SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The SPFK12 school district has released its proposed 2018-19 calendar for the academic year. The first day of school will be Wednesday, Sept. 5. Thanksgiving Break will be Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23.

Winter Break begins Monday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve.) Spring Break will be April 15-19. Graduation Day will be June 20, 2019. The academic calendar also lists other holidays and single session days.

Highlights of the academic calendar year are:

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 3: Labor Day - No School
 5: First Day of School 
10-11: Rosh Hashanah
19: Yom Kippur
 8: Columbus Day - No School
 6: Election Day (Single Session)
 8-9: NJEA Teachers Convention
 21: Single Session Day
 22-23: Thanksgiving Break - No School 
24 - 31: Winter Break
January 2019
 1: New Year's Day - No School
21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
15: Teachers Personal Development Day - No School
18: Presidents' Day
15-19: Spring Break
27: Memorial Day
19: Single Session
20: Last Day of School & Graduation
Three emergency closing days (snow days) are built into the calendar. If more than three emergency closing days are used, they will be taken from February 18 and then from Spring Break (working from April 15 forward.) If no emergency closing days are needed, schools will be closed on May 24.

To download the calendar, click here.