Last Updated: 3/26/2021 4:09 PM

2020-2021 K-12 and Preschool School Calendars 

(Board approved January 2020 - includes Open House dates and school start/end times - Open House events subject to change due to COVID-19.)


District Calendar Online - monthly view

2020-2021 School Calendar Dates

September 1 - SMS Virtual Video for 5th Grade will be available on our website and social media
September 2 - SHS Freshmen Orientation - Sessions by last name, Session 1 at 5:00PM, Session 2 at 6:00PM, and Session 3 at 7:00PM; Northwood Intermediate Virtual Open House using Zoom - 3rd grade will receive a time slot 6:00-6:45PM AND 4th grade will receive a time slot 6:45-7:30PM. Parents are encouraged to take part in the virtual open house at Northwood Intermediate.
September 8 - First Day of School Grades K-12
September 8-10 - K-2 Staggered Start: A - Tuesday, B - Wednesday, C - Thursday; Preschool Stay & Play by appointment only
September 10 - Preschool Open House for any family who can't make Stay & Play times throughout the week - 5:30-7:00PM
September 11 - All K-2 Students Attend
September 14 - All Preschool Students Attend
September 28 - No School - Teacher Professional Development 
October 15 - 2-Hr Early Release (NO PM PRESCHOOL) - Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 16 - No School - Parent-Teacher Conferences
CALENDAR CHANGE: November 23-24 - No In-Person or Live Remote Instruction - Teacher Professional Development (students will receive work to do at home)
November 25-27 - No School - Thanksgiving Break
December 21-January 4 - No School - Winter Break
January 18 - No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 11 - 2 Hr Early Release (NO PM PRESCHOOL) - Parent/Teacher Conferences
February 12 - No School - Parent-Teacher Conferences
February 15 - No School - Presidents' Day

March 29-April 2 - No School - No School - Spring Break

May 22 - Graduation
May 25 - Last Day of School
May 27 - Kindergarten Screening (call Emerson or Longfellow to make an appointment)

**Open House events subject to change due to COVID-19.


K-2 Staggered Start


Parents of K-2 primary students should note that your child will start on a staggered schedule. Families will be notified which group your child(ren) will start on - Group A, B, or C. Start dates for the 2020-2021 school year for groups are as follows:


  • Group A - Tuesday, September 8, 2020
  • Group B - Wednesday, September 9, 2020
  • Group C - Thursday, September 10, 2020
  • ALL K-2 students will attend school on Friday, September 11, 2020


More information on the K-2 staggered start dates will be sent in the mail in August. If you have any questions, please contact your school.



**All calendar dates and times are subject to change.**