Boston Public Schools

CALENDAR
2007–2008
August 21–23 ......................................New Teacher Institute:
First-year teachers report
n September 3 ........................................... Labor Day: No school
n September 4–5 ..........................All teachers and paras report
p September 6 ...........................Students in grades 1-12 report,
including grade 1 in ELCs and EECs:
Full day of school
u September 10 ........................... Kindergarten students report,
including EECs and ELCs
l September 11 ............................................... Students in SPED
Early Childhood programs report
n October 8 ..........................................Columbus Day: No school
n November 12 ..................................... Veterans’ Day: No school

n November 21 .....................Early release for students and staff
n November 22–23 ...................Thanksgiving Recess: No school
n December 24–January 1................... Winter Recess: No school
n January 2 ..................Professional Day: No school for students
January 3 ......................................Students return from recess
n January 21 ...................................M. L. King Jr. Day: No school
n February 18 .................................... Presidents’ Day: No school
n February 19–22 .............................February Recess: No school
February 25 ..................................Students return from recess
n March 17 ........................................ Evacuation Day: No school
n March 21 ............................................. Good Friday: No school
n April 21 ................................................Patriots’ Day: No school
n April 22–25 .......................................Spring Recess: No school
April 28 .........................................Students return from recess
n May 26.............................................. Memorial Day: No school
≠ June 5 (or day 170) ....................................Last day for seniors
n June 17 ...........................................Bunker Hill Day: No school
n June 19 (or day 179) .........................Early release for students
q June 20 (or day 180) ................................... Last day of school:
Early release for students

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MAY 2008

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Observance of Jewish and
Islamic holidays begins at
sundown of the preceding day.

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Mar. 21 .................. Good Friday
Mar. 23 ............................Easter
Apr. 20 ............ Passover begins
Apr. 27 ............Orthodox Easter
May 11 .................Mother’s Day
June 15 ................. Father’s Day

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Sept. 13* .......... Ramadan begins
Sept. 13–14 ....... Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 22.....................Yom Kippur
Oct. 13*........................Eid al-Fitr
Nov. 22 ...................Thanksgiving
Dec. 5–12 ...................Hanukkah
Dec. 20* ....................Eid al-Adha
Dec. 25 ................. Christmas Day
Dec. 26–Jan. 1 ..............Kwanzaa
Jan. 1 .................. New Year’s Day
Jan. 6 .................Three Kings Day
Feb. 7 .............. Chinese New Year

JANUARY 2008
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NOVEMBER 2007

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w All BPS offices and Family Resource Centers closed.

OCTOBER 2007
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Ñ June 20 is the 180th school day, if no days are lost due to
cancellations.
Ñ June 27 is the 185th day required for calendar purposes.
Ñ No graduation program should be scheduled before
June 5, 2008.

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AUGUST 2008

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ÑExtenuating circumstances and/or inclement weather may necessitate changes to the calendar during the year. Visit www.bostonpublicschools.org for current information.
Produced by the Boston Public Schools Communications Office 2/5/07

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