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Several school districts head back to school Friday

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Starting school on a Friday? Five Georgia school districts are doing just that.

Parents, kids, and teachers in several Georgia school districts are waking up to prepare for a new school year. Those districts include: 

  • Newton County
  • Lamar County
  • City of Jefferson
  • City of Commerce
  • City of Rome

In Newton County, bus drivers were greeted by cheering teachers as they drove away from the bus barn. 

Below is a list of first day of schools dates for other metro Atlanta school districts:

July 28

  • Newton County

July 31

  • Cobb County
  • Henry County
  • Rockdale County

August 1

  • Atlanta Schools
  • Bartow County
  • Cherokee County
  • City of Decatur
  • Lumpkin County
  • Paulding County

August 2

  • Barrow County
  • Carroll County
  • City of Gainesville
  • Walton County
  • Floyd County

August 3

  • City of Marietta
  • Dawson County

August 4

  • Banks County
  • Coweta County
  • Gilmer County
  • Habersham County

August 7

  • Clayton County
  • DeKalb County
  • Douglas County
  • Fayette County
  • Fulton County
  • Gwinnett County
  • Hall County

August 8

  • Monroe County

August 9

  • Athens-Clarke County
  • White County

August 10

  • Polk County

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