Is There School On Easter Monday 2017? Are Schools Open or Closed?


It’s Easter Monday, which means that some schools and businesses are still closed for the holiday. While many schools will resume normal schedules, others will not be open. Also, there may be some schools that are only open because they need to make up for snow days. There are also schools who are on their Spring Break.

Whatever the case, it’s important to check with your specific school district. Whether the school has a website, a phone chain or a hotline to call, you should have access to this information quite easily. Some schools post closure information on their Facebook and Twitter pages as well.

Remember that private schools operate on different schedules than public schools.

Many are off with a four-day weekend for the holiday, starting on Good Friday and ending on Easter Monday. For example, Easter Monday is a bank holiday, which means that all financial services cease until Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Easter Monday is not an official holiday in the United States, though it has been for the state of North Carolina in the USA. According to Journal Now, it was made an official holiday in 1935. It was chosen as a day to “rest up” and recover from the Easter holiday. In 1988, North Carolina switched gears and made Good Friday an official holiday instead, so that the day off was easier on their businesses.

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