2018-19 School Year, List View of Closures and Early Dismissals

  • This year’s calendar includes seven days when schools will dismiss students three hours early. These days happen every month (except September and November) on Wednesdays. Teachers will have afternoon professional development on these days.

    Making up snow days
    If the district closes for snow or bad weather, the following days off will become regular school days:

    First snow day: February 18 (President's Day)
    Second snow day: April 15 (spring break)
    Third snow day: April 16 (spring break)
    Fourth to eighth snow days: June 17 to 21

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    August 28 to 31

    Staff return; professional development

    September 3

    Labor Day; schools and offices closed

    September 4

    Schools open for students

    October 3

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    October 18 and 19

    Schools closed for students; professional development

    November 5

    Schools closed for students; professional development and parent-teacher conferences

    November 6

    Election day; schools and offices closed

    November 22 and 23

    Thanksgiving break; schools and offices closed

    December 5

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    December 24 through January 1

    Winter break (schools closed; offices closed December 24-25 and January 1)

    January 9

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    January 21

    Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; schools and offices closed

    January 25

    Schools closed for students; professional development

    February 6

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    February 18*

    Presidents' Day; schools and offices closed
    (If there is one snow day, Presidents' Day will become a regular school day Please read the note at the top of the page for more information.)

    March 6

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    March 15

    Schools closed for students; professional development and parent-teacher conferences

    April 3

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    April 15* to 22

    Spring break (schools closed throughout; offices closed April 18, 19, and 22)
    (If there are two snow days, April 15 will become a regular school day. If there are three snow days, April 16 will become a regular school day. Please read the note at the top of the page for more information.)

    May 1

    Early release; students dismissed 3 hours early

    May 27

    Memorial Day; schools and offices closed

    June 14*

    Last day for students

    (If there are four or more snow days, the school year could be extended. Please read the note at the top for more information.)

     

    Proposed 2019-20 calendar 

    View the proposed calendar for 2019-20 in this presentation link opens PDF document (made to the Board of School Commissioners on November 14, 2017).