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First Day of School is Aug. 5

First Day of School is Aug. 5

 Classes begin at all 10 of the district’s schools on Monday, Aug. 5. However, eighth graders at Alta Loma and Vineyard junior high schools don’t begin classes until Tuesday, Aug. 6.

 The first trimester ends Friday, Nov. 1, followed by the second trimester from Nov. 4-Feb. 21. The final trimester and regular school year run through Wednesday, May 20, for kindergarten through seventh grade. The last day of school for eighth graders is Thursday, May 21, which is the day of eighth grade promotion ceremonies at Vineyard and Alta Loma junior high schools.

 Schools will recognize several holidays and other closures throughout the year, beginning with Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2. There are no classes on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, or during the Thanksgiving week of Nov. 25-29.

 ALSD schools and district offices will be closed for winter break beginning on Friday, Dec. 20, until Monday, Jan. 6.

 Additional closures are Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday on Monday, Feb. 10; and Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 17. Spring recess is March 23-27.

 Classes will not be held Friday, Nov. 1, and Monday, Jan. 27, for staff development days.

 Schools also will observe several modified schedule days for parent-teacher conferences. Check individual school schedules for times and dates.