This calendar of events represents typical school and legal holidays but is not the official calendar for Junipero Serra Elementary School in the Ventura Unified School District.

Please do not rely on this calendar for official school holidays, schedules or closures. Contact the school at 805-672-2717 or on their official website for further information.
April 1, 2015
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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April Fool's Day
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Pascua Florida Day
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National Tartan Day
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World Health Day
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09
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13
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
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15
Tax Day
Yom Hazikaron
Passover (first day)
Father Damien Day
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Emancipation Day
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21
San Jacinto Day
22
Earth Day
Oklahoma Day
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24
Administrative Professionals' Day
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26
Arbor Day
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28
Yom HaShoah
Confederate Memorial Day
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
 
San Jacinto Day
San Jacinto Day is a day of state pride for Texans in the United States on April 21 each year. It commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto between the Texan army and Mexican forces, which took place on April 21, 1836. The battle was a turning point for Texas' independence from Mexico. 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
 
Earth Day
Earth Day originally celebrated at Spring Equinox around March 20, is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. The name and concept of Earth Day was pioneered by John McConnell in 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco. He proposed March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. This day of nature's equipoise was later sanctioned in a Proclamation signed by Secretary General U Thant at the United Nations. A month later a separate Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970.  
 
Oklahoma Day
Oklahoma Day, which is annually held on April 22, commemorates the date when the "Oklahoma Lands" area, which is now the state of Oklahoma, opened for European settlement. 
Friday, April 24, 2015
 
Administrative Professionals' Day
Administrative Professionals' Day (also known as Secretaries Day or Admin Day) is an unofficial secular holiday observed in several countries to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. In North America, it is celebrated on the Wednesday of the last full week of April (April 25 in 2012). In much of Europe it is celebrated on the third Thursday in April (April 19 in 2012). 
Sunday, April 26, 2015
 
Arbor Day
Arbor Day (from the Latin arbor, meaning tree) is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. It originated in Nebraska City, Nebraska, United States by J. Sterling Morton. The first Arbor Day was held on April 10, 1872 and an estimated one million trees were planted that day. Many countries now observe a similar holiday. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season. 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
 
Yom HaShoah
Many people in the United States observe Yom Hashoah, which is also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. 
 
Confederate Memorial Day
Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States. It gives people a chance to honor and remember the Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s. 
Friday, May 1, 2015
 
May Day
May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. May Day is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. May Day falls exactly half a year from November 1, another cross-quarter day which is also associated with various northern European pagan and the year in the Northern hemisphere, and it has traditionally been an occasion for popular and often raucous celebrations. 
 
Law Day
Law Day in the United States of America (USA) is celebrated on May 1 each year. It lso falls on the same day as Loyalty Day in the USA. 
 
Loyalty Day
Loyalty Day is on May 1 each year. It is a special day for people to reaffirm their loyalty to the United States and to recognize the heritage of American freedom. It also falls on the same day as Law Day in the USA.