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2022-2023 School Calendar

April 14, 2022

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The 2022-2023 school calendar was developed by the Chinook Calendar Committee, which is made up of employees representing various positions and locations across the division. 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 (2022 Labour Day is September 5);

    • Christmas break that begins no later than December 23 and ends not sooner than January 2;

    • Spring break with no more than 5 consecutive days.

  • Ministry of Education Provincial Examinations – January 24-27, June 22-27.

  • Chinook Board of Education requires 3 professional learning community days; 2 student conference days; 2 professional development days; 3 admin days; 2 preparation days for teachers; and one convention day.

Highlights of the 2022-2023 School Calendar 

  • 197 days including non-instructional days; 186 instructional days

    • Three traditional breaks

    • Students begin September 1

    • Teacher Convention (no school for students): September 30 (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation)

    • Winter break: December 22 - January 3

    • February break: February 20-24

    • Long weekend in March for students and families

    • Spring break: April 7-14

    • Students finish June 27

The calendar has now been endorsed by the Board of Education and approved by the Ministry. 

The 2022-2023 school calendar is also posted on the division and school websites, under “Publications”.

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