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2013-2014 School Year Starts Aug. 7 in Cartersville, Bartow

Both the county and city school systems Monday night approved calendars for the upcoming year.

Cartersville City and Bartow County schools students will start the 2013-2014 academic year on Aug. 7.

During Monday night meetings, both local school systems approved 2013-2014 calendars, which list corresponding breaks and start and end dates. The Cartersville school board also .

Highlights of the 2013-2014 school year for both Cartersville and Bartow students include:

  • Aug. 7, 2013—First Day of School
  • Oct. 14 and 15—Fall Break
  • Nov. 25 to 29—Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Dec. 23 to Jan. 6, 2014—Christmas Holiday
  • Feb. 17 and 18—Winter Break
  • April 7 to 11—Spring Break
  • May 23—Last Day of School

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Katherine M February 13, 2013 at 04:15 PM
School boards continue to ignore what the majority of people want. It's ridiculous to start school before Labor Day. When you start in early August you deny families of prime vacation time, you hurt Georgia's economy, and it causes higher utility bills for the school system by having to air condition entire buildings during the hottest month of the year.

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