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Seeking input for the 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

January 31, 2017—Each spring school boards are required to establish a school year calendar for the upcoming school year, in accordance with the Education Act and Regulation 304.

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board consults with parents/guardians, students, community members and community partners prior to finalizing the dates.

The draft calendar proposes the following dates (pdf version)

  • First day of school for students: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
  • Christmas Break: Monday, December 25, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018
  • Mid-winter Break: Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Seven professional activity (PA) days:
    • Friday, September 29, 2017
    • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • Friday, November 24, 2017
    • Friday, February 2, 2018
    • Friday, March 2, 2018
    • Friday, May 18, 2018
    • Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Last day of the school year: Friday, June 29, 2018
Statutory Holidays & Ministry of Education Holidays for 2017-2018
Statutory holidaysMinistry of Education School Year Calendar datesProposed dates for the
HPEDSB School Year Calendar
Labour DayMonday, September 4, 2017Same
Thanksgiving DayMonday, October 9, 2017Same
Christmas Break (inclusive)Monday, December 25, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018Same
Family DayMonday, February 19, 2018Same
Mid-winter Break (inclusive)Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16, 2018Same
Good FridayFriday, March 30, 2018Same
Easter MondayMonday, April 2, 2018Same
Victoria DayMonday, May 21, 2018Same

Please provide feedback by sending an email to curriculum.services@hpedsb.on.ca or by calling 613.966.1170 or 1.800.267.4350 by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1.800.267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Last updated: January 31, 2017 at 1:57 pm