COVINGTON — The Newton County School System administration has asked for parent and stakeholder input in setting the 2020-21 school year calendar.

A survey of two options is available on the NCSS website.

Options are as follows:

Option 1

  • First Day of School — Aug. 3, 2020
  • Fall Break — five days, Oct. 12-16
  • Thanksgiving Break — five days, Nov. 23-27
  • Holiday Break — nine school days, Dec. 21-31
  • Mid-Winter Break — three days, Feb. 12, 15-16
  • Spring Break — five days, April 5-9
  • Last Day of School — May 25, 2021

Option one accounts for 88 school days in the first semester and 92 in the second. 

Option 2

  • First Day of School — Aug. 6, 2020
  • Fall Break — five days, Oct. 12-16
  • Thanksgiving Break — five days, Nov. 23-27
  • Holiday Break — nine school days, Dec. 21-31
  • Mid-Winter Break — three days, Feb. 12, 15-16
  • Spring Break — five days, April 5-9
  • Last Day of School — May 28, 2021

Option two accounts for 90 school days in the first and second semesters.

A mock up of each calendar is available for download at  newtoncountyschools.org before completing the survey.

The survey will end Friday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m.