Calendar

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Approved 2021-2022 School Calendar

  • The Dorchester School District Two Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed 2021-2022 school calendar at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday, March 8, 2021.
     
    The proposed calendar was developed by a calendar committee that included teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents. We appreciate the input provided by employees and parents during this process.

    The following are highlights of the proposed calendar:

    • The first day of school for students would be Monday, August 16th
    • Labor Day Holiday: September 6
    • Thanksgiving Holiday: November 24 through November 26
    • Winter break: December 20 through December 31. Students would return to school on Monday, January 3.
    • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: January 17
    • Presidents Day Holiday: February 21
    • Spring Break: April 11-15
    • Last day for students: May 27
    • Teacher workdays are scheduled in conjunction with the end of each 9-week quarter.
    • Designated make-up days for weather closures: October 22, February 18, March 18
    • State law requires that all school districts schedule 180 instructional days.

    Please note: The major holiday schedules for the 2021-2022 calendar are the same for all surrounding school districts.