(Waynesville)–The Waynesville School District has released the official school calendar for the 2020-2021 academic year. The first day of classes will be Monday, August 24th, of this year. The later date for the beginning of classes is mandated by a new state law enacted last year by the legislature. The last day of classes will be on May 27th of next year.
A five-day Thanksgiving break is scheduled November 25th through 29th. A 16-day Christmas-New Year’s break is scheduled for December 19th of this year and January 4th of 2021. Spring break will take place March 13th through 21st next year as well. High School graduation for 2020-2021 is scheduled for May 21st next year.