Calamity Days

Currently, Springboro Schools has had five (5) calamity days for the following buildings; Clearcreek Elementary, Five Points Elementary, Dennis Elementary, Springboro Intermediate, and Springboro Junior High School. Currently, Springboro High School has had six (6) calamity days. What does this mean going forward?  

 

Here is information on calamity days, and the district’s plan for missed assignments, due to the number of school closures based on weather-related events. Should the school buildings with five (5) calamity days be closed one (1) more day during the 2018-2019 school year, calamity day assignment work will need to be completed. As of February 1st, Springboro High School has had six (6) calamity days. Coursework for 9th-12th grade students will be generated based on the individual student schedule due to the various courses taken. This will be communicated to the student through Google Classroom, the teacher website, or via e-mail.

 

One (1) to five (5) calamity days

No assignment work will be sent home

 

Six (6) to ten (10) calamity days

Assignments will be sent home*

Click Here To View Each School Building's Calamity Day Assignments

 

Eleven (11) calamity days or more

School days will be added to the district calendar, and communication will be sent to parents/students

 

*Please Note: Assignments being sent home will be grade level assignment work, generated by grade level teachers in grades K-8, related to assignments in the four (4) core areas of instruction (English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies). High school (grades 9-12) coursework will be generated based on the individual student schedule due to the various courses taken. This will be communicated to the student through Google Classroom, the teacher website, or via e-mail. This will be authentic work, based on the curriculum, and is not considered a “blizzard bag.” Assignments being sent home, in the event the district is closed for six (6) to ten (10) days due to a weather-related event, will be available on Springboro Schools’ district website for students to access and complete each grade level assignment, based on their current curriculum in the four (4) core areas of instruction.

We appreciate your understanding, and realize the possible need for further explanation on the State of Ohio’s hour-based schedules during the school year. Should you have questions related to this, please visit our Calamity Days FAQ webpage. Also, as always, feel free to contact your school building directly.

 

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