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Fort Mill, Lancaster schools OK 2018-19 calendar; Clover, Chester mull schedules

The Fort Mill school board approved the 2018-19 district calendar Tuesday.
The Fort Mill school board approved the 2018-19 district calendar Tuesday. tkimball@heraldonline.com

Students in Fort Mill will start the next school year on Aug. 20.

The Fort Mill school board Tuesday approved the 2018-19 district calendar. The calendar aligns the start date and April 15-19, 2019, spring break with the other York County districts.

State law requires all South Carolina school districts start school no earlier than on the third Monday in August.

The York school board approved its calendar last week. The Rock Hill school district approved its calendar on Jan. 22.

All school districts will be closed Nov. 6 for the general election.

Clover’s calendar, which has not yet received final approval from the school board, also has students starting school on Aug. 20, said Bryan Dillon, district spokesperson. The Clover school board will consider the calendar at its Monday meeting.

Lancaster County schools approved its calendar Tuesday, said David Knight, district spokesperson. Students will start school on Aug. 20 and will go on spring break April 15-19.

The Chester County school district will present a draft calendar to the school board on Monday, said Becky Crouch, district spokesperson.

Amanda Harris: 803-329-4082

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