District Calendar

2016-2017 School Year

  • Start and end times for District 118 Schools
  • Monthly Events Calendar
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  • AUGUST 2016

    15 Institute Day - No Student Attendance
    16 Institute Day - No Student Attendance
    17 First Day of Student Attendance
    (Grades 1-12)
    Kindergarten Open House
    18 Kindergarten Classes Begin

    SEPTEMBER 2016
     5 Labor Day - No School

    OCTOBER 2016
    19 Early Dismissal Day* and Parent Conferences
    20 Parent Conferences - No Student Attendance
    21 Non-Attendance Day - No School

    NOVEMBER 2016

    8 Institute Day - No Student Attendance
    23 Non-Attendance Day - No School
    24 Thanksgiving Day - No School
    25 Non-Attendance Day - No School

    DECEMBER 2016
    21 Winter Break Begins Following 
    Regular School Day

    JANUARY 2017
    9 School Resumes
    16 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

    FEBRUARY 2017
    16 Parent Conferences - No Student Attendance
    17 Institute Day - No Student Attendance
    20 Presidents' Day - No School

    MARCH 2017
    24 Spring Break Begins Following 
    Regular School Day

    APRIL 2017
    3 School Resumes
    14 Non-Attendance Day - No School

    MAY 2017
    29 Memorial Day - No School

    JUNE 2017
    5 Last Day of Required Attendance if
    All Five Emergency Days Are Used**

    Note: Students in the Early Childhood and Wee Kids Programs follow
    the Kindergarten calendar
    WHS Freshman Orientation & Schedule Pick-up - - - - - - - -
    WMS/MMS 6th Grade Curriculum Night & Orientation - - - -
    WGS/RCS/CCS K-5 Meet and Greet - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Friday, August 12, 2016 - 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016
    EARLY STUDENT DISMISSAL DAY*
    LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
    EARLY STUDENT DISMISSAL DAY** ***
    Times of Early Student Dismissal to Accommodate Parent Conferences Times of Early Student Dismissal to Accommodate Half-Day Teacher Inservice
    Grades 9-12 12:35 p.m.
    Grades 6-8 1:05 p.m.
    Grades 1-5 2:05 p.m.
    AM Kindergarten 10:50 a.m.
    PM Kindergarten Begins 12:20 p.m. - Dismissal 2:05 p.m.
      M, T, W, or Th Friday
    Grades 9-12 10:20 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
    Grades 6-8 10:50 a.m. 11:50 a.m.
    Grades 1-5 12:05 p.m. 12:35 p.m.
    No school for AM or PM Kindergarten
    WHS 1st Semester Finals - December 19, 20, 21, 2016
    WHS 2nd Semester Finals - TBD
    WHS Graduation Ceremony - Sunday, May 21, 2017, 
    2:30 p.m.
    WMS & MMS Promotion Ceremony - TBD
    QUARTERS FOR GRADES K-8   SEMESTERS FOR GRADES 9-12
    1st - 08/17 - 10/14 = 42 days   1st - 08/17 - 12/21 = 84 days
    2nd -10/17 - 12/21 = 42 days   2nd - 01/09 - 05/26 = 90 days ***
    3rd - 01/09 - 03/17 = 46 days    
    4th - 03/20 - 05/26 = 44 days ***    

    *** Last day of 4th Quarter at Grades K-8 and 2nd Semester at Grades 9-12 if no emergency days are used