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Sandy Means a Longer School Year for T/E Kids

Students and teachers in the Tredyffrin-Easttown School District will be feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy more than seven months from now.

Students in the Tredyffrin-Easttown School District will be in school for a couple of extra days to make up for the two emergency school closing days prompted by Hurricane Sandy.

A revised school district schedule published on the T/E School District website moves the last day of classes to Tuesday June 18, 2013. As it stands now that day will be a half day for students in grades 1-12. There will be no Kindergarten on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

The current revised school year calendar is attached to this article as a pdf file.

That's the revised schedule as of now. Of course we haven't even gotten into the winter snow season yet. The district has also posted a schedule of when any additional snow or other emergency closing days would be made up.

The bottom line is that the latest the current T/E School year would go is Thursday, June 20.  If storms or other emergencies were to cause more three additional school closings the time would be made up during Spring vacation in March.

Here is the (snow and other) emergency school closing make-up schedule days as posted on the TESD.org. website.

Emergency Closing Make-Up Days for 2012-2013 

Rescheduled student days for use in the event of emergency closings:  

Day 1: June 17, 2013

Day 2: June 18, 2013

Day 3: June 19, 2013

Day 4: June 20, 2013

Day 5: March 25, 2013

Day 6: March 26, 2013

Day 7: March 27, 2013

Day 8: March 28, 2013 

At its discretion, the Board reserves the right to further reschedule instructional days by using days when school is not in session.

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