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MPS makes calendar changes because of school cancellations in January

Calendar Update BannerTo make up for school days lost because of extreme winter weather, Milwaukee Public Schools must make changes to school calendars this semester. Families, please read carefully and make note of these changes: 


February 16 — Record Day and Professional Development Day 

  • This is a student attendance day for Douglas, King Middle, Lincoln Center, Morse, Roosevelt, and Wedgewood schools. 
  • This is a Professional Development/Records Day for all other schools on the early start calendar. It is a non-attendance day for these students. 

March 12 — ACT Day 

  • It is a student attendance day for ALL students at Vincent High School. 
  • At all other high schools, juniors attend school, but students in grades 9, 10, and 12 do not attend. 

April 10 — Pre-ACT Day 

ALL high school students are in attendance. 



June 7 — Student Attendance Day 

All students are in attendance. This was previously a Records Day. 

June 13 — Records Day   

No student attendance. This was previously a Professional Development Day. 


To view the school calendars and find the list of schools on the traditional and early start calendars, visit the MPS School Calendars page online

Schools can answer any specific questions families might have. 


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