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Online poll opens for 2016-17 and 2017-18 school calendars

 

TAVARES The entire Lake County community is invited to choose between two proposed calendar options for the 2016-2017, as well as two options for the 2017-2018 school year through an online poll at https://www.lake.k12.fl.us/calendarvote. 

 

Parents, students, employees, and community residents have until Thursday, Oct. 15, to select an option. A summary of the options is shown below.

 

2016-17

 

OPTION 1:

  • School starts Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.

  • Three days off around Thanksgiving – Nov. 23-25, 2016.

  • First Semester ends Dec. 21, 2016.

  • Winter Break from Dec. 22, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017.  Students return Jan. 9, 2017.

  • Spring Break from March 20-24, 2017.

  • School ends Thursday, May 25, 2017.

OPTION 2:

  • School starts Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.

  • Five days off around Thanksgiving – Nov. 21-25, 2016.

  • First Semester ends Dec. 21, 2016.

  • Winter Break from Dec. 22, 2016 – Jan 3, 2017.  Students return Jan. 4, 2017.

  • Spring Break from March 13-17, 2017.

  • School ends Wednesday, May 24, 2017.


2017-18

 

OPTION 1:

  • School starts Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
  • Three days off around Thanksgiving – Nov. 22-24, 2017.
  • First Semester ends Dec. 20, 2017.
  • Winter Break from Dec. 21, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018.  Students return Jan. 4, 2018.
  • Spring Break from March 12-16, 2018.
  • School ends Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

 

OPTION 2:

  • School starts Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.

  • Five days off around Thanksgiving – Nov. 20-24, 2017.

  • First Semester ends Dec. 20, 2017.

  • Winter Break from Dec. 21, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018.  Students return Jan. 4, 2018.

  • Spring Break from March 19-23, 2018.

  • School ends Thursday, May 24, 2018.

 

Visit https://www.lake.k12.fl.us/calendarvote to view each option in detail.

 

The online poll will close on Thursday, Oct. 15.

 

The results of the poll will be forwarded to the Lake County School Board. The Board is expected to consider the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school calendar options at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015.