2016-17 School Year Calendar

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July 4 Monday Holiday* – Independence Day – Schools and Offices Closed 
July 5 Tuesday Last Day of Ramadan 2016
July 7 Thursday Eid al-Fitr**
August 8-10 Monday - Wednesday Professional Duty Days for New Teachers  
August 15-18 Monday -Thursday Professional Duty Days for All Teachers
August 17   Wednesday   Professional Development   
August 18 Thursday Systemic Orientation Day for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students
August 22 Monday Systemic Orientation Day for New 6th & 7th Grade Middle-Schoolers and New 9th-Graders
August 23 Tuesday First Day of School for All Students
September 5  Monday  Holiday* – Labor Day – Schools and Offices Closed  
September 11 Sunday Eid al-Adha**
September 30 Friday Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students***
October 3  Monday  Rosh Hashanah** 
October 12      Wednesday Holiday* – Yom Kippur** – Schools and Offices Closed
October 21 Friday  MSEA Convention – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers***
October 28 Friday Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students
October 28 Friday End of First Quarter (45 days)
October 30      Sunday Diwali**
October 31 Monday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students*** 
November 8 Tuesday General Election Day* – Schools and Offices Closed
November 11  Friday  Veterans Day & Parent-Teacher Conferences – Schools Closed for Students*** 
November 23-25  Wednesday - Friday  Holidays* – Thanksgiving – Schools and Offices Closed 
December 7  Wednesday  Professional Development – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal for Students 
December 23  Friday  Winter Break* – Christmas Holidays – Schools and Offices Closed 
December 26-30  Monday - Friday  Winter Break* – Schools and Offices Closed 
January 2  Monday  Winter Break* – New Year’s Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed 
January 16 Monday  Holiday* – Martin L. King, Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed
January 19 Thursday End of Second Quarter (45 days)
January 20  Friday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students***
February 10  Friday  Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students***
February 20   Monday  Holiday* – Presidents’ Day – Schools and Offices Closed
March 24 Friday End of Third Quarter (43 days)
March 27  Monday  Grading/Teacher Planning – Schools Closed for Students***
April 14 & 17  Friday & Monday  Holidays* – Easter – Schools and Offices Closed
April 18-21 Tuesday - Friday  Spring Break – Schools Closed for Students and Teachers***
April 11-17 Tuesday-Monday Passover**
May 27      Saturday First Day of Ramadan 2017
May 29  Monday  Holiday* – Memorial Day – Schools and Offices Closed
June 8 Thursday 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 9 Friday Last Day for Students – 2-Hr. Early Dismissal – End of Fourth Quarter (47 days)(Subject to change due to inclement weather; the 2-hour early dismissal will occur on the last day for students)***
June 12 Monday Last Day for Teachers (Subject to change due to inclement weather)***
June 12-15 Monday-Thursday Inclement Weather Make-Up Days
June 25 Sunday Last Day of Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr** 2017

180 student days • 192 teacher days • 195 days for new teachers 

*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-1-17: Scheduled Workdays and Allocation for Supporting Personnel and 11-Month Professional Personnel for the 2016-2017 School Year (Released in July 2016) for clarification on workdays. 

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