Eanes ISD board members approve 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic calendars

The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted at a Dec. 10 meeting to approve the academic calendars for 2020-21 and 2021-22.
The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted at a Dec. 10 meeting to approve the academic calendars for 2020-21 and 2021-22.

The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted at a Dec. 10 meeting to approve the academic calendars for 2020-21 and 2021-22.

The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to approve the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic calendars at a Dec. 10 meeting.

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.
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By Emma Freer

Emma Freer began covering Central Austin for Community Impact Newspaper in 2017. Her beat includes the Travis County Commissioners Court and local business news. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2017.


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