Calendar 2019-2020

approved by ED 09/2017

2019


*01–13 Aug New Teacher Orientation Program
*14-16 Aug All teachers on duty:
* 08:30 – Opening Meetings
* 09:00 – Make-up Exams
16 Aug (Fr) Orientation for new students (Grades 1 – 12)
and all 7th graders
19 Aug (Mo) School begins:
* 08:00 – Grades 1–7
* 08:52 – Grades 8–10
* 09:45 – Grades 11–12
28 Aug (We) Entrance Class begins**
02 Sep (Mo) Labor Day, School Holiday
04 Sep (We) Information Fair
06 Sep (Fr) Entrance Class: “Einschulung” Ceremony, 09:30 am
03 Oct (Th) Day of German Unification, School Holiday
04 Oct (Fr) School Holiday
***07 Oct – 18 Oct
Fall Vacation (Herbstferien)
21 Oct (Mo) School resumes
29-30 Oct (Tu+We)
Parent Conferences for Grades 3 – 6 (no instruction)
* 29 Oct.: Conferences 09:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 20:00
* 30 Oct.: Conferences 09:00 – 15:00
Entrance Class, Grades 1+2 and 7 – 12 have regular instruction
05 Nov (Tue) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
08 Nov (Fr) End of 1st Quarter
11 Nov (Mo) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*21–22 Nov (Th+Fr) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
BERMUN – Berlin Model United Nations Conference
28–29 Nov (Th-Fr) Thanksgiving, School Holiday
20 Dec (Fr) First Semester ends for Grades 11-12
***23 Dec – 03 Jan Christmas Vacation

2020


06 Jan (Mo) School resumes, begin of second semester of grades 11-12
20 Jan (Mo) Martin Luther King Day, School Holiday
21–22 Jan (Tu-We)
Parent Conferences for Grades EC – 2
Grades 3-6 and 7-12 have regular instruction
31 Jan (Fr) First Semester ends for Grades EC – 10 (End of 2nd Quarter)
Early Dismissal at 10.35
***03-07 Feb Winter Vacation (Winterferien)
10 Feb (Mo) School resumes
19 Feb (Wed) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*20 Feb (Thu) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
02 Mar (Mo) Parent Conferences for grades 3-6 (early dismissal at 10.35h)
03 Apr (Fr) End of 3rd Quarter Grades 7-10
***06-17 Apr Easter Vacation (Osterferien)
20 Apr (Mo) School resumes
01 May (Fr) German Labor Day, School Holiday
21 May (Th) Ascension Day (Himmelfahrt), School Holiday
22 May (Fr) Beamtentag, School Holiday
25 May (Mo) Memorial Day, School Holiday
01 June (Mo) Pentecost, School Holiday
25 Jun (Th) Abitur-Feier & Graduation Ceremony
01 Jul (We) Second Semester ends, Report Cards, last day of classes
Early dismissal for all students at 10.35
04 Jul (Sa) Independence day
***02 Jul–14 Aug Summer Vacation (Sommerferien)

*: Teachers on duty, no instruction / Lehrer anwesend, kein Unterricht.
**: Please refer to Entrance Class start of school schedule for English and German Mother Tongue speakers
***: First day of vacation / Erster Ferientag
Early dismissal on last school day before winter vacation and summer vacation, when students get report cards, is as follows:
Am letzten Schultag vor den Winterferien und den Sommerferien, wenn die Schüler Zeugnisse bekommen, ist Schulschluss wie folgt:
10:35 A.M. – All Grades (Entrance Class – Grade 12)

Summer 2020 Vacation Dates: 02 Jul – 14 Aug (for students)
Classes resume on Monday, 17 August 2020
All teachers on duty 12-14 Aug 2020 (also make-up exams)
Reminder: No “Hitzefrei” since school year 2005-2006.

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