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Public School Calendar for 2007-2008

June 21, 2007 – The 2007-2008 School Calendar is now available for parents, educators and interested persons. It contains information regarding important public school student and personnel reporting dates, marking period schedules, holidays and observances for the upcoming school year, according to a press release from the V.I. Department of Education.
"The VI Department of Education's public school calendar has been developed to ensure that Virgin Islands students receive a quality education designed to promote their social, emotional, and academic achievement," said Acting Education Commissioner Dr. Lauren Larsen. "A territory-wide calendar is one on which the days of operation are universal to all public school buildings and school-based programs within the territory of the Virgin Islands, including the beginning and ending dates of the school year and all vacation days. However, the individual public school buildings and school-based program hours of operation may vary on the universal days for activities such as staff development and parent-teacher conferences."
She added that the school calendar is self-adjusting to accommodate make-up days necessitated by severe emergencies. No individual public school has the authority to deviate from the school calendar without the express approval of either the district superintendent or the commissioner of education.
The 2007-2008 school year begins with the return of students on Monday, Aug. 27, 2007. Parents and guardians are reminded that at the start of the academic year, announcements related to individual school orientations will be made.
Copies of the school calendar will be available at the Superintendents' offices in each district or you can click on the links below and print them.
Junior High and Middle School Calendar 2007-2008.
Senior High School Calendar 2007-2008 .
2007-2008 PUBLIC SCHOOL CALENDAR
School Based Personnel Schedule (Report Dates) (Departure Dates)
Secretarial/Clerical Personnel…(Aug. 21, 2007 to June 20, 2008)
Kitchen Managers……(Aug. 20, 2007 to June 20, 2008)
Kitchen Workers………(Aug. 21, 2007 to June 20, 2008)
Principals, Assistant Principals, Coordinators Supervisors and Bus Drivers…….(Aug. 21, 2007 to June 16, 2008)
New Teachers……(Aug. 23, 2007 to June 12 [Elem./Jr.] June 13 [Sr.], 2008)
Guidance Counselors and Paraprofessionals………(Aug. 24, 2000 to June 16 [Elem./Jr.] June 17 [Sr.] 2008
Returning Teachers, Registrars, Attendance Counselors, Diagnosticians, Psychologists and School Nurses……….(Aug. 24, 2007 to June 12 [Elem./Jr.] June 13 [Sr.] 2008

Important Dates to Remember

School Opens/Students Return Aug. 27, 2007 (Monday)
LABOR DAY Sept. 3, 2007 (Monday)
PR/VI FRIENDSHIP DAY Oct. 8, 2007 (Monday)
AFT Mini Quest – St. Thomas/St. John Oct. 12, 2007 (Friday)
AFT Mini Quest – St. Croix Oct. 15, 2007 (Monday)
D. HAMILTON JACKSON DAY Nov. 1, 2007 (Thursday)
1st Marking Period Ends Oct. 31 ( Elem./Sr. High)
2nd Marking Period Begins Nov. 2 (Elem./Jr./Sr. High), 2007
VETERANS' DAY Nov. 11, 2007 (Sunday)
STX District Professional Development Day Nov. 16, 2007 (Friday)
STT-STJ District Professional Development Day Nov. 19, 2007 (Monday)
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY Nov. 22-23, 2007
CHRISTMAS VACATION Dec. 24, 2007-Jan. 7, 2008
THREE KINGS' DAY Jan. 6, 2008 (Sunday)
Schools Reopen Jan. 7, 2008 (Monday)
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY OBSERVED Jan. 21, 2008 (Monday)
First Semester/Mid-term Exams Jan. 2008(Jr./Sr. High)
2nd Marking Period Ends Jan. 24 (Elem./Jr./Sr.), 2008
Sr. High Turn-Around Days Jan. 25 and 28, 2008
3rd Marking Period Begins Jan. 25 (Elem./Jr.) Jan. 29 (Sr.), 2008
STX District Professional Development Day Feb. 8, 2008 (Friday)
STT-STJ District Professional Development Day Feb. 11, 2008 (Monday)
PRESIDENTS' DAY Feb. 18, 2008 (Monday)
EASTER VACATION March 20-24, 2008
TRANSFER DAY March 31, 2008 (Monday)
3rd Marking Period Ends April 4 (Elem./Jr.) April 8(Sr.), 2008
4th Marking Period Begins April 7 (Elem./Jr.) April 9 (Sr.), 2008
CARNIVAL BREAK April 23-26, 2008
MEMORIAL DAY May 26, 2008 (Monday)
Second Semester/Final Exams— June (Elem.)(Jr.)(Sr.), 2008
SCHOOL ENDS June 12 (Elem./Jr.) June 13 (Sr.)2008
Junior High and Middle School Calendar 2007-2008.
Senior High School Calendar 2007-2008 .

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