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MCPS associate superintendent Essie McGuire speaks at a board meeting on March 9th. Board members will meet on March 23rd to finalize the new schedule.

MCPS proposes alternative to 2021-2022 school calendar

By Jasper Bernstein, Observations Editor March 16, 2021

Last year, The Observer wrote an article on the number of days of school for the upcoming year. In that article, it was noted that MCPS had significantly reduced the number of days off, while keeping start...

Next year’s school calendar will accommodate a professional day on Sept. 12, the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha. Teachers will lose a Pre-service day, and students  and staff will attend school on Oct. 21, previously a no school day.

Board of Ed. Changes School Calendar

By Thomas Atkinson, Online Features Editor January 4, 2016

The Board of Education decided Dec. 14 to revise the school calendar for the 2016-17 school year to accommodate the addition of a professional Sept. 12, 2016. n School will start Aug. 29, 2016 with teachers...

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