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Parents encouraged to enroll new students early

JONESBORO — Officials have announced dates and times for new student enrollment in Clayton County Public Schools.

Parents whose students are new to the district are encouraged to beat the long lines and extended waits on the first day of school by registering beforehand.

There is a nearly two-week window of time during which parents can enroll their students at their assigned schools, July 28-30 and Aug. 1-7. Registration at elementary schools is from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. Middle and high school enrollment is from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

The district will host a Saturday enrollment event July 26. The event, at Perry Learning Center, 137 Spring St. in Jonesboro, will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

For specifics about enrollment requirements and procedures, visit www.clayton.k12.ga.us.