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The differences between school semesters, trimesters and quarters

The differences between school semesters, trimesters and quarters

Chloe Couch, Writer

January 24, 2020

Schools around America are set up one of two ways: trimesters or semesters—some schools split the semesters into quarters as well. Many schools, such as Linden, have switched to trimesters for different reasons, but Fenton remains following the semester schedule.  The difference between trimesters and semest...

No district-wide calendar for Fenton Area Public Schools, month-by-month policy in place

Gracie Warda, Online Editor in Chief

October 4, 2019

As of Oct. 4, Fenton Area Public Schools (FAPS) has no district calendar for the current school year. Rather, it is going on a month-by-month basis because of ongoing negotiations with the teacher’s union. The district has announced dates for Spring Break and Winter Break, along with this letter e...

Spring Break dates change starting in 2018 due to April testing

Spring Break dates change starting in 2018 due to April testing

Madi Wheeler, Writer

March 18, 2017

The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) has come to a decision to move spring break, starting the 2018-2019 school year. The State of Michigan will require testing during the second week of April. “We have had a lot of discussion at the county level about the best approach to ensuring that...