Approved: Saucon Valley School Calendar for 2016-2017

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The Saucon Valley School Board approved the following calendar for the 2016-2017 school year at its meeting Tuesday night. The first day of school for students will be Monday, Aug. 29.

  • Induction Days for All New Teachers – Monday, Aug. 22 and Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016
  • First Day for Teachers – Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016calendar-925109_1280
  • In-Service Days for Teachers – Thursday, Aug. 25 and Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
  • First Day for Students – Monday, August 29, 2016
  • Closed for Labor Day Holiday – Friday, Sept. 2 and Monday, Sept. 5, 2016
  • In-Service Day for Teachers (Students Off) – Monday, Oct. 10, 2016
  • Early Dismissal for All Students – Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
  • In-Service Day for Teachers (Students Off) – Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
  • Early Dismissal for All Students – Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
  • Early Dismissal for All Students – Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016
  • Early Dismissal for All Students and Teachers – Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016
  • Schools Closed for Thanksgiving Vacation – Thursday, Nov. 24, Friday, Nov. 25 and Monday, Nov. 28, 2016
  • Early Dismissal for All Students and Teachers (Last Day of School Before Holiday Vacation) – Friday, Dec. 23, 2016
  • Schools Reopen – Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017
  • Schools Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
  • In-Service Day for Teachers (Students Off) – Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
  • Schools Closed for Presidents’ Day – Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
  • Early Dismissal for All Students – Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Schools Closed for Easter Vacation – Thursday, April 13, Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17, 2017
  • Schools Closed for Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Early Dismissal for All Students – Wednesday, June 7, 2017
  • Last Day for Students (Early Dismissal) –  Thursday, June 8, 2017
  • Last Day for Teachers – Friday, June 9, 2017

TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS OF INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS – 184

TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS FOR TEACHERS – 191

Four extra student days are built into the 2016-2017 calendar. If additional make-up days for students are necessary due to inclement weather or other emergency situations, the days may be made up during the year or added to the end of the school year. According to Section 1502, Saucon Valley’s Designated Official Holidays are Nov. 24, 2016; April 13, 2017; April 14, 2017; April 17, 2017; and May 29, 2017. This calendar is subject to change at the discretion of the Saucon Valley Board of School Directors.

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