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First Delayed Start Day is September 5

As a reminder, Parkway’s Professional Learning Communities (PLC) are being implemented disctrict-wide this year. To maximize the effectiveness of PLCs, there are eight days throughout the year when schools will start two hours later than their usual starting time.

The first of these “delayed start” days for K-12 students is Wednesday, September 5. On these days, school buses will pick up students two hours later than the normal bus stop time.

With PLCs, small teams of teachers set aside a few hours each month (in addition to their regular meetings and planning time) to study data about student academic performance and share successful instructional practices with one another.

The delayed start days occur the first Wednesday of the month on the following dates: September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, February 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1. Please note parents of students in preschool will have a different schedule in September and May.

A PLC website (www.parkwayschools.net/plc) is available that includes the following helpful information: