Board of Education Approves 2017-2018 Calendar

Board of Education Approves 2017-2018 Calendar
Posted on 02/22/2017

The Garden City Public Schools Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar at the February 20th meeting.  A morning session of school will be held for elementary, fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth grades and students new to the district on Monday, August 14, 2017.  The first day of school for all students is Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

Some key dates on the calendar include:

  • August 7th – 9th – Orientation for new teachers
  • August 10th – Inservice for all teachers
  • August 11th – Workday for all teachers
  • August 14th – Morning class only for elementary, fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth grades and students new to the district, teacher workday in the afternoon
  • August 15th – First full day of school for all students
  • September 1st – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • September 4th – Labor Day observed no school
  • October 12th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • October 13th – Teacher workday and new teacher inservice
  • October 19th and 20th – Parent Teacher Conferences
  • November 10th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • November 22nd – 24th – Fall vacation
  • December 8th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • December 22nd – January 2nd – Winter vacation: school is not in session
  • January 3rd – New teacher inservice
  • January 4th – Workday for teachers
  • January 5th – Teacher inservice
  • January 8th – School resumes
  • January 26th – Teacher inservice
  • February 15th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • February 16th – Teacher workday and new teacher inservice
  • February 22nd and 23rd – Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 12th – 16th – Spring Break
  • March 29th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • March 30th – April 2nd – Spring vacation
  • April 27th – School in the morning only and an afternoon teacher inservice
  • May 24th – Last day of school (morning only) and a teacher workday in the afternoon