The calendars were recommended for approval by the district leadership team Nov. 18 and incorporate feedback from staff and district residents.
According to a board action item sheet, the changes include starting the school year on a Wednesday, maintaining a weeklong Thanksgiving vacation for students and staff, ending the school year by Memorial Day on the same day for everyone, reducing early-release days for elementary students to alleviate child care concerns and build in minutes to absorb up to two inclement weather days.
The 2020-21 school year will begin Aug. 19, 2020, per the final calendar, and end with a half day on May 26, 2021. Winter break will run from Dec. 21, 2020, through Jan. 4, 2021, and spring break will run from March 15-19, 2021.
The 2021-22 calendar can be found here.