Social and cultural events are scheduled throughout the year to meet the fellowship needs of the faculty, staff, and student body. These events are clearly marked on the School Calendar and all students are required to attend. Students are expected to give these events priority over church meetings, homework, or personal obligations. Students may be expected to participate in at least one planning team or committee which is responsible for the school-sponsored events. Absences from these meetings must be excused in advance by the person in charge of the event. These events include: