ELLIJAY, Ga. – Gilmer County’s School System is ready for the 2019-20 school year as it ended one of the longest processes it undergoes in preparation: the system calendar.
As with every year, the school calendars have been prepared by each school and put to vote from the public as a whole to decide the actual school calendar. This year, Gilmer Middle School’s proposed calendar won the vote with 49.8 percent of the total 1,725 votes cast.
GMS has actually had the winning calendar for the second year in a row now. Based on the traditional 180 days for students, the calendar will serve as the basic skeleton for all school activities and functions.
Calendar 1 from Gilmer High School’s Calendar received 10.6 percent of the vote.
Calendar two from Ellijay Primary School received 17.97 percent of the vote.
Calendar three from Clear Creek Middle School received 7.3 percent of the vote.
Calendar five from Ellijay Elementary School received 3.36percent of the vote.
Calendar six from Mountain View Elementary received 11.3 percent of the vote.
The calendar is as follows: