PLEASE SEE UPCOMING DATES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL FAMILIES: Spring 2019 + First Day of School
January 23: Eucharist (Formal Dress Day with Blazers)
January 28: ESDPA Speaker Series with parenting expert Dr. Wendy Mogel, 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s. We have reached capacity for this event. If you’d like to join the waitlist, please RSVP here. If you signed up but no longer plan to attend, please let us know.
January 29: Eighth Grade Field Trips to iFly
January 30: Eucharist (Formal Dress Day with Blazers)
January 31: Middle School Visiting Author
January 31: ESDPA Auction: Wine Tasting at the home of Monica and Joe Eastin. Buy the Experience
February 6: Middle School Private School Art Invitational Opening and Reception; 5:00 p.m. in the Study Commons
Art will be on display in the Schoolhouse Building from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, February 7 - March 5.
February 7: Third Quarter Midpoint
February 8: 🏀 Knockout Tournament, hosted by the Dads' Partnership and Booster Club for students in grades 3-6; Preliminaries start at 6:00 p.m. in the Haggar Family Gymnasium. Finals during halftime of ESD vs St. Mark's, later that evening.
February 9: Oh, What A Night! Auction and show. Program and tickets now available.
February 10: ESDPA Auction: Online silent auction and teacher donations open.
February 12: The Middle Matters with Chelle Wabrek, topic to be announced. 8:15 am. In the North Dining Conference Room. Click here to RSVP.
February 13: Eucharist (Formal Dress Day)
February 13: Eighth Grade Parent and Student Upper School Informational Session; 7:45 a.m. in the Zachary Bell Theater
February 14: Summer Camp Registration Opens for ESD Families
February 14: Early Release at 12:05 p.m., Faculty In-service Following
February 15-18: Winter Break
February 19-21: Fifth Grade Gulf Coast Trip
February 21: Eighth Grade Parent and Student Upper School Informational Session; 7:45 a.m. in the Zachary Bell Theater
February 22: No School for Fifth Grade
February 24: ESDPA Auction: Online silent auction and teacher donations close.
February 27: Conference Day (no classes for students)
March 1 & 5: Eighth Grade Wolf Run and the Holocaust Museum Trips
March 2: Seventh and Eighth Grade Dance
March 5: Sixth Grade Theater Presentation; 12:45 p.m. in the Prothro Black Box Theater
March 8: End of Third Quarter
March 8: Fifth Grade Mime Presentation; 12:45 p.m. in the Prothro Black Box Theater
March 11-18: Spring Break
March 18: Faculty and Staff In-Service (no classes for students)
March 19: Classes Resume
March 19: Fifth Grade to Trinity River Audubon Center
March 20: The Middle Matters with Chelle Wabrek, topic to be announced. 8:15 am. In the North Dining Conference Room. Click here to RSVP.
March 27-29: Seventh Grade Overnight Wolf Run Trips
April 3: Senior and Fifth Grade Buddy Community Service
April 9: Volunteer Fair
April 11-14: Alumni Weekend
April 12: Booster Club and Alumni Golf and Tennis Tournaments
April 16: Middle and Upper School Dance Performance
April 16-18: Fifth Grade Overnight Trips to Wolf Run
- 16-17: Girls Overnight
- 17: Entire Fifth Grade at Wolf Run
- 17-18: Boys Overnight
April 17: Middle and Upper School Band Concert
April 18: Fourth Quarter Midpoint
April 19-22: Easter Break
April 23: Senior and Fifth Grade Buddy Rally Day
April 24: The Middle Matters with Chelle Wabrek, topic to be announced. 8:15 am. In the North Dining Conference Room. Click here to RSVP.
May 1: Pass it On; 2:45 p.m. in the Competition Gymnasium
May 3: Sixth Grade to Wolf Run
May 8-11: Middle School Musical, “Mary Poppins”
May 13: Spring Strings Concert (featuring Lower, Middle, and Upper School)
May 14: Sixth Grade Theater Presentation; 12:45 p.m. in the Prothro Black Box Theater
May 15: Fifth Grade Mime Presentation; 2:35 p.m. in the Prothro Black Box Theater
May 17: Seventh and Eighth Grade Awards Assembly; 2:30 p.m.
May 20-21: All Meet Days
May 22: Exams and Early Release at 12:00 p.m. for Seventh and Eighth Grade, Regular School Day for Fifth and Sixth
May 23: Exams for Seventh and Eighth Grade,
May 23: Last Day of School and Early Release for all Middle School at 12:00 p.m.
May 28: Summer Camps Begin (Registration for ESD Families Opens February 14)
June 3: Summer School Begins
August 27: First Day of Classes for 2019-20 School Year for Middle and Upper School
August 28: First Day of Classes for 2019-20 School Year for Lower School
Please note: In order to ensure a smooth start of school in our first year together on one campus, we will have a staggered start with MS and US opening on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, and LS opening on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.
- The 2019-20 school calendar overview will be released with re-enrollment on February 1.
- Prior to February’s winter break, please also be on the lookout for an all school communication regarding upcoming One Campus One Community initiatives.
Middle School Eucharist takes place every Wednesday; formal uniforms are required. Blazers are required during the and third quarter.
ESDPA Uniform Resale Shop is open the first and third Wednesdays of each month, from 7:45-8:45 a.m. and 3-4:00 p.m. Shop is located outside of the Haggar Gymnasium, next to the Middle School boys' locker room.
Moms in Prayer at the Merrell Road Campus meets every Monday (except on school holidays), at 8:15 a.m. in the South Dining Conference Room. All moms are welcome! Contact Erin Osborne for more information.