2018 -2019 School Calendar Released

Calendar Committee Established to Recommend Options

The Boyle County Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school calendar at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, December 21. Pursuant to recent changes to KRS 158.070, Kentucky school districts are required to form a committee to review, develop and recommend annual instructional calendars.  

Appointed by Superintendent Mike LaFavers, the ten-person committee was comprised of parents, teachers, staff, administrators and local tourism and business officials. The group reviewed and discussed state laws and regulations, past instructional calendars, feedback survey results and community considerations before reaching consensus and recommending a calendar to Superintendent LaFavers and the Board of Education.

The full 2018-2019 school calendar may be viewed here.

Calendar highlights include:

  • First Day of School: Wednesday, August 15
  • Fall Break: Monday, October 8 – Friday, October 12
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23
  • Winter Break: Monday, December 24 – Friday, January 4
  • Spring Break: Monday, April 1 – Friday, April 5
  • Last Day of School: Wednesday, May 22

In addition to the above dates, the committee recommended teacher professional development days, staff development days, midterm dates and the end of each nine weeks grading period.

Kentucky law mandates that students receive no less than 1,062 hours of instructional time and no less than 170 attendance days each school year.

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