As buses prepare to roll in just two short weeks, administrators and faculty members are busy making plans for the upcoming year.
A new state law recently overturned a bill passed by the Mississippi Legislature in 2012 that would have required school districts to begin the school year no earlier than the third Monday in August.
The Corinth School District and Alcorn School District will begin classes on Thursday, Aug. 7.
McNairy County Schools, Tishomingo County Schools and the Booneville School District will also resume classes on Thursday, Aug. 7.
Students at Prentiss County schools will return to their classes on Friday, Aug. 4.