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View Poll Results: Do your kids have off for Veteran's Day? (Monday Nov 12)
Yes, they are off from school on Veteran's Day 64 59.81%
No, they have to go to school that day. 43 40.19%
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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Veterans Day.....are your kids off that day from school?

I will be in WDW over SSW, the last weekend of F&W, and Veteran's Day (Monday - 11/12/07) and I'm wondering if most kids have off from school for Veteran's Day?

I have been searching the web for school districts in Florida and bordering states and some have Veteran's Day off and some have school that day.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:36 PM   #2
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Nope - we have school on Veteran's Day. My kids have a 5-day weekend from the 2nd of November through the 6th. So, we're heading to the World on the 1st (they'll miss a day of school!)

We're hoping to be gone by the time the big Jersey/Soap Weekend/Veteran's Day Weekend crowds arrive
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:39 PM   #3
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Yep, we have it off, thankfully!
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:08 PM   #4
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I don't have kids, but I work in the school district, and the entire Philadelphia School District has off for Veteran's Day, a fact I'm taking advantage of for a quick 2 day trip myself.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:33 AM   #5
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:38 AM   #6
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Here in Wisconsin, my DD9 has off November 9th, the Friday before Vetrans Day, but does have school on Vetrans Day (the 12th). Go figure?!

We are skipping school (and work, for me ) the entire week and will be at Disney 11/11 - 11/17. I can't wait!!!
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:42 AM   #7
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Public schools are closed here in South Alabama.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:02 AM   #8
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My DS doesn't have off school, but I have off work so............ I have the whole house to myself for a day.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:10 AM   #9
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My DD is off Veterans Day, as well as Nov. 8 & 9 for teachers convention. This makes a long weekend.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:15 AM   #10
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i thought it was a federal holiday, no school, no mail etc.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:17 AM   #11
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Northwest Florida - our kids are off.
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:19 AM   #12
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On Long Island, NY the kids have off Monday Nov 9th, I'm pulling my son out for 2 days so we can have a long weekend 9th-14th.

We always do this weekend together........the last 2 years I remember we just barely missed Jersey Week, and the crowds are not that bad. I think Jersey week ends on the 11th.......someone correct me if Im wrong.

I always go for a week in July as well and it is crowded in July, Verterns weekend is not half as crowded as it is in july..................Did I say that right

Hope this was helpful!
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Old 10-24-2007, 10:46 AM   #13
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Here in my part of Maryland publich schools are open.
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:07 AM   #14
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northeast tennessee and southwest virginia public schools are open here. some of the private schools are closing, though.
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Old 10-24-2007, 03:06 PM   #15
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My kids have school.

Considering I have to hound DS12 to do his homework and check homework for DD8, I'd love if they had the day off school. Sometimes I feel like I'm back in school. Blech.
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