2013 - 2014 School Year

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Approved: 06/12/12
Revised: 06/11/13
Revised: 10/22/13
Revised: 03/11/14
Revised: 05/06/14
August
Friday 16 Administrative & Supervisory Personnel Meeting
Monday 19 Teachers on Duty
Tuesday, Wednesday 20 or 21 Systemwide Professional Development Activities - Common Core State Standards. Teachers will participate on one of the two Scheduled Days
Monday 26 Opening Day for Students
  Pupil Days 5
  Teacher Days 10
 
September
Monday 2 Labor Day—Schools and Offices Closed
Thursday 5 Rosh Hashanah – Schools and Offices Closed
  Pupil Days 19
  Teacher Days 19

October
Monday 14 Columbus Day*
Friday 18 Professional Development Day/ MSEA Convention – Schools Closed for Students
Thursday 31 First marking period ends – Schools Close 3 Hours Early for Elementary and Middle School Students – Grade Reporting and Data Analysis – Teachers on Duty**
  Pupil Days 22
  Teacher Days 23
 
November
Friday 1 Systemwide Professional Development for All Schools – Schools Closed for All Students
Monday 11 Veterans Day*
Thursday 14 Distribution of Report Cards (secondary)- PS-3 & PK Conference Day, No PS-3 or PK A.M. or P.M. Sessions – Teachers on Duty
Friday 15 Elementary Conference Day – Schools Closed for Elementary Students-Report Cards Distributed at Parent Conferences
Monday-Friday 18-22 American Education Week
Thursday-Friday 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday—Schools and Offices Closed
     
  Pupil Days 17-18
  Teacher Days 19
 
December
Monday 2 Professional Development for Elementary Teachers - Schools Closed for Elementary Students
Sunday 15 Bill of Rights Day*
Friday 20 Christmas Holiday/Winter Break Begins at End of School Day
  Pupil Days 14-15
  Teacher Days 15
 
January
Thursday 2 Schools Reopen
Wednesday 15 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
Friday 17 Second Marking Period Ends- Schools Close 3 Hours Early for Elementary and Middle School Students – Grade Reporting and Data Analysis – Teachers on Duty**
Monday 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Observed—Schools and Offices Closed
Tuesday 21 Systemwide Professional Development —Schools Closed for all Students – Teachers on Duty
  Pupil Days 20
  Teacher Days 21
 
February
Monday 3 Distribution of Report Cards
Wednesday 12 Lincoln’s Birthday*
Monday 17 Presidents’ Day—Schools and Offices Closed
Saturday 22 Washington’s Birthday*
  Pupil Days 19
  Teacher Days 19
 
March
Tuesday 25 Maryland Day*
Friday 28 Third Marking Period Ends - Schools Close 3 Hours Early for Elementary and Middle School Students – Grade Reporting and Data Analysis – Teachers on Duty**
  Pupil Days 21
  Teacher Days 21
 
April
Thursday 10 Distribution of Report Cards
Friday 11 Easter Holiday/Spring Break Begins at the End of School Day
Tuesday 22 Schools Reopen
  Pupil Days 16
  Teacher Days 16
 
May
Monday 12 PreK/K Conference Day – No PS-3, Pre-K or Kindergarten Sessions
Friday 23 Last Day for Seniors
Monday 26 Memorial Day Observed—Schools and Offices Closed
Tuesday-Saturday 27-31 Commencement Exercises Begin
  Pupil Days 21
  Teacher Days 21
 
June
Monday-Thursday 2-5 Commencement Exercises
Thursday 12 Assessment Day**** – Elementary, Middle, and High Schools in Session Full Day – Last Day of Classes for Preschool-3 and PreK
Friday 13 Assessment Day**** – Elementary and Middle Schools Close 3 Hours Early – High Schools in Session Full Day – Teachers on Duty
Saturday 14 Flag Day*
Monday 16 Assessment Day**** – Grade Reporting and Data Analysis** – All Schools Close 3 Hours Early – Teachers on Duty – Last Day of Classes for Students
  Pupil Days 11
  Teacher Days 11
Total Pupil Days: 188
Total Teacher Days: 196
June
Tuesday 24 Primary Election Day – Schools and Offices Closed
Friday, Monday 27 or 30 Summer School Teachers on Duty (Teachers choose either day)
July
Friday 4 Independence Day – Schools and Offices Closed
Monday 7 Summer School begins
August
Friday 1 Summer School ends
 

*Schools open with appropriate exercises OR appropriate exercises to be scheduled on the school day prior

** GRADE & DATA RECORDING, DATA ANALYSIS -- principals and teachers will have time for grade & data recording, data analysis/progress assessment

****ASSESSMENT DAY – High schools will have the opportunity to administer traditional final exams or to use alternative assessment procedures.

If schools are closed seven days due to emergency conditions, it may be necessary to alter the school calendar.  Additional days may be scheduled as required at the end of the school year.  Depending on the use of emergency full day closures, delayed openings or early dismissals, the calendar may be adjusted as needed to meet the minimum required days/hours. One-half days may be modified. Teacher duty days will not exceed 191. End-of-year adjustments to the school calendar will be announced as soon as feasible.

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