Thanksgiving Break

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  1. ECE ABC

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    Just wondering how long everyone is off for the Thanksgiving holiday?

    We have early dismissal at 12:45 for all students and staff on Wednesday and then we are off Thursday & Friday...can' wait!

    We use to get the Wednesday before off but with all the snow storms we get they are making us go in for a half day on Wednesday from now on.




    How about you?
     
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  3. giraffe326

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    We have Wednesday off. When I was growing up, we never had Wednesday off. I think it is good so people can travel.
     
  4. ECE ABC

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    I agree.......many staff are taking it off anyway because they are traveling to be with family.
     
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    I have the whole week off! It's partially because we don't get a fall break or Veteran's day off, like many districts around here do. The full week is kind of nice for travelling, but otherwise I'd rather have the little breaks here and there to break things up.

    ETA: I would be furious if we had school on Wednesday! I've never heard of a district doing that. Even in years where I haven't gotten the full week I've always gotten Wed-Fri. off.
     
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    Until I moved to North Carolina, I had never heard of anyone having Wednesday off.
     
  7. ECE ABC

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    We use to have it off, for years..but we miss so much school with the winters we have so they changed it and February break is only a 4 day weekend now:(

    I guess its their way of getting us out of school before July 1st!
    Last few years we went as late as the last week in June.


    This year we are aiming for JUNE 9TH don't think it will happen though.
     
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    We have the whole week off this year. I hate it. We have had zero days out since Labor Day, and my kids are burnt out. We used to have a two day week the week of Thanksgiving, but they traded those days for a day of conferences and teacher meetings to give the full week.
     
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    Same for us! I'd much rather have some extra three day weekends than a whole week off, especially so close to Christmas break anyway.
     
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    My campus is open until 3 on Wednesday. I am taking the day off, and my assistants will work that day.

    We also have to be open until 3 on Christmas Eve. I've been lucky in that my hourly assistants usually want to work, and I take the days off.
     
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    We have the whole week! I've had the whole week off my whole life. It's very common in CA.

    We also had a week for fall break and a day off for Veteran's Day. We started August 11.

    We get out late in the year for how early we start, though - mid June. Personally, I enjoy the shorter summer and the frequent breaks throughout the year! It's a great tradeoff.
     
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    We have a whole week as well.
     
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    We have two days, Thursday and Friday. This will be the first break we have had since school started on Sept. 2.
     
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    I have worked at several districts in the past & have always had the whole week off for TG. Although I don't work at a school this year, I'll work T & W w/ what I'm doing now.
     
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    My main district I sub in has the whole week off, Monday through Friday. My other district just has the Thursday and Friday off.
     
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    We have off Tuesday-Friday. I can't wait!!!
     

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