Word Side of Calendar

  • Vacation / Half-Day Schedule

    Date Event
    August  28, 2018 No School/Staff Orientation
    August 29, 2018 Staff Orientation
    August 30, 2018 Staff Orientation
    September 3, 2018 Labor Day Observance - No School
    September 4, 2018 Students Grades 1-12 Report
    September 4, 2018 Kindergarten Orientation parent/Student 1 Hr. by Appt. *
    September 5, 2018  Kindergarten Orientation – ½ of the Students*
    September 6, 2018  Kindergarten Orientation – ½ of the Students*
    September 7, 2018 First Full Day for all Kindergarten Students*
    September 25, 2018 PreK-12 Staff Development – Early Release
    October 5, 2018 Cape-wide K-12 Staff Development Day - No School
    October 8, 2018 Columbus Day Observance – No School
    October 23, 2018 PreK-12 Staff Development – Early Release
    November 12, 2018 Veterans Day Observance - No School
    November 21-23, 2018 Thanksgiving Observance - No School
    December 4, 2018 PreK-12 Staff Development – Early Release 
    December 24-31, 2018 December Recess - No School
    January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day Observance – No School
    January 2, 2019 Schools Reopen
    January 8, 2019 PreK - 6 Staff Development - Early Release 
    January 21, 2019 M.L. King Jr. Birthday Observance - No School
    February 5, 2019 PreK-12 Staff Development - Early Release
    February 18-22, 2019 Winter Recess - No School
    February 25, 2019 Schools Reopen
    March 5, 2019 PreK-12 Staff Development - Early Release 
    April 15-19, 2019 April Recess - No School
    April 22, 2019 Schools Reopen
    May 27, 2019 Memorial Day Observance - No School
    June 1, 2019 Falmouth High School Graduation
    June 25, 2019 Schools Close – Last Day of School

    *There will be two days of kindergarten orientation beginning Wednesday, September 5 through Thursday September 6, 2018.  Parents and students will have scheduled appointments on September 4th for one hour; parents will complete paperwork while students meet/play with other students.   One half of the students will report on September 5th and one half on September 6th for a full day; families will be notified which day their child will attend.  Friday, September 7th 2018 is the first day for all kindergarten students.

    Number of School Days by Month

    Month Number of School Days
    September 2018 19
    October 2018 21
    November 2018 17
    December 2018 15
    January 2019 21
    February 2019 15
    March 2019 21
    April 2019 17
    May 2019 22
    June 2019 17

    **The calendar provides for five (5) days to be used when school is cancelled for inclement weather or other emergencies. Depending on the number of days used for such purposes, the calendar will be adjusted accordingly to provide for 180 student days. The last day of school will fall between June 17-24, 2019.

    Religious & Cultural Holidays

    Date Holiday
    August 20 – 21 Eid al-Adha
    September 9 – 11 Rosh Hashanah
    September 18 – 19 Yom Kippur
    November 7 Diwali
    November 22 Thanksgiving
    December 2 – 10 Hanukkah
    December 25 Christmas
    December 26 – January 1 Kwanzaa
    January 1 New Year’s Day 
    January 6 Three Kings Day
    February 5 Lunar New Year
    April 15 Patriots’ Day
    April 19 Good Friday
    April 19 – 27 Passover 
    April 21 Easter 
    April 26 Orthodox Holy Friday
    April 28 Orthodox Easter
    May 12 Mother’s Day
    May 5 – June 4 Ramadan
    June 16 Father’s Day
    June 3 – 4 Fid al-Fitr

    Falmouth Public Schools makes a sincere attempt to avoid scheduling special school and student events to conflict with religious holidays and will exercise care when scheduling assignments and tests.    Students will not suffer consequences from an excused absence for religious observance. 

    School Contact Information

    School Phone Number Email Address
    Falmouth High School 508-540-2200  falmouthhigh@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    Lawrence School 508-548-0606  lawrenceschool@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    Morse Pond School 508-548-7300  morsepond@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    East Falmouth Elementary School 508-548-1052  eastfalmouth@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    Mullen-Hall School 508-548-0220  mullenhall@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    North Falmouth Elementary School 508-563-2334  northfalmouth@falmouth.k12.ma.us
    Teaticket School 508-548-1550  teaticket@falmouth.k12.ma.us

    APPROVED BY SCHOOL COMMITTEE ON: 1/23/18

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