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School Boards approve School Year Calendar for 2021-2022

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon (CSC Nouvelon), Rainbow District School Board (RDSB), Sudbury Catholic District School Board (SCDSB) and Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) have approved the School Year Calendar for 2021-2022.

The four school boards have worked together to produce a common calendar for many years, facilitating the co-ordination of services such as student transportation. Each board adopted the calendar following its own consultation process. The calendar will now be submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Education for final approval.

The 2021-2022 School Year Calendar will be the same for students in all English and French-language schools in Greater Sudbury, Espanola, Manitoulin Island.

The 2021-2022 school year for students will begin on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, following the Labour Day weekend. There will be no early dismissal.

In addition to the first day of school, the School Year Calendar includes the dates for the Christmas Break, the March Break, statutory holidays, secondary school examination days and professional activity days in 2021-2022.

Overview of the 2021-2022 School Year
Elementary and Secondary Schools

Labour Day – September 6, 2021
First Day of School for Students – September 7, 2021
Thanksgiving – October 11, 2021
Christmas Break – December 20 to 31, 2021
Family Day – February 21, 2022
Mid-Winter Break – March 14 to 18, 2022
Good Friday – April 15, 2022
Easter Monday – April 18, 2022
Victoria Day – May 23, 2022
Last Day of School for Students – June 29, 2022

First Semester (Secondary)
September 7, 2021 to February 3, 2022

Second Semester (Secondary)
February 4, 2022 to June 29, 2022

Examination Days for Secondary Schools
January 28 to February 3, 2022 (5 days)
June 23 to 29, 2022 (5 days)

Professional Activity Days
Seven days for professional development activities will also be held during the 2021-2022 School Year, as follows:

Sudbury/Espanola/Manitoulin Districts
September 1, 2021
September 2, 2021
October 25, 2021
November 19, 2021
February 4, 2022
March 11, 2022
June 13, 2022

The School Year Calendar for 2021-2022 is available on school board websites:



Media Contacts:

Paul de la Riva
Director of Communications and External Relations
Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon
705-673-5626, ext. 294

Carole Dubé
Director of Communications
Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario
705-671-1533, ext. 2233

Nicole Charette
Senior Advisor, Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning
Rainbow District School Board
705-674-3171, ext. 7217

Carlee Leishman
Communications Officer
Sudbury Catholic District School Board
705-673-5620 ext. 375