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DALTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SCHOOL CALENDAR

2017-2018

Beginning June 1, 2017

Pre-registration for All New Students – DPS Enrollment Center

101 N. Thornton Ave., (706) 876-4000

Monday - Wednesday, July 31- Aug. 2

Professional Learning Days

Wednesday, August 2

School Orientations: Middle School - Morning; Elementary - Afternoon

Thursday, August 3

First Day of School

Monday, September 4

Labor Day Holiday

Friday, October 6

Student Holiday/Staff Professional Learning Day

Monday, October 9

Staff & Student Holiday

Monday - Friday, November 20-24

Thanksgiving Holidays

Friday, December 15

Early Dismissal for Students

Winter Holiday Begins for Staff & Students

End First Semester (89 days)

Tuesday, January 2

Student Holiday/Staff Work Day

Wednesday, January 3

Classes Resume for Students after Winter Holidays

Monday, January 15

Staff & Student Holiday

Thursday-Friday, February 15-16

Student Holiday/Staff Professional Learning Days

Monday-Tuesday, February 19-20

Mid-Winter Holiday

Friday, March 30

Staff & Student Holiday

Monday - Friday, April 2 - 6

Spring Holidays

Thursday, May 24

**Last Student Day of School; Early Dismissal for Students

**End Second Semester (91 days)


Friday, May 25

*School Make-Up Day

Staff Professional Learning Day

**High School Graduations

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday-Wednesday, May 29-30

Staff Professional Learning Days

Thursday-Friday, May 31-June 1

Staff Professional Learning Days Make-Up Day


1ST SEMESTER - 89 DAYS

2ND SEMESTER - 91 DAYS

* School Make-Up Days will be used as school days in the event days are missed due to weather/emergencies. Otherwise, these days will be student/staff holidays.

** Graduation date and the last day of school can be affected by make-up days

Elementary Schools

Nine Weeks Grading Periods End / Report Card Dates

Thursday, October 5 ............... Friday, October 13

Friday, December 15 ................Friday, January 5

Wednesday, March 14 ......................Wednesday, March 21

Thursday, May 24 ....................Thursday, May 24


Dalton Middle, Dalton High, and MIHS

Semester Ends /Semester Report Cards

Friday, December 15 ........................Friday, January 5

Thursday, May 24 .......................Wednesday, May 30


Dalton High and MIHS

Six Weeks Periods End /Progress Reports Issued

Thursday, September 14 ..........................Thursday, September 21

Friday, October 27 .............................Friday, November 3

Wednesday, February 14 ........................Friday, February 23

Friday, April 13 .................................Friday, April 20


Dalton Middle

Nine Weeks Grading Periods End /Progress Reports Issued

Thursday, October 5 .....................Friday, October 13

Wednesday, March 14......................... Wednesday, March 21


Early Dismissal for ALL Students/Professional Learning

Friday, December 15

Thursday, May 24