Highland Park ISD Welcomes Back Students

Highland Park ISD students returned to the classroom on Aug. 23, and with the kickoff of a new school year comes excitement and anticipation. But we’re guessing it won’t be long before students, teachers, and even parents begin thinking: When’s that first long weekend? Will the Thanksgiving break ever get here? Here’s a look at some key dates to keep you in the know for 2018-2019.

Dates to Know for the 2018-19 School Year:

Long Weekends
There will be no classes on:
Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day)
Monday, Oct. 8 (Fair Day)
Monday, Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Monday, Feb. 18 (Teacher Professional Development)
Friday, March 29 (Bad Weather Makeup Day)
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
April 19 – 22 (Bad Weather Days)

Major Holidays
Nov. 21 – 23: Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 24 – Jan. 8: Winter Holiday
March 11 – 15: Spring Break

April 9 – 11: State testing
April 6 – 17: State and AP testing

End of School
Bradfield Elementary students will be dismissed for the summer on May 24, earlier than everyone else so the district can get their temporary campus ready for summer tear down. The rest of Highland Park ISD students will be dismissed on May 31.

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