The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara

School Calendar

Waldorf School of Santa Barbara

2017-18 Official School Calendar

The school office is closed all holidays and recess days

 

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July 4

Independence Day (holiday)—no school

August 21-25

Professional Learning Days—student free days

August 28-September 1, 5

All staff work days—student free days

September 4

Labor Day (holiday)—no school

September 6

Classes begin—first day of Fall Term for grades students; Rose Ceremony

September 7

Classes begin—first day of school for Early Childhood

 October 20

 Professional Learning Day—student free day

October 31-November 3

Parent-Teacher Conferences (early dismissal days)

November 10

Veterans’ Day (holiday)—no school

November 22-24

Thanksgiving (holiday/recess days)—no school

December 21

Last Day of Fall Term

 December 22–January 7

Winter break holiday/recess days—no school (Includes Christmas and New Year’s Day)

 

January 8, 2018

Return to School-First Day of Winter Term

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (holiday)—no school

February 16

Lincoln’s Birthday (holiday)—no school

February 19

Presidents’ Day (holiday)—no school

March 9

Professional Learning Day—student free day

March 12-16

Parent-Teacher Conferences—early dismissal days

March 23, 26-29

Spring break recess days—no school

March 30

Good Friday (holiday)—no school

April 2

Easter (holiday)—no school

April 3

Return to school—first day of spring term

May 4

Professional Learning Day—student free day

May 28

Memorial Day (holiday)—no school

June 6

Classes end—last day of school for students (early dismissal)

June 22 

 Last Faculty Work Day

                                                                                                                    

Student days=166

Teacher days=190

Holidays/Recess days=28 [29 for 12-month staff)

Professional learning days=8

All staff work days=18

Minimum days (early dismissal)=44

 

Board-approved on June 6, 2017

 

2017-18 Events & Festivals

The school office is closed all holidays and recess days

 

July 4

Independence Day (holiday)—no school

August 21-25

Professional Learning Days—student free days

August 28-September 1, 5

All staff work days—student free days

September 4

Labor Day (holiday)—no school

September 6

Classes begin—first day of Fall Term for grades students; Rose Ceremony

September 7

Classes begin—first day of school for Early Childhood

September 9

New Families Welcome Tea – 2 - 3pm

 

 

WSSB Farmers Market Booth – 8:30am - 1pm

September 13

All School Meeting – 5:30-7pm

 

October 6

Michelmas Festival Celebration

October 11

Guest Speaker: Stephen Spitalny – 6:30 - 8pm

October 14

WSSB Farmers Market Booth – 8:30am - 1pm

 

October 20

 

Professional Learning Day—student free day

October 21

Early Childhood Open House – 9 - 10am

October 28

Halloween Journey Faire – 5:30 - 8pm

October 31-November 3

Parent-Teacher Conferences (early dismissal days)

November 10

Veterans’ Day (holiday)—no school

November 11

WSSB Farmers Market Booth – 8:30am - 1pm

November 15

Martinmas “Lantern Walk”

November 18

Early Childhood Open House – 9 - 10:30am

November 22-24

Thanksgiving (holiday/recess days)—no school

December 1

Advent Spiral – 5-7pm

December 2

WSSB Farmers Market Booth – 8:30am - 1pm

December 9

Enchanted Winter Faire – 2 - 6pm

December 20

Winter Performance – 6 - 7:15pm

December 21

Last Day of Fall Term

 

December 22–January 7

Winter break holiday/recess days—no school (Includes Christmas and New Year’s Day)

January 8, 2018

Return to School-First Day of Winter Term

January 13

WSSB Farmers Market Booth – 8:30am - 1pm

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (holiday)—no school

January 20

All School Open House and Guest Speaker – 9:30am - 12pm

February 9

Grandparents and Special Friends Day – 9:30-11:30am

February 16

Lincoln’s Birthday (holiday)—no school

February 19

Presidents’ Day (holiday)—no school

February 24

Early Childhood Open House – 9-10:30am

March 9

Professional Learning Day—student free day

March 12-16

Parent-Teacher Conferences—early dismissal days

March 17

All School Open House and Guest Speaker – 9:30am - 12pm

March 21

Spring Performance – 6-7:15pm

March 23, 26-29

Spring break recess days—no school

March 30

Good Friday (holiday)—no school

April 2

Easter (holiday)—no school

April 3

Return to school—first day of spring term

April 13

Hike-A-Thon 9am-12pm

April 21-22

WSSB Booth at “Earth Day”

April 28

Spring Faire

May 4

Professional Learning Day—student free day

May 8

Teacher Appreciation Day

May 12

WSSB Booth at the Farmers Market – 8:30am - 1pm

May 19

Early Childhood Open House – 9-10:30am

May 26, 27, 28

WSSB at The I Madonnari – Italian Street Painting Festival

May 28

Memorial Day (holiday)—no school

June 6

Classes end—last day of school for students (early dismissal)

 

End of the Year Potluck – 5-7pm

                     June 22

 Last Faculty Work Day