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2020-2021 School Calendar

January 17, 2020

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The 2020-2021 school calendar has been posted to the Division and school websites, under "Publications". Calendar options were developed by the Chinook Calendar Committee and voted on by Chinook employees and parent stakeholders in November. We try to set our division calendar early so that families may plan in a proactive manner. Please note the following information:


Defined Requirements
  • The Saskatchewan Education Act requires the following:
    • A minimum of 950 hours of instructional time per year;
    • Six weeks of summer vacation; 
    • Post Labour Day student start time, with an exception if Labour Day falls on September 5 or later (2020 Labour Day is September 7);
    • Christmas break that begins no later than December 23 and does not end prior to January 2;
    • A Spring break with no more than 5 consecutive days.
  • Ministry of Education Provincial Examinations – January 25, 26, 27, 28; June 23, 24, 25, 28.

Highlights of the 2020-2021 School Calendar 
  • 197 days including non-instructional days; 186 instructional days
    • September 3 – Students begin
    • Teacher Convention – October 9
    • December Break: December 18 is the last day of classes; Students return January 4
    • February break: February 15-19 
    • April (Easter) Break: April 2-9
Survey Results

A total of 851 people voted in the online survey:
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  • 234 staff 
  • 159 staff with children in the schools
  • 513 parents/guardians 
  • 8 community members 
  • 691 people chose calendar B



2020-2021 School Calendar

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