Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178

 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County, at their meeting of September 9, 2020, approved changes to the 2020-2021 School System Operational Calendars due to online and hybrid learning as follow: 

SMCPS Operating Calendar:

  • Schools will now be open on Friday, September 25, 2020, as an Instructional Day for Students (Student Asynchronous Day) 
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021, will be the Last Day for Students (with inclement weather days)
  • Friday, June 18, 2021, will be a Staff Development Day
  • Interim Period notations have been removed from the calendar

Chesapeake Public Charter School Calendar:

  • School will now be open on Friday, September 25, 2020, (Student Asynchronous Day) and Monday, October 12, 2020, (K/1/6 Phase in Begins) as Instructional Days for Students
  • Friday, October 16, 2020, Length of Quarter 1 will be 42 days
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021, will be the Last Day of School for Students (with inclement weather days)
  • Thursday and Friday, June 10-11, 2021, will be Professional Responsibilities/Professional Development for Staff