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May 5, 2021

FINAL 2021/22 SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Final Approved 2021/22 School Calendar is now available. The North Vancouver Teachers’ Association has confirmed their selection of dates for the following three (3) district-wide dates Professional Development days:

  • Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Friday, February 4, 2022
  • Monday, May 9, 2022

In the North Vancouver School District, Professional Development days are selected by the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association (district-wide dates) and by teachers at each school (school-based dates).

Additionally, the final version of the 2021/22 School Calendar has been amended to remove the previously displayed four (4) Staff Collaboration Days. Next year’s calendar will NOT include Staff Collaboration (shortened school day) dates. The school district and the Teachers’ Association were unable to reach agreement regarding inclusion of scheduled Staff Collaboration Time for the 2021/22 school year.

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FINAL APPROVED 21-22 School Calendar - May 2021


March 10, 2021

APPROVED 2021/22 SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Board of Education approved the 2021/22 School Calendar at the Public Board Meeting on March 9, 2021.

The Approved 2021/22 School Calendar includes:

  • First day of school: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
  • Winter Break: two weeks, December 20, 2021 to January 3, 2022, inclusive. Last day of student attendance is Friday, December 17, 2021. Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
  • Spring Break: two weeks, March 14, 2022 to March 25, 2022, inclusive. Last day of student attendance is Friday, March 11, 2022. Students will return to school on Monday March 28, 2022
  • Curriculum Implementation Day: Friday, October 1, 2022 (students are not in attendance)
  • Four (4) Staff Collaboration Dates throughout the year (shortened days for students.*
  • Last day of attendance for students: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The North Vancouver Teachers' Association contractually has the right to select the three (3) "District (NVTA) Pro D Day" dates and will confirm their selection in May. The "district" school calendar posted to the NVSD website will be updated when those dates are confirmed.

Working with school administration, individual school Staff Committees contractually have the right to select the two (2) "School-Based Pro D Day" dates and will determine dates before the end of May. Individual schools are required to make their 2021/22 school-specific calendar available to the public before the end of May.

* Note: During development of the 21/22 school calendar, it was anticipated that four (4) Staff Collaboration Dates would be included within the calendar. These planned dates have been removed from the final version of the calendar dated May 4, 2021.



January 29, 2021

PROPOSED 2021/22 SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Board of Education invites your feedback on the PROPOSED 2021/22 North Vancouver School District School Calendar.

The School Act and the School Calendar Regulation require that proposed school calendars be made available for public comment before being considered for adoption.

While school districts may develop school calendars for up to 3 years, only 2021/22 is being considered at this time. However, the proposed Winter Break and Spring Break dates for the next four years have been identified and can be viewed below.

Key proposed dates for the 2021/22 District Calendar are:

  • First day of school: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
  • Winter Break: two weeks, December 20, 2021 to January 3, 2022, inclusive, with a return to school on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 (aligned with known break dates for other Metro Vancouver area school districts)
  • Spring Break: two weeks, March 14, 2022 to March 25, 2022, inclusive (aligned with known break dates for other Metro Vancouver area school districts)
  • Four (4) Staff Collaboration Dates throughout the year (shortened days for students) *
  • Last day of attendance for students: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Feedback can be provided through the online engagement tool Thoughtexchange (NOTE: this feedback opportunity closed on February 28). The opportunity to provide comment and feedback begins Monday, February 1, 2021, and ends Sunday, February 28, 2021.

A summary of feedback received through the Thoughtexchange tool will be shared with the Board of Education at their Public Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2021, when the Board will finalize and approve a 2021/22 School Calendar.

* Note: During development of the 21/22 school calendar, it was anticipated that four (4) Staff Collaboration Dates would be included within the calendar. These planned dates have been removed from the final version of the calendar dated May 4, 2021.



September 4, 2020

NVSD Proposed School Calendar Holiday Breaks 2020/21 to 2023/24

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NVSD Break Schedule 2020-2024.pdf




August 27, 2020

REVISED 2020/21 SCHOOL CALENDAR

The North Vancouver School District, in accordance with the direction of the Ministry of Education, has adjusted the initial 2020/21 School Calendar published in the Spring of 2020 to reflect a delay in the start of student attendance.

The first week of school will be focussed on orientation to health & safety protocols and new ways of operation. September 8 and 9 will see ONLY staff in attendance.

Beginning Thursday, Sept 10th, students will begin to attend school to receive their orientation. Specific details regarding start times and duration of attendance for the week of Sept. 8–11 will be provided to families directly by their school(s).

The first full day of attendance for elementary students in Grades 1-7 will be Friday, September 11. Information for Kindergarten student gradual entry schedules will be sent to families.

The first full day of attendance for secondary students in Grades 8-12 will be Monday, September 14, 2020.

The 2020/21 School Calendar could be further amended throughout the year to accommodate changes in the Provincial Government’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and/or school district operational needs.

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DELAYED START 20-21 School Calendar Aug2020.pdf





August 12, 2020

To ensure schools are ready to welcome students into classrooms for the week of Sept. 8-11, 2020, the Ministry of Education has announced there will be a gradual restart to allow extra time to orient students and staff on the new health and safety measures in place.

May 4, 2020

FINAL 2020/21 SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Final Approved 2020/21 School Calendar is now available and reflects changes to two of the "Example" Professional Development dates shown on earlier versions.

The North Vancouver Teachers' Association has advised the school district of their final selection for the three (3) district-wide dates Professional Development days:

  • Friday, October 23, 2020 (remains as was shown on previous versions of the 2020/21 school calendar)
  • Friday, February 26, 2021 (this differs from the Feb. 12, 2021. Example date shown on previous versions of the 2020/21 school calendar)
  • Monday, May 10, 2021 (this differs from the May 3, 2021. Example date shown on previous versions of the 2021/21 school calendar)

In the North Vancouver School District, Professional Development days are selected by the North Vancouver Teachers' Association (district-wide dates) and by teachers at each school (school-based dates). 

The calendar provided below now displays the selected three (3) district-wide Professional Development days for the 2020/21 school year.  The two (2) remaining school-based dates will be determined by each individual school and those dates will be published by schools to their local communities before the end of May.

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FINAL APPROVED 20-21 School Calendar - May 2020.pdf