Madison Central Schools will not be adding days to the school calendar to make up for lost instruction days due to the recent harsh weather.
In a release Tuesday afternoon, Superintendent Vince Schaefer said the last day of classes will be May 21.
Typically, Schaefer said, Madison would make up missed time for weather-related delays, but the district is not exercising that option this year. The main factor in influencing this decision, he said, was the high school building project, which is rapidly moving into areas of the facility that will require clearing 15 classrooms, district offices and the library.
"In addition, the state now records the amount of classroom time in minutes, and our total days in session still far exceeds the minutes required by the state. Consequently, the decision is to end the year as originally scheduled and allow the renovation project to move forward," Schaefer said.
Teachers will honor their required contractual days by working after May 21 in varying capacities as determined by their principals.