A new school year for students of the Lynchburg-Clay Local School District begins on Thursday, Aug. 17. Following is informationon school start and release times along with bus pick up and dropoff locations.
Students attending Laurel Oaks Vocational School will begin Wednesday, Aug. 16 (juniors only) or Thursday, Aug. 17 (juniors and seniors). Lynchburg-Clay Schools will be closed during the week of the Highland County Fair, Sept. 4-8, but Laurel Oaks will be in session.
Bus pick up points for Laurel Oaks students during fair week and at other times Lynchburg-Clay is not in session will be: Buford, 7:30 a.m.; high school, 7:45 a.m.; and in front of the Lynchburg Library at 7:50 a.m. On all other days, vocational students will be picked up on the regular bus routes.
The district buses will operate this year with dual routes, the same as in past years. Middle school and high school students will be picked up on the first route; elementary students on the second.
School hours for the 2017-18 school year are as follows:
• Grades K-5 – 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
• Grades 6-8 – 7:40 a.m. to 2:17 p.m.
• Grades 9-12 – 7:36 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Lynchburg (town) students will be picked up at the following locations in Lynchburg for transportation to their respective schools. Students should report to the stop closest to their home.
• Stop A1 – Corner of Henderson and North
• Stop A – Corner of Bayless and North
• Stop B – Corner of Mills and Park
• Stop B1 – Corner of Park and Lee
• Stop B2 – Corner of Eastern and Herschel
• Stop C – Corner of N. Broadway and High
• Stop C1 – High St., near ball diamond hydrant
• Stop D – Corner of Frieburg and W. Pearl
• Stop E1 – First alley south of High, on Eastern
• Stop E – Corner of E. Pearl and Bayless
• Stop F – Corner of Eastern and Dana
• Stop F1 – Corner of College St. and Washington
• Stop G – Corner of Sycamore and Washington
• Stop H – Corner of South St. and S. Broadway
• Stop I – Corner of Glenavy and Shannon
• Stop J – Corner of Shannon and Limerick
• Stop J1 – 416 Limerick Drive
• Stop K – Corner of Limerick and Wexford
• Stop L – Corner of Wexford and Glenavy
• Stop M – Corner of Glenavy and Kerry Lane