This story was reported and written by Associate Regional Editor Sherri Lonon.
New Tampa parents hoping to get a jump on planning activities around next year's Hillsborough County school calendar are in luck. The school district has released its list of important dates for the 2013-14 school year.
As a bonus, it’s also released a tentative academic calendar dates for 2014-15.
Here’s the calendar for 2013-14:
- Students' 1st Day Tuesday, Aug. 20
- Labor Day Holiday Monday, Sept. 2
- End of 1st Grading Period Friday, Oct. 18
- Non-Student Day Monday, Oct. 21
- Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11
- Fall Break Nov. 25-29 Students Return to Class Monday, Dec. 2
- Winter Break Dec. 23-Jan. 3 Students Return to Class Monday, Jan. 6
- End of 2nd Grading Period Friday, Jan. 17
- Non-Student Day Tuesday, Jan. 21
- Florida State Fair Day (West Hillsborough kids ae off) Friday, Feb. 7
- Strawberry Festival Day (East Hillsborough kids are off) Monday, March 3
- Spring Break March 10-14 Students Return to Class Monday, March 17
- End of 3rd Grading Period Friday, March 28
- Non-Student Day Friday, April 18
- Memorial Day Monday, May 26
- Last Day of School Friday, June 6
For more information about the 2013-14 academic calendar or to get a sneak peek at the dates for 2014-15, visit the school district's website.
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