George Jackson Academy Academic Calendar 2016-2017 

Updated: August 29, 2016 

 

Monday, August 29

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Faculty Orientation Week Begins 

Tuesday, September 6

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Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grade Orientation 9am-3pm 

Wednesday, September 7

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      Fourth and Fifth Grade Orientation 9 am-3 pm 

Thursday, September 8

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Opening Ceremony & First Full Day of Classes 

Monday, September 12

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Eid-al-Adha- School Closed  

Thursday, September 29

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     Curriculum Night 5:30-8:00 pm 

 

 

Monday, October 3

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First Progress Report Due 

Monday, October 10

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Columbus Day- School Closed  

 

             

Wednesday, October 12

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Faculty Retreat Begins- Noon Dismissal 

Thursday, October 13

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Faculty Retreat- School Closed 

Monday, October 31

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Faculty Development Day- School Closed 

 

 

 

 

End of First Quarter 

 
Friday, November 4

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TACHS Examination for Eighth Graders 

Friday, November 11

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Veterans Day-School Closed 

Friday, November 18

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Report Card Day- School Closed 

Wednesday, November 23

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 Thanksgiving Recess Begins- School Closed 

Monday, November 28

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       School Resumes 

 
Friday, December 9

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Second Progress Report 

Thursday, December 15

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Community Service Day 

Friday, December 16

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Winter Recess Begins- Noon Dismissal 

 
Tuesday, January 3

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School Resumes 

Friday, January 13

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End of Second Quarter and First Semester 

Monday, January 16

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Martin Luther King Day- School Closed 

Saturday, January 21

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De La Salle Entrance Exam 9:00 am 

Wednesday, January 25

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Senior Picture Day 9:00 am 

 
Tues.-Fri. Jan 31

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-Feb 3

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    Advisor Report Card Meetings 

Thursday, February 2

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     Half Day- 1:00pm Dismissal 

Saturday, February 4

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De La Salle Entrance Exam 9:00 am 

Monday, February 6

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Faculty Development Day- School Closed 

Monday, February 20

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Mid-Winter Break Begins- School Closed 

Monday, February 27

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School Resumes 

Friday, March 3

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Third Progress Report  

 
Saturday, March 4

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George Jackson Academy Entrance Exam 

Friday, March 10

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Career Day at GJA 

Friday, March 17

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Faculty Development Day- School Closed 

Friday, March 24

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GJA Simulated School Day- School Closed 

 
 
 

 
Friday, March 31

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End of Third Marking Period 

Tuesday, April 4

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-7

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ERB Testing Week 

Monday, April 10

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Spring Break Begins 

Monday, April 17

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School Reopens 

Thursday, April 20

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Report Card Day-School Closed 

Tuesday, April 18

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GJA Parent Interview Day- Noon Dismissal 

Friday, April 21

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Community Service Day 

 
Wednesday, May 3rd   

Fourth Progress Report 

Friday, May 19

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Eighth Grade Retreat Begins- 2:00 pm Dismissal 

Saturday, May 20

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Eighth Grade Retreat 10am-5pm 

Monday, May 22

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Faculty Recuperation Day- School Closed 

Monday, May 29

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Memorial Day- School Closed 

 
Thur.-Fri. June 1

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 -2

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Final Examinations for Seventh and Eighth Grade 

Monday, June 5

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Field Day @Riverside Park 

Tuesday, June 6

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Seminar Day 

Wednesday, June 7

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Last Day of School- 1:00pm Dismissal 

Thursday, June 8

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Graduation @ St. Stanislaus Church 6:30 PM 

Thurs.-Fri. June 8

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-9

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End of Year Faculty Meetings 

Monday, June 12

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New Parent Orientation Meeting 

 
Wednesday, July 5

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Summer Term Begins for all Sixth-Eighth Grade Students