LOGAN -- The Logan-Magnolia School District will start their school year one day later than planned.
At a special meeting July 27, the School Board voted unanimously to move the date from Wednesday, August 12 to Thursday, August 13.
Ridder explained that the reason for the change is to give teachers a little bit more time to get ready for this new and unprecedented school year.
It will allow more time for professional development, Ridder further explained to the School Board.
For August 13 and August 14, the days will run from 8:15-11:30 a.m. for grades transitional kindergarten through 12th grade.
Lunch will not be served either day.
The first full day of school will be August 17 starting at 8:15 a.m. As for the first day of preschool, it will be August 24.
Masks will be required for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. The staff and administration will also be required to wear masks.