School Year Calendars, Events & Schedules

2018 - 2019 Calendar Highlights

  • Calendars are developed each spring and are approved by the School Board/State of WV in May.

    In the event of school closings due to inclement weather or other emergencies, calendars may be adjusted to ensure the required number of instructional hours. Every effort will be made to communicate calendar adjustments to parents, students and staff as soon as possible.


    School Year End Dates

    Last Day for Students **Friday, May 31, 2019 (Tentative depending on inclement weather.)

    *All dates tentative in the event of inclement weather.


    Grading Periods and Report Card Dates

    Fourth 9 Weeks

    Interims, April 26

    9 Weeks Ends, May 28 (tentative)

    Report Cards Issued, June 7 (tentative)


    Graduation Dates

    Hedgesville High - May 22, 2019

    Martinsburg High - May 21, 2019

    Musselman High - May  23, 2019

    Spring Mills High - May 20, 2019

2018 - 2019 School Holidays

  • Spring Break

    April 15 to 19:  Students return on Tuesday, April 23

    May 27 - Memorial Day


Important Dates to Know

  • Download printable Parent Planner

    *All dates tentative in event of inclement weather.

    January 2019

    January 11-12 County Social Studies Fair-Spring Mills High - Friday evening setup (Snow Date January 25-26)
    January 15 Math Field Day - Elementary Schools (Snow Date January 22)
    January 16 Math Field Day - Middle Schools (Snow Date January 23)
    January 17 Math Field Day - High Schools (Snow Date January 24)
    January 17 History Bowl Scrimmage - Spring Mills High

    February 2019

    February 4-8 National School Counseling Week
    February 5 Interim Reports Issued
    February 6 Golden Horseshoe Essay
    February 9 Robotics Competition Qualifier
    February 11 High School Parent -Teacher Conferences
    February 15 FULL DAY OF INSTRUCTION CD / Faculty Senate and Professional Development - No School for Students

    February 15-16 Science Fair (Friday evening set-up) Spring Mills High School

    February 18 Presidents’ Day - No School (out-of-calendar day)
    February 20 Golden Horseshoe Online Test


    March 1 Regional History Bowl / Dr. Seuss Day / Read Across America
    March 2 State Robotics Competition
    March 4-8 National School Breakfast Week
    March 11 Regional Math Field Day, Tentative, (Snow Date March 13)
    March 12 Senior Regional Science Fair, Potomac State (Snow Date March 14)
    March 16 Regional Social Studies Fair / National History Day Fair (Snow Date 3/30)
    March 29 State Geography Bee


    April TBD State Science Fair
    April 9 Business Education Partnership Leadership Academy Dinner - Holiday Inn

    April 15-19 Spring Break 
    April 15-19  Public School Volunteer Week

    April 22 CD Faculty Senate Day - No School for Students

    April 23 Students Return to School
    April 23 Junior Regional Science Fair, Ranson Civic Center (Snow Date 4/25)
    April 24 Work Exploration Program - Annual Reception - Holiday Inn
    April 25 8th Grade Job Shadowing
    April 26 State Social Studies Fair & National History Day - Charleston WV
    April 27 State Math Field Day, Tentative
    April 30 West Virginia History Bowl State Championship, Charleston WV


    May 3 Golden Horseshoe Ceremony, Charleston, WV
    May 6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week - National Teacher Day is May 7
    May 12-17 International Science Fair, Phoenix, AZ

    *Please confirm dates with your child’s school. Information was accurate as of August 2018.