Calendars and School Day Schedules

Whether you are looking for specifics about a building's daily schedule, start and dismissal times, or a broad overview of the calendar year, complete details are available here. This includes the standard daily schedule, as well as the schedule for days with a 2-hour delay. Junior high and high school bell schedules are also provided.

District Google Calendars & Pickerington Community Calendar

Districtwide, Building, Program and Team Events Google Calendars

Upcoming events and important dates are listed in the Districtwide Google Events Calendar, which is synced with individual building, program and athletic team calendars. Once inside the district wide calendar, to display the events from a particular building, team, program or activity, you will need to check the specific corresponding color-coded box(es) from the list on the left hand side.

Pickerington Community Calendar

PLSD is partnering with the City of Pickerington and Yodel to bring you the Pickerington Community Calendar, which is officially launching June 16th.

Visit this link to view all PLSD activities included on the calendar and don’t forget to “favorite” our PLSD schedule! Once favorited, PLSD events will be front and center on your calendar, enabling you to see what’s coming up.

School Year Calendars

2022-23 Calendar

2022-23 School Year Calendar

The school board has approved the 2022-23 School Year Calendar (pdf).

Parents are encouraged to refer to this calendar when planning activities such as vacations, family trips, and doctor’s visits.

Students in grades 1-12 will return to school beginning Monday, August 15, 2022 and ending Wednesday, August 17, 2022. More details on our planned “staggered start” will be available in July 2022. The first day for Kindergartners is August 18, 2022.  The last day for students K-11 is scheduled for May 24, 2023 (Seniors’ last day is May 19, 2023).  Winter break is scheduled to begin for students on December 21, 2022, with classes resuming January 5, 2023.  Spring Break is scheduled March 20-24, 2023. The last day of school for graduating Seniors is scheduled for Friday, May 19, 2023 with graduation scheduled on May 20, 2023. Ceremony times will be determined at a later date.

All calamity days during the 2022-2023 school year will be completed virtually on the day school is missed.

Key dates on the calendar include:

August

  • August 11: Open House (Grades 7-12)
  • August 12: Open House (Grades K-6)
  • August 15-17: First Days of School (Grades 1-12)
  • August 18: First Day of School (Kindergarten)

September

  • September 5: No School – Labor Day

October

  • October 4: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 5: Virtual Learning Day
  • October 7: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 10: No School (K-8 – All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences)
  • October 11: No School (Kindergarten Only – All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences)
  • October 12: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 24: No School
  • October 25: Virtual Learning Day

November

  • November 8: Virtual Learning Day
  • November 23 – 25: No School – Thanksgiving Break

December

  • December 21-December 30: No School – Winter Break

January

  • January 2-3: No School – Winter Break
  • January 4: No School – Teacher Record Day
  • January 16: No School – Martin Luther King Day

February

  • February 6: No School – Innovation Day
  • February 7: Virtual Learning Day

March

  • March 2: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 7: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 8: Virtual Learning Day
  • March 20-24: No School – Spring Break

April

  • April 7-10: No School

May

  • May 19: Last Day for Seniors
  • May 20: PLSD Graduation
  • May 24: Last Day Students K-11

If you have any additional questions about the school year calendar, call the Public Relations Department at 614.920.6125.

 

2021-22 Calendar

2021-22 Calendar

The school board  approved the revised 2021-2022 school year calendar at its meeting on June 7, 2021.

Parents are encouraged to refer to this calendar when planning activities such as vacations, family trips, and doctor’s visits.

The first day for students in grades 1-12 is scheduled for Monday, August 16, 2021, and the last day is scheduled for May 20, 2022 (Seniors’ last day is May 17, 2022) .  The first day for Kindergartners is August 20, 2021.  Winter break is scheduled to begin for students on December 23, 2021, with classes resuming January 4, 2022.   Spring Break is scheduled March 21-25, 2022. The last day of school is scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2022 with graduation scheduled on May 21, 2022. Ceremony times will be determined at a later date.

All calamity days during the 2021-2022 school year will be completed virtually on the day school is missed.

Also new this school year, K-12 students will learn virtually on October 6, December 1, March 2, and May 4.  On those dates (bolded below), district staff will engage in Professional Development.

Key dates on the calendar include:

  • August 16: First Day of School (Grades 1-12)
  • August 20: First Day of School (Kindergarten)
  • September 1: 2 Hr. Late Start – Professional Development
  • September 6: No School – Labor Day
  • October 6: Virtual Learning Day K-12 – Professional Development
  • October 7: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • October 11: No School (Kindergarten Only – All Day Parent/Teacher Conferences)
  • October 12: No School K-8; K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 2: No School – Professional Development
  • November 24 – 26: No School, Thanksgiving Break
  • December 1: Virtual Learning Day K-12 – Professional Development
  • December 23-December 31: No School, Winter Break
  • January 3: No School, Teacher Record Day
  • January 17: No School, Martin Luther King Day
  • January 26: No School, Innovation Day (Professional Development)
  • February 2: 2 Hr. Late Start – Professional Development
  • February 21: No School, Presidents Day
  • March 2: Virtual Learning Day K-12 – Professional Development
  • March 3: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 8: K-12 Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • March 21-March 25: No School, Spring Break
  • April 6: 2 Hr. Late Start – Professional Development
  • April 15: No School, Good Friday
  • May 4: Virtual Learning Day K-12 – Professional Development
  • May 17: Last Day for Seniors
  • May 20: Last Day for Students K-11
  • May 21: Graduation Day!

If you have any additional questions about the school year calendar, call the Public Relations Department at 614.920.6125.

2021-22 School Day Schedules

District Office

Standard District Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Summer office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. starting soon after Memorial Day. Normal hours resume in late August.

High Schools (Regular and 2-Hour Delay)

BELL SCHEDULES ARE IN LISTED IN THE IMAGES BELOW OR IN TEXT TABLES BELOW THE IMAGES.
High School Bell Schedule and 2-Hour Delay Schedule image

 

2020/21 Regular Bell Schedule

PERIOD START TIME END TIME TOTAL MINUTES HOUR BLOCKS START TIME END TIME TOTAL MINS.
E&I 8:00- AM 8:16 AM 21 E&I 7:55 AM 8:16  AM 25
PASSING 8:16 AM 8:20 AM 4 PASSING 8:16  AM 8:20 AM 4
1 8:20 AM 9:00 AM 40 1 8:20 AM 9:22  AM 62
PASSING 9:00 AM 9:04 AM 4 PASSING 9:22  AM 9:26  AM 4
2 9:04 AM 9:44 AM 40 2 9:26  AM 10:32 AM 62
PASSING 9:44 AM 9:48 AM 4 NEWS & PASSING 10:32  AM 10:36  AM 4
3 9:48  AM 10:32  AM 40 3 10:36 AM 11:38 AM 62
NEWS & PASSING 10:32 AM 10:36 AM 4 PASSING 11:38 AM 11:42 AM 4
4 10:36 AM 11:16  AM 40 4 11:42 AM 12:44 PM 62
PASSING 11:16 AM 11:20 AM 4 PASSING 12:44 PM 12:48  PM 4
5 11:20 AM 12:00 PM 40 5 12:48 PM 1:50 PM 62
PASSING 12:00 PM 12:04  AM 4 PASSING 1:50 PM 1:54 PM 4
6 12:04 PM 12:44 PM 40 6 1:54  PM 2:56  PM 62
PASSING 12:44  PM 12:48  PM 4
7 12:48  PM 1:28 PM 40
PASSING 1:28 PM 1:32 PM 4
8 1:32 PM 2:12 PM 40
PASSING 2:12 PM 2:16 PM 4
9 2:16 PM 2:56 PM 40
DISMISS 2:56 PM DISMISS 2:56 PM

 

2020/21 Two-Hour Delay Bell Schedule

PERIOD START TIME END TIME TOTAL MINUTES HOUR BLOCKS START TIME END TIME TOTAL MINS.
1 9:55 AM 10:24 AM 29 1-2 9:55 AM 10:42 AM 47
PASSING 10:24 AM 10:28 AM 4 PASSING 10:42 AM 10:46 AM 4
2 10:28 AM 10:57 AM 29 2-3 10:46 AM 11:33 AM 47
PASSING 10:57 AM 11:01 AM 4 PASSING 11:33 AM 11:37 AM 4
3 11:01 AM 11:31 AM 30 4-5 11:37 AM 12:24 PM 47
PASSING 11:31 AM 11:35 AM 4 PASSING 12:24 PM 12:27 PM 4
4 11:35 AM 12:05 PM 30 5-6 12:28 PM 1:15 PM 47
PASSING 12:05 PM 12:09 PM 4 PASSING 1:15 PM 1:19 PM 4
5 12:09 PM 12:39 PM 30 7-8 1:19 PM 2:06 PM 47
PASSING 12:39 AM 12:43 PM 4 PASSING 2:06 PM 2:10 PM 4
6 12:43 PM 1:14 PM 30 8-9 2:10 PM 2:55 PM 45
PASSING 1:13 PM 1:17 PM 4
7 1:17 PM 1:47 PM 30
PASSING 1:47 PM 1:51 PM 4
8 1:51 PM 2:21 PM 30
PASSING 2:21 PM 2:25 PM 4
9 2:25 PM 2:55 PM 30
DISMISS 2:55 PM DISMISS 2:55 PM
Pickerington Alternative School

AM Session
(CBI Students Top Priority / Expectation Session)

Report Time: 7 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 4-hour rule after report time (11 a.m.)

 

PM Session

Report Time: 11 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 4-hour rule after report time (3 p.m.)

 

Junior High Bell Schedule (Regular and 2-Hour Delay)

BELL SCHEDULES ARE IN LISTED IN THE IMAGES BELOW OR IN TEXT TABLES BELOW THE IMAGES. TWO-HOUR DELAY BELL SCHEDULES ARE IN RED.

Junior High Schedule & 2-Hour Delay Schedule

Regular Bell Schedule

REGULAR BELL SCHEDULE TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE
PERIOD TIME FRAME DURATION PERIOD TIME FRAME DURATION
P.A.W. TIME 7:15-7:30 AM 30 MINS. P.A.W. TIME 9:15-9:20 AM 5 MINS.
1st 7:34-8:22 AM 48 MINS. 1st 9:24-9:45 AM 21 MINS.
2nd 8:26-9:14 AM 48 MINS. 2nd 9:49-10:09 AM 20 MINS.
3rd 9:18-10:06 AM 48 MINS. 3rd 10:13-10:33 AM 20 MINS.
4A 10:10-10:40 AM 60 MINS. 4th 10:37-11:07 AM 60 MINS.
10:43 AM 11:10 AM
4B 10:40-11:10 AM 4B 11:07-11:37 AM
5A 11:14-11:44 AM 60 MINS. 5th 11:41 AM-12:11 PM 60 MINS.
11:47 AM 12:14 PM
5B 11:44 AM-12:14 PM 12:11 -12:41 PM
6A 12:18-12:48 PM 60 MINS. 6th 12:45-1:15 PM 60 MINS.
12:51 PM 1:18 PM
6B 12:48-1:18 PM 1:15-1:45 PM
7th 1:22-2:10 PM 48 MINS. 7th 1:49-2:10 PM 21 MINS.
Middle Schools

Standard day

Start time: 8:40 a.m.

Dismissal time: 3:30 p.m.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 10:40 a.m.

Dismissal time: 3:30 p.m.

Elementary Schools

Standard day

Start time: 9:05 a.m. (Tardy bell rings at 9:15 a.m.)

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 11:05 a.m. (Tardy bell rings at 11:15 a.m.)

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Kindergarten

AM Kindergarten

Standard day

Start time: 9:15 a.m.

Dismissal time: 12:15 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start Time: 11:15 a.m.

Dismissal Time: 1:15 p.m.

PM Kindergarten

Standard day

Start time: 1:05 p.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 2:00 p.m.

Dismissal time: 4:05 p.m.

Preschool

AM Preschool

Standard day

Start time: 8:00 a.m.

Dismissal time: 10:45 a.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

Dismissal time: 11:45 a.m.

 

PM Preschool

Standard day

Start time: Noon

Dismissal time: 2:45 p.m.

 

Days with 2-hour delay

Start time: 1:00 p.m.

Dismissal time: 2:45 p.m.