Board approves 2017-18 school calendar

The Herkimer Central School Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at its May 8 meeting. The schedule is subject to change. Click here to download a printable version of the calendar.

Holidays, early dismissals and exams

  • Sept. 4: Labor Day
  • Sept. 5: Superintendent’s Conference Day
  • Sept. 6: Classes Begin
  • Sept. 22: Professional Development (early dismissal)
  • Oct. 9: Columbus Day
  • Oct. 16: Superintendent’s Conference Day
  • Nov. 10: Veterans Day (observed)
  • Nov. 16-17: Parent-Teacher conference – half-day for Herkimer Elementary School only
  • Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving Recess
  • Dec. 25-Jan. 1: Winter Recess
  • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Day
  • Jan. 22-25: Regents Examinations
  • Feb. 12: Professional Development (early dismissal)
  • Feb. 19-23: Mid-Winter Recess
  • March 16: Superintendent’s Conference Day
  • March 30: Good Friday
  • April 11-13: 3-8 ELA / Math Assessments
  • April 23-27: Spring Recess
  • May 1-3: 3-8 ELA / Math Assessments
  • May 28: Memorial Day
  • June 4: Grades 4 and 8 NYS Science Examinations (Written)
  • June 5, 12-14, 18-21: Regents Testing
  • June 15 and 22: Regents Rating Days
  • June 23: Commencement

Days in session

First semester: Student days, 89; Teacher days, 92

Second semester: Student days, 92; teacher days, 93

Total: Student days, 181; teacher days, 185