FCPS Calendar Handbook and Information

2017-2018 School Year

The Board of Education approved the following calendar on December 14, 2016:

FCPS School Year 2017-18 Calendar

Snow Days Used, 2017-18 School Year

Thursday, January 4, 2018:
Schools Closed, Employees Code Orange

(following initial 2-hour delay with re-evaluation; Employees Code Green)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018:
Schools Closed, Employees Code Blue

(following initial 2-hour delay with re-evaluation;
12-month staff also on 2-hour delay)

Friday, March 2, 2018:
Schools Closed

Employees initially Code Orange with 2-hour delay and 8 AM re-evaluation;
changed at 8 AM to announce liberal leave with no color code

Wednesday, March 21, 2018:
Schools and Offices Closed, Employees Code Yellow

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schools Closed. Offices Open on 2-Hour Delay

Employees Code Blue


Other Delays and Early Dismissals
Friday, January 5, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Monday, January 8, 2018:
Schools and offices closed 3 hours early, Employees Code Yellow

Tuesday, January 9, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Wednesday, January 17, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Tuesday, January 30, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Monday, February 5, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green
(Delay was initially announced with a re-evaluation;
Re-evaluation maintained the 2-hour delay)

Thursday, February 8, 2018:
Schools opened 2 hours late, Employees Code Green

Tuesday, March 20, 2018:
Schools dismissed students 2 hours early.
Offices closed 2 hours early. Liberal leave was in effect for employees who would normally report in the afternoon or evening.

2018-2019 School Year

The Board of Education approved the following calendar on December 13, 2017:

Final BOE approved calendar

Athletics Starting Dates

Season

Starting Date

Spring 2018 Thursday, March 1, 2018
Fall 2018 Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Winter 2018-19 Thursday, November 15, 2018
Spring 2019 Friday, March 1, 2019