School Year Calendar

2018-19 School Year Calendar

 

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar outlines key dates for elementary and secondary schools. These include PA Days, school holidays and evaluation and reporting days.

The Elementary Turn-Around Day is the date that teachers report to their new classroom assignments based on adjusted staffing allocations in schools (changes due to student enrolment).


The Secondary Full Disclosure Day is the last date by which high school courses can be dropped and will not show on a student's transcript.

 

5-Day Cycle of Instruction (Elementary Schools)

The following calendar is identical to the regular SCDSB calendar posted above, with the addition of the 5-day instructional cycle designations. The 5-day instructional cycle means that instead of scheduling class programs on a Monday to Friday timetable, the programs are scheduled on a Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5 sequence.


2018-19 Regular Elementary Calendar with 5-Day Cycle

Holy Days and Holidays Calendar

View our Holy Days and Holidays Calendar page to view the July 2017 - December 2018 calendar, and descriptions of all the significant dates that the SCDSB recognizes. 

For further information, please visit our
Holy Days and Holidays Calendar page or contact our Itinerant Resource Teacher - Equity and Inclusion, at 705-734-6363, ext. 11859.

Heritage Recognition
The Simcoe County District School Board recognizes a variety of heritage days/months. These days/months are either celebrated in the province of Ontario or nationally across Canada.



Please note, the Ministry of Education provides the following guidelines to boards as they develop their calendars:
  • Students must have a minimum of 194 Instructional Days.
  • A maximum of seven (7) Professional Activity (PA) Days are permitted.
  • Secondary schools are permitted a maximum of ten (10) Evaluation Days (not necessarily placed at the end of the semester).
  • The school year shall commence on or after the first day of September and end on or before the 30th day of June.
2018-19 Highlights
  • First day of school: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

  • First day of school for Junior Kindergarten students: Thursday, September 6, 2018

  • Winter Break: December 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019

  • March Break: March 11 to 15, 2019

  • Last day for elementary students: Thursday, June 27, 2019

  • Last day for secondary students: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 24, no eventsFebruary 25, no eventsFebruary 26, no eventsFebruary 27, no eventsFebruary 28, no events1March 02, no events
March 03, no eventsMarch 04, no eventsMarch 05, no eventsMarch 06, no eventsMarch 07, no eventsMarch 08, no eventsMarch 09, no events
March 10, no events1112131415March 16, no events
March 17, no eventsMarch 18, no eventsMarch 19, no eventsMarch 20, no eventsToday, March 21, no eventsMarch 22, no eventsMarch 23, no events
March 24, no eventsMarch 25, no eventsMarch 26, no eventsMarch 27, no eventsMarch 28, no eventsMarch 29, no eventsMarch 30, no events
March 31, no eventsApril 01, no eventsApril 02, no eventsApril 03, no eventsApril 04, no eventsApril 05, no eventsApril 06, no events