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2014-15 Pasco County school calendar

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Pasco County school calendar

Aug. 11-15: Teacher planning days

Aug. 12: Middle and high school registration

Aug. 13: Elementary school registration

Aug. 18: First day of school for students

Aug. 28: Adult education graduation

Sept. 1: Labor Day, no school.

Sept. 19: Progress reports

Oct. 17: End of first grading quarter

Oct. 20: Teacher planning day, no school for students

Oct. 27: Report cards

Nov. 17: Progress reports

Nov. 24-28: Thanksgiving holiday, no school

Nov. 24-25: Possible hurricane makeup days

Dec. 19: End of first semester

Dec. 23-Jan. 2: Winter break

Jan. 5: Teacher planning day, no school for students

Jan. 12: Report cards

Jan. 19: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school

Jan. 29: Adult education graduation

Feb. 13: Progress reports

Feb. 16: Presidents Day, no school (possible hurricane makeup day)

March 13: End of third grading quarter

March 16-20: Spring break

March 23: Teacher planning day, no school for students

March 30: Report cards

April 3: No school

April 27: Progress reports

May 20: Last day of school for high school seniors

May 25: Memorial Day, no school

May 29-31: High school commencement ceremonies

June 3: Last day of school for students

June 11: Report cards

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