Here are a number of important dates to remember for the first semester of the upcoming 2019-2020 school year:

Thursday, August 15: All elementary schools will be hosting Open Houses from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 16: First day of school for students in grades first through ninth; students in grades 1-8 report for half a day, while all freshmen report for a full day

Monday, August 19: First day of school for students in grades 10 through 12; students in ALL grades have a full day of school

Wednesday, August 21: First day of the Early High School Opportunity program and gifted morning classes start (and run from 7:45 a.m. until 11:20 a.m.)

Thursday, August 22: First day of Kindergarten

Thursday, October 24, and Friday, October 25: Parent/Teacher conferences for elementary school students (no school for those students; high school students report for regular days)

Tuesday, November 5: Election Day (Teacher work day; no school for students)

Wednesday, November 27-Friday, November 29: Thanksgiving Break for students and TPS staff members

Thursday, December 19: End of first quarter and end of first semester

Friday, December 20: Teacher work day; start of Winter Break for students

Monday, December 23, 2019, through January 6, 2020: Winter Break

Monday, January 6: Teacher work day

Tuesday, January 7: Classes resume for all students