Key Dates in 2018-19 School Calendar

More Instructional Hours Built into the 2018-19 School Year Calendar Means Fewer Make-Up Days ……..

An additional 10 minutes will be added to the elementary instructional day next year … and the legislature agreed to allow the mandated 15-minute elementary recess to count toward instructional hours.

Highlights

• September 4, 2018 – First Day of School

• November 6, 2018 – Virtual Clerical Day (Election Day)

• November 16, 2018 – Parent/Teacher Conference Day
     … No School for Students
     … Staff Development Day for non-instructional staff

• November 21, 2018 (early dismissal)

• November 22 – 23, 2018 – Thanksgiving Holiday

• December 21, 2018 – January 1, 2019 – Winter Break

• January 29, 2018  –  Clerical Day for All Teachers

     … Early Dismissal for All Students

• February 15, 2019 — Parent/Teacher Conference Day

     … No School for Students

• March 5, 2019 — Staff Development for ALL staff

     … No School for Students

• April 15 – April 19, 2019 – Spring Break

• June 8, 2019 – Graduation Ceremonies

• June 13, 2019 – Last day of school

• June 14, 2019 –Teacher Clerical Day

Make Up Days

• Up to nine missed days of school will be made up by the additional instructional hours built into the school calendar.

• If additional days are missed due to inclement weather, the make-up schedule will be determined by the school board.

Guiding Principles

● Ten (10) days of pre-service for new teachers

● Seven (7) days of pre-service for returning teachers

● First day of school must be the Tuesday after Labor Day

● Must have at least 180 instructional days — equivalent of 990 hours

● Election days in November and May should be used either as staff development, clerical or a combination of staff development and clerical

• When Easter occurs prior to the 15th of April, Spring Break is scheduled the week following Easter

     –Easter   ~   April 21, 2019

     –Spring Break  ~  April 15 – April 19, 2019

• When Easter occurs on or after April 15, Spring Break should be scheduled the week preceding Easter

Calendar Committee Members

• Parents
• Teachers
• School Administrators
• Bus Drivers Representative
• School Admin Office Representatives

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