First day of school likely to stall traffic, bring changes

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CAMPBELL COUNTY—Traffic is expected to be heavy in area school zones beginning Monday as district students return to class.

This has been an abbreviated week, with in-service for teachers and registration for students at all schools. Today (Thursday) is another in-service day for all county teachers. In-service for Jellico schools, Elk Valley, White Oak and Wynn will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Jellico High School. In-service for Campbell County High School, LaFollette schools, Jacksboro schools, Caryville and Valley View will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. at CCHS.

On Friday, freshman-only will attend an orientation day at Campbell County High, while all Jellico High students as well as all other district students attend an abbreviated day, with dismissal at 1 p.m.

Campbell County Schools will be in session the next two weeks until the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 1.

First semester classes will remain in session until fall break Oct. 13-17. Schools will close this fall for Election Day on Nov. 4; Veterans Day, Nov. 11; and Thanksgiving, Nov. 27-28.

End of course exams for public school students will be administered Dec. 1-18 to all high school students before classes dismiss for the Christmas/New Year holidays, Dec. 22-Jan. 2.

School menus and calendars will be posted for free on www.lafollettepress.com, under the Features tab.

The Christian Academy of Campbell County resumes classes Monday.

View cafeteria menus and school schedules online here.