News and Highlights
- For many kids, summertime means food, friends, and fun. For families who count on school breakfast and lunch however, the summer months can be stressful when family food budgets have to stretch even further. Free summer meals, funded by the USDA, are available to kids and teens ages 18 and younger at summer meals sites across Virginia. Please follow this link for our Free Summer Meal Program Details.
- Will your child be 5 years old by September 30, 2018? If so you may be interested in our Kindergarten registration information.
- Congratulations to Jeff Bird, Salem’s newest addition to the High School’s Administrative team.
- Do you live in the East or GWC Elementary School zones, have a 4 year old, and are interested in a preschool program? If so, you may be interested in the Virginia Preschool Initiative Program for four year old children at East Salem and G. W. Carver Elementary Schools. Interested families will need to complete the application forms found here.
- Salem City Schools is once again named as one of the state’s top 10 school divisions. Read details here.
- See our Board’s Legislative Priorities for 2017
- Salem City Schools School Quality Reports and Report Cards
There are a total of 12 possible make-up days in the 2017-18 calendar. The days are listed in the planned order of their use. Students, parents, and employees should note that circumstances sometimes require a departure for the order listed. The order in which these days are used may change.
1. Excess Time Built-in Make-up Day
2. Excess Time Built-in Make-up Day
3. Excess Time Built-in Make-up Day
4. Excess Time Built-in Make-up Day
5. January 26 Rescheduled as a student day (1-27-18 Teacher Workday)
6. March 9 Rescheduled as a student day (3-10-18 Staff Development Day)
7. March 30 Rescheduled as a student day
8. May 25 Rescheduled as a student day
9. April 6 Rescheduled as a student day
10. April 5 Rescheduled as a student day
11. April 4 Rescheduled as a student day
12. April 3 Rescheduled as a student day
Depending on the timing and frequency of any missed days, specifically if an inordinate number of student days are missed early in the winter season, the Board may consider rescheduling the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and/or Memorial Day Holidays as additional student days to be determined no later than the January 9, 2018 and May 8, 2018 Board Meetings, respectively.
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