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									                   2007-2008 BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR
            (District calendars are subject to revision by the Brandywine Board of Education)



July:               2-3, 5-19        DSTP Summer School
                    2-3, 5-19        High School Summer School
                    4                Independence Day (Schools, Offices Closed)
                    10-12, 16-19     Grade 10 DSTP Retests
                    16-17            Grade 8 DSTP Math
                    18-19            Grades 3, 5, 8 DSTP Reading
                    19               DSTP Summer School Ends
                    19               High School Summer School Ends

August:            21-24              Teacher Professional Development (Schools Closed, Offices Open)
                   27                 First Student Day, Grades 1-6; Kindergarten Orientation Day
                                      Middle Schools and High Schools have staggered starts by grade level:
                                                        Aug. 27          Aug. 28            Aug. 29
                                               HMS 8th Grade             7th Grade          All Grades
                                               SMS      8th Grade        7th Grade          All Grades
                                               TMS      8th Grade        7th Grade          All Grades
                                               BHS      9th Grade        10th-12th Grades All Grades
                                               CHS      9th Grade        10th - 12th Grades All Grades
                                               MPHS 9th Grade            10th-12th Grades All Grades
                    28                Regular Kindergarten Schedule Starts
                    31                Labor Day Holiday (Schools Closed, Offices Open)

September           3                 Labor Day (Schools and Offices Closed)
                    13-14             Rosh Hashanah
                    22                Yom Kippur
                    28                Interim Report Period Ends (7-12)

October             9                 Interim Report Period Ends (K-6)
                    12                 State Professional Development Day (Schools Closed, Offices Open)
                    15-16             Elementary DSTP Science Test, Grades 4 & 6
                    18-19             Elementary DSTP Social Studies Test, Grades 4 & 6
                    16-18, 22-25      Grade 10 DSTP Retest (Reading, Writing, and Mathematics)
                    31                End of First Marking Period (7-12)

November            1                K-8 Parent Conferences (K-8 schools closed, 9-12 Open)
                    2                K-6 Parent Conferences, 7-12 Staff Professional Day (Schools closed K-12)
                    5                Professional Development Day (Schools closed, Offices Open)
                    20               End of First Marking Period (K-6)
                    21               K-6 Staff Professional Day (K-6 Schools Closed, 7-12 Schools Open)
                    22-23            Thanksgiving Vacation (Schools and Offices Closed)

December            12                Interim Report Period Ends (7-12)
                    21                Professional Development Day (Schools Closed, Offices Open)
                    24-31             Winter Vacation (Schools Closed, Offices Open Except Dec. 24, 25, 26)

January             1                 New Year’s Day (Schools and Offices Closed)
                    2                 School Reopens
                    11                Interim Report Period Ends (K-6)
                    14-17             Semester Exams (9-12). Half-Day Early Dismissals Grades 9-12
                    17                End of Second Marking Period (7-12)
                    18                Grades 7-8 Staff Professional Day (Schools Closed 7-8, Open K-6, 9-12)
                    21                Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Schools and Offices Closed)
                    22                Professional Development Day (Schools Closed, Offices Open)
February                 15               Interim Report Period Ends (7-12)
                         18               Presidents Day (Schools and Offices Closed)
                         27               End of Second Marking Period (K-6)
                         28               K-6 Staff Professional Day (Schools Closed K-6, Open 7-12)
                         29               K-8 Parent Conferences (Schools closed K-8, Open 9-12)

March                    5-6              DSTP Mathematics Assessment, Grades 2-10 + Grade 10 Retest
                         10-11            DSTP Reading Assessment, Grades 2-10 + Grade 10 Retest
                         13-14            DSTP Writing Assessment, Grades 2-10 + Grade 10 Retest
                         7, 12, 17-19     DSTP Assessment Make-up, Grades 2-10 + Grade 10 Retest
                         20               End of Third Marking Period (7-12)
                         21-28            Spring Break (Schools Closed, Offices Open Except on 21st)
                         31               Grades 7-12 Staff Professional Day (Schools Closed 7-12)

April                    15               Interim Report Period Ends (K-6)
                         24               K-6 Parent Conferences (Schools Closed K-6, Open 7-12)
                         25               Professional Development Day (Schools Closed, Offices Open)

May                      5                Interim Report Period Ends (7-12)
                         20-21            DSTP Science & Social Studies, Grades 8, 11 & Grade 11 Retest
                         20-23            Senior Final Exams
                         26               Memorial Day (Schools and Offices Closed)
                         27               K-6 Staff Professional Day (Schools Closed K-6, Open 7-12)
                         29, 30           Final Exams Grades 7-11 (Half-Days for Students)


June                     1                High School Graduation
                         2                Final Student Day (Full Day Attendance for Grades K-6)
                         2                Final Exams Grades 7-11 (Half-Days for Students)
                         3                Final Exam Make-up Day Only
                         3, 4, 5          Professional Development Days (Offices Open)
                         5                Last Day for Teachers
                         17-18            Summer School Teacher Prep Days
                         19               DSTP and High School Summer School Starts


Please note the following for your information:

        September 13, 2007:               Ramadan begins
        October 13, 2007:                 Ramadan ends
        December 5-12, 2007:              Hanukkah
        December 25, 2007:                Christmas
        December 26 – January 1, 2008:    Kwanzaa
        March 21, 2008:                   Good Friday
        March 23, 2008:                   Easter

								
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