School Board considering 2012-13 draft calendar

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The Anderson School District One Board of Trustees accepted information on the draft of the 2012-2013 school calendar during a meeting Thursday. (See calendar at end of story)

The calendar, which will be voted on at the next meeting, is a county-wide calendar very similar to this year’s calendar, according to Assistant Superintendent David Havird. Havird chairs the committee which is comprised of 10 members from across the five Anderson County school districts.

The calendar reflects an effort to prepare for core curriculum across the state and includes traditional family holidays. Christmas/winter holidays will be a bit later to include full weeks with school ending on Friday, Dec. 21 rather than on a Wednesday, Havird said. Classes will end on June 6.

The calendar will be presented at the next board meeting at the end of the month. Some county school districts have already approved it, Havird said.

 

Anderson SC Districts One, Two, Three, Four, and Five

2012-2013 SCHOOL CALENDAR (DRAFT)

August

Aug. 14-17, 20-Professional Development Days

Aug. 21-First Student Day

September

Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday

Sept. 24 Professional Development Day

October

Oct. 24-End of 1st 45 Day Grading Period

Oct. 23-25-HSAP testing

November

Nov. 2 – Professional Development Day

Nov. 5 – Fall Holiday

Nov. 5 – Election Day Holiday

Nov. 7 – Students return from Fall Break

Nov. 21-23 Thanksgiving Holidays

December

21 Last Student Day before Holidays

Dec. 24-Jan. 4-Christmas Holidays

January

Jan. 7 – Students Return from Holidays

Jan. 17 – End of 2nd 45 Day Grading Period

Jan 21 – Martin Luther King Holiday

February

Feb. 15 – Professional Development Day

March

Mar. 19-20 – PASS Testing (Writing)

Mar. 25 – End of 3rd 45 Day Grading Period

Mar. 29 – Professional Development Day

April

Apr. 1-5 – Spring Break

Apr. 16-18-HSAP Testing

Apr. 26 – Snow Make-up Day/Holiday

May

May 7-10 – PASS Testing (ELA, Math, Science or SS)

May 27 – Memorial Day Holiday

June

June 6 – End of 4th 45 Day Grading Period (180th day)

June 7 – Professional Development Day

June 10-11 – Snow Make-up Days