School Calendar 2014-15 Accepted by Board of Education

Last Updated on May 28, 2014 at 12:14pm |

At the May 23rd Garrett County Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to accept the following concerning the 2014-15 school calendar:

•Monday, August 25:  First day of school for students.

•Professional Development half days for each month with a 3-hour early student dismissal. 

•Autumn Glory Friday, October 10, 2014:  Schools will be closed.

•Parent-Teacher Conference Days:    There will be no school for students but with adjusted times for both afternoon and evening conferences to allow for working parents. 

•Thanksgiving Monday, December 1, 2014:  Schools will open for students on the Monday after Thanksgiving.

•Winter Break:  Beginning Tuesday, December 23, 2014  with a 3 hour early student dismissal and returning to school on Monday, January 5, 2015.  

•Professional Day, January 16, 2015:   This is the 91st day of school with a 3-hour early student dismissal.  (If delayed or closed on this day, the makeup day will be the next full day.)

•Spring Break, March 30 - April 6, 2015.  The Board voted to  keep spring  break and use 4 days as make-up days, if needed.  Schools will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday.

•One-Hour Delay Winter Schedule.  There will not be a one-hour delay winter schedule.

•Tentative Last Day of School for Students:  Thursday, June 4, 2015.
•Tentative Last Day of School for Teachers: Friday, June 5, 2015.

The final calendar can be viewed here. School Calendar 2014-15
The Board acknowledged all the public comments that were submitted concerning the calendar and thanks the public for very constructive comments and alternative suggestions.