When Does School Start in Gig Harbor?

Click the pdf below to view the upcoming Peninsula School District's calendar, which includes all the important vacation days and the first and last days of school.

It's that time of year again; back-to-school shopping for new supplies and clothes, a fresh haircut for school pictures, and time to plan out the family calendar for the 2012-2013 school year.

So when exactly is the first day of school for students enrolled in the , you ask? 

It's Tuesday, Sept. 4! For kindergarteners, first day of school is Sept. 5.

And here's a rundown of vacation days for the rest of the school year:

  • Nov. 12 No School — Veterans Day (observed)
  • Nov.22-23 No School — Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 24–Jan. 4 No School — Winter Break
  • Jan. 21 No School — MLK Jr. Day
  • Feb. 18-22 No School— Mid-Winter Break
  • March 15 No School or Snow Make-up Day 
  • April 15-19 No School—Spring Break
  • May 27 No School — Memorial Day
  • June 16 / Graduation

The final day of school will be June 18 (barring another snow storm, which may result in additional make up days). The final day of school will be a half-day for all students.

The Peninsula School District website is also a great resource for school-specific news and events and includes contact information for all school district staff.


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