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Cold, Heat Extend District 112 School Year

Similar action is not necessary for Highland Park High School.

North Shore District 112 had to extend its school year because of August heat and January cold.
North Shore District 112 had to extend its school year because of August heat and January cold.

The bitter cold earlier this month coupled with the extreme heat of August has extended the school year for North Shore School District 112 while Highland Park High School did not have to adjust its calendar.

The District did not build enough day into its calendar to compensate for extreme hear in August and sub zero temperatures Jan. 6 and 7, according to an email from the District.

Kindergarteners at Oak Terrace and Green Bay Road Preschool will finish the year June 6 while all other kindergartners will complete the term June 9. The rest of the Oak Terrace students will complete the year June 10 while all other elementary and middle schoolers end the semester June 11. Eighth-grade promotion will still be June 2.

Highland Park High School built 178 days into its calendar while 176 are required, according to Township High School District 113 Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and Communication Sue Hebson.

School was also cancelled for the Highland Park High School Jan. 6 and 7 and no calendar adjustment is necessary, according to Hebson.

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Ravana January 20, 2014 at 11:22 AM
"The District did not build enough day into its calendar to compensate for extreme hear in August" Really... "hear"? What is extreme hear exactly? Something like a really bad case of tinnitus? I hope you didn't copy/paste from the 112 email.
Stu Pidasso January 24, 2014 at 02:00 PM
They probably did, I have found errors like " Adopt by the Board of Education June 19 2012" (The 2013-2014 School Calendar ) It's like a Third grader is writing these pages.. PATHETIC!!! The BOARD should be embarrassed as this reflects on the rest of the district.. Incompetence breeds Incompetence....
Walter White January 24, 2014 at 03:36 PM
I didn't know you could read.
Stu Pidasso January 24, 2014 at 09:50 PM
??????????????? wtf ????????????????? TROLL

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