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Harlan County Schools announce 2019-2020 calendar

The Harlan County School Board approved a school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year at Thursday’s meeting:

SCHOOL CALENDAR 2019-2020

Aug. 12, 2019 — flexible professional development for teachers

Aug. 13, 2019 — opening day for teachers

Aug. 14, 2019 — first day for students (full day)

Sept. 2, 2019 — Labor Day holiday (no school for students or teachers)

Oct. 4, 2019 — break (no school for students or teachers)

Oct. 7, 2019 — break (no school for students or teachers)

Nov. 4, 2019 — flexible professional development for teachers (no school for students)

Nov. 5, 2019 — Election Day (no school for students or teachers)

Nov. 27, 2019 — flexible professional development for teachers (no school for students)

Nov. 28, 2019 — Thanksgiving holiday (no school for students or teachers)

Nov. 29, 2019 — flexible professional development for teachers (no school for students)

Dec. 23, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020 — Christmas break

Dec. 25, 2019 — Christmas (holiday)

Jan. 1, 2020 — New Year’s Day (holiday)

Jan.6, 2020 — students and teachers return from break

Jan. 20, 2020 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no school for students or teachers)

Feb. 17, 2020 — President’s Day (no school for students or teachers; possible make-up day)

April 6-10, 2020 — spring break (possible make-up days)

May 19, 2020 — Election Day

May 20, 2020 — last day for students (full day)

May 21, 2020 — closing day for teachers

May 25, 2020 — Memorial Day

May 21-June 24, 2020 (make up days)

GRADING PERIODS FOR 2019 – 2020

First nine weeks ends Oct. 16, 2019

Second nine weeks ends Dec. 20, 2019

Third nine weeks ends March 6, 2020

Fourth nine weeks ends May 20, 2020

First trimester ends Nov. 7, 2019 (HCHS only)

Second trimester ends Feb. 14, 2020 (HCHS only)

Third trimester ends May 20, 2020 (HCHS only)