Calendar 2017-2018

approved by ED 06/2016

2017


*01–18 Aug New Teacher Orientation Program
*16-18 Aug All teachers on duty:
* 08:30 – Opening Meetings
* 09:00 – Make-up Exams
18 Aug (Fr) Orientation for new students (Grades 1 – 12)
21 Aug (Mo) School begins:
* 08:00 – Grades 1–7
* 08:52 – Grades 8–10
* 09:45 – Grades 11–12
30 Aug (We) Entrance Class (German) begins
31 Aug (Th) Entrance Class (English) begins
04 Sep (Mo) Labor Day, School Holiday
06 Sep (We) Information Fair
08 Sep (Fr) Entrance Class: “Einschulung” Ceremony, 09:30 am
02 Oct (Mo) School Holiday
03 Oct (Tu) Day of German Unification, School Holiday
10-11 Oct (Tue+Wed)
Parent Conferences for Grades 3 – 6 (no instruction)
* 10. Oct.: Conferences 09:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 20:00
* 11. Oct.: Conferences 09:00 – 15:00
Entrance Class, Grades 1+2 and 7 – 12 have regular instruction
27 Oct (Fr) End of 1st Quarter
**30 Oct – 03 Nov
Fall Vacation (Herbstferien)
06 Nov (Mon) School resumes
07 Nov (Tu) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
13 Nov (Mo) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*16–17 Nov (Th+Fr) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
BERMUN – Berlin Model United Nations Conference
23–24 Nov (Th-Fr) Thanksgiving, School Holiday
20 Dec (We) First Semester ends for Grades 11-12
**21 Dec – 03 Jan Christmas Vacation

2018


04 Jan (Th) School resumes, begin of second semester of grades 11-12
15 Jan (Mo) MLK Day – School Holiday
16–17 Jan (Tu-We)
Parent Conferences for Grades EC – 2
02 Feb (Fr) First Semester ends for Grades EC – 10 (End of 2nd Quarter)
Early Dismissal at 10.35
**05-09 Feb Winter Vacation (Winterferien)
12 Feb (Mo) School resumes
14 Feb (Wed) High School Parent Conferences, 17:00 – 20:30
*15 Feb (Thu) Teacher Workshop, no school for pupils (all grades)
26 Feb (Mo) Parent Conferences: Grades 3 – 6 (Dismissal at 10:35)
**26 Mar-06 Apr Easter Vacation (Osterferien)
09 Apr (We) School resumes
13 Apr (Fr) End of 3rd Quarter Grades 7-10
30 Apr (Mo) School Holiday
01 May (Tu) German Labor Day, School Holiday
10 May (Th) Ascension Day (Himmelfahrt), School Holiday
11 May (Fr) BEAMTENTAG, School Holiday
21 May (Mo) Pentecost, School Holiday
22 May (Tu) School Holiday
28 May (Mo) Memorial Day, School Holiday
22 Jun (Th) Abitur-Feier & Graduation Ceremony
29 Jun (Fr) Second Semester ends, Report Cards, last day of classes
Early dismissal for all students at 10.35
**02 Jul–17 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 2018 Vacation Dates: 02 Jul – 17 Aug (for students)
Classes resume on Monday, 20 August 2018.
All teachers on duty 15-17 Aug 2018 (also make-up exams)
Reminder: No “Hitzefrei” since school year 2005-2006.