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Tonkawa School Board Approves New 2019-2020 Calendar


The Tonkawa Board of Education members met on Monday night and approved the 2019-2020 school calendar. In the absence of Superintendent Lori Simpson, the board tabled the rehiring of principals until next month. The board also decided to table action on the summer food program. Tonkawa schools has been averaging five to six breakfasts and 24 lunches served during June and July while the program is going on, according to Tawnya Crowder. Listed below is the new calendar.

2019-202 Tonkawa Schools Calendar

August 6 – Professional development

August 12-13 – Professional development

August 14 – Teacher work day

August 15 – First day of school

September 2 – Labor Day, no school

October 18 and 21 – Fall break

October 25 – Parent/teacher conferences, no school

November 25-29 – Thanksgiving break

December 20 – Last day of semester

December 20-January 6 – Holiday break

January 6 – First day of third quarter

February 28 – Three day weekend, no school

March 13 – Parent/teacher conferences, no school

March 16-20 – Spring break

April 10 – Three day weekend, no school

May 8 – Three day weekend, no school

May 21 – Last day of school


In other action, board members Cara Beth Johnson, Casey McAninch and Nancy Appleman approved general fund purchase orders totaling $56,307.43