4 Day School Week Proposal

Submitted by Blythewood High School Teacher Cadets

High School 4 Day Week

No school for students on Wednesdays except for teachers and students who need:

- Extra Help (Tutoring)

-Homebound/ Illness

- Gifted

- Serve ISS/Disciplinary Issues

- Extended time (Accommodations)

- Make-up Days

School Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

1st: 8:30-9:25

2nd: 9:30-10:25

3rd: 10:30-11:25

4th: 11:30-12:25

Lunch: 12:25-12:50

5th: 1:00-1:55

6th: 2:00-2:55

7th: 3:00-3:55

Wednesdays for Teachers

- 3 hours of teacher planning

- 3 hours of professional development/ meetings


Wednesday Schedule For Teachers:

- 8:30- 3:00

Opportunities/ Benefits

- Cost effective for transportation

- Collaboration/ improve lesson plans

- Slower pace of learning with a deeper connection

- Better opportunities for extra curricular activities

- Help better prepare students for college