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2015-16 School Year Calendar

July 2  Thursday Holiday* – Independence Day – Schools and Offices Closed (Adjusted for 4-day work week)
July 18 Saturday Eid al-Fitr**
August 10-12 Monday - Wednesday Professional Duty Days for New Teachers  
August 17-20 Monday - Thursday Professional Duty Days for All Teachers
August 19  Wednesday  Professional Development  
August 24 Monday Systemic Orientation Day for New 6th & 7th Grade Middle-Schoolers and New 9th-Graders
August 25 Tuesday First Day of School for All Students
September 7  Monday  Holiday* – Labor Day – Schools and Offices Closed  
September 14  Monday  Holiday* – Rosh Hashanah – Schools and Offices Closed 
September 23 Wednesday Eid al-Adha and Yom Kippur**
October 2 Friday Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students***
October 6      Tuesday 1st Quarter Progress Reports Released
October 16  Friday  MSEA Convention – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers*** 
October 30 Friday Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students
October 30 Friday End of First Quarter (45 days)
November 2  Monday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students*** 
November 11  Wednesday   Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students*** 
November 11 Wednesday  Diwali**
November 13 Friday 1st Quarter Report Cards Released
November 25-27  Wednesday - Friday  Holidays* – Thanksgiving – Schools and Offices Closed 
December 9  Wednesday  Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students 
December 22 Tuesday 2nd Quarter Progress Reports Released
December 23-25  Wednesday - Friday  Winter Break* – Christmas Holidays – Schools and Offices Closed 
December 28-31  Monday - Thursday  Winter Break* – Schools and Offices Closed 
January 1  Friday  Winter Break* – New Year’s Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed 
January 18  Monday  Holiday* – Martin L. King, Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed
January 21 Thursday End of Second Quarter (45 days)
January 22  Friday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students***
February 12 Friday 2nd Quarter Report Cards Released (Delayed due to inclement weather)
February 12   Friday   Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students Inclement Weather Make-Up Day
February 15 Monday  Holiday* – Presidents’ Day – Schools and Offices Closed
March 7 Monday 3rd Quarter Progress Reports Released
March 23 Wednesday End of Third Quarter (41 days)
March 24  Thursday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students***
March 25 & 28  Friday & Monday  Holidays* – Easter – Schools and Offices Closed
March 29-31  Tuesday - Thursday  Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers***
April 1 & 4 Friday & Monday Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers***
April 12      Tuesday 3rd Quarter Report Cards Released
April 23-30 Saturday - Saturday Passover**
April 26  Tuesday Holiday* – Primary Election Day – Schools and Offices Closed
May 2 Monday 4th Quarter Progress Reports for Seniors Released
May 24      Tuesday      4th Quarter Progress Reports Released
May 30 Monday  Holiday* – Memorial Day – Schools and Offices Closed
June 10 Friday 4th Quarter Report Cards for Seniors Released
June 17 Friday 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students (Subject to change due to inclement weather: may become a full day for students if the last day changes; the 2-hour early dismissal will occur the day before the last day for students)
June 20 Monday Last Day for Students – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students – End of Fourth Quarter (49 days)(Subject to change due to inclement weather; the 2-hour early dismissal will occur on the last day for students)***
June 21 Tuesday Last Day for Teachers (Subject to change due to inclement weather)*** 
June 30 Thursday 4th Quarter Report Cards Released 

*All schools and offices closed
**Except for Diwali, holiday begins at sunset of the preceding day. PGCPS prohibits scheduling of any meetings or activities during or after the regular school day (exceptions for state or regional events, and Parent-Teacher Conferences, which are scheduled annually on the federal holiday to support parent attendance).

***10- and 11-month employees should refer to Bulletin M-1-16: Scheduled Workdays and Allocation for Supporting Personnel and 11-Month Professional Personnel for the 2015-2016 School Year (Released in July 2015) for clarification on workdays. 

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