Salem City Schools Banner Love Engage Inspire 510 S. College Ave Salem, VA 24153 540 389 0130 Fax 540 389 4135

News and Highlights

MAKE-UP DAYS

There are a total of 10 possible make-up days in the 2018-19 calendar, four excess time days and six makeup days.
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. February 4 Rescheduled as a student day (Schedule conferences as needed)
6. March 8 Rescheduled as a student day
7. April 26 Rescheduled as a student day
8. April 25 Rescheduled as a student day
9. April 24 Rescheduled as a student day
10. April 23 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 8, 2019 and May 7, 2019 Board Meetings, respectively.

REPORT PERIODS

DATES TERM PROGRESS REPORT ISSUED
September 4 – November 6
45 school days 
November 12 at Parent Teacher Conference or November 13
November 7 – January 25
45 school days
January 31
First Semester Subtotals 90 days

January 28 – April 2
45 school days
April 8
April 3 – June 13
45 school days
June 20 (mailed)
Second Semester Subtotals 90 school days

Salem City Schools Education Blog

Grade Reporting Policy

Some minor changes to the division’s grade reporting policy, IKFAA, have generated a great deal of media interest.  While we suspect that the interest is the result of the original strikethrough underline version, which some might have interpreted to indicate that we...