Families who are making plans for the next school year in the Foothills School Division can now check out the calendar for 2019 - 2020.

Manager of Communications Candace Denison says the Board of Trustees approved the calendar at a recent meeting.

"So we are happy to say that the first day of school is after Labour day, it is going to be Tuesday, September 3rd," said Denison. "And the last day of school is going to be Friday, June 26th, 2020."

For the Chrsitmas holidays students will be dismissed early on December 20th, they will be off on December 23rd and return on January 3rd.

"As for the Easter break that is going to be a half-day dismissal on the Thursday, April 9th and they are going to be off on that Friday and as well all the follwing week, returning to school on April 20th."

There are a total of 8 professional development days for all the students and two extras for elementary kids for a total of 10.

"We try and obviously keep them on Fridays and whenever possible we do team them up with a long-weekend."

For example on October 11th it's a PD day and the 14th is a satutory hoilday which gives families a four-day weekend if they need to travel.

For the complete calendar go to the Foothills School Division Website.


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