Education

What you need to know about the first day of school in Fayette County

Shelia Blakely parked her bus at Fayette County Public Schools bus terminal on Miles Point Way in Lexington Monday. Bus drivers are preparing for the first day of the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday. Morning and afternoon commuters should expect a return to school traffic and school speed zones.
Shelia Blakely parked her bus at Fayette County Public Schools bus terminal on Miles Point Way in Lexington Monday. Bus drivers are preparing for the first day of the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday. Morning and afternoon commuters should expect a return to school traffic and school speed zones. palcala@herald-leader.com

Students in Fayette County Public Schools return to class Wednesday for the first day of the 2016-17 school year.

Here’s where to go for answers to basic questions:

▪ For information about everything from individual school addresses to lunch prices, go to FCPS.net/.

▪ For an online search of regular school bus routes, go to FCPS.net/busroutes.

▪ Go to FCPS.net/bus for special program and magnet routes posted as PDFs.

▪ For information on enrolling a student in the district, go to FCPS.net/enrollment.

▪ If you are unsure about which school a child is assigned to based on their street address, go to FCPS.net/street.

The last day of the school year is scheduled to be May 19, subject to changes if schools are closed because of weather or other reasons.

Valarie Honeycutt Spears: 859-231-3409, @vhspears

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