The first day of school in Alamo Heights is August 21. Feel free to mark it on your calendar as one of the most dreaded days of the year for students and teachers — and feel free not to feel guilty about marking it as one of your favorites. The Alamo Heights Independent School District has released its 2017-2018 calendar for public schools.
The calendar includes important dates such as winter and spring vacations, religious holidays, federal holidays, early dismissals and parent-teacher conferences.
Here is the full list of dates to know for this school year:
8/7 – 8/11: New Employee Orientation8/14: Convocation8/14 – 8/16: Staff Development8/17 – 8/18: Teacher Work Day8/21: First Day of School
9/4: No School (Labor Day)
10/9: No School for Students (Staff Development)10/17: First 9 Weeks End10/18: Second 9 Weeks Begin10/24 – 10/25: Early Release (Parent Conferences)10/26: Early Release (Staff Development)
11/20 – 11/21: No School for Students (Staff Development/Trade Days)11/22 – 11/24: No School (Thanksgiving Break)
12/20: Second 9 Weeks End12/21 – 12/29: No School (Winter Break)
1/1 – 1/3: No School (Winter Break)1/4: Third 9 Weeks Begin1/15: No School (MLK Day)
2/19: No School for Students (Staff Development), Inclement Weather Day
3/6 – 3/7: Early Release (Parent Conferences)3/8: Early Release (Staff Development)3/12 – 2/16: No School (Spring Break)3/20: Third 9 Weeks End3/21: Fourth 9 Weeks Begin3/30: No School (Good Friday)
4/27: No School (Battle of Flowers)
5/28: No School (Memorial Day)5/31: Last Day of School, Graduation
6/1: Teacher Work Day, Inclement Weather Day
Ready for the new school year? Check out Patch’s Ultimate Back-to-School Guide for everything from backpacks to notebooks to be sure everyone has what they need.