Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County school leaders are considering whether to dismiss students early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving or on a Friday in September as part of the 2018-19 school calendar.
Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County school leaders are considering whether to dismiss students early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving or on a Friday in September as part of the 2018-19 school calendar. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Nine year old Xavier Thompson sports a holiday hat as he waits in line for a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Mt. Vernon Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Wake County school leaders are considering whether to dismiss students early on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving or on a Friday in September as part of the 2018-19 school calendar. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
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Wake County considers 2018 Thanksgiving week school schedule

February 23, 2017 1:02 PM

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