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September 22, 2017


By unanimous vote, the Newton County Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. Important dates include:

First day of School
    July 28, 2017
Fall Break
    October 9-13, 2017
Thanksgiving Break
    November 20-24, 2017
Winter Holiday Break
    December 18, 2017-January 1, 2018
Students Report for 2nd Semster
    January 3, 2018
Mid-Winter Break
    February 19-23, 2018 (Feb. 21-23 inclement weather days)
Spring Break
    April 2-6, 2018
Last Day of School
    May 24, 2018

As indicated on the calendar, February 21, 22, and 23 of 2018 are designated as make-up days if the school system is impacted by inclement weather or if other unforeseen events lead to a school closure. If make-up days are not required, the three days will be added to February 19 and February 20 and serve as the mid-winter break.

The approved calendar for the 2017-2018 school year has been posted on the Newton County School System website at

2017-2018 NCSS School Calendar