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District Closed - Juneteenth

District Closed - Juneteenth

At the April 25 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved revisions to this year's school calendar.
1. We will be using one of our snow days as a day off prior to the Memorial Day holiday. 
2. In recognition of Juneteenth, which is now a federal and state holiday, we are planning to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday as a day off. 
The Board approved the following changes.  Please mark your calendars with these dates.

  • Friday, May 27, 2022, schools and district closed for an unused snow day
  • Friday, June 17, 2022, schools and district closed in recognition of Juneteenth

Your school principals will be sharing any updates to previously scheduled events. 

Juneteenth[c] (officially Juneteenth National Independence Day and also known as Jubilee Day,[3] Emancipation Day,[4][5] Freedom Day,[6] and Black Independence Day[6]) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture.[6] Originating in GalvestonTexas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865. The day was recognized as a federal holiday on June 17, 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law.

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