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Superintendent Revises 2012-13 School Calendar

Superintendent Patrick O'Toole makes changes following the new teacher contract.

The new 2012-13 school calendar is going to look a little different than .

Superintendent Patrick O'Toole was forced to cut back on teacher inservice days following .

Under the new agreement, teachers will have 11 inservice days instead of the scheduled 14.

With the new calendar, teachers will begin their school year on Aug. 22, not Aug. 21. (Students begin Aug. 27.)

Teachers will not have to report to school on Presidents' Day, Feb. 18, as they would have before their new agreement.

And their school year will also end one day earlier—on June 13 instead of June 14. (Last day of school for students is June 11, pending snow make-up days.)

O'Toole said many families make plans as soon as the school calendar is released, so he didn't make any changes to the calendar that would affect students.

What do you think about the 2012-13 school calendar? Tell us in the comments.

PBK May 02, 2012 at 03:44 PM
I remember being in school and Kennywood Day was within the school year and not after it ended.
Becky Brindle May 02, 2012 at 04:31 PM
I bet it was probably more fun having it during the school year ...

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