The McKenzie School Board will meet for their monthly session on Tuesday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. with a short agenda. Board members will consider the proposed 2023-2024 School Calendar for approval.
Inservice/Administration is scheduled beginning Monday, July 24 and running through Monday, July 31. The first day of school is Tuesday, August 1 with a half-day and Wednesday, August 2 is the first full day of school. The first holiday break comes on Monday, September 4 with Labor Day off. Monday, September 18 is a Professional Development day for faculty and staff. Fall break comes the second full week of October 9 through October 13. Thanksgiving break is Wednesday, November 22, 23, and 24. Christmas break begins Friday, December 15 with a half-day and runs through Tuesday, January 2, also a half-day.
The first full second semester day will be Wednesday, January 2 with a federal holiday, MLK Jr Day, on Monday, January 15. Another federal holiday, President’s Day, is on Monday, February 19. Spring Break is the last week of March. Monday, March 25 through Good Friday, March 29.
The last day of school for students is slated for a half-day on Thursday, May 16. Friday, May 17, is an administrative day for faculty and staff. Six days of canceled classes have been built into the school calendar. Any make-up days in excess of six days will be made up on the following dates: Feb. 19, March 25, 26, 27, 28.
The special school districts in Carroll County will follow this same calendar with the possible exception of the opening day and ending day of school.
Besides the school calendar, the board will consider the first reading of an amendment to the School District Policy manual regarding the administration of medicines. The proposed change is to add ‘anti-seizure medication’ to the policy allowing volunteer personnel, trained by a registered nurse, may administer glucagon or ‘anti-seizure medication’ in emergency situations to a student based on that student’s Individual Health Plan (IHP).
Amendments to the school budget will be presented for approval by the board.
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