Master School Calendar SY 2017-18

*Continue to check our website and social media pages for the latest school alerts, events, and updated information*  

Please Note (Calendar Change) for School Year 2017-18
Early Release for all scholars at 1:00 PM (Every Wednesday)

For more information about Excel’s Early Release (Wednesday’s)Click Here

School Hours 

Before Care 6:30 am – 8:00 am

Doors Open (Breakfast) 8:00 am – 8:30 am

Academic Instruction Begins 8:30 am | Dismissal 3:30 pm | Early Release (Wednesday’s) 1:00 pm

After School 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Inclement Weather (Details)

In the event of inclement weather, Excel Academy PCS will follow DCPS guidelines and policies, unless otherwise stated.

Metro Weather Guide – Click Here

DCPS Weather Guide – Click Here

2017-2018  Master School Calendar (Key Dates)

*School Events*

17-Aug Parent Orientation – (10 am – 12 pm)
18-Aug Parent Orientation – (2 pm – 4 pm)
19-Aug Back to School BBQ
21-Aug First Day of School
21-22-Aug Half-Day (PK3 – PK4) – (1 pm)
15-Sep Grandparents Day Brunch – (PK3 – Kinder)
20-Sep Back to School Night – (Evening)
26-Sep Fall Picture Day
27-Oct Fall Fest
7-Nov Fall Picture – (Make Up Day)
19-20-Dec Winter Concert
30-Jan Class Picture Day
8-Feb Princess & Her King Dance – (PK3 – Kinder)
15-Feb Princess & Her King Dance – (1st – 4th)
23-Feb Black History Celebration
2-Mar Read Across America
8-Mar International Women’s Day
23-Mar Women’s History Celebration
17-20-Apr Week of the Young Child – (PK3 – Kinder)
11-May Mother/Daughter Tea Party – (PK3 – Kinder)
14-May Mother/Daughter Tea Party – (1st – 4th)
1-Jun Spring Concert
7-Jun Field Day – (PK3 – Kinder)
8-Jun Field Day – (1st-4th)
11-Jun Field Day – (5th-8th)
9-Jun 8th Grade Promotion

(Stay tuned for more events throughout the school year.)

*Professional Development Days – (School Closures )*

20-Oct Prof. Dev Day “Data Day” – (No Students)
16-Feb Prof. Dev Day “Data Day” – (No Students)

*Quarterly Reports, APTT Meetings, and Parent Teacher Conferences

22-Sep Progress Report Quarter 1
25-Oct APTT Conf. – (2 pm – 5 pm)
3-Nov Quarter 1 Report Card Issued
8-Dec Progress Reports Quarter 2
31-Jan Quarter 2 Report Card Issued
31-Jan Parent Conferences
23-Feb Progress Reports Quarter 3
13-Apr Quarter 3 Report Card Issued
13-Apr Parent Conf. – (No Students)
4-May Progress Report Quarter 4
6-Jun APTT Conferences – (2 pm – 5 pm)
12-Jun Quarter 4 Report Card Issued

*Observed Holidays – (School Closures )*

4-Sep Labor Day – No School
9-Oct Columbus Day – No School
10-Nov Veterans Day (Observed) – No School
23-Nov Thanksgiving – No School
20-24-Nov Thanksgiving Break – No School
25-Dec Christmas Day – No School
21-29-Dec Winter Break – No School
1-Jan New Year’s Day – No School
15-Jan Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No School
19-Feb Presidents’ Day – No School
26-30-Mar Spring Break – No School
16-Apr Emancipation Day – No School
28-May Memorial Day – No School