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Newton school board sets meeting calendar

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Board of Education has set its meeting schedule for the rest of the year.

Typically, the school board holds a work session on the second Tuesday of each month and a regular session meeting on the third Tuesday of each month.

This year, the school board will meet Feb. 14 for a monthly work session and Feb. 28 for a regular session monthly meeting. The members also will meet March 13 and 20, April 10 and 17, May 8 and 15, June 5 and 12, July 17, Aug. 14 and 21, Sept. 11 and 18, Oct. 9 and 16, Nov. 13 and 27 and Dec. 18.

The meetings in February are the second and fourth Tuesdays due to Winter Break scheduled during the third week, and the same holds true for November due to Thanksgiving Break.

The school board holds combined work sessions and meetings in July and December.

All monthly work sessions and regular session meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The board holds a closed executive session at 6 p.m. before each meeting.

The Board meets in the board room at the Newton County BOE building, which is located at 2109 Newton Drive NE in Covington.

The school board also set its first meetings for next year, Jan. 8 and 15.