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2024-2025 Chinook School Calendar

April 15, 2024

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The 2024-2025 calendar was developed by the Chinook Calendar Committee, which is made up of employees representing various positions and locations across the division. The calendar has now been endorsed by the Board of Education and approved by the Ministry. 

2024-2025 Chinook School Calendar

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;
    • Christmas break that begins no later than December 23 and ends not sooner than January 2;
    • A Spring break with no more than 5 consecutive days excluding Good Friday.
  • Ministry of Education Provincial Examinations – January 27-30; June 23-26.
  • Chinook Board of Education requires 3 professional learning community days; 2 student conference days; 2 professional development days; 3 admin days; and one convention day.
  • By May 1, 2024, the 2024-2025 calendar must be made available to all stakeholders.
Highlights of the 2024-2025 School Calendar 
  • 197 days including non-instructional days; 186 instructional days
  • Three traditional breaks
  • Students begin: September 3
  • Early dismissal days: October 16, November 27, February 12, April 30, June 4
  • Teacher Convention: October 28
  • Christmas break: December 21 - January 5
  • February break week: February 17-21
  • Long weekend in March for students and families
  • Easter break: April 18 - April 27
  • Students finish June 26
The 2024-2025 school calendar is posted on the division and school websites, under “Publications”. 

Users may add the online calendar to their smartphone by subscribing to the “Calendar of Events” on the school website home page, or check with your school if they use Google Calendar.

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