2016 - 2017

* - denotes Federal holiday

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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

January 2017

1 Gantan-sai (New Year’s) (Shinto)
1 New Year’s Day
7 Orthodox Christmas (Orthodox Christian)
14 Orthodox New Year (Orthodox Christian)
16 Martin Luther King Day
27 – 2/2 Chinese New Year

February 2017

1-28 Black History Month
1-28 National Children’s Dental Health Month
2 Groundhog Day
10 Tu B’shevat (Arbor Day) (Jewish)
11 Magha Puja (Buddhist)
12 Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
14 Valentine’s Day
20 President’s Day (Washington’s Birthday)
28 Mardi Gras
28 Shrove Tuesday (Christian)

March 2017

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
1 Ash Wednesday
1 Purim (Jewish)
2 NEA’s Read Across America
3 Adoption of U.S. National Anthem
6-10 National School Breakfast Week
7-13 National Foreign Language Week
8 International Women’s Day
12 Daylight Savings Time Begins
17 Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
17 St. Patrick’s Day
19-25 National Poison Prevention Week
20 Spring Equinox
21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

April 2017

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
5 Rama Navami (Hindu)
7 World Health Day
9 Palm Sunday
10-16 National Library Week
10-18 Pesach (Passover) (Jewish)
13 Baisakhi (Sikh)
14 Good Friday (Christian)
14 Holy Friday (Orthodox Christian)
16 Easter (Christian)
16 Easter/Pascha (Orthodox Christian)
17-21 Public School Volunteer Week
22 Earth Day
23-24  Yom HaSho’ah (Jewish)
26 Administrative Professionals’ Day
27 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
28 National Arbor Day

 

 

May 2017

1 Law Day
1 Yom Ha-Atzmaut (Jewish)
1-7 Be Kind to Animals Week
1-7 Children’s Book Week
1-7 Teacher Appreciate Week
1-31 Better Hearing and Speech Month
1-31 National Mental Health Month
1-31 National Physical Fitness/Sports Month
2 National Teacher Day
3 Buddha Day – Visakha Puja (Buddhist)
3 World Press Freedom Day
4 National Day of Prayer
5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexican)
8 VE DAY
8  World Red Cross Day
13 Lag B’Omer (Jewish)
14 Mother’s Day
21 Armed Forces Day
22-23 Declaration of the Bab (Haha’i)
22 International Day for Biological Diversity
28 Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i)
29 Memorial Day
31-June1 Shavuot (Jewish)

June 2017

5 World Environmental Day
11 Children’s Day
11 Race Day Unity
14 Flag Day/Army Day
15 Magna Carta Day
18 Father’s Day
19 Juneteenth (Liberation of Slaves)
21 Summer Solstice
22 Laylat al Qadr (Islam)
26 Eid al Fitr – Ramadan ends (Islam)

July 2017

5 World Environmental Day
11 Children’s Day
11 Race Day Unity
14 Flag Day/Army Day
15 Magna Carta Day
18 Father’s Day
19 Juneteenth (Liberation of Slaves)
21 Summer Solstice
22 Laylat al Qadr (Islam)
26 Eid al Fitr – Ramadan ends (Islam)

August 2017

1 Air Force Day
4 Coast Guard Day
7 Friendship Day
25 Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)

September 2017

1-2 Eid al Adha (Islam)
1-30  National Library Card Sign-Up Month
4  Labor Day
10 Grandparents Day
15–10/15  Hispanic Heritage Month
18 Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
20-22 Rosh Hashana (Jewish)
22 Fall Equinox
26 Johnny Appleseed Day
29-30 Yom Kippupr (Jewish)
30  Dussehra (Hindu)

October 2017

5 World Teacher’s Day
5-6 & 7-11 Sukkot (Jewish)
8-14 Fire Prevention Week
9 Columbus Day
9-15 National Metric Week
9-15 National School Lunch Week
12 Shmini Atzeret
13 Simchat Torah
16 Boss’ Day
16-20 National School Bus Safety Week
19-23 Diwali – Deepavali (Hindu, Sikh, Jain)
21 Sweetest Day
22 Mother-In-Law Day
24 United Nations Day
27 Navy Day
31 All Hallows Eve

November 2017

1-30 American Indian Heritage Month
4 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib (Sikh)
5 Daylight Savings Time Ends
10 Marine Corps Day
11 Veteran’s Day
13-17 American Education Week
15 Education Support Professionals Day
20 Universal Children’s Day
23 Thanksgiving

December 2017

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
12-20 Hanukkah
21 Winter Solstice
24 Christmas Eve (Christian)
25 Christmas Day (Christian)
26-1/1 Kwanzaa (African-American)
31 New Year’s Eve