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Beginning Friday, December 24, all NYC public schools will be closed for Winter Recess.

Schools will remain closed through Friday, December 31, 2021. In addition, most DOE offices, including Family Welcome Centers, will be closed during this period—please check with those offices for further information.

City public schools will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022.

For more dates from the DOE’s 2021–22 NYC Public School Calendar, check out our official calendar page on our website. Also, don’t forget to follow us (@NYCSchools) on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to The Morning Bell below for the latest calendar updates!

On behalf of the DOE, we wish all of you a wonderful and joyous Winter Recess!

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