Last night more than 40 people attended the first in three meetings in the district’s Calendar Conversation project, a broad discussion of the future of the school calendar.

The district has created a new website for community members, staff and students to follow and participate in the discussion.

Attendees of the March 7 meeting learned about the variation in school calendars around the country and the world and brainstormed quality components of an academic calendar focused on student learning.

The second and third calendar discussions have been scheduled for April 2 and April 30. Both meetings will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the high school upper cafeteria.