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 188 Instructional Days.
  • A maximum of six (6) 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
August 26, no eventsAugust 27, no eventsAugust 28, no eventsAugust 29, no eventsAugust 30, no eventsAugust 31, no eventsSeptember 01, no events
September 02, no events34September 05, no events6September 07, no eventsSeptember 08, no events
September 09, no eventsSeptember 10, no eventsSeptember 11, no eventsSeptember 12, no eventsSeptember 13, no eventsSeptember 14, no eventsSeptember 15, no events
September 16, no eventsSeptember 17, no eventsSeptember 18, no eventsSeptember 19, no eventsSeptember 20, no eventsSeptember 21, no eventsSeptember 22, no events
Today, September 23, no eventsSeptember 24, no events25September 26, no eventsSeptember 27, no eventsSeptember 28, no eventsSeptember 29, no events
September 30, no eventsOctober 01, no eventsOctober 02, no eventsOctober 03, no eventsOctober 04, no eventsOctober 05, no eventsOctober 06, no events