Current Official Calendar: 2012 - 2013
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

July 4........................................ Holiday for All: System Closed

July 16...................................... Return to Work for 205, 210, 215 Employees

July 27, 30................................ New Teacher Orientation

July 30...................................... Furlough Day Three* for All Employees

July 31, Aug. 1, 2, 3.................. Preplanning

Aug. 1....................................... 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sneak A Peek School Visits for Middle & High School Students, Parents

Aug. 2....................................... 4:00-6:00 p.m. Sneak A Peek School Visits for Elementary School Students, Parents

Aug. 6....................................... First Student Day

Sept. 3...................................... Holiday for All: System Closed

Sept. 5...................................... Progress Report for Elementary and Middle School Students

Sept. 18.................................... Elementary School ½ Day Early Release at 12 p.m.

Sept. 20.................................... Middle School ½ Day Early Release at 12 p.m.

Oct. 2........................................ FTE Count

Oct. 5........................................ End of Grading Period – Report Cards Issued Oct. 16

Oct. 8-12.................................. Student Holidays/Staff Holidays (Except 240 Day Employees)

Nov. 6....................................... Student Holiday/Furlough Day Two* for All Employees

Nov. 14..................................... Progress Report for Elementary and Middle School Students

Nov. 19-23............................... Student Holidays/Staff Holidays (Except 240 Day Employees)

Nov. 21-23............................... Holidays for All: System Closed

Dec. 21..................................... Semester Ends (88 Day Semester)

Dec. 24-Jan. 2.......................... Holidays for All: System Closed

Jan. 3-4.................................... Student Holidays/Staff Holidays (Except 240 Day Employees)

Jan. 7....................................... 190, 205, 210, 215 Employees Return

Jan. 8....................................... Students Return, Second Semester Begins

Jan. 21..................................... Holiday for All: System Closed

Feb. 12..................................... Progress Report for Elementary and Middle School Students

Feb. 18..................................... Student Holiday/Staff Holiday (Except 240 Day Employees)

Feb. 19-22............................... Student/Staff Holidays (Except 215 and 240 Day Employees)

Mar. 7....................................... FTE Count

Mar. 12..................................... Elementary School ½ Day Early Release at 12 p.m.

Mar. 13..................................... Middle School ½ Day Early Release at 12 p.m.

Mar. 14..................................... High School ½ Day Early Release at 12 p.m.

Mar. 20..................................... End of Grading Period – Report Cards Issued Mar. 22

Apr. 8-12.................................. Holidays for All: System Closed

Apr. 30..................................... Progress Report for Elementary and Middle School Students

May 27..................................... Holiday for All: System Closed

May 28, 29............................... ½ Day High School Early Release at 12:20 p.m.

May 30, 31............................... ½ Day Early Release for All Students (Elementary at 11:30 a.m.; Middle and High at 12:20 p.m. or as soon as buses arrive)

May 31..................................... Last Student Day (92 Day Second Semester)

June 3, 4.................................. Post Planning

June 5...................................... Furlough Day One* for 190 Day Employees

June 7...................................... Furlough Day One* for 205, 210, 215, 240 Day Employees

June 12.................................... Last Day for 205 Employees

June 19.................................... Last Day for 210 Employees

June 20.................................... Last Day for 215 Employees

 

Any designated Holiday, Holiday Period, or Teacher Day may be used as Make-Up Day(s) as needed. *Furlough Day One is the first used. Reduction of Furlough Days would be removed in reverse order (i.e. Furlough Day 3 would be deleted first). Employees working over 180 days, other than those categories listed, must discuss Furlough days with supervisor.                                                         

                                                                                                                                                      7/23/12

Communique' - Summary of 2015 and 2016 Board Meetings HB – 91 Georgia High School Graduation Tests Eliminated 2015-2016 Calendar Need Student Insurance? Microsoft Office 365 now available for all students 2015 SAT Scores Increase for Douglas County Students DCSS Class of 2015 ACT Scores Released Douglas County School System 2015 Four Year Graduation Rate Exceeds State Leading & Learning Magazine DCSS Earns Place on AP Honor Roll for Gains in Student Access and Success 'Food Finder GA' Connects Food-Insecure Children with Resources Board Approves Strategic Plan 2016-2019 Scholarship Opportunities for Students DCSS Strategic Waivers School System Information New Principal Named at New Manchester High School "Computer Science for All" Initiative Kicks Off in Douglas County Schools Mrs. Harbin Named Library Media Specialist of the Year for Douglas County Lithia Springs HS Wins Star Award for Promising Practices A Record Number of Students from Douglas County Selected for GHP Ms. Tara Cowins Named Principal at Factory Shoals Elementary LSHS One of Seven Schools in Georgia to Earn STEM Certification Douglas County Students Carry Home Numerous Awards from State Science Fair Cafeteria Workers Win Culinary Awards CCRPI Scores Up in Douglas County DCSS 2016-17 Tentative Budget Free Summer Meals -- Dates and Locations Congratulations to our Retiring Employees! DCSS Stakeholder Meetings GA Milestones End of Grade Retest Is Canceled Summer Reading Challenge Casey Bethel Named Georgia Teacher of the Year