2019-20 Important Dates

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

  • Sept. 3: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Sept. 4: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Sept. 5: First Day of Classes
  • Sept. 9: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 16: First Trimester begins
  • Oct. 9: Yom Kippur, no school
  • Oct. 10: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports mailed
  • Oct. 14: Columbus Day, no school
  • Oct. 15: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 22: School Picture Day
  • Oct. 23: Grades 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • Oct. 28-Nov. 1: Red Ribbon Week
  • Nov. 3: Daylight Savings Time Ends
  • Nov. 5: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day, no school
  • Nov 12-19, Testing:
    • K-8, Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment
    • K-2, Literary Assessment
  • Nov. 12: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15: Grade 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • Nov. 21: Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • Nov. 27-29: Thanksgiving Holiday, no school
  • Dec 3: School Picture make-ups
  • Dec. 9: Second Trimester clubs/sports begin
  • Dec. 9: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 12:¬†Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m./ Grade K-5 Report Cards mailed
  • Dec. 19: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports mailed
  • Dec. 23 to Jan. 3: Holiday Recess, no school
  • Jan. 6: Classes Resume
  • Jan. 13: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school
  • Jan. 21-31: Grade K-8 NWEA Testing
  • Jan. 30: Grade 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • Feb. 6: Grades 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • Feb. 10: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 17 to Feb. 21: Winter Recess, no school
  • March 2-13: Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assessment
  • March 8: Daylight Savings Time begins
  • March 9: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • March 12: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports Mailed Home
  • March 20: Superintendent’s Conference Day, no school
  • March 20: Drama Club production, 6 p.m.
  • March 21: Drama Club production, 2:30 p.m.
  • March 23: Third Trimester clubs/sports begin
  • March 25-26: Grade 3-8 NYS ELA Exam
  • March 27: Grade K-5 Report Cards mailed
  • April 1: Parent-Teacher Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • April 10: Good Friday, no school
  • April 13-17: Spring Break, no school
  • April 20 to May 15: NYSESLAT Speaking Test
  • April 22: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 24: Grades 6-8 Report Cards mailed
  • May 4-15: NYSESLAT Listening, Reading and Writing Test
  • May 11: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • May 12: Grades 3-5 Progress Reports mailed
  • May 19: School Budget Vote & Elections, Noon to 8 p.m.
  • May 20: NYS Grade 8 Science Performance Test
  • May 22: Grades 6-8 Progress Reports mailed
  • May 23-25: Memorial Day Holiday, no school
  • May 27: Grade 4 Science Performance Test
  • June 1: Grades 4 and 8 NYS Science Written Test
  • June 8: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 23: Kindergarten Moving Up, 10 a.m.
  • June 23: Superintendent’s Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • June 24: Superintendent’s Conference Day, early release at 11:20 a.m.
  • June 25: Last Day of Classes, 10:45 a.m. early release/ Grade 8 Graduation at 6:30 p.m.
  • July 13: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • August 10: Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m.