School Calendar

 

Below is a list of the Amended 2016 / 2017 School Calendar. Note that the non-instructional day scheduled for April 7th has been changed to April 24th. April 7th is now a regular day of instruction. Click on the links on the left to view or download the latest calendars.

  • September 6, 2016: School Opening Day – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • October 10, 2016: Thanksgiving Day
  • October 12, 2016: PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • October 21, 2016: Non-Instructional Day
  • October 27, 2016: Curriculum Support Time – Half Day Early Dismissal
  • November 3, 2016: 1 Hour Early Dismissal
  • November 4, 2016: Non-Instructional Day
  • November 11, 2016: Remembrance Day
  • November 16, 2016: PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • December 5, 2016: Non-Instructional Day
  • December 19, 2016 – January 2, 2017: Winter Vacation
  • January 11, 2017: PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • January 30, 2017: Semester 2 start (for Secondary)
  • February 9, 2017: Curriculum Support Time – Half Day Early Dismissal
  • February 13, 2017: Family Day
  • February 24, 2017: Non-Instructional Day
  • March 13-17, 2017: School Closure Days
  • March 20-24, 2017: Spring Vacation
  • April 6, 2017: 1 Hour Early Dismissal
  • April 12, 2017: PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • April 14, 2017: Good Friday
  • April 17, 2017: Easter Monday
  • April 24, 2017: Non-Instructional Day
  • May 5, 2017: Non-Instructional Day
  • May 10, 2017: PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • May 22, 2017: Victoria Day
  • June 29, 2017: Last Day of Classes – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • June 30, 2017: Schools Close/Administrative Day

School Act/School Calendar Regulation: Prescribed minimum hours of instruction:
848 hrs. for Kindergarten, 873 hrs. for grades 1 – 7, 947 hrs. for grades 8 – 12

In the SD79 2016-17 calendar there are 187 days in session and the total number of instructional hours are:
Elementary = 180 instructional days = 873 Hours of Instruction

The 25 fewer instructional hours for Kindergarten are accounted for within the gradual entry process in September.

Secondary = 177 instructional days = 948 Hours of Instruction
*reflects the Ministry Curriculum Support Implementation Time