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CALENDAR  

2015-16 School Year at a Glance
2015-16 School Calendar

 Jackson County Schools Interactive Calendar

 

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2015 - 2016 ACT Test Dates
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Test Date

Registration Deadline

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September 12, 2015

August 7, 2015

August 8 - August 21, 2015

October 24, 2015  

September 18, 2015 

September 19- October 2, 2015

December 12, 2015  

November 6, 2015  

November 7-20, 2015  

February 6, 2016

January 8, 2016

January 9 - 15, 2016

April 9, 2016

March 4, 2016

March 5 - 18, 2016

June 11, 2016

May 6, 2016

May 7 - 20, 2016

State Approved  

     2015-16 School Calendar

Please be advised that calendar changes are now reflected on this format.

 

Understanding the Calendar Symbols:
The following symbols are used on a school calendar.

  • CD = Curriculum Development
  • P = Preparation for Opening/Closing Schools
  • CE =Continuing Professional Development
  • TP= Teachers - Pupil - Parent Conference
  • OS = Outside School Environment
  • SE = Special or Bond Levy Election
  • E =Primary or General Election
  • H = Holiday
  • ED = Early Dismissal

 

Preparation Days - for 2015-16
*Students are not present at these times.

  • August 10 - Continuing Professional Development day
  • August 11 - CE and Preparation Day 
  • August 12 - Preparation Day
  • October 9 - Continuing Professional Development Day
  • Februray 29 - Continuing Professional Development day
  • March 9 - Continuing Professional Development day
  • May 10 - Election Day 
  • May 24 - Last Day for Students - Early Dismissal
  • June 3 - Last Day for Teachers
  • May 25 - June 30 - Possible Makeup Days

Holidays 2015-16
(West Virginia Code §18A-5-2)

  • September 7, Labor Day
  • November 11, Veteran's Day (Observed)
  • November 26-30 - Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23-January 1, Christmas Break
  • January 18, Martin Luther King's Birthday
  • March 28 - April 1 - Spring Break
  • May 30 - Memorial Day

 

 

Dates: 2015-16 Term

First day for Teachers:  August 10th, 2015

First Day for Pupils: August 13th, 2015
First Day for Kindergarten:  
First Day for Pre-K:  

Last Day for Teachers:
June 3, 2016

  • Visit the School Sites for school specific information.
  • Visit the Adult Education Page for dates of the Adult Basic Education classes, GED Testing, and Adult Education classes.

 

School Delays and Closings:
Get information from the web @ http://wvde.state.wv.us/closings/county/all
Citizens who wish to receive email notifications should visit the state Department of Education's web site and subscribe to be notified via email. http://wvde.state.wv.us/closings/subscribe_closings.html
 

The Jackson County Board of Education Meets the First and Third Thursdays of each month unless otherwise announced.

*Printable Copy of Board 2015-2016 Meeting Dates