School Start Date Announced for Kanawha County Schools


The Kanawha County School Board has voted on a date for Kanawha County Schools to begin school next year.

The date chosen is August 14th, 2017. However, it was not a unanimous vote by the board. Board members Pete Thaw and Ric Cavender voted on two of the later start date options. 

Out of nearly 10,000 votes, 43% voted for a September 5th start date, 33% for August 21st, 18% for August 14th, and 6% for August 8th. 

Kanawha County BOE voted to decline the September 5th start date for the 2017-2018 school year. They also voted to decline the August 21st start date. 

The first day of the 2017-2018 school year in Kanawha County will be on August 14th, 2017.

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