Trition School Board Approves Option to Make up Missed Days of Instruction

The Triton Community School Board has added days to the end of the school calendar to make up days missed due to weather. Superintendent Donna Burroughs said the school board met in special session Thursday night to make another determination on how to make up days missed. She said the board was given permission to add hours to the end of school days in order to make up that missed instruction.

“It was just made available to us this week through the State Department of Education to add time to different days of the week. Six hours of added time, however it was made up, would equal one make up day. We opted to add 45 minutes to our days on Fridays. Eight Fridays adding 45 minutes a day will equal six hours so that will give us one makeup day,” explained Burroughs.

Students usually dismiss a half hour early on Fridays so Burroughs said those Fridays would act as a regular day. The extended time on Fridays will begin on April 3.

The last day of school will be May 28, and graduation will be on May 31.

Six days were missed due to weather. Three days were used as built in snow days in the school calendar.