Mars Area School Board unanimously adopted the Mars Area School District Calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year.
The calendar sets the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences will be offered for Grades K-12 on Monday, Nov. 9 (In-Service Day), and for Grades K-6 on Tuesday, Nov. 10 (In-Service Day).
Thanksgiving Break will be held Thursday, Nov. 26, through Monday, Nov. 30. An In-Service Day will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 23, and Winter Break will be Thursday, Dec. 24, through Friday, Jan. 1.
Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences will be offered for Grades K-8 on Friday, March 19 (In-Service Day). Spring Break will be held Thursday, April 1, through Monday, April 5.
Note: Thursday, April 1, is “built in” to the calendar as the first Snow Make-Up Day. If there is one school closure because of inclement weather, school will be in session on that day. The next five (5) Snow Days will be Flexible Instruction Days (FIDs) and a seventh Snow Day would be made up on Thursday, June 3.
Mars Area High School’s Senior Prom is scheduled on Friday, May 7 (Act 80 Day). The Class of 2021 graduation ceremony is set for Thursday, June 3.
To review the 2020-2021 School Calendar, visit https://www.marsk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=783672&type=d&pREC_ID=1186988 or see below.