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School enrollment climbs
Its back to reading, writing and arithmetic in Warren County. The first full day of school was Thursday. As students settle into their routines, they can look forward to their first vacation day on Labor Day on Sept. 4. Pictured enjoying their first day are Eastside third-graders, from left, Hadassah Bryan, Peyton Rowland, Scout Gunter, and Kalian McBride.
The Warren County School System better get more teachers and more books.The school year began Thursday morning and enrollment is up compared to the first day last year."We're still registering students so our enrollment is expected to go up even more," said Director of Schools Bobby Cox.Reported enrollment in all Warren County schools was 6,616 students. That's up 266 students from last year when 6,350 students were registered after day one.The biggest leap in enrollment came at WCHS where enrollment has ballooned to 2,035 studnts. That's up from 1,778 last year.Irving College School also saw a significant increase to 254 students, up from 220 last year.