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School Year Calendar

The 2015-2016 School Year Calendar for the Limestone District School Board has now received Ministry of Education approval. The school year will consist of 194 days of which six will be Professional Activity Days. Please note that the school year and classes for students start on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The last day of school for students will be on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

An additional PA day has been added to the current school year. The new PA day will be Monday, February 29, 2016. This additional PA day is part of the new provincial collective agreements with elementary and secondary teachers.

The LDSB is seeking feedback about the 2016-2017 School Year Calendar. Your input is important to us and we appreciate your time in submitting your feedback and comments. It would be appreciated if families would please take a moment to respond to several questions through the online survey  The survey needs to be completed by Friday, February 5, 2016. If families would like a paper version of the survey, please contact your school to send a copy home.

2015-2016 School Holidays & Professional Activity Days (Elementary and Secondary)
There is no school on any of the dates below.
PA Day
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Board Holiday
Friday, September 4, 2015
PA Day
Friday, September 25, 2015
Thanksgiving Day
Monday, October 12, 2015
PA Day
Friday, November 13, 2015
December Break
Monday, December 21, 2015 - Friday, January 1, 2016 (inclusive)
PA Day
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Family Day
Monday, February 15, 2016
PA Day
Monday, February 29, 2016
Mid-Winter Break
Monday, March 14 to Friday - March 18, 2016 (inclusive)
Good Friday
Friday, March 25, 2016
Easter Monday
Monday, March 28, 2016
PA Day
Friday, May 20, 2016
Victoria Day
Monday, May 23, 2016
PA Day
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board received and approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar at its regular Board meeting March 11, 2015. The calendar has been approved Ministry of Education as is required by regulation.

The approved school year calendar will see all students starting class on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, after the Labour Day Holiday on Monday, September 7.

Notable details of the proposed 2015-2016 School Year Calendar are:  

•The school year starts with a PA day on Thursday, September 3,

•Friday, September 4 will be a Board Holiday (non-instructional day)

•First day of classes for all students will be Tuesday, September 8

•There will be 6 PA days in total (Sept. 3rd, Sept. 25, Nov. 13th, Feb. 4, Feb. 29, May 20, June 30) Effective immediately there will now be 7 PA days in total.

•Secondary school exam period Semester 1: January 27 - 29 & February 1 - 2, 2016

•Secondary school exam period Semester 2: June 22 - 24 & June 27-28, 2016

•December Break - December 21, 2015 - January 1, 2016 (classes resume Monday, January 4, 2016)

•Mid-winter Break March 14 - 18, 2016

•The last day of school is June 29, 2016

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