Frisco ISD board of trustees approved the 2017-18 academic calendar with a start date of Aug. 21 during Monday’s board meeting.
The new start date is one week earlier than in past years. This allows the district to end the school year on June 1.
Other holiday breaks have also been moved up earlier than in past years to accommodate students and teachers.
Highlights of the 2017-18 academic calendar include:
- Thanksgiving Break- Nov. 20-24
- Winter Break- Dec. 18-Jan. 1, with students returning on Jan. 3
- Spring Break- March 12-16
- Bad weather make-up days- March 30 and May 25, with school to be held May 25 if only one day is needed