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.
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