Back to School: Important Dates for D161 Schools

The start of the school year is here, and Patch lists some of the significant days for the Summit Hill schools at the beginning of the year.

Believe it or not, the first day of school is right around the corner. And there's more than just showing up when classes start. Here's a list of some important dates for students attending the schools in , which includes , , , , and .

First day of school

Wednesday, Aug. 22.

Other Important Dates

Summit Hill Junior High School

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14: Student schedule pick-up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 24: Picture day


Hilda Walker Intermediate School

  • Friday, Aug. 17: Orientation from 9 to 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 30: Curriculum expectation night for fifth-graders (time TBA)


Indian Trail Elementary School

Friday, Aug. 17: New student orientation is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.; returning student orientation is from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Arbury Hills Elementary School

Tuesday, Aug. 28: School curriculum and expectation night from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

For more dates, go to the District 161 school calendar.


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