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August 15, 2013

New hours for some CISD schools

Corsicana — Preparations for back to school in Corsicana are kicking into high gear as teachers, administrators and students prepare for Aug. 26.

A series of orientations and work days are taking place throughout the district, getting classrooms ready to go and new employees prepared for students returning to campuses in a little over a week.

Corsicana students can pick up schedules next week, with various days and times scheduled depending on grade levels.

Collins Middle School 7th graders can pickup schedules from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Collins 8th grader schedule pickup is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.

Drane Intermediate has scheduled a welcome and schedule pick-up for 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Corsicana’s elementary campuses will have a “Meet the Teacher Night” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23 at Bowie, Carroll, Fannin, Navarro and Sam Houston schools.

Corsicana High School will have schedules and student ID pickup from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 21 and Thursday, Aug. 22. Freshman Orientation and “Fish Camp” at the high school is set for 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Aug. 23. Freshmen iPad pickup will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Three CISD campuses — Drane Intermediate, Collins Middle School and Corsicana High School — will see new hours beginning with the fall semester, according to a new schedule posted on the district’s website.

Drane Intermediate will begin its school day at 7:55 a.m., and run through 3:35 p.m. At Collins Middle School, classes will begin at 7:50 a.m. and end for the day at 3:30 p.m. Students at Corsicana High School will see the earliest starting time of any CISD campus, beginning the school day at 7:40 a.m.., and dismissing for the day at 3:15 p.m.

Corsicana’s five elementary campuses — Bowie, Carroll, Fannin, Navarro, and Sam Houston — will all begin the school day at 7:50 a.m. and end at 3:20 p.m.

Carroll Elementary’s Pre-K morning session runs from 7:50 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., with the afternoon session from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

At Sam Houston, Pre-K in the morning is from 7:50 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., and the afternoon session running from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

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On the Web: www.cisd.org

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