Key Dates for 2023-24 School Year

  • 052522 Collage for Key Dates

    This calendar will be updated regularly to include more district-wide events open to the public.*

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    July 2023:
    July 3: District Closed
    July 4: District Closed - Independence Day
    July 7: District Closed - summer flex schedule
    July 13: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    July 14: District Closed - summer flex schedule
    July 21: District Closed - summer flex schedule
    July 28: District Closed - summer flex schedule
    July 31 to Aug. 2 - Jump Start to Kindergarten
    July 31: District Enrollment Days, 1 to 5 p.m., Jackson Park Elementary School

    August 2023:
    Click here for summary of school social events prior to the first day of school

    August 1: District Enrollment Days, 9 a.m. to noon, Jackson Park Elementary School
    August 1: National Night Out and Back-to-School Rally, 5 to 7 p.m., Jackson Park Elementary School
    August 3: Board of Education Work Session
    August 12: One U City Back-to-School Kick Back, 2 to 4 p.m., Pershing Elementary School
    August 17: Board of Education Regular Meeting

    August 18: Student Immunization Clinic, 9 to 11 a.m.
    August 21: First day of classes for all students

    September  2023:
    September 4: District Closed for Labor Day
    September 6: University City High School Curriculum Night for current parents and caregivers
    September 7: Board of Education Work Session
    September 12: One U City Community Meeting, Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School
    September 21: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    September 28: Board of Education Special Meeting (Tax Rate)
    September 29: University City High School Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    September 30: University City High School Homecoming and Homecoming Parade

    October 2023:
    October 11: No School for Students
    October 12: Board of Education Work Session
    October 19: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    October 20: Student Early Release Day
    October 20-21: UCHS Fall Play (Rescheduled to Nov. 3-4)
    October 25: Parent/Caregiver-Teacher Conferences, evening
    October 26: Parent/Caregiver-Teacher Conferences, evening
    October 27: No School for Students
    October 28: One U City Trunk or Treat and Pumpkin Carving/Stroll, Jackson Park Elementary School / University City High School

    November  2023:
    November 2: Board of Education Work Session

    November 3-4: UCHS Fall Play "Holes" (New Date)
    November 7: No School for Students - Election Day
    November 9: STEAM Expo - Brittany Woods Middle School
    November 15: UCHS Parent Engagement Night "Experiencing the U"
    November 16: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    November 17: Returning Artist Reception, University City High School
    November 23-25: District Closed - Thanksgiving long weekend
    November 27: PreK-12 Bookfair at Barnes & Noble (featuring District student-musicians)
    November 30: See Our Schools - Brittany Woods Middle School

    December 2023:
    December 1: UCHS and Brittany Choir Concert
    December 2: UCHS Winter Dance Concert
    December 5: All Elementary Strings Concert
    December 8: BWMS Winter Dance Concert
    December 13: UCHS Band/Orchestra Concert
    December 14: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    December 18- 29: District Closed - Winter Break

    January 2024:
    January 1: District Closed - New Year's Day
    January 2: No School for Students - teacher work day
    January 3: Classes resume for all students
    January 4: Board of Education Work Session
    January 12: Student Early Release Day
    January 15: District Closed - Dr. Martin Luther King Day
    January 18: Board of Education Regular Meeting

    February 2024:
    February 1: Board of Education Work Session
    February 4: One U City World Tour, Brittany Woods Middle School
    February 5: State of the District, 6-7:30 p.m., UCHS library. Register: www.ucityschools.org/SOD2024
    February 6: Community Meeting: Balancing Safety with Well-being and Joy, 6-7 p.m., UCHS library. Register: www.ucityschools.org/020724Community
    February 10: University City High School JROTC Military Ball
    February 15: Board of Education Regular Meeting (toggle to Zoom)
    February 16: No School for Students
    February 19: District Closed - Presidents' Day
    February 20: One U City Community Meeting, Brittany Woods Middle School. Register: https://www.research.net/r/1UC_RSVP
    February 26: One U City hosts Prop U Community Information Session (1 of 2). Register: www.ucityschools.org/1UC-PropU 

    March 2024:
    March 5: One U City hosts Prop U Community Information Session (2 of 2). Register: www.ucityschools.org/1UC-PropU
    March 7: Board of Education Work Session
    March 14-16: UCHS Spring Musical
    March 15: Student Early Release Day
    March 19: Student Art Extravaganza Public Reception at University City Public Library
    March 19: District Music in Our Schools Concert
    March 20: Parent-Teacher Conferences - evening
    March 21: Parent-Teacher Conferences - evening
    March 21: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    March 22: No School for Students
    March 25-29: No School - Spring Break
    March 29: District Offices Closed

    April 2024
    April 2: No School for Students - Election Day
    April 9: Kindergarten Open House at all elementary schools
    April 10: All District Strings Concert
    April 18: Board of Education Regular Meeting
    April 19: District Arts Night at University City High School
    April 20: One U City Trivia Night Fundraiser, Location TBD
    April 24: University City High School Band and Orchestra Concert 
    April 27: University City High School Prom

    May 2024
    May 2: Board of Education Work Session
    May 3-4: UCHS Spring Play
    May 6-10: National Teacher Appreciation Week
    May 7: Growing Together Plant Giveaway at Brittany Woods Middle School
    May 9: Brittany Woods Band and Orchestra Concert
    May 10: University City High School and Brittany Woods Choir Concert
    May 15: U Are Special
    May 16: Board of Education Regular Meeting

    May 18: UCHS Kinesis Dance Concert
    May 20: Graduation for the Class of 2024 at Chaifetz Arena
    May 27: District Closed - Memorial Day
    May 29: Early Release Day and Last Day of School (pending weather make-up days)

    June 2024
    June 6: Board of Education Work Session
    June 9: One U City Kick Back, 2 to 4 p.m., Flynn Park Elementary School
    June 19: District Closed - Juneteenth
    June 20: Board of Education Regular Meeting

    * Board of Education Meetings & Work Sessions take place in-person at the McNair Administration Building, 7700 Olive Boulevard, University City. This calendar will be updated regularly to add new district-wide events. Some dates may change as the school year progresses. Please note, school districts are required by Missouri law to not hold classes on election days. The last day of school for the District is subject to change due to unpredictable weather closures during the year or other factors.