Instructional Year Calendar

Fall River Public Schools
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2018-2019

Professional Development/Orientation Day:
(No school for students)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Opening Day of School:
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

No school
Friday, August 31, 2018

Labor Day:
September 3, 2018

Early Release Day (for students):
Professional Development
Monday, October 1, 2018

Columbus Day:
Monday, October 8, 2018

Professional Development Day:
(No school for students)
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Veterans Day:
Monday, November 12, 2018

Early Release Day (for staff & students):
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess:
Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018

Early Release Day (for students):
Professional Development
Monday, December 3, 2018

Early Release Day (for staff & students):
Friday, December 21, 2018

Christmas-New Year Recess:
December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019
(Recess begins at the early release of school on Friday, December 21, 2018 / school resumes on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.)

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Observance:
Monday, January 21, 2019

Professional Development Day:
(No school for students)
Friday, February 1, 2019

Winter Recess:
February 18, 2019 through February 22, 2019
(Recess begins at the close of school on Friday, February 15, 2019 / school resumes on Monday, February 25, 2019.)

Early Release Day (for students):
Professional Development
Monday, March 11, 2019

Early Release Day (for students):
Professional Development
Monday, April 1, 2019

Spring Recess:
April 15, 2019, through April 19, 2019
(Recess begins at the close of school on Friday, April 12, 2019 / school resumes on Monday, April 22, 2019.)

Good Friday:
Friday, April 19, 2019 *no school in session / district offices will be closed

Memorial Day:
Monday, May 27, 2019

Last Day for Durfee High School Seniors:
Friday, May 31, 2019

Durfee High School Graduation:
Friday, June 7, 2019

Closing Day of School:
Thursday, June 13, 2019

(NOTE: The last two days of school are half-days for students)
Inclement Weather Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

The 2018-2019 Instructional School Year is scheduled to end on Thursday, June 13, 2019. If a school day is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions or other emergencies, the day or days will be added to the closing date of the school year. If five instructional school days are cancelled due to inclement weather conditions or other emergencies, schools will close on Thursday, June 20, 2019. All personnel must be prepared for a Thursday, June 20th closing.

NOTE: In the event that any of the Professional Development Days are cancelled because of inclement weather or other emergencies, they will be made up at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year.

End of Terms:
I Term (45 days): Friday, November 2
II Term (44 days): Friday, January 18
III Term (43 days): Friday, March 29
IV Term (48 days): Closing date/inclement weather date

Revision approved by the FRSC 6/28/18