The Linn-Mar Community Schools Calendar Committee met throughout the months of October and November in order to develop a recommendation for the 2014-2015 calendar. The committee focused on the job with 5 goals in mind. Members worked to produce a calendar that:
a. is best for kids
b. follows the contract
c. is compliant with Iowa code
d. meets the needs of the district and different levels within
e. is easy for all stakeholders to understand.
Several calendar options were discussed and eventually narrowed down to three. These options were presented to buildings, departments, and parent groups for feedback. All feedback was shared with the committee and discussed before a final calendar was recommended for approval by the Board of Education.
On December 9th, the Linn-Mar Community Schools Board of Education approved the Calendar Committee’s recommendation of the “Diamond” calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. This calendar can be found at this link: 2014-2015 School Calendar.
The 2014-2015 Linn-Mar School calendar is similar to the 2013-2014 calendar with corresponding dates. Linn-Mar's start date, breaks and end date are based on academic learning units of time. Each semester has at least 13 uninterrupted weeks to allow for consistent instruction.
In the 2014-2015 school year, the first day of school will be August 18, 2014. The last day of school will be May 29, 2015. Graduation is set ... more