UPDATE: The Longview ISD Board of Trustees authorised a brand new faculty calendar Wednesday throughout a scheduled assembly at Longview Excessive Faculty.
LISD lecturers and employees got the alternative to weigh in on two proposed calendars, with almost 75 p.c selecting to take action. Of that quantity, 76.3 p.c had been in favor of the second calendar.
Utilizing the feedback of those that voted each for and towards the second calendar, a 3rd calendar was created and proposed.
Assistant superintendent James Hockenberry stated particular consideration was given to lecturers and employees in a bid to provide them as a lot say within the last calendar as doable.
The one change from the second calendar was the elimination of in the future off in February, which was added to Christmas break.
Of extra observe, there might be just one early-release day within the new faculty 12 months: Tuesday, Dec. 19.
The Longview ISD Board of Trustees will meet at midday Wednesday at Longview Excessive Faculty, with subsequent 12 months’s faculty calendar one of many gadgets up for dialogue.
The agenda for at this time’s assembly requires the dialogue and “doable approval” of the 2023-24 faculty calendar. Two separate calendars have been generated and might be up for dialogue.
The fist calendar calls for varsity to start on Thursday, Aug. 10. On this calendar, college students can be launched early for the Christmas break on Friday, Dec. 15 and return to high school on Wednesday, Jan. 3. The ultimate day of faculty on this calendar can be Friday, Might 24.
The second calendar calls for varsity to start on Wednesday, Aug. 9. On this calendar, college students can be launched early for the Christmas break on Wednesday, Dec. 20 and would return to high school on Thursday, Jan. 4. The ultimate day of faculty would even be on Friday, Might 24.
The primary calendar has no full days off within the months of February and April, whereas the second calendar has a minimum of one off day in every month.
The proposed Thanksgiving and spring breaks are the identical on every calendar: Monday, Nov. 20 by means of Friday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving; and Monday, March 11 by means of Friday, March 15 for Spring Break.