BISD sets calendar for 2012-13

The Borger Independent School District has set its calendar for the 2012-13 school year.The first day of school for Borger students will be August 27, 2012, and the final day will be May 31, 2013.Students and staff will have the Labor Day holiday off on September 3, and the Thanksgiving holiday is set from Nov. 21-23, 2012. The Christmas holiday is set from Dec. 24-Jan. 2. President’s Day is Feb. 18 and spring break is set for March 11-15, 2013. A Memorial Day holiday will be observed on May 27.Snow days are set for March 29 and May 24, and early release days are set for Nov. 20, Dec. 21, March 8, March 28, and May 31.Teacher workdays are Aug. 16-17 and 20-24, October 15, January 21, and June 1.The first six weeks is set from Aug. 27-Oct. 5, the second six weeks is set from Oct. 8-Nov. 16, and the third six weeks is set from Nov. 19-Jan. 11, and all are 29 day periods, for a total first semester of 87 days.The fourth six weeks is set from Jan. 14-March 1, the fifth six weeks is set from March 4-April 19, and the sixth six weeks is set from April 22-May 31. The fourth six weeks is 33 days, the fifth six weeks is 29 days, and the sixth six weeks is 28 days, for a total second semester of 90 days. Students will be in school for a total of 177 days during the 2012-13 school year.For further information on the 2012-12 BISD school calendar, call 273-6481.