Lufkin ISD board

The Lufkin ISD board of trustees on Thursday were recognized with certificates and chocolate bars for School Board Recognition Month. From the left are Andra Self, Matt Knight, Hall Henderson, Allyson Langston, Scott Skelton and Kristi Gay. Not pictured is Delphina Hadnot-Maxie.

Lufkin ISD students and staff members will be receiving a one-week break in October after the board of trustees on Thursday approved the 2023-24 academic calendar.

Board members were required to choose between two calendars: Calendar A, which included a one-week break in October, and Calendar B, which spread the days off sporadically throughout the semester. Both calendars include 182 working days for teachers and 171 learning days for students.

Kayley Fraze’s email address is kayley.fraze@lufkindailynews.com.