Hawkins County Schools pushes start date to Aug. 10

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ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Hawkins County Schools has become the latest local school system to push back the start of the 2020–21 school year.

The school system announced Tuesday that students will now return to school on Aug. 10.

The original start date was Aug. 4.

School systems in Johnson City and Bristol, Tennessee have also moved back their start dates.

Hawkins County School is asking parents and students to participate in a virtual “Intro to the School Year” that will take place Aug. 4–7. Schools will be providing parents with specific dates and times.

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