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.