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Board Approves 21-22 Calendar

 
Nov. 18, 2020
 
Dear Pine-Richland Staff and Families: 
 
The Pine-Richland School Board approved the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar at the combined school board meeting on November 16, 2020. While constructing a calendar, many factors are considered. Some of those factors include:
 
  • Addressing student & staff days (Professional Development & Clerical Time)
  • Balancing student days within each quarter & semester taking into consideration standardized and end-of-course assessments
  • Identifying a start date later in August
  • Balancing A.M. & P.M. kindergarten hours 
  • Identifying the last day and graduation date that provide adequate time for end-of-course assessments, end-of-year activities, and graduation planning/practices
  • Adding a graduation rain date to the calendar
 
Some notable dates for students include:
 
August 2021
31 - First Day for Students
 
September 2021
6 - Labor Day (School Closed)
 
October 2021
28 - Last Day of Quarter 1
29 -  Teacher/Paraprofessional In-Service/Clerical Day (No School for Students)
 
November 2021
4 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (Half Day for Students)
5 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (No School for Students)
25-29 - Thanksgiving Break (School Closed)
 
December 2021
1-15 - Keystone Testing (Wave 1)
24-31 - Winter Break (School Closed)
 
January 2022
3-14- Keystone Testing (Wave 2)
14 -  Last Day of Quarter 2
17- MLK Jr. Day & Teacher In-Service/Clerical Day (No School For Students)
 
February 2022
21 - President’s Day (School Closed)*
22 - Teacher In-Service Day*
 
March 2022
25 - Last Day of Quarter 3
28 - Teacher In-Service/Clerical Day (No School for Students)*
 
April 2022
14-18 - Spring Break (School Closed)
19 - Teacher In-Service Day*
25-29, 2020 - ELA PSSA Testing
 
May 2022
2-13 - Math/Science PSSA Testing
16-27 - Spring Keystone Testing
30 - Memorial Day (School Closed)
 
June 2022
3 - Last Day for Seniors
6-8 - Graduation Practice for Seniors
8 - Last Day for AM Kindergartners
9 - Last Day for PM Kindergartners & Grades 1-11 (Half Day)
9 - Last Day of Quarter 4
10 - Teacher In-Service/Clerical Day (No School for Students) & Graduation
11 - Graduation Rain Date
 
*Emergency Make-Up Days include February 21-22,  March 28, 2022, and  April 19, 2022.
 
To view the quarters, days off, and in-service & clerical days prior to the start of school and in greater detail, click on this link to download the PDF version of the academic calendar.