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2019-2020 School Year

July

4 Holiday – Offices closed
9 School Board meeting

August

7 Downtown School – First day of school
13
School Board meeting
23 First day of school
30 Downtown School – No school

September

2 Labor Day – No school, offices closed
3 School Board meeting
17 School Board meeting
27 Professional Development – No school
30 Downtown School – No school

October

1 School Board Meeting
15 School Board meeting
23-31 Downtown School – No school (conferences & Fall intercession)
31 No School – Building Discretionary Day (PD, Conferences or Conference Comp Day)

November

1 Professional Development – No school
4
Professional Development – No school
5
Election Day – No school
5
School Board meeting
19 School Board meeting
25-29
Downtown School – No school
27-29 Holiday Break – No school

December

3 School Board meeting
13
Professional Development – No school
19-31
Downtown School – No school (Winter recess)
23-31 No school – Winter recess
24-25, 31 Holiday – All offices closed

January

1 Holiday – No school, all offices closed
2 Classes resume (except Downtown School)
2-3 Downtown School – No school
7 School Board meeting
16-17 Professional Development – No school (except Downtown School)
20 MLK Day – No school, offices open
21 Downtown School – No school
21
Start of second semester
21 School Board meeting

February

4 School Board meeting
17-21
Downtown School – No school
18 School Board meeting
25 No school for K-10 & 12th grades (11th grade attends a.m. only for ACT)
25 Professional Development Day

March

3 School Board meeting
13 Superintendent Dr. Thomas Ahart closed DMPS school buildings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

23-24 Professional Development – virtual

April

4 Gov. Kim Reynolds orders schools closed until April 30 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
7
School Board meeting – virtual
8 Superintendent Dr. Thomas Ahart announces distance learning will take place for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.
21
School Board meeting – virtual
27 Professional Development – virtual

May

5 School Board meeting – virtual
19 School Board meeting – virtual
28 Distance learning ends for 2019-20 school year

June

2 School Board meeting
16 School Board meeting


DMPS 2020 Commencements

Due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, DMPS is celebrating the Class of 2020 with personal commencements. The date schedule is below, times will be assigned by individual schools and programs. For safety reasons, there is a two-guest limit per graduate.

SCHOOLLOCATIONDATE
FocusMannWednesday, June 3
Scavo High SchoolCentral CampusFriday, June 5
Hoover High SchoolHoover High SchoolSaturday, June 6
North High SchoolNorth High SchoolSunday, June 7
Ruby Van MeterRuby Van MeterFriday, June 12
East High SchoolEast High SchoolSaturday, June 13
Lincoln High SchoolLincoln High SchoolSunday, June 14
Roosevelt High SchoolRoosevelt High SchoolSaturday, June 20
Summer GraduationNorth High SchoolSunday, Aug. 16

Calendars for Download

2020-21 Regular School Calendar
2020-21 Downtown School Calendar