Fourth-graders from left, Lucas Bedont, Ryan Olson and Matthew LaRusso take part in a lesson on electrical circuits at Salem Elementary School, a multi-track year school in Apex Wednesday, April 12, 2017. School administrators are recommending Salem Middle and Salem Elementary in Apex and Banks Road Elementary near Fuquay-Varina convert to a traditional calendar in 2018 and changing Alston Ridge Elementary in Cary in 2019.
Fourth-graders from left, Lucas Bedont, Ryan Olson and Matthew LaRusso take part in a lesson on electrical circuits at Salem Elementary School, a multi-track year school in Apex Wednesday, April 12, 2017. School administrators are recommending Salem Middle and Salem Elementary in Apex and Banks Road Elementary near Fuquay-Varina convert to a traditional calendar in 2018 and changing Alston Ridge Elementary in Cary in 2019. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Fourth-graders from left, Lucas Bedont, Ryan Olson and Matthew LaRusso take part in a lesson on electrical circuits at Salem Elementary School, a multi-track year school in Apex Wednesday, April 12, 2017. School administrators are recommending Salem Middle and Salem Elementary in Apex and Banks Road Elementary near Fuquay-Varina convert to a traditional calendar in 2018 and changing Alston Ridge Elementary in Cary in 2019. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

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