BLOUNT COUNTY SCHOOLS                            

2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR

WORKDAYS FOR TEACHERS

8/6/2018        Local Schools – Teacher Planning        8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

10/22/2018        Local Schools – ½ Day Planning ½ Parenting Day         12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

1/7/2019            Local Schools – Teacher Planning        8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

INSERVICE MEETINGS

8/7/2018        JB Pennington Auditorium        8:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

        Local School        12:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.        

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS

8/8/2018            Local Schools – Professional Development         8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

9/17/2018            Local Schools – Professional Development        8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

1/21/2019           Local Schools – Professional Development         8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

 

OPENING DATE OF SCHOOLS

8/9/2018                Regular full day schedule.

SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED AS FOLLOWS:

9/3/2018                        Labor Day Holiday

9/17/2018                Professional Development for Teachers  

10/8/2018                Columbus Day

10/22/2018                ½ Day Professional Development ½ Parenting Day

11/12/2018                Veterans Day Holiday

11/21/2018-11/23/2018        Thanksgiving Holidays

12/21/2018                Half Day for Students End 2nd 9 weeks  

12/24/2018 - 1/7/2019        Christmas Holidays. Schools will reconvene for students Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

1/21/2019                Professional Development for Teachers

2/18/2019                Presidents Day Holiday (Weather Day)

3/25/2019 - 3/29/2019        Spring Break

4/19/2019                April Holiday (Weather Day)

5/23/2019                Last school day for students/Half Day/ End 4th 9 weeks  

TEACHERS WORK IN SCHOOLS

5/24/2019                Teacher Work Day

WEATHER DAYS

*In the event schools are closed due to weather conditions or for any other reason, days will most probably be made up accordingly:         1st – 3rd – Three weather days are built into the school schedule

4th __ February 18th                           

5th – April 19th 

Any additional days may be made up on Saturday following any days missed or at the end of the school year (at Superintendent’s discretion).

Principals are not permitted to dismiss school early without written permission of the Board and/or Superintendent except in times of emergency when the lives and safety of students are endangered.

                        

                                Midterm

First Semester _                        Progress Reports                Examination Schedule        Issue Report Cards:

1st Nine Weeks (44 days)                September 7                October 11-12                   October 19, 2018

2nd Nine Weeks (45 days)                November 16                December 19, 20, 21          January 11, 2019

Second Semester

3rd Nine Weeks (42 days)                February 8                March 7-8                March 15, 2019  

4th Nine Weeks (48 days)                April 18                        May 21, 22, 23                      May 24, 2019

ATTENDANCE PERIODS

Month Begins                        Month Ends                On Roll                Cumulative                 

1        August                9                September        6        20                  20        

2        September        7                October                 5        20                  40

3        October                 9                November          6        20                  60

4        November         7                December         10        20                  80

5        December         11                January                 23        20                100

6        January                  24                February                 21        20                120

7        February                 22                March                 21        20                140

8        March                 22                April                 26        20                160

9        April                  29                May                23        19                179