Good Spirit School Division 204
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  • Feb 16, 2019
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    School Year Calendar

    ​​​A calendar committee comprised of representatives from Good Spirit School Division, Good Spirit Teachers' Association, Christ the Teacher Catholic School Division, and Christ the Teacher Teachers' Association developed one calendar option for the 2019-20 school year. Following this online survey (February 14 through February 28), the committee will reconvene to review the results and present it to their respective Boards of Education. The Ministry of Education will provide feedback on the calendar presented.

    After reviewing the calendar and details, please complete the one question survey.

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    Defined Requirements

    • The Saskatchewan Education Act requires the following:
      • A minimum of 950 hours of instructional time per year;
      • Post Labour Day student start time;
      • Six weeks of summer vacation;
      • Christmas break that begins no later than December 23 and ends not earlier than January 2;
      • A Spring break with no more than 5 consecutive days.

     Calendar Highlights


    Draft Calendar Survey​

    ​​​​School Year Calendar for 2018/19

    The jointly constructed calendar was presented for Board approval at the March 15, 2018 Regular Board Meeting. The calendar was then sent to the Ministry of Education for review. GSSD received confirmation of approval on April 9, 2018. To view the 2018-19 school year calendar, click on the image below:

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    Total # Days


    Instructional Days


    Non-Instructional Days


    Instructional Hours


    Non-Instructional Hours


    Total Hours in Calendar


    Minutes per Instructional Day


    Minutes per Non-Instructional Day


    # August/Sept Non-Instructional Days


    Opening Day of classes

    Sept. 4​​

    In-service Days

    Oct. & May “tied” to long weekends

    Christmas Break

    Dec. 24 to Jan. 4

    Semester Turn-around

    (Departmental exams schedule Jan 23 - Jan 28)

    Jan. 29

    Semester 1

    ​​92 instructional

    7 non-instructional

    Semester 2

    ​​93 instructional

    ​5 non-instructional

    February Break

    Feb. 18 to 22

    Easter Break

    Apr. 19 to 26

    June Departmental exams scheduled

    June 20 to 26

    (excluding June 21)


    Previous School Year Calendars