The Valier Schools board of trustees adopted the 2019-20 school calendar at their regular monthly meeting on April 16. 

Looking to next year, the first day of school for students in grades 1-12 will be on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Kindergarten students will start on Thursday, Aug. 22. Teachers, however, are scheduled for two In Service days on Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. Students will be dismissed for their summer break at noon on Friday, May 22. 

The 2019-20 school year will have 175 instructional days. Graduation for the Class of 2020 will be on Saturday, May 16.

This year’s school calendar features Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursdays, a shorter Christmas break, and a day off added to the months of February and March. Mid-terms are also scheduled on the same day as Parent-Teacher Conferences.

If you’re wondering what days students won’t be going to school during the 2019-20 school year, here is the list:

•Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day.

•Thursday, Sept. 19, is an early release day due to mid-term Parent-Teacher Conferences.

•Thursday, Oct. 17; Friday, Oct. 18, Teacher Convention.

•Wednesday, Nov. 27; Thursday, Nov. 28; Friday, Nov. 29, Thanksgiving.

•Students will be dismissed at the regular time on Friday, Dec. 20 for Christmas break and will return to classes on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.

•Monday, Jan. 13, there is no school due to Teacher In Service.

•Thursday, Feb. 13, will be an early release day due to midterm Parent-Teacher Conferences.

•Friday, Feb. 21.

•Friday, March 20.

•Spring break starts when school is dismissed at the regular time on Thursday, April 2 and classes resume on Monday, April 13. 

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