Welcome to Key!
New Student Orientation
August 23, 2019
First Day of Class
August 26, 2019
We know there are many pieces of information to manage when joining a new school community. This page will help facilitate your family’s smooth transition to Key by providing "one-stop shopping” for important health forms and information such as After School Program registration, summer reading lists, and music lesson forms.
Click on the appropriate Division tab below for information you will need to prepare for the upcoming academic year. As resources become available, they are posted on the pages. Anticipated information has estimated posting dates.
If you have any questions, please contact your Division Head or Division Assistant; their email addresses and telephone numbers are listed on the pages below.
- FIRST SCHOOL: Key-Wee, Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten
- LOWER SCHOOL: Grades 1-4
- MIDDLE SCHOOL: Grades 5-8
- UPPER SCHOOL: Grades 9-12
First School Orientation
Friday, August 23 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the First School Building.
All new and returning students and their parents are invited to attend.
First School Forms and Resources
In mid-August, you will receive an email from the First School Division Office inviting you to sign up for a twenty-minute meeting in the First School prior to the start of school.
Lower School Orientation
Friday, August 23 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Manse for all new students.
All first grade students (new and returning) are invited to meet their teachers from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon in the first grade classrooms.
Middle School Orientation
Friday, August 23 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Barn for all new students.
All new and returning 5th grade students are invited to attend.
Middle School Forms and Resources
Music & Voice Lessons - Grades 1-12 - Information is on Parent Portal
Middle School Fall Sports Grades 6-8
Middle School Textbooks Grades 7 & 8 only - Textbooks for Grades 5 & 6 are supplied by the school
1:1 Laptop Program Grades 7 & 8 must bring personal laptops - Laptops for Grades 5 & 6 are supplied by the school
Boys' Lacrosse Summer Skill Sessions Opportunity- July 11-August 13 - Rising Grades 6-12
Extended Day: After School Program Registration Key-Wee-Grade 8
Upper School Orientation
Friday, August 23 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon in Katharine Hall for all new students.
All new and returning 9th grade students are invited to attend.
Upper School Forms and Resources
Music & Voice Lessons - Grades 1-12- Information is on Parent Portal
Upper School Fall Pre-Season Athletics begin August 15
Upper School Fall Play - The Ash Girl - Auditions August 21 & 22
Boy's Soccer Summer Pick-Up Games - Rising Grades 9-12
Boys' Lacrosse Summer Skill Sessions Opportunity - July 11-August 13 - Rising Grades 6-12
Supply Lists - There are no supply lists for the Upper School. Teachers will inform students of course-specific supplies during the first days of School. All Upper School students will be provided with a Key School academic planner.