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2018-19 Calendar Approved

The WDMCS Board of Education approved a calendar for the 2018-19 school year at its Dec. 11 meeting, setting Thursday, Aug. 23, as the first day of school.

Here are the highlights:

  • First Student Day: Thursday, Aug. 23
  • No School for Students (Inservice/Work Day): Oct. 8
  • End of First Trimester: Nov. 16 (60 Days)
  • No School for Students and Staff (Flex Day): Nov. 21
  • Winter Break: Dec. 24-Jan. 1
  • Classes Resume: Jan. 2
  • End of First Semester: Friday, Jan. 11 (90 days)
  • No School for Students (Inservice/Work Day): Jan. 14
  • No School for Students (Inservice/Work Day): Jan. 21
  • No School for Students (Inservice/Work Day): Feb. 18
  • End of Second Trimester: Feb. 27 (60 Days)
  • No School for Students and Staff (Flex Day): March 15
  • Spring Break: March 18-22
  • No School for Students (Inservice/Work Day): April 26
  • Last Student Day: Friday, May 31 (89 days)—early dismissal

Board member Liz Cox said during discussion that the Seniors Come Home date should be reviewed to alleviate as many athletic and activity conflicts as possible. Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Carol Seid, Ed.D., said the district would thoughtfully and collaboratively choose the 2018-19 Seniors Come Home date to make sure the opportunity would be available to as many senior students as possible.

View the Full Calendar

The 2018-19 Calendar at a Glance will be available on the district website soon.