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School board adopts calendar
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The DeKalb County Board of Education met Thursday night, adopting the 2012-2013 school calendar, as well as honoring the school system’s food-service workers and announcing personnel changes for the month.The school year will kick-off with registration for all students Aug. 2 from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.All teachers will report to their schools on July 31 and Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.Aug. 3 will be an administrative day for teachers only.Aug. 6 will be the first full day of school for all DeKalb County students.Students will not attend school on Labor Day, Sept. 3.Schools will be closed for fall break Oct. 15-26Thanksgiving will be observed on Nov. 21, 22, and 23.Dec. 19 will be an abbreviated school day, and winter break will last from Dec. 20 through Jan. 1. Schools will be closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 21, and for President's Day on Feb. 18.Schools will be closed for spring break March 25-29.May 23 will be an administrative day and all teachers must attend, while students will enjoy a day off. The last day of school will be May 24, an abbreviated school day upon which report cards will be sent home.Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at DeKalb County High School on Oct. 9 and March 12 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at DeKalb Middle School, Northside Elementary, Smithville Elementary, and DeKalb West School from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Oct. 11 and March 14.