Important Dates

The following is a list of important dates for students and families of the Menands School District:

  • September Testing Dates
    • Sept. 11 to 26: Grades K-8 NWEA Testing
    • Sept. 11 to 26: Grades K-2 Literacy Assessment
  • Sept. 3: Labor Day
  • Sept. 4: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Sept. 5: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Sept. 6: First Day of Classes
  • Sept. 10: Rosh Hashanah, no school
  • Sept. 11: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m./ First Trimester clubs/sports begin
  • Sept. 19: Yom Kippur, no school
  • Oct. 8: Columbus Day, no school
  • Oct. 9: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 24: Grade 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • November Testing Dates
    • Nov. 19 to 21, 26 to 30: Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assessment
  • Nov. 4: Daylight Savings Time Ends
  • Nov. 6: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Nov. 12: Veterans Day (observed)
  • Nov. 13: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 20: Grade 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • Nov. 21: Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday, no school
  • Dec. 10: Second Trimester clubs/sports begin
  • Dec. 12: Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m./ Grade K-5 Report Cards mailed
  • Dec. 24 to Jan. 1: Holiday Recess, no school
  • January Testing Dates
    • Jan. 22 to Feb. 1: Grade K-8 NWEA Testing
  • Jan. 2: Classes Resume
  • Jan. 7: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no school
  • Jan. 30: Grade 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • Feb. 1: Grades 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • Feb. 11: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 18 to Feb. 22: Winter Recess, no school
  • March Testing Dates
    • March 4 to 15: Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assessment
  • March 8: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports Mailed Home
  • March 11: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • March 18: Third Trimester clubs/sports begin
  • March 22: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • March 25: Grade K-5 Report Cards mailed
  • March 28: Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • April Testing Dates
    • April 8 to May 17: NYS English as a New Language Listening, Reading & Writing
  • April 2-3: Grade 3-8 NYS ELA Exam
  • April 12: Grades 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • April 17: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 19: Good Friday, no school
  • April 21: Easter Sunday
  • April 22-26: Spring Recess, no school
  • May Testing Dates
    • May 6-17: NYS English as a New Language Listening, Reading & Writing
    • May 1-2: NYS Math Exam Grades 3-8
    • May 22: NYS Grade 8 Science Performance Test
    • May 29: NYS Grade 4 Science Performance Test
  • May 9: Grades 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • May 13: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • May 17: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports mailed
  • May 21: School Budget Vote & Elections, Noon to 8 p.m.
  • May 24-27: Memorial Day Holiday, no school
  • June Testing Dates
    • June 3-14: Grade K-8 NWEA Testing
    • June 3-14: Fountas & Pinnell Testing
    • June 3: Grade 4 & 8 NYS Science Written Test
    • June 19: Algebra 1 Regents Exam (p.m.)
    • June 20: Earth Science Regents (p.m.)
  • June 10: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 24: Superintendent’s Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • June 25: Superintendent’s Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • June 26: Last Day of Classes, 10:45 a.m. early release/ Grade 8 Graduation at 6:30 p.m.
  • July 8: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • August 12: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.