Notice of Public Hearing for School Holiday Exceptions


Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of Roanoke-Benson Community Unit School District #60 in the County of Woodford, State of Illinois, that a public hearing will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 7:00 P.M. at Sowers Elementary School, located at 202 W. High Street in Roanoke, Illinois. The purpose of the hearing will be to review and provide time for public input in regards to the district’s waiver application for a modification of State Board Rules and/or School Code Mandates to allow District #60 to be in session on the third Monday of January, the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.,; February 12th, the birthday of Abraham Lincoln; the first Monday in March (to be known as Casimir Pulaski’s birthday); the second Monday in October, Columbus Day; and November 11th, Veteran’s Day.

The waiver application mentioned above will be for the 2015-16 school year through the 2020-21 school year.

Dated this 28th day of October, 2014

BY: DeAnn Grandy, Secretary of the Board of Education and Rohn Peterson, Superintendent of Schools

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