Petaluma City Schools students are busy preparing for a dash to the finish line as they head toward the end of the first semester.

Finals for most students will be held over the next two weeks, and then comes a long winter break.

The first semester ends Dec. 21, followed by a Winter Break that extends from Dec. 22 through Jan. 5 and includes both the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

School resumes Jan. 8.

The Old Adobe School District schools will be closed for winter break from Dec. 25 through Jan. 9.

Waugh Schools will be closed for Winter Break from Dec. 22 through Jan. 5.

For other school breaks, consult your local school districts.