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Sick Leave

The employee shall earn sick leave at the rate of 1.25 days* for each month of service in the employ of the School District on a prorated basis. Unused sick leave days may accumulate to a maximum of 115 days.

Sick leave pay shall be allowed by the School District whenever an employee’s absence is found to have been due to illness, medical appointment, or dental appointment which prevented the employee’s attendance at work and performance of duties on that day or days. A doctor’s certificate may be required by the School District. An employee may use up to (10) days per year of sick leave upon written statement of a physician that the employee’s attendance to an ill spouse or parent living in the employee’s household was necessary.

Accumulated sick leave may be used for illness or injury for an employee’s child who is under 18 years of age or an individual under 20 years of age and attending secondary school (per Minn. Stat. 181.9413).

Up to two (2) days of sick leave per year may be utilized for medically prescribed care of a non-dependent child or a parent living outside of the home at the discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Additional leave may be granted at the discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee.

Personal Leave

An employee may be granted leave of two days* per year, non-accumulative and not to be deducted from sick pay for situations that arise requiring the employee’s personal attention which cannot be attended to outside of the scheduled work day. Days taken beyond the maximum of two (2) days per year will be deducted from the employee’s pay. Personal leave may be taken in quarter day, half days or full day units

No explanation need be given for personal leave. The employee shall, however, state in writing prior to the absence that the leave is to be taken for important personal business and/or obligations, not of a recreation and/or vacation nature that cannot be conducted on an off-duty day. The employee taking the leave will not relinquish any pay for the personal leave day taken.

Examples of Legitimate Claims for Personal Leave

a. Closing procedures for sale or purchase of home;
b. Urgent legal matters when a party to the proceeding;
c. Required religious observance;
d. Special and/or required examination administered by a college, university, and/or post-secondary institution of higher learning (e.g., trade schools, vocational schools, technical schools.);
e. Wedding in the immediate family;
f. Emergency causing serious physical damage to residential property;
g. Father present at childbirth;
h. Attendance of child/grandchild at school sponsored event;
i. Inclement weather days unless Kid Play Supervisors are required to work on inclement weather days to accommodate children.

Examples of situations Which Will Not Receive Approval for Personal Leave With Pay

a. Personal recreation activities;
b. Interviews and/or examinations for other positions outside of the system;
c. Convention attendance with spouse and;
d. Activities which are for profit or pay.

Notice for Personal days must be made on employee access to the supervisor for approval at least three (3) days in advance, except in cases of emergencies.

A personal leave day shall not be granted the first week of summer, final week of summer, and first week of the school year, except for an emergency.

Bereavement Leave

A bereavement leave up to three (3) days* on a prorated basis with pay shall be allowed for death in the immediate family. Immediate family shall be defined as the employee’s spouse, child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister; and the spouse’s parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister.

For non-immediate family, bereavement leave may be granted at the discretion of the Superintendent to be deducted from sick leave.

Additional bereavement days may be approved by the superintendent at his/her discretion and deducted from the accumulated sick leave.


Vacation time is granted on the following basis:

Years of consecutive employment in District 885 Schools

One Year 10 Days*

Five Years 15 Days*

Ten Years 18 Days*

Thirteen Years 19 Days*

Fifteen Years 20 Days*

Eighteen Years 23 Days*

Twenty Years 25 Days*

“Days*” are converted to “hours” based on each employees normally scheduled workday and amount of months worked.

New Employees, after being employed for six months, are eligible to take up to 5 vacation days of the 10 days that they will accrue in the first year. Any employee who takes a 12 month position, having been previously employed by the school district in a less than 12 month position, will be credited for years of service for vacation purposes by determining the total number of months the employee has been worked and dividing by 12.


Kids Play Supervisors who work 15 or more hours per week are granted 10 Holidays prorated:

Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Years Eve Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day