KDE and the Governor asked districts to create three calendar options for the upcoming year including a July option, a traditional option, and a later start option. Attached are the three calendar options that the calendar committee presented and that were approved by the Board of Education Thur. May 21, 2020. At this time, we have not received guidance on which option we will be using. We will let you know, with as much notice as possible, which calendar we will be using.
-For the Traditional Calendar option: The is the original calendar approved on 3/21/19. The modification to this calendar option is that Fall and Spring break may be used for makeup days if needed. There are still makeup days at the end of the year, so we would only use Fall and/or Spring Break if necessary.
-Late July option: Students would start July 29th and it contains all breaks from the traditional calendar. Fall and Spring breaks can be used if necessary for makeup days.
-Sept calendar option: Staff report to work Aug. 6th. Students first day is Sept 3. There is no fall break and President’s Day could be used as a makeup day. *In this option, because we are starting school in September, we do not have to meet the 170 calendar days but we have to meet the 1062 hours of instruction. To do this we would extend the length of each schools days to 420 minutes of instruction. This will have start and stop times closer to 8:00-3:30 and will vary for each building. We will have to stagger building start/stop times so some could be 7:45-3:15 or 8:15-3:45. Staff would still work 185 day contract.
Please see attached files for each option explained above.