When is the First Day of School?

Find out when the notable days are for the 2013-2014 school year.

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It may be hard to believe, but the start of the new school year is only a month away. The Bensalem School District returns to the classroom Sept. 3 for grades kindergarten through 12th. All schools are closed on Sept. 5 and 6 for Rosh Hashanah, then back again on Sept. 9.

Here's the rest of the 2013-2014 school year at a glance:

  • Oct. 10: Professional development day; schools closed, office open
  • Nov. 5: All schools closed for in-service/Election Day.
  • Nov. 11: Veterans' Day, schools closed.
  • Nov. 26: Elementary schools closed for report card conferences; half-day for middle and high schools
  • Nov. 27-29: Thanksgiving break
  • Dec. 12: Half-day for all students
  • Dec. 23-Jan. 1, 2014: Christmas break
  • Jan. 2, 2014: Classes resume
  • Jan. 9, 2014: Half-day for all students
  • Jan. 20, 2014: Schools closed, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 17, 2014: Schools closed, President's Day
  • April 7, 2014: No school for kindergarten and first grade, conferences
  • April 8, 2014: Half day all students, conferences
  • April 17-21, 2014: Spring break
  • April 24-25, 2014: Kindergarten registration
  • May 20, 2014: Schools closed, in-service
  • May 26, 2014: Schools closed, Memorial Day
  • June 9-11, 2014: Bensalem High School half days for final exams
  • June 12, 2014: Tentative last day of school. Half day all students.


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