When Do South Tampa Schools Close for the Holidays?

Hillsborough schools will close at the end of the week just before Christmas.

South Tampa students itching to put up their books for winter break don’t have too much longer to wait.

Hillsborough County Public Schools officially lock up for the holidays after the last bell Friday, Dec. 21, according to the district's calendar. The winter break runs from Monday, Dec. 24, through Friday, Jan. 4. That means kids don’t have to hit the books again until Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

Parents should note that South Tampa schools won’t remain open for long though. They shut down again Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and again Jan. 22 for a non-student day. The second grading period ends Friday, Jan. 18.

Do you have any special plans to keep the kids busy during the winter break? Share your ideas in the comments section.


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