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Proposed calendar dates for the 2019-2020 school year

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) has submitted its proposed calendar dates for the 2019-2020 school year to the Ontario Ministry of Education for approval. The dates cannot be considered until final approval is granted by the Ministry in May 2019. The approved dates will be posted to this webpage.

School year calendar 2018-2019

School year calendars are distributed to all students at the beginning of each school year. The school year calendar lists school holidays and other important dates. Add our digital calendars to your own personal calendars and devices to keep track of important dates.

Sync with our Google calendar

Use the following address to add our public Google calendar to your own. You can also use this address to access our digital calendar from other applications which support the iCal format, such as Outlook. Log in into your own personal Google calendar. Click on the drop-down arrow menu next to “Other calendars” on the left-hand side. Select “Add by URL” and copy and paste the following text:


Sync with our iCloud calendar

Click on the following link to subscribe to our public iCloud calendar on your iPhone or iPad. Click “allow” then “subscribe.” Our iCloud calendar will send one-day reminder notices before PD Days.

Need to go back or ahead?

View the 2017-2018 School Year Calendar if you need to review key dates from last year. Proposed dates for the next school year (2019-2020) will be made available on this webpage in March 2019, but will not be considered final until approval is granted by the Ministry of Education in May 2019.

Summary of key dates for 2018-2019

September 4, 2018First day of school
October 5, 2018PD Day (all grades)
October 8, 2018Thanksgiving (no school)
November 16, 2018PD Day (all grades)
December 24, 2018
to January 4, 2019
Christmas Break
January 25, 2019PD Day (JK-6 only)
January 30, 2019PD Day (7-12 only)
February 15, 2019PD Day (JK-6 only)
February 18, 2019Family Day (no school)
March 11 to 15, 2019March Break
April 19, 2019Good Friday (no school)
April 22, 2019Easter Monday (no school)
May 17, 2019PD Day (all grades)
May 20, 2019Victoria Day (no school)
June 7, 2019PD Day (all grades)
June 26, 2019Last day of school for 7-12
June 27, 2019Last day of school for JK-6
OCSB school year calendar image