Calendar 2019-2020

June 3-August 2                    Six days (36 hours) of Professional Development (PD)

August 5-8                            Staff Development (at least 6 hours PD and 12 hours working in classrooms)

August 9                               Catapult Health Screenings – Elementary Tornado Shelter

August 12                             Elementary Open House-6pm / Seventh Grade & New Student Orientation-6:30pm

August 14                             First Day of School (Wednesday)

September 2                          SCHOOL CLOSED for Labor Day

September 13 (Friday)          Progress Reports

October 4                              Flu Shot Clinic

October 9                              Annual Public Meeting – 6 pm

October 11                            1st Quarter Ends (42 days)

October 18 (Friday)              Report Cards/Parent-Teacher Conferences – 2 to 6pm

November 15 (Friday)          Progress Reports

November 11                        SCHOOL CLOSED (Fall Break / Deer Day / Veteran’s Day)

November 27-29                  SCHOOL CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break

December 19-20                   First Semester Tests (School Dismissed at 3:00)

December 20                        2nd Quarter Ends (46 days / 88 semester days)

December 23-January 3        SCHOOL CLOSED for Christmas Break

January 6                              Second Semester Begins

January 9 (Thursday)            Report Cards

February 7 (Friday)               Progress Reports

February 17                          SCHOOL CLOSED for President’s Day (Makeup Day #1)

March 10                              Grades 11 ACT (Paper Exam)

March 13                              3rd Quarter Ends (49 days)

March 19 (Thursday)            Report Cards / Parent-Teacher Conferences – 2 to 6 pm (date subject to change)

March 23-25                         SCHOOL CLOSED for Spring Break (Makeup Days #5-7)

March 26-27                         SCHOOL CLOSED for Spring Break

April 17 (Friday)                   Progress Reports

April 10                                SCHOOL CLOSED for Good Friday (Makeup Day #2)

May 18-19                            Semester Tests

May 19                                 4th Quarter Ends / Grades Due (41 days / 90 semester days / 178 Total Days)

May 19                                 School Election Day (Early voting is May 12-18 at the Courthouse in Salem)

May 20                                 Last Day for Teachers

May 20-21                            Makeup Days #3-4

May 22                                 Alumni Homecoming (Makeup Day #8)

 

Any days cancelled for inclement weather will be made up in the order listed below (if available).         

1.      Use Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI Days) when approved by the Arkansas Department of Education

2.      President’s Day (February 17th)

3.      Good Friday (April 10th)

4.      Add days after the May 19th closing date prior to Friday before Memorial Day (Alumni Homecoming) – May 20-21

5.      First 3 days of Spring Break (Monday first, then Tuesday, and finally Wednesday) – March 23-25

6.      Alumni Homecoming (May 22nd)

 

Options that will be considered by the School Board after scheduled makeup days are exhausted:

·         attendance waiver from the Arkansas Department of Education

·         attending during the remaining two Spring Break days

·         adding more days after Memorial Day

·         longer school days

·         Saturdays