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Important Dates - School Calendar

2021-2022 Important Dates


To assist you in your long-term planning the following days are listed as important events and days that will not be in session for students at John Howitt Elementary:



September 13th         Lunch program starts

September 27th         School Planning Day (professional development day, no school for students)

September 29th         Orange Shirt Day (wear orange if you can!)

September 30th         National Truth and Reconciliation Day (no school)

October 11th             Statutory Holiday: Thanksgiving

October 14th             Individual Student Photos

October 22nd             Non-Instructional Day (no school for students)

October 29th             Halloween @ Howitt

November 2, 3,4th     Student Led Conferences: (early dismissal at noon)

November                Remembrance Day at Howitt

November 11th          Statutory Holiday: Remembrance Day 

November 15th          Non-Instructional Day (no school for students)

November 16th          Photo Retakes (9:30 AM start)

December 17th          Last Day of School before winter break

Dec 20th to Jan 3rd     Winter Break

January 4th               School Re-Opens (Tuesday)

January 26th             Progress Reports go home

January 28th             Non-Instructional Day (no school for students)

February 18th            Non-Instructional Day (no school for students)

February 21st            Statutory Holiday: Family Day

March 11th               Last Day before Spring Break

March 14th-25th         Spring Break (two weeks)

March 28th               School Re-Opens

April 5, 6,7th             Student Led Conferences (early dismissal at noon)

April 15th                 Statutory Holiday: Good Friday

April 18th                 Statutory Holiday: Easter Monday

April 22nd                 School Based Pro-D Day (no school for students)

May 13th                  School Based Pro-D Day (no school for students)

May 23rd                  Statutory Holiday: Victoria Day

June 21st                 National Aboriginal Day (school in session)

June 21st                 First day of Summer

June 23rd                 Last Day of School


If you have any questions please contact the school, 

or touch base with your child’s Teacher!


Sincerely,                                                          Sincerely,


Mr. S. Brown                                                      Mrs. L. Fryer

Principal                                                            Acting Vice Principal


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