2017-18 School Year, Month by Month

  • Updated: February 28, 2018

    NEW: Please see changes to the calendar to make-up "snow days" taken so far this year. 

     

    The calendar below applies to the majority of schools, but note that some schools offer programming on "intersession" calendars or may modify their calendars with approval from the district, Baltimore Teachers Union, and a majority of staff. 

    Key:

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


    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 has 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)



    April 2018

    Note: 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 for students. Please read more. 

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    2
    Schools and offices open; regular school day for staff and students
    3  4
    5
    6
    Observance day (modified after-school activities*) 
    9
    SECAC meeting
    10
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    11
    3rd quarter ends
    12
    4th quarter starts
     
     
    13

    16
     
    17 18 19
    PCAB meeting 
    20
    23
    Window opens for PARCC assessments in grades 3 to 8 and high schools not on block schedules; evening parent-teacher conferences
    24
    3rd-quarter report cards; evening parent-teacher conferences; Board of Commissioners meeting
    25
    Evening parent-teacher conferences
    26
    Evening parent-teacher conferences
    27
    Evening parent-teacher conferences


    * No testing may occur on observance days, and all programs and activities must end by 5:30 p.m.


    May 2018

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    30
     
     
     
    1
    2
    3
    4
    Window closes for the Multi-State Alternate Assessment for special education students in grades 5, 8, and 11 (certificate track) 
    7
    Window opens for the Government High School Assessment (HSA), Maryland Integrated Science Assessment for high school (MISA HS), and Advanced Placement (AP) link opens new window exams
    8
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    9

    10
    11
     
     
     
    14
     
     
    15 16
    Observance day (modified after-school activities*) 
    17
    PCAB meeting 
    18
    Window closes for the Alt-MISA for special education students in grades 5, 8, and 10, and for AP link opens new window exams 
    21
    Observance day (modified after-school activities) 
    22
    4th-quarter progress reports; Board of Commissioners meeting
    23 24
    25
    28
    Memorial Day (schools and offices closed)
    29
    30
    31  

    * No testing may occur on observance days, and all programs and activities must end by 5:30 p.m.


    June 2018

    Note: The Board of School Commissioners has approved changing the last day of school to June 15. Please read more. 

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    4
    Window closes for PARCC assessments 
    5 6
    7
     
     
    8
    Window closes for the Government High School Assessment (HSA), Maryland Integrated Science Assessment for high school (MISA HS) 
    11
    SECAC meeting
    12
    Board of Commissioners meeting
    13
    14

     
     
    15
    Last day of school; 4th quarter ends
    18

     

    19
     
    20


    21
    4th-quarter report cards 
     
    22
     
     
     
     
    25

     

    26 27 28 29