Bethesda Community School
2023-2024 (190 Total School Days)
Dates and Policies

Holidays - BCS will be closed on the following dates:

2023 Dates:
Monday, August 28 – First Day of School (BCS Open)
Monday, September 4 – Labor Day
Friday, September 22 – Professional Day
Monday, October 9 – Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 – Veterans’ Day
Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving
Friday, November 24 – Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, December 4 – Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, December 25 thru Monday, January 1 – Winter Break

2024 Dates:
(Re-Open - Tuesday, January 2)
Monday, January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 19 – President’s Day
Thursday, March 28 thru Monday, April 1 – Spring Break
Friday, May 17 – Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day
Friday, June 14 – Last Day of School (BCS Open)

Weather-Related or Emergency Closings:
If Montgomery County schools close due to inclement weather – we are CLOSED. When Montgomery County schools open late due to inclement weather – we open at 9:30 a.m. If Montgomery County schools close early due to inclement weather or an emergency, we ask that you pick your children up as soon as possible but no later than 1:00 p.m. If inclement weather occurs on a day when the Montgomery County schools are closed for teacher meetings or other special days, you will receive an email via our list serve regarding our status.