School Calendar

 

The 2017/18 School Calendar items are listed below:

  • September 5, 2017 – School Opening Day – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • September 25, 2017 – Non-Instructional Day
  • October 9, 2017 – Thanksgiving Day
  • October 18, 2017 – PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • October 20, 2017 – Non-Instructional Day
  • November 2, 2017 – 1 Hour Early Dismissal
  • November 13, 2017 – Remembrance Day
  • November 15, 2017 – PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • November 27, 2017 – Non-Instructional Day
  • December 25, 2017 – January 5, 2018 – Winter Vacation
  • January 15, 2018 – Curriculum Support Day
  • January 24, 2018 – PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • January 29, 2018 – Semester 2 Starts (for Secondary Schools)
  • February 12, 2018 – Family Day
  • February 23, 2018 – Non-Instructional Day
  • March 12-16, 2018 – School Closure Days
  • March 19-23, 2018 – Spring Vacation
  • March 30, 2018 – Good Friday
  • April 2, 2018 – Easter Monday
  • April 12, 2018 – 1 Hour Early Dismissal
  • April 20, 2018 – Non-Instructional Day
  • April 25, 2018 – PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • May 4, 2018 – Non-Instructional Day
  • May 16, 2018 – PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • May 21, 2018 – Victoria Day
  • June 28, 2018 – Last Day of Classes – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
  • June 29, 2018 – Schools Close/Administrative Day

 

There are 188 days in session.

Total number of instructional hours in the 2017/18 calendar:

  • Elementary = 180 instructional days = 878 Hours of Instruction*
  • Secondary = 177 instructional days = 951 Hours of Instruction

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

 

Note: School Act/School Calendar Regulation: Prescribed minimum hours of instruction:

  • 848 hours for Kindergarten
  • 873 hours for Grades 1-7
  • 947 hours for Grades 8-12

 

PLC = Professional Learning Community