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The calendar of holidays, breaks, and important school dates for traditional schools and schools on an alternative schedule.

    2018-19 School Calendar
    2018-19 Alternative Calendar

    2017-2018 Alternative Calendar

    2017-2018 School Calendar

    Aug. 7 First day back for teachers, school staff
    Aug. 14, 2017

    First day of school

    Sept. 4 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Oct. 12-13 Fall break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Oct. 30-31 Middle School student-led conferences
    Nov. 20-21 Elementary School parent/teacher conferences
    Nov. 22-24 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 23-24)

    Dec. 18-Jan. 1

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1)

    Jan. 2

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 3, 2018 First day of second semester
    Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 19 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    March 1-2 Middle and High School student-led conferences
    March 8-9 Elementary School parent/teacher conferences
    March 26-29 Spring break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    March 30 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
    May 7-12 Graduation Week
    May 23, 2018
    Last day of school
    May 24-25 Weather make-up days
    May 28

    Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

    2017-2018 Alternative Calendar

    July 17 First day back for teachers, school staff
    July 24, 2017

    First day of school

    Sept. 4 Labor Day 
    Oct. 12-13

    Fall break for students; professional development day for school staff

    Oct. 26-17

    Parent/teacher conferences

    Oct. 30-Nov. 10

    Intersession

    Nov. 22-24 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 23-24)

    Dec. 18-Jan. 1

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1)

    Jan. 2

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 3, 2018 First day of second semester
    Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 19 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Feb. 22-23 Parent/teacher conferences
    March 26-April 6 Intersession (includes spring break and the Vernal Holiday)
    May 23, 2018 Last day of school
    May 23-25 Weather make-up day
    May 28

    Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

    2018-19 School Calendar

    Aug. 6, 2018 First day back for teachers, school staff
    Aug. 13

    First day of school

    Sept. 3 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Oct. 11-12

    Fall break (administrative offices open) 

    Oct. 30-31 Middle School student-led conferences
    Nov. 19-20 Elementary School parent/teacher conferences
    Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 22-23)

    Dec. 21-Jan. 4

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1)

    Jan. 4

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 7, 2019 First day of second semester
    Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 18 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    March 7-8 Parent conferences for all three levels (elementary, middle and high school)
    March 11-15 Spring break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    April 19 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
    May 13-18 Graduation Week
    May 22 Last day of school
    May 23-24 Weather make-up day
    May 27

    Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

    2018-19 Alternative Calendar

    July 16, 2018 First day back for teachers, school staff
    July 23

    First day of school

    Sept. 3 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Oct. 11-12

    Fall break (administrative offices open) 

    Oct. 25-26 Parent Teacher Conferences
    Oct. 29-Nov. 9 Intersession (alternative schools closed)
    Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 22-23)

    Dec. 21-Jan. 4

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1)

    Jan. 4

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 7, 2019 First day of second semester
    Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 18 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Feb. 21-22 Parent Teacher Conferences
    March 11-15 Spring break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    March 18-22 Intersession (alternative schools closed)
    April 19 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
    May 13-18 Graduation Week
    May 22 Last day of school
    May 23-24 Weather make-up day
    May 27

    Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

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