KEYSER - As the West Virginia teacher's strike continues and schools are closed for a ninth day today, the Mineral County Board of Education will be revising the calendar tonight to make up for some of the days missed thus far in the year.
By Liz Beavers
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - As the West Virginia teacher’s strike continues and schools are closed for a ninth day today, the Mineral County Board of Education will be revising the calendar tonight to make up for some of the days missed thus far in the year.
According to the agenda for tonight’s meeting, students will be in school through June 12, if the recommendation is approved.
Originally, the last day of school for students was to have been June 6.
The planned revisions are as follows:
- Spring break (Tuesday, April 3, through Friday, April 6) will be instructional days.
- Wednesday, June 6, through Friday, June 8, will be instructional days.
- Monday, June 11 will be an instructional day.
- Tuesday, June 12, will be an instructional day, but will include early dismissal due to a Faculty Senate meeting).
In addition, June 13 will be set for curriculum development for teachers, and June 14 will be preparation for the closing of school.
The board will also be addressing a number of personnel items tonight, including the resignation of Frankfort High School resource officer Kam Jeffries at the end of the school year, the resignation of Keyser High School head girls cross country coach Richard Thompson, and the possible appointment of an assistant principal for Keyser Primary School.
The meeting gets underway at 6 p.m. in the board office at 36 Baker Place, Keyser, and is open to the public.