St. Louis School May Revert to "Christmas" Break

1 decade 3 years 10 months ago Wednesday, May 03 2006 May 3, 2006 Wednesday, May 03, 2006 1:21:32 PM CDT May 03, 2006 in News
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O'FALLON (AP) - The Francis Howell School Board in St. Charles County is considering going back to "Christmas" break. About a dozen years ago, the district changed the name of the break to "Winter Break." The board tomorrow will consider changing the name back to "Christmas Break," despite some concerns the move could spur lawsuits. Critics tell the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the change would exclude non-Christians. But supporters say the change recognizes the fact that the break is timed to coincide with Christmas.

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