Oregon-Davis School Board Approves School Calendar But May Revisit eLearning

Recent weather conditions have led Oregon-Davis school officials to think about reinstating eLearning. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the issue was discussed during Monday’s school board meeting. “Obviously, with a lot of the weather situations that we’ve had in the last several weeks, the board has asked and I’ve had community members and parents ask if we would revisit eLearning days,” he says, “so we’re going to revisit those.”

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Eastern Pulaski School Board to Consider Bus Number Retirement, School Calendars Tonight

In the wake of last month’s fatal school bus accident, the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation may be retiring the number 16 as a bus number. The school board will consider a resolution tonight prohibiting the use of the number 16 on any of the corporation’s buses, out of respect for those affected by last month’s accident.

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Culver Community Schools Survey Shows Support for Sticking with Balanced Calendar

A recent survey by the Culver Community Schools Corporation shows continuing support for the balanced calendar concept. “There were 190 responses about whether we should continue with the balanced calendar or go back to a traditional calendar,” Superintendent Karen Shuman says, “and the majority are supporting the balanced calendar.”

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Culver Community Schools to Seek Input on 2019-2020 School Calendar

The Culver Community Schools Corporation is asking for input on next year’s school calendar. “There’s going to be a survey that’s going to go out next week,” Superintendent Karen Shuman says, “to make sure that we get community and parent input on our school calendar for the ’19-’20 school year.” She says school officials don’t have any specific changes in mind yet, but instead would like to make a decision based on the data received from the survey.

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Oregon-Davis School Board Removes eLearning Days from School Calendar

The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is doing away with eLearning days. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the decision was made after talking to teachers, parents, and community members. “We firmly believe we want students here at school to get direct instruction, and there’s really no research out there that supports students’ achievement will increase with eLearning days,” he says.  Continue reading

Oregon-Davis School Board Approves 2018-2019, 2019-2020 School Calendars

The Oregon-Davis School Board approved school calendars for the next two school years Monday. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman explained the 2018-2019 calendar will mostly be the same as this year’s. “First student day will be August 9,” he said. “Christmas break will be very similar, which will be a split Christmas break. Christmas break will start on Thursday, December 20; students will return on Thursday, January 3. Spring break will be the week of March 25. Scheduled right now, the last student day is May 23.”

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