The Fairfax County School Board adopted the 2018-2019 school year calendar for Fairfax County Public Schools during its December 14 regular meeting. The 2018-2019 school year will begin on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 and ends Thursday, June 13, 2019. The calendar provides a three-day break for Thanksgiving—November 21-23, 2018. Winter break for students is scheduled from December 24, 2018, through January 4, 2019, and spring break is scheduled for the week of April 15-19, 2019. Instructional personnel are required to begin work on Friday, August 17, 2018 with the flexibility to work remotely on that date. A total of seven teacher workdays, four school planning days, and three staff development days are included in the 2018-19 calendar.