Many local schools will have a three day weekend, February 17-19th according to a press release from the Regional Office of Education for Bond, Christian, Effingham, Fayette, and Montgomery Counties.
According to the press release, early dismissal will be held on Friday, February 16th for school improvement. Students will be dismissed at 11:30am. Also, no school will be held on Monday, February 19th. School will resume on Tuesday, February 20th.
Schools that will be observing the three day weekend for President’s Day are: Altamont Schools, Beecher City Schools, Dieterich Schools, Effingham Schools, Teutopolis Schools, Mulberry Grove Schools, Bond County Schools, Greenville Schools, Pocahontas Elementary, Sorento Elementary, Brownstown High School, St. Elmo Schools, Ramsey Schools, Vandalia Schools, Litchfield Schools, Hillsboro High School and Okaw Valley Schools.
For any additional information on the upcoming three day weekend, contact Laura Benhoff, Principal for the Vandalia Regional Office of Education at 618-283-9311 or Amber Kidd, Principal for the Effingham Regional Office of Education at 217-342-2865.