From staff reports
The Beaufort County Board of Education has approved the district’s academic calendar for the 2022-23 school year.
The first day for students will be Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, and the final day of classes will be a half-day on Friday, June 2, 2023.
Current state law mandates that no South Carolina public school can begin classes prior to the third Monday in August, which this year is August 15.
Dates schools will be closed for students are Sept. 5 (Labor Day); Monday, Oct. 17 (vacation day); Nov. 11 (Veterans Day); Nov. 23-25 (Thanksgiving); Dec. 19-Jan. 4, 2023 (winter break); Jan. 16, 2023 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day); February 20, 2023 (President’s Day); Friday, March 17, 2023 (vacation day); April 7-14, 2023 (spring break); and May 29, 2023 (Memorial Day).
Three potentially virtual possible weather make-up days are included: Dec. 19-20 and April 14.
Teacher work days are Monday-Friday, Aug. 8-12; Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 3-4; Friday, Feb. 10; and Monday and Tuesday, June 5-6.
High school graduation dates for 2023 are June 5 (May River); June 6 (Beaufort); June 7 (Bluffton); June 8 (Battery Creek); June 9 (Hilton Head); and June 10 (Whale Branch).