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April 1, 2014

Last day of school now June 11

CUMBERLAND — The last day of school for Allegany County public school students wil be June 11 with a three-hour early dismissal, according to the school system.

The Maryland State Department of Education approved the school system’s request to waive five days from the 180-day school year requirement due to the excessive number of school closings during inclement weather.

Schools were closed 16 days, so the county school board voted to modify the calendar to reclaim Presidents Day as an instructional day for students as well as April 17 and 21.

The school system also plans to extend the end of the third marking period to April 4 with a three-hour early dismissal April 7.  Report card distribution has been delayed until April 21.

   

 

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