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Holidays for Twelve Month Employees

To: Twelve Month Employees
From: Bill Siebers, Chief Human Resources Officer
Date: March 3, 2023
Re: Holidays for Twelve Month Employees

File: GCDB / GDD

All 260-day employees shall be entitled to annual vacation leave. The district shall observe twelve holidays. Six of the holidays shall be: Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Memorial Day. Any other holidays will be approved by the Board of Education when it adopts the calendar for the following year.

Holidays for Twelve Month Employees (2023-24)

Date(s) Observance
July 4, 2023 Independence Day
September 4, 2023 Labor Day
November 22-24, 2023 Thanksgiving
*December 25, 26, 29 and January 1, 2024 Independence Day
January 15, 2024 Martin Luther King
February 19, 2024 Presidents Day
May 27, 2024 Memorial Day

*The District Central Office will be closed for the winter break from Monday - December 18, 2023 through Tuesday - January 2, 2024. Twelve-month employees have the option of taking available leave or taking a pay deduction for those days not designated as holidays. Designated holidays are: December 25, 26, 29 and January 1, 2024.

The seven (7) additional days during the 2023-24 Winter Break will be unpaid, December 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28 2023. All 12-month (260 day) employees must use one of the following four (4) options to cover these days. Please remember that all winter break pay docks will be taken from the January (December dates) 2024 paycheck.

  1. Vacation
  2. Annual Leave
  3. Pay Dock
  4. Compensation Time

If you have any questions, please contact Bill Siebers at 613-5012 or Karen Caruso at 613-5008.