Regional District 14 starts school late due to construction

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WOODBURY -

Regional District 14, which serves Woodbury and Bethlehem, started school almost two weeks later than other western Connecticut districts because of construction.

Nonnewaug High School has been experiencing construction and renovations. 

Interim superintendent Christine Syriac says parents and students were well-aware of the late start months in advance, and that they avoided some of the hottest days of late August and early September.

Parents and students say they don't mind the late start. 

The superintendent says part of the high school will be under construction for another year.

They also say the district shortened vacation time this school year and school will be getting out on time in the middle of June.

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