I know I am not the only one who thinks that starting school on Aug. 13 is ridiculous at Riverside-Brookfield High School. All I hear is about is getting the exams in before break, and getting out in May. 

There has to be a better solution. Check with Fenwick High School, they are finally getting the idea this year. Those extra two weeks also keeps the kids who work employed longer, and family vacations can happen again in August, the hot month. 

Kudos to District 96 for starting Aug. 27. We had a summer.

Kathleen Meade

Riverside

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