Brownstown school calendar approved

The Brownstown Central Community School Corp. board of trustees recently approved the 2016-17 school calendar.

The first day of school for teachers and staff will be Aug. 8, and students will start Aug. 9.

School will not be in session Sept. 5 for Labor Day, Oct. 17 through 21 for fall break, Nov. 23 through 25 for Thanksgiving break and Dec. 22 through Jan. 2 for Christmas break. Students will return from Christmas break Jan. 4.

There will be no school Dec. 21, Jan. 3, Feb. 20, March 31, April 7 and April 10, but those could be used for makeup days if needed.

School also won’t be in session March 20 through 24 for spring break and April 14 for Good Friday.

The last day of school for students is set for May 26. Commencement will be May 27 in the high school gymnasium.

Any additional days missed because of the weather will be made up on consecutive weekdays beginning May 30.