School board approves new calendar

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By Candis Carpenter

The LaRue County School Board approved last week the calendar for the 2012-13 school year.
An amendment was made to designated Dec. 19 and 20, 2012 as potential make up days if school is missed before Christmas. Overall the calendar mimics previous years, according to the Curriculum Coordinating Committee.
Opening day for students will be Aug. 6; Fall break is scheduled for Oct. 1-5; Winter break is scheduled for Dec. 19- Jan. 1; Spring break is scheduled for April 1-5; and the last day for students is scheduled for May 21.
In other business:
• The board approved the acceptance of SRCC KETS fiscal year 2013 offer of assistance for $26,420 in matching the general fund.
• The board also accepted the second reading of grading policy 08.221 that makes 2011-12 count quality core exams as 10 percent of a student’s grade for the course in addition to cleaning up language grade reports.