Five year-round schools begin classes
Five year-round schools, including Lake Myra Elementary in Wendell, started classes. The schools recently converted to a single-track system to save the county.Posted — Updated
Five year-round schools – Alston Ridge Elementary, Highcroft Elementary, Lake Myra Elementary, Rand Road Elementary and Timber Drive Elementary – started classes. The schools recently converted to a single-track system to save the county money.
Most year-round schools split students into four groups, or tracks, and put them on a rotating schedule in which three tracks are in class and one is on vacation.
The change to the single-track system at the five schools, which didn’t have large enough enrollments to warrant multiple tracks, will save the county about $500,000 a year, officials said.
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