2017-18 School Year, Past Months

  • Key:

        = schools closed        = schools closed for students (buildings open and staffed)

    July 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    3
    Schools and offices closed
    4
    Independence Day 
    (schools and offices closed)
    5 6 7
    10
    Districtwide summer programs begin
    11 12 13 14
    17 18 19 20 21
    24 25
    Board of Commissioners meeting 
    26 27 28


    August 2017

    Note: A district-sponsored SAT administration will take place on Saturday, August 26.

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    31 1
    2
     
     
     
    3 4
    7
     
     
     
    8 9 10 11
     
    14
     
     
     
    15 16 17 18
    21
     
     
     
    22
    Board of Commissioners meeting 
    23 24 25
    28 29
    Professional development (PD) for staff (schools closed for students) 
    30
    PD for staff (schools closed for students)
    31
    PD for staff (schools closed for students)
    1
    PD for staff (schools closed for students)


    September 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    4
    Labor Day (schools and offices closed)
    5
    First day of school for students; window opens for the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment; 1st-quarter starts
    6 7 8
    11
    SECAC meeting
    12
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    13 14 15
    18

    19
    20 21
    Observance day (modified after-school activities)
    22
    Observance day (modified after-school activities) 
    25 26
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    27 28
    PCAB meeting
    29
     


    October 2017

    Note: A district-sponsored SAT administration will take place on Saturday, October 7.

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    2
     
     
     
     
    3 4
    5
    6
    9
     
     
    10
    Window closes for the Kindergarten Readiness AssessmentBoard of Commissioners meeting
    11
    PSAT link opens new window for grades 10 and 11
    12
    PCAB meeting
    13
    1st-quarter progress reports
    16
    17
    18


    19
    PD for staff (schools closed for students)
     
    20
    PD for staff 
    (schools closed for students)
    23 24
     
    25 26 27
    30
    31
     
     
     
         


    November 2017

    Note: A district-sponsored SAT administration will take place on Saturday, November 4.

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
        1
    2
     
    3
     
     
     
    6
    Parent-teacher conferences and PD for staff (schools closed for students)
    7
     
    8
     
    9
    1st-quarter ends 
    10
    2nd-quarter starts
    13
     
     
    14
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    15 16
    PCAB meeting
    17

    American Education Week

    20 21 22
    1st-quarter report cards 
    23
    Thanksgiving (schools and offices closed)
    24
    Thanksgiving (schools and offices closed)
    27

     
     
    28
    Board of Commissioners meeting 
    29 30 1


    December 2017

    Note: The annual Middle and High School Choice Fair will take place on Saturday, December 9.

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    4 5 6 7
     
     
    8
    11
    PARCC window opens for high schools on block schedules; SECAC meeting 
     
     
    12
    Board of Commissioners meeting 
    13
    14
    15
    18
     
     
     
    19
    20

    21
    22
    2nd-quarter progress reports 
     
     
    25
    Winter holiday 
    (schools and offices closed)
    26
    Winter holiday (schools and offices closed)
    27
    Winter holiday (schools and offices closed)
    28
    Winter holiday (schools closed) 
    29
    Winter holiday
     (schools  closed)


    January 2018

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    1
    Winter holiday
     (schools and offices closed)
    2
    3
    4

    5
    8
    Window opens for the Government High School Assessment (HSA), Maryland Integrated Science Assessment for high school (MISA HS), and English Language Proficiency Assessment for English language learners in all grades; SECAC meeting
    9
     
     10 11  12
    15
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (schools and offices closed)
    16 17 18
    PCAB meeting
    19
     
     
    22
    Evening parent-teacher conferences
    23
    Evening parent-teacher conferences;
     
    24
    Evening parent-teacher conferences; 2nd-quarter ends
    25
    Evening parent-teacher conferences; 3rd-quarter starts

    26
    PD for staff (schools closed for students);  evening parent-teacher conferences; PARCC window closes for high schools on block schedules
    29

     

    30
    31
       


    February 2018

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
          1 2
     
    Window closes for the Government High School Assessment (HSA) and the Maryland Integrated Science Assessment for high school (MISA HS)
    5
     
     
     
    6
    2nd-quarter report cards 
    7 8 9
    12
    SECAC meeting
    13
     
    14 15
    PCAB meeting 
    16
    PD for staff (schools closed for students)
     
    19
    Presidents' Day 
    (schools and offices closed) 
    20 21
    22
    23
    Window closes for the English Language Proficiency Assessment for English language learners
    26

     
     
    27
     
    28    


    March 2018

    Note: The Board of School Commissioners approved changing March 16 to a half-day of instruction for students, with a half-day of professional learning for staff. Schools would reschedule parent-teacher conferences to meet individual needs. Also, the State Board of Education has granted the district a waiver to shorten spring break by one day and convert April 2 to a regular school day. Please read more. 

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
          1

    2
    5
    Window opens for the Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA) in grades 5 and 8
    6 7 8
    9
    3rd-quarter progress reports
     
    12
    SECAC meeting
    13
    Board of Commissioners meeting
     
    14 15
    Window opens for the Alt-MISA for special education students in grades 5, 8, and 10 (certificate track); PCAB meeting 
    16
    Early dismissal for students; half-day professional learning for staff
    19 
    Window opens for the Multi-State Alternate Assessment for special education students in grades 5, 8, and 11 (certificate track) 
    20 21
    District-sponsored in-school SAT for students in grade 11
    22 23
    Window closes for the Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA) in grades 5 and 8
    26
    Spring break (schools closed)
     
    27
    Spring break (schools closed) 
    28
    Spring break 
    (schools and offices closed) 
     
    29
    Spring break (schools and offices closed)
    30
    Spring break (schools and offices closed)