The DeKalb County Board of Education formally adopted the school calendar for the 2015-2016 year Thursday night during the regular monthly meeting.
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Under the new calendar, registration for all students will be Monday, August 3.
Tuesday, August 4 will be an administrative day for teachers only
The first full day of school for all students will be Wednesday, August 5
A system wide in-service day will be Tuesday, July 28
All teachers will report to their individual schools on Wednesday and Thursday July 29 and July 30
Students will not attend on Monday, Labor Day, September 7.
Schools will be closed for the fall break October 12-23
Students will be off for the Thanksgiving holiday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 25, 26, & 27 and for the Christmas break December 21 through January 1. Friday, December 18 will be the last day students attend before Christmas break and that will be an abbreviated school day. Monday, January 4 will be a stockpile day for teachers. Students will return after the holidays on Tuesday, January 5.
Schools will be closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 18; for President's Day, Monday, February 15; and Good Friday, March 25.
Spring break will be March 28 through April 1
Stockpile Days will be Friday, September 4 and Monday, January 4;
Students will not attend on Monday, May 23. That will be an administrative day and all teachers must attend. The last day of school will be Tuesday, May 24 and report cards will be sent home.
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 6 and Thursday, March 17 at DeKalb County High School from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Parent-Teacher Conferences will also be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 8 and Tuesday, March 22 at DeKalb Middle School, Northside Elementary, Smithville Elementary, and DeKalb West School.
DCHS report cards will be sent home on Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, March 15 and at all other schools on Tuesday, October 6 and Thursday, March 17. All schools will send home report cards on Thursday, January 7 and on Tuesday, May 24.
In other business, Director of Schools Mark Willoughby presented his monthly update on personnel moves. Tabitha Farmer, a teacher at Northside Elementary School and Tonya Sullivan, teacher at DeKalb Middle School, have been granted a leave of absence as requested.