Academic Calendar

2013-2014

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August 26
(8:00am-2:20pm) First day of school for all learners. Parent visitation is highly recommended on this day, especially in lower grades. (Today and tomorrow are half-days for PRESCHOOL and KINDERGARTEN, full days for grades 1-5.)
August 28-29
College opening faculty exercises/departmental retreat. No school either day.
August 30
School in session. For grades K-5, full day; PRESCHOOL ONLY, half day.
September 2
Labor Day holiday. No school.
September 3
College classes begin today. Traffic and parking will be challenging. Please be prepared!
September 12
Curriculum night for preschool and grades 1-5, including art, music, Spanish, tech ed, PE, and library. Open House for Kindergarten.
October 14
Columbus Day holiday. No school.
October 18
Picture Day. Details forthcoming.
October 23
Flu Clinic, 2:30-6:00pm. Details to follow.
November 1
Professional Day. No School
November 5
RI Election Day. SCHOOL IS IN SESSION.
November 11
Veteran’s Day holiday. No school.
November 26
First trimester ends.
November 27-29
Thanksgiving Recess. No school.
December 4
First Trimester Report Distribution.
December 5-13
First Trimester Parent-Teacher Conferences (will be scheduled on a grade by grade basis during the fall semester).
December 9
Kindergarten application deadline at 3:00pm. Completed application package with registration fee due in HBS main office by 3:00pm.
December 11
Kindergarten lottery. Those who will be invited for screening will be notified by e-mail no later than 20 December, 2013.
December 23- 31
Holiday Recess. No school.
2014  
January 1-3
Holiday Recess continues. No school.
January 6
School resumes.
January 17
Kindergarten Screening: No Kindergarten classes today.
January 20
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No school.
January 21
College spring semester begins. Expect traffic delays for the first few days.
February 7
100th Day (weather permitting!
February 17 - 21
Presidents’ Day Recess. No school.
March 1
Preschool screening for incoming four-year-olds. No Preschool classes today.
March 14
Second trimester ends.
March 19
Second Trimester Report Distribution.
March 21
Parent Conference Day. No school. Preschool screening for incoming three-year-olds.
April 21 - 25
HBS Spring Recess. No school.
May 26
Memorial Day holiday. No school.
June 13
Fifth Grade Celebration. Fifth graders end their school year today.
June 17
Last day of classes*. This is a full day of school.
June 18 - 20
Inclement weather make-up days (#3-5) if required.
 
* The schedule this year is built so that the equivalent of two inclement weather days are included in the year. School will release no earlier than 17 June. However, inclement weather closures beyond the second will need to be made up by adding days after 17 June, 2014.

In-State Tuition: 20132014

  • PreSchool (part time): $9,625
  • PreSchool (full time): $12,000
  • Kindergarten: $9,165
  • Grades 1-5: $9,010

Out of state tuition rates are 50% higher than in-state rates, but current HBS learners are "grandfathered" at in-state rates.