Category Archives: Calendar

2015-16 School Calendar Draft

The draft 2015-16 school calendar is available for review. The school board will consider the calendar for adoption during its regularly scheduled meeting March 10th. Highlights of the calendar: 180 instructional days First day for students is August 24, 2015 … Continue reading

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2014-15 School Calendar Approved

We are pleased to share the approved 2014-15 school calendar. The board voted unanimously on April 8th to establish this calendar after a recommendation from the Calendar Committee and several days of deliberation. Stakeholders provided feedback regarding the start and … Continue reading

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Calendar Survey Open

Please take a moment to complete this brief survey giving the GCPS Calendar Committee your feedback regarding the development of next year’s school calendar. The committee will assemble after the holidays to begin drafting the calendar in hopes of adoption … Continue reading

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School Calendar & Weather-Related Missed Days

As we begin the development of the 2012-13 School Calendar, it’s important to revisit a potentially confusing issue. There are inevitably questions that arise from our use of built in “snow days” and make-up days. Our calendar includes the number … Continue reading

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2011-12 Pre Service Week Schedule

We have posted the 2011-12 Pre Service Week schedule. The division leadership attempted to preserve as much time as possible for teachers to work in their schools with principals. There are a few programs, however, that demanded attention. With the … Continue reading

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June 3 Dismissal Schedule Change

Recently a change in dismissal time on June 3 for middle and high school students was announced. The elementary dismissal (12:00, noon) has not changed. The secondary schedule has been moved from 11:30 to 11:00 because several of our bus … Continue reading

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DRAFT 2011-12 School Calendar

The Draft 2011-12 School Calendar is available for your review. I hope you will read it carefully and take a moment to provide any feedback you would like to share by responding in the comments section of this blog post. … Continue reading

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2010-11 Draft Calendar Questions, pt. 1

I want to thank everyone for taking the time to ask questions & provide feedback. I’ll be handling the questions that are posed through this blog. The frequency of the updates will depend on the volume and timing of new … Continue reading

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