Board approves 2018-2019 academic year calendar

During their April 26, 2018 meeting, the Knox County Board of Education officially adopted the academic calendar for 2018-2019.

Students will return to school on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

Date Description
August 2 Teacher Equivalent Days 1 –  No students – Work Days for All Staff
August 3 Professional Development  Day 1- Flex
August   6 Professional Development  Day 2 – Flex
August 7 Opening Day for Teachers
August 8 1st Day for Students
September 3 Labor Day – Holiday – No School
October 8 Professional Development  Day 3 – Flex (18 hours of PD required by this date)
October 9 Teacher Equivalent Day 2 – No students – Work Days  for all Staff – All online Classified training and NTI Days 1-4 are due
October 8 -12 Daniel Boone Festival – No School for Students
October 22 Planning Day- WORK DAY ALL STAFF
November 6 Election Day- No School
November 21 Professional Development Day  4– Flex (24 hours of PD required by this date)
November 22 Thanksgiving -Holiday – No School
November 23 No School
December 19 – Jan 1, 2019 Christmas Break – No School
January 2, 2019 Teacher Equivalent Day 3 – No students – NTI Days 5-8 Assignments Due
January  21 MLK Day – Holiday – No School
April 1-5 Tentative Spring Break
April 19 TE Day 4 – All NTI documentation must be uploaded by this date
May 17 Last Day for Students
May 20 Closing Day for Teachers
May 21 Primary Election
May 27 Memorial Day
IMPORTANT  DATES
Possible Make –Up Days April 1-5
Professional Development 4 Aug. 3 Aug. 6; Oct. 8 ; Nov. 21
Planning Days; Opening & Closing Days Oct. 22 ; Aug. 7 ; May 20
Holidays 4 Sept. 3rd; Nov. 22nd; Dec. 25th ; Jan. 21st
Teacher Equivalent Days  5  Aug. 2nd ; Oct. 9th ; Jan 2nd; April 19th    plus two 3 hr. parent teacher conferences