First Day of School - August 21, 2017 (Solar Eclipse Monday)
The first day of school is Monday, August 21, 2017. Lower School begins at 8:00 am and is released at 3:00 pm. The Middle School and Upper School students begin their day at 7:45 am and end at 3:15 pm.
Note to Parents and Students - Solar Eclipse Monday Lower School students will be provided glasses to use. Any students in the Middle/Upper School that would like to see the eclipse will need to bring their own glasses. The peak of the eclipse will be during study hall. Middle/Upper School students with the proper equipment will be allowed to observe unless parents inform the school.
Parents of Lower School students have requested more information about the solar eclipse glasses provided. These were provided for the safety of the students as they leave school during the peak of the eclipse. Of course, parents are welcome to pick their children up early if they are concerned.
The glasses were purchased through American Paper Optics which is on the NASA approved list. You can follow this link to see the full list:
The mission of The Carmel School is to prepare students for success in our ever-changing world by creating a community supportive of academic, physical, and spiritual growth rooted in Christian values to instill honor and integrity.