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2015-2016 School Calendar

This calendar was developed by the District Calendar Committee, a group of community/business members, parents, teachers, principals, district staff, and representatives from the Classroom Teachers Association (CTA) and OESPA (the Orange Educational Support Professionals Association). There is a five-day Thanksgiving break for students and a two-week winter break. Listed below is the approved 2015-16 school calendar, along with the prioritized list of bad weather days. Click here to download a printer-friendly version.  Click here to see calendars from years past.  

 

Monday-Friday
August 17-21, 2015
Pre planning for teachers (Aug. 19 is a staff development day.)
Monday
August 24, 2015
First day of school for students
Monday
September 7, 2015
Labor Day holiday (Schools and district offices are closed.)
Thursday
October 22, 2015
End of 1st marking period (43 days)
Friday
October 23, 2015
Student holiday/teacher professional day/ teacher non-workday
Monday
October 26, 2015
Student holiday/teacher workday
Tuesday
October 27, 2015
Begin 2nd marking period
Monday-Friday
November 23-27, 2015
Thanksgiving Break
·         Students are out all week.
·         District offices are open Nov. 23-25.
·         Nov. 23-25: Teacher non-workdays
·         Nov. 26-27: Teacher holidays
Two Weeks
December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016
Winter Break (Schools are closed.  District offices are closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1.)
Monday
January 4, 2016
Students return to school
Thursday
January 14, 2016
End of 2nd marking period (43 days)
Friday
January 15, 2016
Student holiday/teacher workday
Monday
January 18, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (Schools and district offices are closed.)
Tuesday
January 19, 2016
Begin 2nd semester/3rd marking period
Monday
February 15, 2016
Presidents Day holiday (Schools are closed. District offices are open.)
Thursday
March 17, 2016
End of 3rd marking period (42 days)
Friday
March 18, 2016
Student holiday/teacher workday
Monday-Friday
March 21-25, 2016
Spring Break (Schools are closed. District offices are open.)
Monday
March 28, 2016
Begin 4th marking period
Monday
May 30, 2016
Memorial Day holiday (Schools and district offices are closed.)
Wednesday
June 8, 2016
End of 4th marking period/last day of school for students (52 days)
Thursday-Friday
June 9-10, 2016
Post planning for teachers

 

First semester: 86 days (43/43)
Second semester: 94 days (42/52)

 

 Prioritized list of bad-weather days

PRIORITY
DATE
CURRENT USE
1
October 23, 2015
Professional Day
2
February 15, 2016
Student/Teacher Holiday
(Presidents Day)
3
November 23, 2015
Thanksgiving Break – Day 1
4
November 24, 2015
Thanksgiving Break – Day 2
5
November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving Break – Day 3
6
March 25, 2016
Spring Break – Day 5
7
March 24, 2016
Spring Break – Day 4
8
March 23, 2016
Spring Break – Day 3
9
March 22, 2016
Spring Break – Day 2
10
March 21, 2016
Spring Break – Day 1