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2016-2017 Important Dates

August 29 – 31: Centralized Orientation at Howe middle school

September 1 or 2: In-school Orientation

September 6: First day of school

Monday October 10: Thanksgiving Day Holiday

October 21(Pro-D): Secondary students trip to Victoria

October 28: Caving and water rafting (Comm Rec Extreme)

Friday November 11:  Remembrance Day

Thursday November 17:  Secondary students Vancouver Canucks Hockey Game & Downtown Vancouver

Tuesday November 22: Paintball (Comm Rec Extreme)

December 9-10: Lindeman Lake Backpacking (Comm Rec Extreme)

Thursday December 19 – Monday January 2:  Christmas Holidays

Tuesday January 3: Schools reopen

Friday January 6: Secondary students Whistler Ski/Snowboard Trip

Monday January 23-Wednesday January 25: Centralized Orientation for new International Students

Thursday January 26 or Friday January 27: In-school Orientation for new International Students

Sunday January 29:  All leaving students must leave the District program.  The District custodianship, homestay, medical insurance will cease as of Jan 31

Monday January 30: Second semester starts for Secondary students

Wednesday, February 1: New Middle and Elementary students start

Monday February 13: Family Day Holiday

Friday March 3: Secondary students Whistler Ski/Snowboard Trip

Monday March 13 –  Friday March 24: Spring Break

Monday March 27: Schools reopen

Friday April 14: Good Friday Holiday

Monday April 17: Easter Monday Holiday

Friday April 28(Pro-D): Secondary students Steveston Tour & Tsawwassen Mills Outlet Visit

Friday May 19(Pro-D): Secondary students trip to Victoria

Monday May 22: Victoria Day Holiday

Friday June 2: Annual International year-end event

Thursday June 29: Last day for all students

Friday June 30: Last day for teachers.  All students who have completed their studies with SD#34 must leave the District program.  The District custodianship, homestay, medical insurance will cease as of June 30

August 28 2017 First day of Orientation.  Students should arrive a few days before to get acclimatized

Sept 5 2017 First day of classes