Rutherford County Schools 2024-25 calendar sets full Thanksgiving week break
Rutherford County Schools will continue to provide a full week off for Thanksgiving for the 2024-25 academic year.
The current calandeer started the new approach of being off Monday through Friday for the coming Thanksgiving.
Rutherford County Board of Education member Tammy Sharp said many families enjoy having more time to celebrate Thanksgiving.
The board approved the calendar for the 2024-25 academic year on Oct. 12. The year will start with a two-hour registration day on Aug. 7 followed by the first full school day on Aug. 8.
The 2024-25 calendar also will provide students with full weeks off for Fall Break Oct. 7-11 and Spring Break March 31-April 4.
Students will enjoy a Winter Break that stretches more than two weeks in 2024-25 starting after a two-hour abbreviated school day on Dec. 20 on a Friday. They’ll return Jan. 8 on a Wednesday.
The 2024-25 calendar includes many single day breaks that will provide three-day weekends, including for Labor Day, Sept. 2 on Monday; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20 on Monday; Presidents’ Day, Feb. 17 on a Monday; Good Friday, April 18; and Memorial Day, May 26 on a Monday.
Other single day breaks in 2024-24 will be Sept. 17 on a Tuesday for a teacher administrative day; Nov. 5 for Election Day on a Tuesday; Jan. 28 for teacher administration day on a Tuesday; March 13 for teacher administration day on a Thursday; and May 29 for a teacher workday on a Thursday.
The 2024-25 school year will end with a two-hour abbreviated day May 30 on a Friday.
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Kay dates for students and parents in 2024-25 calendar
Aug. 7 (Wednesday): school year starts with abbreviated registration day
Aug. 8 (Thursday): first full-day of school
Sept. 2 (Monday): Labor Day break from school
Sept. 17 (Tuesday): Students off during teacher administrative day
Oct. 7 (Monday) through Oct. 11 (Friday): Fall Break
Oct. 22 (Tuesday): Parent teacher conferences 3-6 p.m.
Nov. 5 (Tuesday): Students off for Election Day and a teacher administrative day
Nov. 25 (Monday) through Nov. 29 (Friday): Thanksgiving break
Dec. 20 (Friday): Two-hour day for students on final day of semester
Dec. 23 (Monday) through Jan. 7 (Tuesday), 2025: Winter Break for students
Jan. 8 (Wednesday): Students return from Winter Break
Jan. 20 (Monday): Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday from school
Jan. 28 (Tuesday): Students off during teacher administrative day
Feb. 17 (Monday): Presidents’ Day holiday from school
March 13 (Thursday): Students off during teacher administrative day
March 18 (Tuesday): Parent teacher conferences 3-6 p.m.
March 31 (Monday) through April 4 (Friday): Spring Break
April 18 (Friday): Good Friday break from school
May 26 (Monday): Memorial Day holiday from school
May 29 (Thursday): Students off during teacher workday
May 30 (Friday): Last abbreviated two-hour day of school year
Other days that teachers work
Aug. 1 (Thursday): Administrative Day (Discretionary Day 1)
Aug. 2 (Friday): Districtwide in-service day
Aug. 5 (Monday): Teacher workday
Jan. 6 (Monday): In-service Day 3
Jan. 7 (Tuesday): In-service Day 4
Source: Rutherford County Schools
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