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Students at Shelby County Public Schools should plan to attend school for an extra couple of days in May after missing classes for two snow days this winter.
If there are no more school cancellations, SCPS will add two days to the school year, pushing the end of the school year back to May 22.
“Hopefully we’re past all of it [weather issues] now,” said David Weedman, director of pupil personnel for the school district. “Once we feel we’re past the threat of winter weather postponing school, then we’ll revise the calendar and submit it to Frankfort [the Department of Education] and to the [school] board.”
Weedman said the administration generally waits to submit the revised calendar, so there is no need for votes on several revisions.
Although the school calendar will not be on this week’s agenda, the Shelby County Board of Education will have its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Area Technology Center, 230 Rocket Lane.
Chief Academic Officer/Deputy Superintendent Lisa Smith will present for consideration the board goals, which center on the district’s “5 Main Things:”
The board will hear updates on how the district is meeting its goals for this year and begin to plan on how the goals will advance for the 2013-14 school year.
Also at the meeting, the board will: