Hampton Roads school make-up dates

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Students have been out of school for quite some time due to the harsh winter storm that hit our area last week, and many parents are wondering how the snow days will factor into the school calendar.

Here is a list of make-up dates for each Hampton Roads school district:

Norfolk

The two banked days that were not used from the first semester were applied to last Thursday and Friday’s (January 4 and January 5) closure. Monday, January 29 will be a makeup day for Monday, January 8, and Friday, March 2 will be a makeup day for Tuesday, January 9.

Monday, February 19 will be added to the previously scheduled make-up days.

Official make-up schedule – January 29 (Odd Day), February 19 (Even Day), March 2 (Even Day)​

Click here to see the revised 2017-2018 school calendar. 

Virginia Beach

Monday, January 29 will make up time lost on January 4. This was originally scheduled to be a staff day.

Monday, February 19 will make up time lost on January 5. This was originally scheduled to be a day off in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Time lost on January 8 will not be made up by students. Missed time for employees will be made up through a flexible schedule or use of approved leave.

Superintendent Dr. Aaron Spence has determined that the division will not be using day from Spring Break (April 2-6), Saturdays or Memorial Day (May 28) as makeup days.

VBCPS will still be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The division will also extend the first semester from Friday, January 26 to Friday, February 2.

VBCPS announced on January 25 that it will add 15 minutes to school days between February 12-May 4 to make up the four remaining instructional days that were lost due to the snow. The time will be added at the end of the day at elementary and high schools, while middle schools will start five minutes early and end 10 minutes late.

Click here to view the revised calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Chesapeake

Friday, January 26 will be a full instructional day for all students instead of an early release day.

Monday, January 29 will be a full instructional day for all students instead of a teacher work day.

Tuesday, January 30 will be a full instructional day for all students instead of a teacher work day/in-service day.

Thursday, February 1 will now be the first day of the second semester and a full instructional day. This uses one banked day for the second semester.

Friday, February 2 will be a Teacher Workday/In-Service Day (students will not attend school). This will provide one day between semesters.

Exams for credit bearing courses will be scheduled for January 26, 29 and 30. 

Portsmouth

Two makeup days were built into the school year, so only three days will need to be made up.

Three early release days will now transition to full days of instruction:  January 26, January 29 and March 30. The half-days were originally designed to accommodate teacher work days.

The school day will be extended by eight minutes from January 22 through May 18.

The semester will end a little later, February 5. The new date for the issuance of school report cards will be February 13.

Newport News

Monday, January 29 will be a regular school day for all students after originally scheduled to be a professional development day for staff.

High school exams will take place from Monday, January 22-Thursday, January 25.

Friday, January 26 will remain a teacher workday; students will not report to school.

Monday, January 29 will be the first day of the second semester.

Monday, February 19 (President’s Day) will be a regular school day.

March 9 and 30 will be full school days.

Hampton

High school exams were originally scheduled for Monday, January 22-Thursday, January 25. High school exams will now be administered Tuesday, January 24-Monday, January 29.

January 25 was originally scheduled to be an early release for elementary and middle schools. Thursday, January 25 will now become a full student day for elementary and middle schools. High schools will operate on the exam schedule.

January 26 was originally scheduled to be an unencumbered teacher workday. Friday, January 26 will now become a full student day for elementary and middle schools. High schools will operate on the exam schedule.

Originally scheduled to be a building level professional development day, Monday, January 29 will now become a full student day for elementary and middle schools.

The second semester will begin on Tuesday, January 30 for all students.

Originally scheduled to be an early close day for students and staff, Friday, February 16 will now be a full school day for students and staff.

Monday, February 19 will now be a full school day for students and staff. It was originally scheduled to be a holiday (Presidents’ Day) for students and staff.

Click here to see the revised 2017-2018 school calendar. 

Suffolk

Monday, January 29, which was originally a clerical day, will be a full day for students and staff

A Parent Teacher Conference Day scheduled on Friday, February 16, will be a full day for students and staff.

Students and staff will attend school on Presidents Day, Monday, February 19.

A professional development day scheduled on Tuesday, March 6 will be a full day for students and staff.

Click here for semester extension and exam schedule changes.

Gloucester County

January 25, 26, 29 and 30 are now full days of school

January 31 and February 1 are early dismissal (exam days for GHS)

February 2 is a professional day (no students)

February 19 and March 29 are full days

This list will continue to be updated as each school district makes its make-up date schedule available.