June 21, 2024

Board of Education Approves Updated 2020-2021 Calendar

USD 457

The Garden City Public Schools Board of Education approved an updated calendar for the 2020-2021 school year at the July 13th  Board meeting.  The change to the calendar for the coming school year is to have more professional development days before school begins in the Fall for teachers.  This is to allow staff  professional development on the new practices and procedures that are being implemented in the district due to the COVID-19 virus.

The original start date for the school year was Monday, August 10, 2020.  The new start of the school year will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020.  There will be a morning session of school that day for elementary, fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth grades as well as students new to the district.  The first day of school for all students will be Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

Some key dates on the calendar include:

  • August 6th – 7th – Orientation for new teachers
  • August 10th – 13th  – Inservice for all teachers
  • August 14th – Workday for all teachers
  • August 17th – Morning class only for elementary, fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth grades and students new to the district, teacher workday in the afternoon
  • August 18th – First full day of school for all students
  • September 7th – Labor Day observed no school
  • September 14th – Teacher Inservice
  • October 15th – Teacher Inservice
  • October 16th – Teacher Workday
  • October 22nd and 23rd – Parent Teacher Conferences
  • November 23rd – Teacher Inservice
  • November 24th – New Teacher Inservice
  • November 25th – 27th  – Fall Vacation
  • December 21st – January 1st  – Winter Vacation
  • January 4th – New Teacher Inservice
  • January 5th – Teacher Inservice
  • January 6th – Teacher Workday
  • January 7th – School Resumes
  • January 29th – New Teacher Inservice
  • February 18th – Teacher Inservice
  • February 19th – Teacher Workday in the morning
  • February 25th and 26th – Parent Teacher Conferences
  • March 15th – 19th – Spring Break
  • April 2nd – Teacher Inservice
  • April 5th Spring Vacation
  • May 26th – Last day of school
  • May 27th – Teacher Workday in the morning

The 2020-2021 calendar is available on the Garden City Public Schools website at www.gckschools.com