Highlands sets calendar for 2019-20 school year
Students in the Highlands School District will start the 2019-20 school year on Thursday, Aug. 29.
The school board on Monday approved the calendar for next school year.
The Thanksgiving break will start with a half-day for students on Wednesday, Nov. 27, with no school on Nov. 28 and 29. Schools also will be closed on Monday, Dec. 2.
The Christmas break will run from Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1.
In 2020, the spring break will run from Tuesday, April 9, through Monday, April 13.
There also will be no school for students on Wednesday, Oct. 16, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 and Thursday, March 12. The school board approved setting those dates as Act 80 days, which are in-service days for teachers .
The last day for students and graduation are scheduled for Friday, June 5, 2020.
Snow make-up day
For the current school year, the board has scheduled Monday, April 22 as a snow make-up day.
The calendar for the 2019-20 school year includes four make-up days —Monday, Jan. 20, 2020; Monday, Feb. 17, 2020; Thursday, April 9, 2020; and Monday, April 13, 2020. Schools will be closed on those dates, unless used as make-up days.
Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .