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

 2015-2016 School Calendar

Aug. 7 First day back for teachers, school staff
Aug. 13

First day of school

Sept. 7 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 8-9 Fall break (schools closed)
Oct. 29-30 Middle School Parent/Teacher Conferences (no classes for middle school students)
Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed)
Nov. 23-24 Elementary School Parent/Teacher Conferences (no classes for elementary school students)
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 26-27)

Dec. 21-Jan. 1

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

Jan. 4

Professional Development Day (no school for students)
Jan. 5
First day of second semester
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 15 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Feb. 16 Professional Development Day (no school for students)
Feb. 25-26 Elementary and Middle School Parent/Teacher Conferences (no classes for ES & MS students)
Feb. 26 & 29 High School Parent/Teacher Conferences (no classes for high school students)
March 25 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
March 28-April 1 Spring break (schools closed)
May 25 Last day of school
May 26-29

Weather make-up days (if needed)

May 30

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 31-June 1 Weather make-up days (if needed)

2015-2016 Alternative Calendar

July 17 First day back for teachers, school staff
July 23

First day of school

Sept. 7 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Oct. 8-9 Fall break (schools closed)
Oct. 21 -Nov. 3 Intersession
Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed)
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving break (schools closed, administrative offices closed Nov. 26-27)

Dec. 21-Jan. 1

Winter break (schools closed)
Jan. 4

Professional Development Day (no school for students)

Jan. 5

First day of second semester

Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)
Feb. 15 Presidents' Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
Feb. 16 Professional Development Day (no school for students)
Feb. 26-29 High School Parent/Student Conferences (no classes for high school students)
March 25 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
March 28-April 8 Intersession
May 25 Last day of school
May 26-29

Weather make-up days (if needed)

May 30

Memorial Day (schools and administrative offices closed)

May 31-June 1

Weather make-up days (if needed)

    2016-2017 School Calendar

    Aug. 5 First day back for teachers, school staff
    Aug. 11

    First day of school

    Sept. 5 Labor Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Oct. 6

    Fall break for students; professional development day for school staff
    (administrative offices open)

    Oct. 7 Fall break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Middle School student-led conferences
    Nov. 8 Presidential Election Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Nov. 21-22 Elementary School parent/teacher conferences
    Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 24-25)

    Dec. 19-Jan. 2

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 26-Jan. 2)

    Jan. 3

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 4
    First day of second semester
    Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 20 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    Feb. 23-24 Middle and High School student-led conferences
    March 9-10 Elementary School parent/teacher conferences
    March 20-24 Spring break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    April 14 Vernal Holiday (schools and administrative offices closed)
    May 15-20 Graduation Week
    May 25 Last day of school
    May 26 Weather make-up day
    May 29

    Memorial Day

    May 30-31 Weather make-up days

    2016-2017 Alternative Calendar

    July 15 First day back for teachers, school staff
    July 21

    First day of school

    Sept. 5 Labor Day 
    Oct. 6

    Fall break for students; professional development day for school staff

    Oct. 7 Fall break (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Oct. 20-21

    Parent/teacher conferences

    Oct. 24-Nov. 4

    Intersession

    Nov. 8 Presidential Election Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Nov. 11 Veterans Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Nov. 24-25)

    Dec. 19-Jan. 2

    Winter break (schools closed; administrative offices closed Dec. 26-Jan. 2)

    Jan. 3

    Professional development day for school staff (no school for students)
    Jan. 4
    First day of second semester
    Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed; administrative offices open)
    Feb. 16-17 Parent/teacher conferences
    Feb. 20 Presidents Day (schools and administrative offices closed)
    March 13-24 Intersession
    April 14 Vernal Holiday 
    May 25 Last day of school
    May 26 Weather make-up day
    May 29

    Memorial Day

    May 30-31 Weather make-up days
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