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Back to school

Summer vacation is almost over already as kids (and parents) prepare for the start of school next week.


Classes will begin for the new school year in Hazlehurst City School District on Wednesday, August 6. High school students should be at school by 7:50, lower elementary (k-4) by 7:55, and upper elementary (grades 5-8) by 8:00 a.m.

Open house for Hazlehurst Lower and Upper Elementary is scheduled for Monday, August 4, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gym.  All parents are encouraged to attend. You will be able to meet your child’s teacher at this time. Administrators, teachers, and staff will be present.

If you have any questions please call the Hazlehurst Lower Elementary at 601-894-3742 or Hazlehurst Elementary at 601-894-3463.


Wesson Attendance Center students will return to school on Thursday, August 7. Students in all grades should report to school by 7:45 a.m. The first day will be a regular school day.

Back to School Night for kindergarten through 6th grade will be held on Tuesday, August 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their child’s school supplies that evening and meet their child’s teacher.

Final registration for new Wesson students will be held this Thursday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For more information call the school office at 601-643-2221.


Copiah Academy students will head back to class on Monday, August 11, for a half-day lasting from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, will be a full day.

Back to School Night at Copiah Academy will be held Thursday, August 7. Preschool and kindergarten will be at 5 p.m.; 1st through 6th grade from 6:00 to 6:30; and grades 7 through 12 at 6:45 p.m. Bring your school supplies to Back to School night.

For more information call Copiah Academy at 601-894-3770.

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