Spring ISD asks parents for pick between two plans for 2018-19 start day, winter break options

Spring ISD has asked parents for input into the 2018-19 instructional calendar.

Spring ISD has asked parents for input into the 2018-19 instructional calendar.

Spring ISD is seeking feedback on two proposed 2018-19 instructional calendar options before its next board of trustees meeting Feb. 13.

Here are the two plans:

Option A


First day of school: Aug. 16
First day of winter break for students: Dec. 21
Return to school: Jan. 8
Additional student holidays: April 1, 19, 22
Last day of school: May 30

Option B


First day of school: Aug. 15
First day of winter break for students: Dec. 19
Return to school: Jan. 8
Additional student holidays: April 19, 22
Last day of school: May 30

Both calendar options exceed the state guidelines that require school districts to provide at least 75,600 minutes of instruction.

The 2018-19 Instructional Calendar Survey is located on the Spring ISD website at www.springisd.org/calsurvey. The deadline for participating is Monday, Feb. 12.

The survey results along with a calendar recommendation will be presented to the board of trustees at the regular meeting at 7 p.m. at 16717 Ella Blvd., Houston, on Feb. 13.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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