School Year Calendar

The regional school year calendar highlights important dates like the first and last day of school, exam periods, holidays, and marking days. Your child's school may also schedule occasional site-based in-service days. Please contact your child's school or check school newsletters for school-specific in-service days. You can also check your school's online calendar for school-specific events.

Download a printable 2017-2018 School Year Calendar (pdf)

 

2016-2017 School Year Calendar

June 

20

Tuesday

First Exam Day 

27

Tuesday

Common Marking Day

28

Wednesday

Common Marking Day

30

Friday

Last Day of School
All schools dismiss three hours early

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

September  

5

Tuesday

Organizational Day (First Day for Teachers)

6

Wednesday

First Day for Students

20 Wednesday Common Early Dismissal

29

Friday

Regional Shutdown Day (no school for students)

October  

9

Monday

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

27

Friday

Provincial Conference Day (no school for students)

November

10

Friday

Regional Shutdown Day (no school for students)
- Elementary/Middle Level Marking Day
- High School Inservice Day

13 Monday Remembrance Day Observed - Holiday
14-30 Monday-Friday High School Reporting Period - Report cards sent home and parent/teacher conferences
30 Thursday Regional Shutdown Day and We Day (no school for students)
27-December 7 Monday-Friday Elementary Reporting Period - Report cards sent home and parent/teacher conferences

December  

21

Thursday

Last Teaching Day before Winter Break

January  

3

Wednesday

First Teaching Day after Winter Break

17

Wednesday

Common Early Dismissal

24

Wednesday

Nova Scotia Virtual School Exams

26

Friday

High School Exams Start

31

Wednesday

Last Day of First Semester for High Schools

February  

1 Thursday Regional Shutdown Day (no school for students)
- Elementary/Middle Level Inservice Day
- High School Marking Day

12-16

Monday-Friday

High School Provincial Reporting Period - Report cards sent home

19

Monday

Heritage Day - Holiday

March  

1-23

Monday-Friday

Elementary/Middle Level Marking Day
- Each elementary and middle level school will schedule a Marking Day during the period March 1-23. Check with your child's school for specific date.

12-16

Monday-Friday

Spring Break

19- April 5 Monday-Friday Elementary Reporting Period - Report cards sent home and parent/teacher conferences
30 Friday Good Friday - Holiday

April  

2

Monday

Easter Monday - Holiday

16-26 Monday-Friday High School Reporting Period - Report cards sent home and parent/teacher conferences

May

3 Thursday Common Early Dismissal
21 Monday Victoria Day - Holiday

June 

6

Wednesday

Common Early Dismissal

18

Monday

Nova Scotia Virtual School Exams

19-22

Tuesday-Friday

High School Final Exams

26-27

Tuesday-Wednesday

High School Marking Days (no school for high school students)

28

Thursday

Elementary/Middle Level Marking Day (no school for elementary, middle level students)

29 Friday Last Day of School

 

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