It is a shortened week for students in the Waynesville School District. Schools will not be in session this Friday for a teacher in-service day. However, the school will be in session on Columbus Day, this coming Monday. Other important dates to remember this month include October 19th for end-of-quarter grading. On October 24th and 27th school will be in session. However, after school from 4 to 7:30 on those days, kindergarten through 5th-grade parent-teacher conferences will be held at the elementary schools in the district. Grades 6-through-12 parent-teacher conferences will be held October 25th and 27th after school from 3 to 6:30 p-m at the sixth-grade center, middle school, and high school. There will be no school on Friday, October 28th.