The Savannah-Chatham County school board is expected to approve next year's school calendar on Wednesday.
Here's what the board is planning: The last day of school will be on May 22 instead of May 26 graduation will still be the first week of June; Sept. 26 will be a new holiday for staff and students for Rosh Hashanah; students will lose March 16 as a day off, the day before St. Patrick's Day.
The school board has passed the date for the start of school to be Thursday, Aug. 7. The vote passed 7-2. See the calendar changes here.
Some highlights from the proposed calendar from an SCCPSS news release:
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