Landing Nav

Site Breadcrumb

Back-to-School 2022

Back to School

 

We hope everyone has a wonderful summer!   This page contains helpful information and important materials you will need prior to the beginning of the school year — all in one place. We look forward to seeing everyone in August:

Monday, August 15: 

  • Middle School Orientation
    • 8:30 - 11:30 am: On-campus orientation programming for ALL 6th graders and 7th and 8th graders who are NEW to CDS.
    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm:  6th graders will participate in an Orientation Field Trip.
  • Upper School Orientation
    • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm: ALL 10th and 11th graders will participate in grade-level Orientation Field Trips.
    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm: On-campus orientation programming for ALL 9th graders and 10th and 11th graders who are NEW to CDS.
  • Attendance at orientation days is mandatory for all MS and US students; absences will count toward attendance 

Tuesday, August 16:

  • Lower School
    • Open House Days for ECC students
    • Meet Your Teacher Meetings for Elementary students
  • Middle School Orientation
    • 8:30 am - 3:00 pm: 6th grade will participate in on-campus orientation programming
    • 8:30 am - 3:00 pm: 7th and 8th grades will participate in an orientation field trip in the morning and on-campus orientation programming in the afternoon
  • Upper School Orientation
    • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm: 9th and 12th grades will participate in on-campus orientation programming in the morning and go on grade-level orientation field trips in the afternoon.
    • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm: On campus orientation programming for grades 10 and 11.
  •  Attendance at orientation days is mandatory for all MS and US students; absences will count toward attendance.

Wednesday, August 17:

  • The first day of classes for Middle School and Upper School

Thursday, August 18:

  • The first day of school for Lower School (ECC and Elementary)

2022-2023 School Calendar  - This list of key dates is tentative and is subject to change. Always consult the calendar on the school website for the most complete and accurate information.

This page will be updated throughout the summer.

During the summer, families will receive emails directing them to this page on the website for updated back-to-school information and forms that will need to be completed before the beginning of school. All forms need to be submitted to school through the online Magnus Health portal or the Magnus Health app. (See below for more information.)  If you are having difficulty accessing your account, please email Cayce French.

An email will be sent informing parents when forms can be uploaded to Magnus Health for next year.
Remember to login using your My BackPack User Name and Password.

Forgot your My BackPack User Name or Password? 
Click on "I Forgot My User Name/Password" under the login fields.