Carroll ISD trustees approve 2020-21 school year calendar following community feedback

Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Carroll ISD trustees approved the 2020-21 calendar at the Feb. 3 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)

This year Carroll ISD students will be heading back to school Aug. 17 following the trustees’ decision to adopt the first draft of the proposed 2020-21 academic calendar.

The school year will end May 27, 2021.

The district’s board of trustees proposed two different calendars at its Dec. 16 meeting. Following several weeks of receiving community feedback, the option with the later professional development day and spring bad-weather day was selected.

According to the approved calendar, the following school holidays are scheduled with schools closed to teachers and parents:

Labor Day: Sept. 7


Thanksgiving break: Nov. 23-27

Winter break: Dec. 21-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Jan. 18

School holiday: Feb. 15

Spring break: March 15-19

Staff development and teacher workdays are scheduled for Aug. 10-14, Oct. 9, Jan. 4, Feb. 16, May 28 and April 2.

Feb. 12 and April 2 are also being reserved as bad-weather makeup days, according to the calendar.

In total, the 2020-21 school year will include 175 student days and 187 days for CISD teachers.

Click here to see the full Carroll ISD 2020-21 calendar.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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