229 8511

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. Our campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

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