On Wednesday, 1/24, the Chicago Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 School Year, which will go a long way toward supporting our students, and you - the dedicated team who work so hard to help them succeed.
This calendar contains a wealth of information. You’ll see that our student attendance days – 178 – are evenly distributed across four academic quarters, and that we’ve allocated two days for parent-teacher conferences.
Here are some of the important dates for the next school year:
First Day of School - 9/4/18, Last Day of School - 6/18/19
Academic Quarters - Q1 - 11/1/18, Q2 - 1/31/19, Q3 - 4/4/19, Q4 - 6/18/19
Parent Teacher Conference Days - 11/14/18 (ES), 11/15/18 (HS), 4/10/19 (ES), 4/11/19 (HS)
Winter Vacation - 12/24/18 - 1/4/19,
Spring Vacation - 4/15/18 - 4/19/18
School Improvement Days - 11/2/18, 2/1/19, 4/5/19, 6/19/19
Please note: Veterans Day will be observed on Monday, 11/12/18.
In addition to the attached calendars, you can download the SY 2018-2019 Calendar at cps.edu/calendar. I hope it proves to be a useful resource for you, and as always, I thank you for your continued dedication to the children of Chicago.
Janice K. Jackson, EdD
Chief Executive Officer