The school calendar, as adopted by the School Committee, establishes holidays and school recess periods for the employees who work on teacher and/or student days.

Employees who work on a 12-month basis will be granted paid holidays on all holidays designated below:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King’s
Presidents’ Day
Good Friday
Patriots Day
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
day after Thanksgiving
day before Christmas
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve Day

They will also be expected to report to work during school recess periods unless days during these periods are considered official and designated as paid holidays by the Committee.

To qualify for holiday pay, the employee must be at work on the day before and the day following the holiday, unless his absence is approved on the basis of current leave policies.


All 12-month employees will be eligible for paid-vacations in accordance with their individual contracts.

SOURCE: MASC (adapted) LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. 4:7; 136:12
CONTRACT REFS. All support staff contracts

Adopted: November 13, 2014