In life, there are about three things you can consistently count on: you will be born, you will die eventually, and Gregory Day will occur in the second semester. On November 24, one of these things was proven false.

Students participate in Gregory Day activities. Photo courtesy of Asha Ramakumar.

Students participate in Gregory Day activities. Photo courtesy of Asha Ramakumar.

Gregory Day holds an almost sacred place in school culture—some students might even argue it deserves to be its own special holiday.

Since the school opened in 1980, the day has served to reward and congratulate students for their hard work with fun-filled activities instead of normal classes.

Like any tradition, the day has evolved over the years. Now, Gregory Day boasts a carefully planned theme with corresponding activities and missions.

After years of cinematic themes, this year’s Gregory Day was Hollywood-themed.

Students competed by grade to earn the most Oscars, proving which grade had the most theatrical talent by the end of the day.

Gregory Day is organized by the upper school Student Council, which usually surprises students in either March or April.