20015 - 2016

* - denotes Federal holiday

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September 2015

1-30 National Library Card Sign-up Month
4 Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)
7 Labor Day*
13 Grandparents Day
13-15 Rosh Hashana (Jewish)
15 - 10/15 Hispanic Heritage Month
17 Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
22-23 Yom Kippur (Jewish)

October 2015

4-10 Fire Prevention Week
4-10 National Metric Week
5 World Teachers' Day
12 Columbus Day*
12-16 National School Lunch Week
16 Boss' Day
17 Sweetest Day
19-23 National School Bus Safety Week
22 Dasera (Hindu)
24 United Nations Day
25 Mother-In-Law Day
27 Navy Day
31 All Hallows Eve
4-10 Fire Prevention Week
4-10 National Metric Week
5 World Teachers' Day

November 2015

1-30 American Indian Heritage Month
1 Daylight Savings Time Ends
10 Marine Corps Day
11 Diwali - Deepavali (Hindu, Sikh, Jain)
11 Veteran's Day*
17-21 American Education Week
18 Education Support Professionals Day
20 Universal Children's Day

December 2015

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
6-14 Hanukkah
22 Winter Solstice
24 Christmas Eve (Christian)
25 Christmas Day* (Christian)
26 - 1/1 Kwanzaa (thru January 1) (African-American)
31 New Year's Eve

January 2016

1 Gantan-sai (New Years) (Shinto)
1 New Year's Day*
7 Orthodox Christmas (Orthodox Christian)
14 Orthodox New Year (Orthodox Christian)
14 Sankranti/Pongal (Hindu)
18 Martin Luther King Day
3-4 Tu B'shevat (Arbor Day) (Jewish)

February 2016

1-28 Black History Month
1-28 National Children's Dental Health Month
2 Groundhog Day
8 Chinese New Year
9 Mardi Gras
9 Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
10 Ash Wednesday (Christian)
12 Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
14 Valentine's Day
15 President's Day (Washington's Birthday) *

March 2016

1-31 American Red Cross Month
1-31 Music In Our Schools Month
1-31 Mental Retardation Awareness Month
1-31 National Nutrition Month
1-31 Women's History Month
1-31 Youth Art Month
2 NEA's Read Across America
3 Adoption of U.S. National Anthem
7-11 National School Breakfast Week
7-13 National Foreign Language Week
8 International Women's Day
13 Daylight Savings Time begins
15 Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
17 St. Patrick's Day
20-26 National Poison Prevention Week
23 Magha Puja (Buddhist)
23-24 Purim (Jewish)
20 Palm Sunday (Christian)
20 Spring Equinox
21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
25 Good Friday (Christian)
27 Easter (Christian)

April 2016

1 April Fool's Day
1-30 Keep America Beautiful Month
1-30 National Poetry Month
1-30 Tartan (Scottish American) Heritage Month
2 International Children's Book Day
7 World Health Day
10-16 National Library Week
13 Baisakhi (Sikh)
15 Rama Navami (Hindu)
18-22 Public School Volunteer Week
22 Earth Day
22-30 Pesach (Passover) (Jewish)
27 Administrative Professionals' Day
28 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
29 Holy Friday (Orthodox Christian)
29 National Arbor Day

 

 

May 2016

1-31 Better Hearing and Speech Month
1 Easter/Pascha (Orthodox Christian)
1 Law Day
1-31 National Mental Health Month
1-31 National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
2-8 Children's Book Week
2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week
3 National Teacher Day
3 World Press Freedom Day
4-10 Be Kind to Animals Week
5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexican)
5 National Day of Prayer
5 Yom HaSho'ah (Jewish)
8 Mother's Day
8 VE Day
8 World Red Cross Day
11-12 Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Jewish)
15 Buddha Day - Visakha Puja (Buddhist)
21 Armed Forces Day
22-23 Declaration of the Bab (Baha'i)
22 International Day for Biological Diversity
30 Memorial Day*
29 Ascension of Baha‘u'llah (Baha'i)
26 Lag B'Omer (Jewish)

June 2016

5 World Environment Day
6 Eid al Fitr - Ramadan begins (Islam)
12 Children's Day
12 Race Unity Day
12-13 Shavuot (Jewish)
14 Flag Day/Army Day
15 Magna Carta Day
19 Father's Day
19 Juneteenth (Liberation of Slaves)
20 Summer Solstice

July 2016

2 Laylat al Qadr (Islam)
4 Independence Day*
5 Eid al Fitr - Ramadan ends (Islam)
19 Asalha Puja / Dharma Day (Buddhist)`
24 Parents Day

August 2016

1 Air Force Day
7 Friendship Day
4 Coast Guard Day
13-14 Tisha B'Av (Jewish)
25 Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)

September 2016

1-30 National Library Card Sign-up Month
2-4 Rosh Hashana (Jewish)
5 Labor Day*
11 Grandparents Day
11-12 Yom Kippur (Jewish)
12-13 Eid al Adha (Islam)
15 - 10/15 Hispanic Heritage Month
16 Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
22 Fall Equinox
26 Johnny Appleseed Day

October 2016

5-11 National Metric Week
5 World Teachers' Day
9-15 Fire Prevention Week
10 Columbus Day*
10-14 National School Lunch Week
11 Dussehra (Hindu)
15 Sweetest Day
17 Boss' Day
17-21 National School Bus Safety Week
23 Mother-In-Law Day
24 United Nations Day
27 Navy Day
30 - 11/3 Diwali - Deepavali (Hindu, Sikh, Jain)
31 All Hallows Eve

November 2016

1-30 American Indian Heritage Month
6 Daylight Savings Time ends
10 Marine Corps Day
11 Veteran's Day*
14-18 American Education Week
14 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib (Sikh)
16 Education Support Professionals Day
20 Universal Children's Day
24 Thanksgiving Day*

December 2016

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
24 - 1/1 Hanukkah
21 Winter Solstice
24 Christmas Eve (Christian)
25 Christmas Day* (Christian)
26 - 1/1 Kwanzaa (African-American)
31 New Year's Eve