Celebration Dates

  • Calendar with Star Students and staff bring a wide range of traditions and cultures into our schools and workplaces. We respect and honor this diversity and ask that you remember the following special days and take every opportunity to build relationships within your school community. 

    Click on a holiday/event for resources to celebrate the members of the AACPS community recognized by the event. 

  • August 2024 
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    Children's Eye Health & Safety Month

    National Back to School Month

    National Back to School Prep Day: August 15

    Schools open for grades 1-5 and grades 6 and 9 only: August 26

    Schools open for grades 1-12: August 27 

    Conferences/staggered openings for ECI, Pre-K, and Kindergarten: August 26-30 




  • December 2024 
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    Inclusive Schools Week: December 5-9  

    AACPS Unity Day (2 of 4): December 10  

    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7

    Winter begins: December 21

    Christmas: December 25

    Hanukkah: December 25 (begins at sunset) - January 2

    Kwanzaa: December 26-January 1

    New Year's Eve: December 31

  • July 2024

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    Social Wellness Month

    Independence Day: July 4






  • January 2025
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    New Year's Day: January 1

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Observed): January 20

    AACPS Mo Gaba Day: January 26

    Lunar New Year: January 29