Calendar 2017-18

June 1-August 4 Five days (30 hours) of Professional Development (PD)

August 7-11 Staff Development (at least 6 hours PD and 12 hours working in classrooms)

August 10 Elementary Open House-6pm / Seventh Grade & New Student Orientation-6:30pm

August 14 First Day of School

September 4 SCHOOL CLOSED for Labor Day

September 8 (Friday) Progress Reports

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

October 13 1st Quarter Ends (44 days)

October 20 (Friday) Report Cards/Parent-Teacher Conferences – 2 to 6pm

November 8 Annual Public Meeting – 5 pm

November 10 (Friday) Progress Reports

November 13 SCHOOL CLOSED (Deer Day)

November 22-24 SCHOOL CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break

December 18-19 First Semester Tests / 2nd Quarter Ends (43 days / 87 semester days)

December 20-January 2 SCHOOL CLOSED for Christmas Break

January 3 Second Semester Begins

January 5 (Friday) Report Cards

February 2 (Friday) Progress Reports

February 19 SCHOOL CLOSED for President’s Day (Makeup Day #1)

February 27 Grades 11 ACT Paper Exam

March 9 3rd Quarter Ends (47 days)

March 15 (Thursday) Report Cards / Parent-Teacher Conferences – 2 to 6 pm (date subject to change)

March 19-21 SCHOOL CLOSED for Spring Break (Makeup Days #7-9)

March 22-23 SCHOOL CLOSED for Spring Break

March 30 SCHOOL CLOSED for Good Friday (Makeup Day #2)

April 9--May 11 Window for Grades 3-10 ACT Aspire Exam

April 13 (Friday) Progress Reports

May 7-18 AP Testing

May 17-18 Semester Tests / 4th Quarter Ends (44 days / 91 semester days / 178 Total Days)

May 21 Last Day for Teachers

May 21-24 Makeup Days #3-6

May 25 Alumni Homecoming (Makeup Day #10)

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

1. President’s Day (February 19th)

2. Good Friday (March 30th)

3. Add days after the May 18th closing date prior to the Friday before Memorial Day (Alumni Homecoming)

4. Spring Break (Monday first, then Tuesday, and finally Wednesday)

5. Alumni Homecoming (May 25th)

The Thursday and Friday of Spring Break are not scheduled as a makeup days, but may be used as such if determined necessary by the school board due to an excessive number of inclement weather days.

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 Spring Break days

• adding more days after Memorial Day

• longer school days

• Saturdays

John May,
Mar 18, 2016, 10:39 AM
John May,
Apr 25, 2017, 7:26 AM