Schools return to session next week

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 4:02 pm

The summer break is over for Fayetteville and Lincoln County students as local schools reopen next week for the start of the 2012-13 academic year.

The first day of school for students attending Fayetteville city schools is Monday, July 30, while the first day for students in Lincoln County schools is Wednesday, Aug. 1. And classes begin at Riverside Christian Academy on Thursday, Aug. 2.

Following are the calendars for each of the school systems and Riverside.

Lincoln County

School System

July 30-31, in-service for teachers; Aug. 1, registration at all schools, half day; Aug. 2, staff development day for all staff at all schools; Aug. 3, students attend for their first full day;

Sept. 3, Labor Day holiday; Sept. 6, parent/teacher conference at Lincoln County High School from 4-7 p.m.;

Oct. 8-12, fall break; Oct. 18, parent/teacher conferences at elementary schools from 4-7 p.m., Oct. 25, parent/teacher conference at Ninth Grade Academy, 4-7 p.m.;

Nov. 19-23, Thanksgiving break; Dec. 19, students attend for a half-day before the Christmas holidays; Jan. 2, staff development for all staff at all schools; Jan. 3, students return to school for a full day; Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday;

Feb. 7, parent/teacher conference at LCHS from 4-7 p.m.; Feb. 18, President’s Day holiday; Feb. 21, parent/teacher conferences at elementary schools; Feb. 28, parent/teacher conferences at Ninth Grade Academy, 4-7 p.m.;

March 11-15, spring break; March 29, Good Friday holiday; May 17, last day of school for students, a half-day, and graduation; and May 20-22, teacher in-service (make-up).

Grading periods are Aug. 1 through Oct. 3, Oct. 4 through Dec. 19, Jan. 2 through March 7, and March 8 through May 17, with progress reports on Sept. 5, Nov. 15, Feb. 6, and April 18. Report cards will be handed out Oct. 17, Jan. 9, March 20, and May 17.

Fayetteville City

School System

July 26-27, in-service; July 30, first day of school; Aug. 6, pre-K and kindergarten, first full day;

Sept. 3, Labor Day holiday; Sept. 17, parent/teacher conferences, Fayetteville High School, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Sept. 18, parent/teacher conferences, Fayetteville Middle School, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Sept. 20, parent/teacher conferences, Ralph Askins Elementary, 3:30-6:30 p.m.;  Sept. 28, end of first nine-week grading period;

Oct. 1, fall intersession begins; Oct. 15, first day of second nine-week grading period; Nov. 21-23, Thanksgiving holidays; Dec. 4-6, constructed response; Dec. 21, abbreviated day and end of second nine-week grading period;

Dec. 24 through Jan. 2, winter break; Jan. 3, first day of third nine-week grading period; Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day holiday;

Jan. 28, parent/teacher conferences, FHS, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Jan. 29, parent/teacher conferences, FMS, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Jan. 21, parent/teacher conferences, RAE, 3:30-6:30 p.m.;

Feb. 5, writing test; Feb. 18, President’s Day holiday; March 1, end of third nine-week grading period; March 4, spring intersession begins; March 18, first day of fourth nine-week grading period; March 19, ACT for juniors; March 29, Good Friday holiday;

April 22 through May 3, TCAP Achievement tests; May 7-9, end of course; May 6-24, Gateway window; May 24, abbreviated day and last day of school.

Riverside

Christian Academy

July 27, Senior Retreat; July 30-31, teacher in-service; July 31, K-12 orientation; Aug. 2, classes begin for an abbreviated day until 10 a.m.; Aug. 3, full school day;

Sept. 3, Labor Day holiday; Sept. 12, Spiritual Emphasis Day; Sept. 17, parent/teacher conferences for sixth through 12th grades; Sept. 18, parent/teacher conferences, first through fifth grades;

Oct. 5, end of first grading period; Oct. 8-12, fall break; Oct. 19, first quarter report card; Oct. 23, first quarter honors assembly;

Nov. 5, Christian School in-service (no school); Nov. 19-23, Thanksgiving break; Dec. 18, Christmas program; Dec. 19, end of second grading period; Dec. 20 through Jan. 2, Christmas break;

Jan. 2, teacher in-service; Jan. 3, school resumes; Jan. 11, second quarter report card; Jan. 15, second quarter honors assembly; Jan. 21, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day holiday;

Feb. 18, President’s Day holiday; Feb. 25, parent/teacher conferences, sixth through 12th grades; Feb. 26, parent/teacher conferences, first through fifth grades; March 8, end of third grading period; March 11-15, spring break; March 22, third quarter report card;

April 2, third quarter honors assembly; March 18-29, pre-registration for returning students; March 25 through April 1, achievement testing; March 29, Good Friday holiday; April 1 through July 19, open registration for 2013-14; May 12, baccalaureate; May 14, kindergarten graduation; May 16, high school graduation; May 17, last day of school (dismiss at 10 a.m.); and May 20-21, teacher in-service.

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