Cobb County School District 2018-19 calendar

Parents should mark these dates for the year

Once again this fall, Cobb students will be some of the first students to return to school. The 2018-19 school year will start on Wednesday August 1. 

The previous school year started on July 31, which prompted several parents to circulate a petition in opposition of the early start date. It garnered more than 11,000 signatures.

The board of education approved the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 calendars at an October 2017 meeting. Start dates are set in Cobb two years in advance and two school years at a time.

Here are important dates for parents, students and teachers to mark in their calendars for the 2018-19 school year.

• The first day of school will be August 1.

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• Fall Break will be held the last week of September, the 24th through the 28th. 

• Schools will be out for election day, Tuesday Nov. 6. 

• Thanksgiving Break will be Nov. 19 through Nov. 23. 

• Holiday Break will be from Monday Dec. 24 until Friday Jan. 4. 

• Winter Break will be from Presidents Day Feb. 18 through Feb. 22. 

• Spring Break is the first week of April, the first through the fifth. 

• The last day of school is set for Wednesday May 22nd. 

Here is the full 2018-19 calendar that includes early release days:

(Cobb County Schools)
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