Red Deer Public School District - International Services

Calendar of Events

2017-2018 School Year

PLEASE NOTE:
•International Students should arrive in Canada on the weekend of August 26 and 27, 2017.  
Airport pickup is available on this weekend.
Students arriving outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge to a maximum of $190.00 for airport pickup.

Semester ONE- August 2017 to January 2018

  •  August 28,29  School Orientation, Timetabling, ESL Testing
  •  August 31 School begins
  •  September 4 Labour Day (No School)
  •  October 9  Thanksgiving Day Holiday (No School)
  •  November 8 - 11  Fall Break (No School)
  •  November 11  Remembrance Day Holiday (No School)
  •  December 25 - January 5 Winter Break (No School)
  •  January 8  School Resumes
  •  January 26  Final Day of First Semester

IMPORTANT:  Departure for Semester 1 & Arrival for Semester 2 International Students:  January 27 and January 28, 2017

Airport pickup and drop off is available on these dates.  Students arriving or departing outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge of approximately $190.00 each way for airport pickup or drop off.

Semester TWO - February 2018 to June 2018

  •  January 29  Orientation and Timetabling & ESL Testing
  •  January 30 First Day of Semester 2
  •  February 19  Family Day Holiday (No School)
  •  February 20-21 Winter Break (No School)
  •  February 22-23 Teachers' Convention
  •  March 9 District/School Professional Development Day (No School)
  •  March 26 – 30  Spring Break (No School)
  •  March 30 Good Friday (No School)
  • April 2 Easter Monday (No School)
  •  April 3 School Resumes
  •  May 21 Victoria Day (No School)
  •  June 28  School Closing - Final Day for Students
  •  June 29  School Organization - Teachers/Staff Only

IMPORTANT:  Year End Departure for International Students:  June 29, 30, 2018.
Transportation to the airport is available on these dates.  Students departing outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge of approximately $190.00 for airport drop off.

 PLEASE NOTE:
•All students must depart the program by June 30 at very latest as the school district is closed for the summer break. •The homestay program also ends June 30, 2018.

 

2018-2019 School Year

PLEASE NOTE:
•International Students should arrive in Canada on the weekend of August 25 and 26, 2018.  
Airport pickup is available on this weekend.
Students arriving outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge to a maximum of $190.00 for airport pickup.

Semester ONE- August 2018 to January 2019

  •  August 27,28  School Orientation, Timetabling, ESL Testing
  •  August 29 or 30 Banff Trip (for all students who have paid Activity Fee)
  •  September 3 Labour Day (no school)
  •  September 4 School Begins
  •  October 18  Thanksgiving Day Holiday (No School)
  •  November 7-11  Fall Break (No School)
  •  November 11  Remembrance Day Holiday (No School)
  •  December 22 - January 6 Winter Break (No School)
  •  January 7  School Resumes
  •  January 25  Final Day of First Semester
  •  January 28-30 Grade 12 final exams

IMPORTANT:  Departure for Semester 1 & Arrival for Semester 2 International Students:  January 26 and January 27, 2019 (exceptions made for grade 12 students writing diploma exams Jan. 28-30)

Airport pickup and drop off is available on these dates.  Students arriving or departing outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge of approximately $190.00 each way for airport pickup or drop off.

Semester TWO - February 2019 to June 2019

  •  January 28  Orientation and Timetabling & ESL Testing
  •  February 1  First Day of Semester 2
  •  February 18  Family Day Holiday (No School)
  •  February 14-22 Winter Break (No School)
  •  March 14-15 Teachers' Convention
  •  March 9 District/School Professional Development Day (No School)
  •  April 19 Good Friday (No School)
  • April 22 Easter Monday (No School)
  •  April 23 School Resumes
  •  May 20 Victoria Day (No School)
  •  June 27  School Closing - Final Day for Students
  •  June 28  School Organization - Teachers/Staff Only

IMPORTANT:  Year End Departure for International Students:  June 29, 30, 2019.
Transportation to the airport is available on these dates.  Students departing outside these dates may be subject to an additional charge of approximately $190.00 for airport drop off.

 PLEASE NOTE:
•All students must depart the program by June 30 at very latest as the school district is closed for the summer break. •The homestay program also ends June 30, 2019.

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