Calendar 2016-2017

approved by ED 06/2015

2016


*01–17 Aug New Teacher Orientation Program
*17-19 Aug All teachers on duty:
* 08:30 – Opening Meetings
* 09:00 – Make-up Exams
19 Aug (Fr) Orientation for new students (Grades 1 – 12)
22 Aug (Mo) School begins:
* 08:00 – Grades 1–7
* 08:52 – Grades 8–10
* 09:45 – Grades 11–12
31 Aug (We) Entrance Class (German) begins
01 Sep (Th) Entrance Class (English) begins
05 Sep (Mo) Labor Day, School Holiday
07 Sep (We) Information Fair
09 Sep (Fr) Entrance Class: “Einschulung” Ceremony, 09:30 am
03 Oct (Mo) Day of German Unification, School Holiday
**17-28 Oct Fall Vacation (Herbstferien)
31 Oct (Mon) School resumes
1-2 Nov (Tue+Wed)
Parent Conferences for Grades 3 – 6 (no instruction)
* 1. Nov.: Conferences 09:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 20:00
* 2. Nov.: Conferences 09:00 – 15:00
Entrance Class, Grades 1+2 and 7 – 12 have regular instruction
04 Nov (Fr) End of 1st Quarter
08 Nov (Tu) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
14 Nov (Mo) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*17–18 Nov (Th+Fr) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
BERMUN – Berlin Model United Nations Conference
24–25 Nov (Th-Fr) Thanksgiving, School Holiday
22 Dec (Th) First Semester ends for Grades 11-12
**23 Dec – 06 Jan Christmas Vacation

2017


09 Jan (Mo) School resumes, begin of second semester of grades 11-12
17–18 Jan (Tu-We)
Parent Conferences for Grades EC – 2
27 Jan (Fr) First Semester ends for Grades EC – 10 (End of 2nd Quarter)
Early Dismissal at 10.35
**30 Jan-03 Feb Winter Vacation (Winterferien)
06 Feb (Mo) School resumes
15 Feb (Wed) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*16 Feb (Thu) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
20 Feb (Mo) President’s Day, School Holiday
27 Feb (Mo) Parent Conferences: Grades 3 – 6 (Dismissal at 10:35)
07 Apr (Fr) End of 3rd Quarter Grades 7-10
**10-18 Apr Easter Vacation (Osterferien)
19 Apr (We) School resumes
01 May (Mo) German Labor Day, School Holiday
25 May (Th) Ascension Day (Himmelfahrt), School Holiday
26 May (Fr) School Holiday
29 May (Mo) Memorial Day, School Holiday
05 Jun (Mo) Pentecost, School Holiday
22 Jun (Th) Abitur-Feier & Graduation Ceremony
30 Jun (Fr) Second Semester ends, Report Cards, last day of classes
Early dismissal for all students at 10.35
04 Jul (Tu) Independence Day
**03 Jul–20 Aug Summer Vacation (Sommerferien)

*: Teachers on duty, no instruction / Lehrer anwesend, kein Unterricht.
**: 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 2017 Vacation Dates: 03 Jul – 18 Aug (for students)
Classes resume on Monday, 21 August 2017.
All teachers on duty 16-18 Aug 2017 (also make-up exams)
Reminder: No “Hitzefrei” since school year 2005-2006.