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OVERBROOK SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
School Calendar 2014 – 2015

2015-2016 School Year

September

2 Wednesday Teachers, Aides and Houseparents return In-Service Day 8:30 a.m.

3 Thursday Professional Development Day

4 Friday No School for Instructional Staff

7 Monday Labor Day -- School Closed

8 Tuesday First Day of School for Students

24 Thursday Long Weekend begins at end of school day

25 Friday School Closed

28 Monday Students return. Classes resume 9am

October

9 Friday Parents Day - PTA Meeting - Long Weekend begins at end of school day

12 Monday COLUMBUS DAY - No school Students & Instructional Staff

13 Tuesday Students return, classes resume 8:15am

November

5 End of First Quarter Grading Period - Long weekend end of school day

6 Friday - Professional Development Day, No School for Students

9 Monday - Students return. Classes Resume at 9:00am

25 Wednesday - 12pm Dismissal for Students; 1pm Dismissal Instructional Staff

26 Thursday THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY – School Closed

27 Friday School Closed

30 Monday All students return, classes begin at 9am.

December

10 Thursday Holiday Concert – 7:00 p.m. Auditorium Public Invited

17 Thursday Early Childhood Winter Program – 10:00 a.m. Auditorium -Public Invited

22 Tuesday WINTER VACATION begins at the end of school day

2016

January

4 Monday All students return. Classes resume at 9:00 a.m.

15 Friday 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for Students; Professional Development Day in Afternoon for Staff

End of First Semester Grading Period Long weekend begins at end of school day

18 Monday MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY – School Closed

19 Tuesday All students return. Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.

22 Friday End of First Semester Grading Period

February

5 Friday 10 a.m. - Spirit Week Assembly - Auditorium

12 Friday Long weekend begins at end of school day

15 Monday PRESIDENT’S DAY – no school for students & Instructional Staff

16 Tuesday All students return. Classes resume at 8:15 a.m.

March

22 Tuesday Spring Vacation begins at end of school day

29 Tuesday All students return. Classes resume 8:15am

31 Thursday - End of Third Quarter Grading Period

April

1 Friday 12pm Dismissal for Students; Long weekend begins at end of school day

4 Monday Professional Development Day - no school for students

5 Tuesday - Students return. Classes resume at 8:15am

May

6 Friday 7pm-11pm Prom

19 Thursday Spring Concert 7pm

27 Friday Achievement Day 09:00am. Long weekend begins end of school day

30 Monday - Memorial Day School Closed

31 Tuesday All students return. Classes resume 8:15am

June

6 Monday Fun Day for all educational programs

10 Friday Commencement 9:30 a.m. Auditorium

17 Friday 12pm Dismissal for Students, 3:15pm for Staff

Staff; Last day for students & Instructional Staff

*20 Monday Snow Make-Up Day #4

*21 Tuesday Snow Make-Up Day #5

*22 Wednesday Snow Make-Up Day #6

24-26 Weekend Alumni Weekend

July 4 Monday Independence Day Observed – School Closed

July 5 – August 11 Early Childhood Summer Program

Program runs Mondays – Thursdays, 9:00 – 2:00 July 5– August 11 ESY Program -

Program runs Tuesdays – Thursdays, 9:00 – 2:00 TBD Transition Vocational Initiative (TVI) Program * Additional Snow Make-Up days if needed