Parents everywhere are looking at their calendars in shock, mumbling to themselves, “Where did the Summer go?”, but the bright spot in the passage of Summer is the start of yet another school year! Wallingford schools are already gearing up for their first day of school, so let’s get right to the meat of it, shall we?
Here is a listing of important dates in the Wallingford Public schools for the 2012-13 school year:
August 29: Convocation for teachers
August 30 & 31: In service days for teachers
September 3: School closed for Labor Day
September 4: First day of school
October 8: School closed for Columbus Day
November 5 & 6: In service days for teachers, school closed
November 12: School closed for Veteran’s Day
November 21: Shortened day
November 22 & 23: School closed for Thanksgiving holiday
December 24 – January 1: Christmas Break
January 2: In service day for teachers, school closed
January 21: School closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14 & 15: Winter Break (The 14th is a shortened day)
February 18: School closed for President’s Day
March 29: School closed for Good Friday
April 15 – 19: Spring Break
May 24: In service day for teachers, school closed
May 27: School closed for Memorial Day
June 19: Last day of school, shortened day
The first seven days lost due to weather (snow days) will be made up at the end of the year. Any days beyond that will be made up at the end of April vacation period.
There are 189 school days for teachers, 182 for students. For a printable copy of the Wallingford Public School calendar, click here.
Congratulation parents, you made it through another long, hot Summer!