Ch­ester­field sets 2018-2019 school year cal­en­dar

The Progress-Index - - EDUCATION -

CH­ESTER­FIELD — The Ch­ester­field County School Board ap­proved the cal­en­dar for the 2018-19 school year. The cal­en­dar is also avail­able at my­chester­field­schools.com. High­lights in­clude:

• There are 180 stu­dent days.

• Classes be­gin Sept. 4, the first Tues­day af­ter La­bor Day.

• Classes end June 14 for stu­dents.

• Win­ter break is Dec. 20-Jan. 1.

• Spring break is April 1-5.

• April 19 is a stu­dent and staff hol­i­day.

• Nov. 5 is a stu­dent hol­i­day and teacher work­day/pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment day.

• Nov. 6 is a stu­dent hol­i­day and set aside for par­ent-teacher con­fer­ences. School op­er­at­ing times also will change dur­ing the 2018-19 school year. These changes were ap­proved in Fe­bru­ary 2016 in or­der to align high school start­ing times with med­i­cally re­searched best prac­tices. To view in­for­ma­tion about school op­er­at­ing times changes, visit www.my­chester­field­schools.com/ school-start­ing-times/

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