BoE sets calendar school begins first Monday in August

The 2017-2018 school calendar was approved by the Fayette County Board of Education. Pictured, from left, are board members Brian Anderson and Scott Hollowell, Superintendent Jody Barrow, Chairman Barry Marchman and board members Diane Basham and Leonard Presberg. Photo/Ben Nelms.

BoE sets calendar school begins first Monday in August

The Fayette County school year calendar for the 2017-2018 school year has been adopted by the Fayette County Board of Education. The school year will begin on Aug. 7 and end on May 25.

The calendar includes the first day of school on Aug. 7, a Thanksgiving break from Nov. 20-24 and a semester break from Dec. 18 through Jan. 1.

Winter break will run from Feb. 19-23 while spring break will be held April 2-6.

The final day of school will be on May 25.