The days of summer are slowly dwindling down before the start of a new school year! Pictured is Millie Layne Watkins, the 5-year-old daughter of Dustin Watkins and Megan Thompson of Swainsboro. Millie Layne will be attending Kindergarten at Swainsboro Primary School this school year. Also pictured is the 1998 photo of her father, Dustin, on his first day of Kindergarten at the same school.
Don't forget to set your clocks to be ready for the first day of school in session. Emanuel County Schools' first day of school is set for Monday, August 2. Open house for students in the Emanuel County Schools System will be Thursday, July 29. David Emanuel Academy will begin the school year with open house Thursday, August 5, and will start school the following day on Friday, August 6.
To read more information on the upcoming school year, check out the 2021-2022 Back to School publication included in this week's edition of The Forest-Blade!