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Remembering the past
Upperclassmen enrolled in the Holocaust Studies semester course traveled to the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill to learn more about the era and the hideous agenda of the Nazis.
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Just Say No!
With an emphasis on drug awareness, Carnegie and Crafton elementary schools are celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 23-27. Students and teachers alike will reinforce the value of a drug- and bully-free environment by way of themed activities.
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Class of 2018 Diplomas
Attention all parents of a graduating senior: Please see the attached list of names to determine the manner in which you want your son or daughter's name printed on their diploma.
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Social Networking, Tweens and Teens
Life for today's teenagers is vastly different than it was 10 years ago. Join us for a presentation that will define categories of social networking and learn how it can impact your child's self-image and mental health.
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Sixth graders explore careers
Crafton Elementary sixth graders recently participated in a career and financial literacy activity to examine various career opportunities as part of an Earn Your Future initiative with PricewaterhouseCooper.
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Transition and Employment Fair
Save the date for the 2017 Transition and Employment Fair Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Baldwin High School gymnasium.
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Students Place First at Environmental Challenge
Congratulations to two Carlynton School District teams for placing first in the 2017 Eco Challenge hosted by the Phipps Conservatory. The Eco Challenge allows students to investigate environmental issues and create effective solutions.
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All Americans
Six Carlynton Varsity Cheerleaders earned spots on the All American Cheer Squad and have received the chance to perform at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida in December.
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2017 Open House is Here!
Carnegie and Crafton elementary schools will welcome parents to open house Thursday, October 12 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please take this time to meet your child's teacher and check out the many showcases around the schools.
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Real-Life Biology Lessons
Using the high school campus as an outdoor classroom, biology teacher Bill Palonis led ninth grade scholars classes on a mini-field trip last week to illustrate biological systems in the environment.
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Be Prepared to Be Entertained
The Cougar Marching Band will host its annual band festival at Honus Wagner Field on Saturday, September 30, 7 PM. The festival will feature eight high school bands and the RMU marching band.
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School Vaccination Requirements
There are a number of vaccination requirements for students who attend school in Pennsylvania. Vaccinations are required before a child enters kindergarten, again before entering seventh grade, and lastly, before entering 12th grade.
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Dynamic Learning Project
Carlynton JSHS is one of 50 schools joining the pilot year of the Dynamic Learning Project, a national program supported by Digital Promise, EdTechTeam, and Google, aimed at improving education equity by empowering teachers to leverage technology.
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Partnering with CMU
A new partnership with Carnegie Mellon University Remake Learning Lab will introduce evidence-based education technologies into the classrooms with the goal of taking science and mathematics instruction to the next level.
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Calling all parents
Two parent events will highlight the week of September 11. A Financial Aid Workshop will be offered September 13, 5 pm in the Carnegie Elementary auditorium followed by Open House September 14, 7 pm at the junior-senior high school.
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In Remembrance
This Monday will mark the 16th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on our nation. To commemorate the events of that day, we will hold a moment of silence at 8:46 am, the time the first plane hit the World Trade Center.
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Back to School
A welcome back to school message from Superintendent Dr. Gary Peiffer: "Over the course of the summer, we have been busy getting reading for opening day. Summer is a time to reflect on our academic programs and progress, engage in professional development, and work to clean, repair and upgrade our facilities." Read more...
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Bus Schedules
August 21, the first day of school, is almost here! Bus schedules are now available for parents and students to view and determine the time and place of pick up and drop off.
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JSHS Schedules
Schedules for students in grades 7-12 are being mailed out in preparation of the upcoming school year. After the mailings, a error was discovered in the scheduling program. Expect new schedules by August 14-15.
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Solar Eclipse 2017
IMPORTANT UPDATE, Early Dismissal Monday due to Solar Eclipse. At approximately 1:10 pm on Monday, August 21 - the first day of school - a Solar Eclipse will reach the Pittsburgh area. For the safety of the students, an early dismissal has been scheduled.
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Meet Carnegie's New Principal
New Carnegie Elementary Principal Lauren Baughman will host a meet and greet Thursday, July 27 at the elementary school. Two one-hour sessions will be held; Session 1 will begin at 10:00 am and Session 2 will start at 6:00 pm.
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Kindergarten Staggered Start
Carnegie and Crafton elementary schools will feature a "staggered start" for kindergarten students this year. Kindergarten orientation will be held August 14 at Carnegie Elementary and August 17 at Crafton, 6:00 pm in the schools' auditoriums.
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Orientation 2017
Incoming seventh graders and new students are welcome and encouraged to attend orientation Wednesday, August 9 at 6:00 pm. Parents and students are asked to report to the high school auditorium to gain insight into the new school year.
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Have a Great Summer!
Summer is here and the some 1,400-plus students of the district are off to a plethora of summer activities. Schedules for students will be mailed out in early August, but for now, enjoy summer and stay safe.
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Summer Meals for Students
The Department of Agriculture is offering free summer meals to youngsters and teens up to age 18 in our communities. Click to read more...
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Congratulations Class of 2017
The Class of 2017 took their final bow at a commencement ceremony held June 2 at Honus Wagner Field. The perfect evening was highlighted by the recognition of Valedictorian Will Ford and Salutatorian Storm Figura.
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Colonna Meets Governor Wolf
High school science teacher Christopher Colonna represented the district in Harrisburg, meeting with government officials to discuss healthcare, pension reform and the upcoming election.
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Sports Nutrition for Athletes
The Athletic Department will host a Sports Nutrition presentation on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium.
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Raising Awareness
Carlynton School District administrators and staff feel it is important to reach out to our Carlynton families to raise awareness of a new television series now available on Netflix. Please click to read more...
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2017-2018 School Calendar
The 2017-2018 school year calendar was officially adopted at the school board meeting of February 21. The first day of school for students will be Monday, August 21.
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Drinking/Cooking Water is Safe
The district took a proactive approach to recent local and national headlines regarding lead concentrations found in water sources. In February, Intertek PSI was hired to conduct a lead-in-water screening in all three district buildings and the water was deemed safe for drinking and cooking.
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Foreign Language Honors
The Carlynton World Language Program is the recipient of the 2017 Golden Globe Award! The award places the school's foreign language program among the most elite in the Commonwealth.
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2017 Senior Calendar
The countdown to graduation has begun and the senior calendar delineates those dates most important for the Class of 2017. Read more...
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Academic All-Stars
A ceremony for those who excel academically was held April 20, 2017 in the Carlynton Junior-Senior High School as 58 students were inducted into the National and Junior Honor Societies. Principal Michael Loughren welcomed parents and described the students before him as all-stars.
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Spelling Bee Winners
Three Crafton Elementary students captured the top spots in a spelling bee sponsored by the Crafton-Ingram Rotary. Third graders Thomas Gargis, Gabriella Adams and Connor Boyer placed first, second and third, respectively.
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First Place Team
Congratulations to our first place Fluid Power Challenge team! Seventh graders Azjia Gardner, Pierce Greiner, Audrey Robb and eighth grader Martial Delrosario competed in this engineering competition by using fluid power to move objects.
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The PSSA Testing Season is Here
The testing window for the Pennsylvania Schools System of Assessment is upon us. The PSSA will be administered in schools in April to gauge student proficiency in English/Language Arts, math and science. Testing will conclude in May.
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SHASDA Forum
Senior Lorin Welsh represented the high school admirably at the SHASDA Student Forum held March 16 at Upper St. Clair High School. College and career choices was the topic of the 2017 forum and students discussed this theme with their peers and superintendents.
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Taste of Carlynton
The Carlynton Education Foundation will host a Taste of Carlynton, April 3, at Chartiers Country Club where local restaurants, chefs and caterers will be showcasing delicious culinary delights.
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The Sound of Music
Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Carlynton High School musical, The Sound of Music. Opening March 30 through April 2, tickets are $11 reserved and $10 general admission. Tickets can be purchased or reserved one of three ways; read more...
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Get your tickets!
Tickets to the annual school picnic at Kennywood Park go on sale Friday, March 31. Kennywood Day is slated for Thursday, May 25.
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Kindergarten Registration
The district will host kindergarten registration at the end of March. Children who will be five-years-old by September 1, 2017 are eligible for enrollment. Registration days will be held March 29 at Carnegie Elementary and March 30 at Crafton Elemetnary.
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Music and Arts Extravaganza
The District's music and art departments will host a Carlynton Community Arts Extravaganza Friday and Saturday, March 24-25 at the Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. The two day showcase will feature student artwork and ensemble performances.
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A celebration of reading
The elementary schools will celebrate reading during a week-long event February 27-March 3. In honor of the late Dr. Suess, the Read Across America celebration promotes the value of reading.
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Student Artwork to be Featured
Carnegie Elementary student artwork will be featured and on display at the annual Read Across America celebration, Friday, March 3, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm in the school's gymnasium.
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A Message to Parents
From Superintendent Dr. Gary Peiffer regarding a former substitute: "Professional boundaries must be maintained and professional conduct upheld."
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Carlynton Students Rock Science Bowl
Competing against some 300 youngsters from dozens of local school districts, Carlynton students came out on top at the event by meeting a number of hands-on challenges that stimulated creativity and teamwork.
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An Evening with Brittany Maier
Well-known savant pianist Brittany Maier will present a repertoire of music in concert February 16, 7 pm in the Carlynton Junior-Senior High School auditorium. Sponsored by the Carlynton Best Buddies chapter, the evening of music will raise awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Class of 2017
For the Class of 2017, the countdown to graduation has begun. Parents, this is your chance to make sure the name of your son or daughter is printed correctly on his or her diploma. Read more to review the list of graduates...
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The Top Ten for College and Career
Due to a scheduling conflict, this opportunity has been cancelled: An informational session for parents, The Top 10 Topics for Parents: College and Career was to be discussed. The guidance department extends its sincere apologies.
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Kick off to winter sports
Carlynton athletes are gearing up for the winter sports' seasons. Juggling academics and sports isn't an easy task and student athletes quickly learn the meaning of time management.
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Rotary Adopts Carnegie Elementary
The Carnegie-Collier Rotary will distribute Power Tools Homework Kits to all students of Carnegie Elementary on Thursday, December 8 during a special presentation. The kits will include basic school supplies for every youngster to use in school.
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CHS presents Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Carlynton presents "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" December 1-4. Come and explore the pure imagination that follows the adventures of five lucky golden ticket winners and the lessons learned inside a chocolate factory. Tickets are on sale now.
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Breakfast with Santa
Join us for Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 3, from 8:00 am to noon in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children/students and includes a delicious hot breakfast. Santa Claus, story time and holiday crafts will be available for youngsters to enjoy.
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Regional Leadership Conference
Carlynton juniors attended a leadership conference at LaRoche College on November 18 to discuss and discover more ways to get involved in school and in the community.
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Going the extra mile
Carlynton senior Sofia Carrasco will receive the KDKA Extra Effort Award sponsored by the Allegheny Health Network. She is being honored for excelling academically and as an athlete. Sofia will be recognized Thursday, November 17 in a school-wide assembly.
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Making History
Congratulations to our History Bowl winners, Charlie Burcham, Lana Mihelcic, Eva Milliner, Ella Sydner and Bailey Vetter. These fourth and fifth graders made history by capturing a win at the AIU-sponsored event.
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District App
Smartphone uses can track the latest school news and events by downloading the district app, available in the Apple or Google Play stores. Simply search for "Carlynton SD." Be the first to know what is happening in the district by downloading this important tool.
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A Celebration of Reading
The elementary schools are celebrating reading in honor of Dr. Suess and his legacy. Read Across America will culminate with Family Reading Nights, March 4 at Carnegie; March 11 at Crafton.
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School Picture Day
Student picture days have been scheduled at the elementary schools. Carnegie students can smile big on October 18 with Crafton students getting the last grin on October 20.
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High School Open House
Save the date! Carlynton Junior-Senior High School open house is Thursday, October 13. Parents, we warmly invite you to join us. Open House will begin in the high school auditorium at 6:45 pm.
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Homecoming 2016
Carlynton will celebrate homecoming October 7. A parade on Washington Avenue in Carnegie will kick off festivities at 6 pm, followed by a football game.
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Financial Aid Night
The high school guidance office will host a Financial Aid Workshop on October 5 at 6 pm. This helpful planning seminar will be held in the auditorium and will offer information about the latest changes to application laws.
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A message from the Superintendent
"As a public institution, we have a duty to prepare students for the world that they will enter into upon graduation." - Dr. Gary Peiffer
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Carlynton Education Foundation to hold golf outing
The Carlynton Education Foundation will hold its annual golf outing, dinner and auction Saturday, September 17, at the Club at Shadow Lakes.
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Bus Schedule
The 2016-2017 school year bus schedule is ready and parents are invited to check out the routes for students.
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Carnegie Elementary 6th Grade Curriculum Night
Carnegie Elementary sixth grade teachers invite parents to a curriculum night at the school August 24 from 6-7 pm.
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Get ready! The first day of school is August 22
The first day of school for students in the Carlynton School District is August 22.
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HS Schedules To Be Distributed First Day of School
Final adjustments to schedules are still being made; with regret, students schedules will not be mailed but provided to students on the first day of school.
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HS Summer Assignments
High school students enrolled in Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment courses for the 2016-2017 school year are required to complete summer assignments.
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Welcoming 2017
Happy New Year to our Carlynton families as we welcome in 2017. January brings a continuation of exploring, creating and learning as we head into the second half of the school year.
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Sixth Graders Honored
Carnegie and Crafton elementary sixth graders were honored at ceremonies to recognize achievements and celebrate the promotion from sixth to seventh grade.
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Hats off to the Class of 2016!
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 and especially Valedictorian Marin Exler and Salutatorian Nicole Stengel. Commencement ceremonies were held June 10.
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U CAN B
Mr. Scott Albert from the U Can B organization recently offered career education training to upperclassmen. By way of a tailored curriculum, students were led in discussions about entrepreneurship, careers in the trades and much more.
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The District Budget
The Carlynton School District Board of Education will adopt a budget for the 2016-2017 school year at its meeting of June 20, 2016. Take a look at the big picture and the issues impacting the budget.
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Spring Concerts and More
Join us for our spring concerts and so much more...as May rapidly comes to a close, activities abound. Be sure to mark your calendar!
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Check out the Senior Calendar
The senior calendar is available for soon-to-be graduates and their parents to track all the end of year activities. Be sure to check it out and mark your calendar to stay on top of all the activities.
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Transition Night for Parents
A junior to senior high school Transition Night will be held May 16, from 6-7 pm in the Carnegie Elementary School auditorium for parents of current eighth and ninth graders.
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Elementary schools to host Cultural Days
The elementary schools are preparing for upcoming Cultural Days, May 13 at Carnegie Elementary, and May 14 at Crafton Elementary.
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Crafton teacher wins national honor
Crafton Elementary teacher Susan Kosko has been named the 2016 Humane Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Kosko was selected for her efforts to include humane lessons in the reading curriculum.
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Become a Green & Gold Card Member
Residents of the district, 62 years of age and older, can sign up for a Green and Gold Card to receive free admission to all school district related activities and sporting events.
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Prepping for a marathon
Elementary students from Carnegie and Crafton will be participating in the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon this year as Kids of Steel. They have been prepping for the run since January, working on cardiovascular endurance.
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Spelling Bee Wizards
Third graders Mateo Carrasco, Charlie Burcham and Shaunte Deluca-Turner captured the top three spots in a Crafton-Ingram Rotary-sponsored spelling bee held April 13 at the Crafton Borough Building.
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The Testing Season is Upon Us
All parents want to see their child excel in school. As the testing season approaches, parents can play an important role in helping their children give their best performance on a test.
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Shop Til You Drop
Get a jump on your holiday shopping! The Carnegie Elementary PTA will host a "Shop Til You Drop" vendor show Friday, November 11 from 6 to 9 pm at St. John's Church, 601 Washington Avenue, Carnegie.
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Kennywood Tickets Go On Sale
Tickets for the May 26th school picnic at Kennywood Park go on sale in schools Friday, April 8. Tickets are $26 each.
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Spring Break
Spring break will be shortened by one day this year as we make up a snow day on Thursday, March 24. The break will begin Friday, March 25 through Monday, March 28.
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