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 Start and End Dates
First Day for Students (K-12) Monday, August 20, 2018
Last Day for Students **Friday, May 24, 2019 (Tentative depending on inclement weather.)
*All dates tentative in the event of inclement weather.
Student and Parent Orientation Dates
Primary Schools: Friday, August 17, 12:00-5:30 p.m.
Intermediate Schools: Thursday, August 16, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Middle Schools: Thursday, August 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
High Schools: Wednesday, August 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Primary Schools: Monday, October 29 & Tuesday, January 8
Intermediate Schools: Tuesday, October 30 & Wednesday, January 9
Middle Schools: Thursday, November 1 & Thursday, January 10
High Schools: Tuesday, September 25 & Monday, February 11
Grading Periods and Report Card Dates
First 9 Weeks
Interims, September 18
9 Weeks Ends, October 17
Report Cards, Issued October 23
Second 9 Weeks
Interims, November 20
9 Weeks Ends, December 21
Report Cards Issued, January 4
Third 9 Weeks
Interims, February 5
9 Weeks Ends, March 13
Report Cards Issued, March 19
Fourth 9 Weeks
Interims, April 12
9 Weeks Ends, May 28 (tentative)
Report Cards Issued, June 7 (tentative)
2018 - 2019 School Holidays
September 3 - Labor Day
November 6 - Election Day
November 12 - Veterans’ Day
November 21 to 25: Students return on Monday, November 26
November 22 - Thanksgiving
December 22 to January 1: Students return on Wednesday, January 2
December 25 - Christmas
January 1 - New Year’s Day
January 21 - Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
April 15 to 19: Students return on Tuesday, April 23
May 27 - Memorial Day
2018 Baccalaureate Services
Baccalaureate Services will be held May 20, 2018, at Hedgesville High at 3 p.m.