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Laurens County District 55

District 55 board adopts modified calendar for 23/24 school year

Laurens, South Carolina – Laurens District 55 School Board on Monday night approved a change to a Modified School Year Calendar starting with the 2023/24 school year, meaning children will get eight weeks of summer vacation instead of ten weeks under the traditional schedule. In a presentation by Assistant Supt. for Pupil Services Jody Penland, the…

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Registration, info meeting this week for Dist. 55 Virtual Academy

Update: District 55 has announced the meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, will now be available on YouTube and registration is no longer needed. The link will go live at the beginning of the meeting.    Laurens, South Carolina – Laurens County School District #55 (LCSD 55) announced in a press release on Saturday the development…

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District 55 to hire new superintendent from within

The Laurens School District 55 Board of Trustees spent part of Tuesday night in executive session during a called meeting to decide the next step in finding a new superintendent. After emerging from executive session, the board voted 5-2 to hire the next District 55 superintendent from among several potential candidates already working for the…

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