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2017-2018 WA academic calendar posted

Wayne Academy has announced its 2017-2018 academic calendar -- listing plans for school-related activities and functions from the first to last days of the upcoming school year.

Here are the planned programs at WA:

August 10 and 11 -- Teacher work days (All faculty members are to report for duty)
August 10 -- Meet the Jaguars annual fall sports preview program
August 14 -- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
August 17 -- OPEN HOUSE -- All parents, grandparents and family members are invited to meet with teachers and administrators along with touring the campus.
September 4 -- HOLIDAY -- Labor Day
September 12 -- Wayne County School Foundation annual membership meeting to be held in Sherman Boyles Cafeteria on campus.
September 13 -- Progress reports issued for the first nine weeks of the school year.
September 22 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
October 13 -- END OF FIRST NINE WEEKS OF SCHOOL YEAR.
October 18 -- Report cards for first nine weeks issued.
October 20 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.

November 9 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
November 10 -- Veterans Day program at 9 a.m., in Jaguar Gymnasium.
November 15 -- Progress reports issued for the first nine weeks of the school year.
November 17 -- Early dismissal -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
November 20-24 -- Thanksgiving holidays.
December 1 -- No school -- Mississippi Association of Independent Schools' convention.
December 18 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: Second and third periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
December 19 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: Fourth and fifth periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
December 20 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: First and sixth periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
December 21-January 3 -- Christmas and New Year holidays.
January 4 -- STUDENTS AND FACULTY RETURN TO SCHOOL
January 8 -- Report cards for the second nine weeks and first semester will be issued.
January 10 -- Honors assembly for students
January 12 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
January 15 -- No school.
January 19 -- Overall Spelling Bee
January 26 -- Overall Quiz Bowl
February 6 -- Progress reports issued for the third nine weeks of the school year.
February 16 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
February 19 -- No school -- President's Day holiday.
March 8 -- Cheerleading try outs. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
March 9 -- Mississippi Association of Independent Schools meeting ... no school for students.
March 12-16 -- SPRING BREAK.
March 19-23 -- 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR PRE-REGISTRATION FOR STUDENTS.
March 30-April 2 -- Easter holidays.
April 3 -- Students and Faculty return to school.
April 19 -- TEACHER IN-SERVICE PROGRAM -- This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
April 20 -- Grandparents Day program
April 21 -- Junior-Senior Prom
April 23 -- Junior-Senior Banquet
May 4 -- SENIOR EXAMS -- Second and third periods
May 7 -- SENIOR EXAMS -- Fourth and fifth periods
May 8 -- SENIOR EXAMS -- First and sixth periods
May 10 -- Honors Assembly: Seventh through 12th grades at 10:15; senior graduation practice.
May 11 -- Senior Commencement at 7 p.m., in Jaguar Gymnasium.
May 18 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: Second and third periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
May 21 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: Fourth and fifth periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
May 22 -- SEMESTER EXAMS: First and sixth periods. This will be a 60 percent day with classes dismissing at noon.
May 22 -- Honors Assembly: First through 6th grades at 8:15 a.m.
May 23 -- Teacher work day. 
 
TWO EMERGENCY DAYS, IF NEEDED: Wednesday, May 23 -- 60 percent day; Thursday, May 23 -- 60 percent day. Sixty percent days are credited as full class days.