Important Upcoming Dates For VCS

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2017-2018 YEAR AT A GLANCE


August 14-18: International Orientation Camp (Tours and assessments)

Wednesday, August 16: New Parent Orientation

Thursday, August 17: Meet the Teacher Night (5 pm to 8pm), 12th Grade Parent Meeting (8pm to 9pm)

Friday, August 18: New Student Orientation (Middle/High School) (9 to noon),

Monday, August 21: First day of school (Middle/High School)

Wednesday, August 23: First Day of School Elementary, Late Start Schedule (9:30 start) for Middle/High School

Friday, August 25: Back-to-School Blackout Dance

Wednesday, August 30: International Orientation for Parents / Hosts: 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 31: Elementary Back to School Night

  • JK-Grade 2: 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Meet the Specialists in the Chapel
  • All Grades: 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. – Meet the Teacher
  • Grades 3-5: 7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. – Meet the Specialists in the Chapel


Monday, September 4: Labor Day, no school

Wednesday, September 6: Late Start

Thursday, September 7: Middle School Back to School NightFriday, September 8: End of Interim Grading Period

September 10-12: 9th Grade Retreat (Thousand Pines)

Thursday, September 14: High School Back to School Night

Friday, September 22, No School (Teacher In-service)

September 27-29: 6th Grade Retreat (The Oaks Camp)


Wednesday, October 4: Late Start

Friday, October 6: Non-Fire

Wednesday, October 11: Testing Grades 6-11 (changed based on College Board dates)

Friday, October 20: End of First Quarter (week 9)

Monday, October 23: 7th Grade Retreat (local, during school hours)

Thursday/Friday, October 26, 27: No School Elementary – Parent/Teacher Conferences


Wednesday, November 1: Late Start

Friday, November 3: Booster Club Golf Tournament at Angeles National Golf Course

Thursday, November 9: End of Interim Grading Period (4th week)

Thurday, November 9: All-School, Veterans Day Chapel (Veterans are encouraged to attend)

Friday, November 10: No School—Veteran’s Day

November 22 to 24: Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday to Friday)


Friday, December 1: Grandparents Day (no school grades 6-12)

Wednesday, December 6: Late Start

December 19 to 21: Final Exams (Tuesday to Thursday)

Thursday, December 21: End of First Semester

Friday, December 22: No School, teacher work day, Staff Christmas Breakfast

December 25 through January 9: No School, Christmas Break


Wednesday, January 10: Return to School, Second Semester Begins

Monday, January 15: No School, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

Tuesday, January 16: 10th Grade Retreat (local, during school hours)

January 19-21: Servant Leadership Retreat (Dream Center)


Wednesday, February 7: Late Start

Friday, February 9: End of Interim Grading Period

Friday, February 16: No School

Monday, February 19: No School, President’s Day

VCServes: Week of February 26


Wednesday, March 7: Late Start

Thursday, March 8: Ignite

Monday, March 12: 11th Grade Retreat (local, during school hours)

Friday, March 16: End of Third Quarter

March 18-19: 12th Grade Retreat (Angeles Crest Christian Camp)

Thursday, March 22: Spark Symposium

Friday, March 30 (Good Friday) through Friday April 6: Easter Break (No School)


(No April Late Start)

Monday, April 9: Return to School

Friday, April 13: No School Faculty In-service Day

Friday April 20: End of Interim Grading Period


Wednesday, May 2: Late Start

Tuesday, May 22: Illuminate

Tuesday, May 29 at 6 PM: Fifth Grade Culmination (VCS)

Monday, May 28: No School, Memorial Day

May 29 to May 31: Final Exams (Tuesday to Thursday)

Thursday, May 31: Minimum Day (Grades K-5)--End of Second Semester


Friday, June 1: No School, Faculty Work Day

Friday, June 1 at 6 PM: Middle School Gaduation (Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills)

Saturday, June 2 at 5:00 PM: High School Graduation (First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena)