Introduction

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is seeking feedback from stakeholders regarding the school calendar. Results from this survey will be presented to the EIPS Board of Trustees for consideration in determining the 2018-19 school calendar.

Please note the following regarding the school calendar:
  • the school calendar currently has 181 instructional days;
  • for junior high and senior high schools, Semester I and II should have a balanced number of instructional days (90/91 or 91/90);
  • Alberta Education’s Diploma Exam Schedule dictates when semesters end and in turn, when the school year concludes; 
  • in the 2018-19 school year, Semester I ends on Jan. 30, 2019 and Semester II ends June 27, 2019; and
  • to ensure sufficient instructional days in Semester I and also schedule a November Fall Break, students would have to return to school before Labour Day Weekend.

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