Before you know it, the school bells will be ringing again.  It's almost time for youngsters to return to the classroom for the new school year.

Here are the dates for local school districts:

CADDO

August 3-7: New Teacher In-service

August 9-11: Teachers/staff only

August 14: Students report/1st Reporting Period Begins

BOSSIER

August 1: Teacher In-service

August  2: Students report

DESOTO

August 2: Teacher Work Day (No Students)

August 4: First Day of Fall Semester for Students

WEBSTER

August 11: Teacher in-service

August 14: All Students report

CLAIBORNE

August 7: General Staff Orientation/Professional Dev.

August 8: Teacher Work Day (No Students)

August 9: First Day of Fall Semester for Students