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LPSB to consider eight options for the new calendar

Posted at 12:48 PM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 14:28:49-05

The Lafayette Parish School Board now has eight options to consider when they review next year’s school calendar.

Last month, the board told staff to eliminate all half-days in the calendar, and look at starting school after August 19. To read that story, click here.

Staff came up with eight options, with various starting dates and tweaks to the length of Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving and Easter holidays. Christmas holidays remain at 10 days in every proposal.

Here are the differences:

To see a larger image, click here:  2018-Calendar-Proposals-Press-Release-2

The board will consider the calendar proposals at its regular meeting, set for December 5.

If you’d like to talk to your board member about the proposals, you can find that information here.

To see each full calendar, click here: 2018-Proposed-Calendars-112718-1