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School starts on Sept. 2
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DARLINGTON - Darlington Community School District will begin with an 8 a.m. reporting time for students on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Buses will run normal rural routes and will pick up city students at the Darlington Municipal Building or at Al's Trucking. The pick-up point for students at the Municipal Building will be at the north east corner of the building on Wells Street.

All kindergarten through eighth grade students should enter the school at the appropriate entrance and report to their assigned homerooms. School personnel will be on hand to direct students to homerooms.

At the high school, students should report to their respective homerooms on Tuesday. Homeroom assignments will be posted. The high school will be utilizing the opening day schedule with class meetings at the end of the day. High school students will have pictures taken on Thursday, September 4.

Parents are reminded to use the automated lunch ticket program. Students need to have money deposited in their accounts on or before the first day of school. Students in fifth through eighth grades have a $5 book fee; an optional activity pass is available for those grade levels for $5 as well. Ninth through 12th grades have a required $5 book fee and $5 activity fee and an optional athletic card for $5. Lunch moneys and student fees may be paid by stopping at either office. Students at either school may pay for fees and activity passes at that time as well.