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School year to begin August 7, with student registration

Johnson County Schools 2018-2019 Calendar

By Tamas Mondovics

There was a time when students enjoyed three full months as their summer break. Many remember the start of the month of August as the peak of their summer fun, with yet another month to go before heading back to the classroom. But that was then; things have changed and the 2018- 2019, school year for grades 1-12 will once again begin early with student registration on Tuesday, August 7, from 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

According to school officials, lunch and breakfast will not be served that day. Wednesday, Augustn 8, will be the first full day for students. All teachers and administrators will attend the opening in-service at Johnson County High School on Friday, August 3 beginning at 7:00 a.m. Teachers will have a workday at their schools on Monday, August 6, 2018. Kindergarten children will begin school with a staggered schedule on Wednesday, August 8 and Thursday, August 9, and all kindergarten students attending on Friday, August 10.

Head Start, and Pre-K will begin school on Monday, August 13 and 14, half days and full day on Wednesday, August 15.

“The appropriate program staff will contact parents of children in these programs who have completed registration,”said Johnson County Director of Schools MischelleSimcox.

Simcox added that the staff will explain when the programs start, what the program will include, and will answer any questions the parents have about school. Parents of these children who have not completed registration should do so immediately at the school office. If you have any questions please call 727-2640.