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First Day of School Brings Smiles, Excitement

Welcome Back, Students!
First Day of School Brings Smiles, Excitement

Day 1 is no small undertaking:

90 schools…57,000 students…4,000 teachers…thousands of parents…dozens of bus drivers, community members and more all worked together on Aug. 11 for a successful opening of the Knox County Schools.

This half-day gives students time to ease back into school after summer break, and it offers teachers and principals—many of whom arrived at their schools just as the sun was rising—an opportunity to make important first connections and begin instruction with their students.
Helpful Links:

For information about school times, visit

To use the School Bus Locator, visit and click on the “For Families” tab.

To locate your child’s bus, visit the Transportation Department’s “Where’s my bus?” link.

Career Magnet Academy
Dogwood Elementary 1  
Dogwood Elementary 2
Vine Middle Magnet