School Year Calendar

The regional school year calendar highlights important dates such as the first and last day of school, reporting periods, 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 2016-2017 School Year Calendar (pdf)

 

2016-2017 School Year Calendar

September  

6

Tuesday

Organizational Day (First Day for Teachers)

7

Wednesday

First Day for Students

30

Friday

Regional Shut-Down Day

October  

10

Monday

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

19

Wednesday

Common Early Dismissal

28

Friday

Provincial Conference Day

November

11

Friday

Remembrance Day – Holiday

15

Tuesday

Common Early Dismissal

14-18 Monday-Friday High School Provincial Reporting Period, Reports Sent Home to Parents/Guardians*
21-25 Monday-Friday Elementary Provincial Reporting Period, Reports Sent Home to Parents/Guardians*

High School Parent-Teacher Conferences (Provincial)*

28 Monday Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences (Provincial) Week Begins*
30 Wednesday Regional Shut-Down and We Day

December  

2 Friday Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences (Provincial) Week Ends*

21

Wednesday

Last Teaching Day before Winter Break

January  

3

Tuesday

First Teaching Day after Winter Break

12

Thursday

Common Early Dismissal

24

Tuesday

First Exam Day & Nova Scotia Examination: English 10

25

Wednesday

Nova Scotia Examination: 
Math at Work 10

27

Friday

Last Exam Day for First Semester

30

Monday

High School Marking Day

February  

6-10

Monday-Friday

High School Provincial Reporting Period, Reports Sent Home to Parents/Guardians*

20

Monday

Heritage Day Holiday

March  

13-17

Monday-Friday

Spring Break

27-31

Monday-Friday

Elementary Provincial Reporting Period, Reports Sent Home to Parents/Guaridans*

April  

3-7

Monday-Friday

Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences (Provincial)*

14

Friday

Good Friday Holiday

17 Monday Easter Monday Holiday
18-21 Tuesday-Friday High School Provincial Reporting Period, Reports Sent Home to Parents/Guardians*
24-28 Monday-Friday High School Parent-Teacher Conferences (Provincial)*

May

5 Friday Regional Shut-Down Day
16 Tuesday Common Early Dismissal
22 Monday Victoria Day Holiday

June 

20

Tuesday

First Exam Day & Nova Scotia Examination: English 10 & English 10 Plus

21

Wednesday

Nova Scotia Examination: Math 10 & Math at Work 10 

27

Tuesday

Common Marking Day

28

Wednesday

Common Marking Day

30

Friday

Last Day of School

*Middle Level to follow the reporting schedule appropriate for their school configuration.

 

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