Calendar of Events 

   

                          Bristol Virginia Public Schools Calendar
 
 

Joseph B. Van Pelt Elementary Calendar 2012 - 2013

 
   
August  
 

New Teacher Orientation / Optional Returning Teacher Workday

8-14  Staff Development / Workdays

13  PTA Open House and Hot Dog Supper 5:30-8:15 PM

15  First Day of School

24  Early Dismissal 1:00 PM

 

 
   
September  
 

3  Labor Day  Holiday - No School

13 School Pictures

24-28  Parent/Teacher Conferences (Dates Subject to Change)

 

 
   
October  
 
6  PTA Fall Festival 4:00-7:00

10 Student Picture Re-takes

17 End of 1st Nine Weeks

18 Early Dismissal 1:00 PM  

19 Fall Break - No School

23 Report Cards 

25  5th Grade Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM

 

 
   
November  
 
1 PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM  
   

6  Election Day - Schools Closed To Students / Staff Development

12-16 American Education Week and Book Fair

15  PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM and 3rd Grade Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM

21-23 Thanksgiving Holidays - School Closed

 

 
   
December  
 

7  PTA Student Dance

13  PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM and 4th Grade Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM

19  Early Dismissal 1:00 PM

20-31  Christmas / Winter Holidays - School Closed

 

 
   
January  
 

1   New Year's Day - School Closed

2  Schools Re-Open

9  End of 2nd Nine Weeks (NO Early Dismissal today; regular dismissal time applies)   

10 Teacher Workday / School Closed to Students

15 Report Cards

21 MLK Jr. Holiday; NO School

 

   
February  

 
School Board Appreciation Month  

21  Pre-School Program 10:00 AM & 6:00 PM

18-22  Teacher/Parent Conferences (Dates Subject to Change)

 

 
   
March  
 
Festival of the Arts Month (Festival of the Arts activities will be scheduled throughout the academic year)
 

2 Dr. Seuss' Birthday

4 Science Fair Projects Due

6 Student Spring Pictures

13  End of 3rd Nine Weeks and Early Dismissal 1:00 PM

19  Report Cards

21  PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM and 2nd Grade Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM

25-29  Spring Break - No School

 

 
   
April  
 

1 Schools Re-open

18  PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM and 1st Grade Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM

   
May  
   

13-17  Teacher Appreciation Week and Book Fair

16  PTA Board Meeting 6:00 PM and Kindergarten Program 10:00 AM & 7:00 PM                               Kindergarten Orientation 6:00 PM

20  Field Day

21 Yearbook Day

22  Honors Day 

23  End of 4th Nine Weeks and Early Dismissal 1:00 PM

24, 28, 29 Teacher Workdays and Memorial Day Holiday

 

 
   
June  

 July

Summer Vacation                      
 
   
July  
     

 Summer Vacation

 

 
   
Snow Day make-up possibilities include:  teacher workdays, Saturdays, holidays, additional time per school day, additional school days at the end of the school year, and Spring Break days.