"In the Know" Weekly Newsletter - The International School

School Year Calendar 2016-17

Below are the main dates for the 2016-17 school year. This now includes no school days, including holidays and teacher in-service days.

  • Classroom Visits: Monday, August 29
  • First day for students: Tuesday, August 30
  • In-service day (No school): October 14
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov 23-25
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (No school): Dec 9
  • Winter break:  December 19 - January 2, 2017 (return Jan 3)
  • MLK Day: Jan 16
  • In-service day (No school): Jan 17
  • TIS Auction: Feb 4
  • International Festival: Feb 10
  • President's Day: Feb 20
  • Grading Day (No school): March 3
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (No school): March 17
  • Spring break: March 27-31
  • In-service day (No school): Apr 21
  • In-service day (No school): May 26
  • Memorial Day: May 29
  • Last day of school: Friday, June 9

Portland Public Schools (PPS): For 2016-17, they propose to start Aug. 29 and end on June 9. The International School aims to follow the PPS calendar where possible given our learning cycles and needs.