Schools prepare for new year


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School has started for some districts in Champaign County, while others are preparing for the first day. Urbana City Schools bus driver Bonnie Fansler checks oil on her bus Monday. Fansler has been running her route already, as she drops off and picks up special needs students from Urbana for districts like Triad, Mechanicsburg and the Madison-Champaign Educational Service Center.


Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

East Elementary Second Cook Heather Litteral is preparing the kitchen for the school’s start.


Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

Urbana Local Intermediate sixth grade English Language Arts teacher Jenny Payne prepares her room for the new school year.


Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

Keep an eye out for those big yellow school buses, as school has started or is starting around the county.

Triad Local Schools was the first in the county to start school on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Urbana University kicked off its first day on Monday. Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools started Tuesday.

Both Urbana City Schools and Graham Local Schools will start Wednesday.

West Liberty-Salem Local Schools is scheduled to start Sept. 19. The school’s start date was pushed back due to the district’s building project work.

Varsity high school football season kicks off Friday night.

School has started for some districts in Champaign County, while others are preparing for the first day. Urbana City Schools bus driver Bonnie Fansler checks oil on her bus Monday. Fansler has been running her route already, as she drops off and picks up special needs students from Urbana for districts like Triad, Mechanicsburg and the Madison-Champaign Educational Service Center.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Bus.jpgSchool has started for some districts in Champaign County, while others are preparing for the first day. Urbana City Schools bus driver Bonnie Fansler checks oil on her bus Monday. Fansler has been running her route already, as she drops off and picks up special needs students from Urbana for districts like Triad, Mechanicsburg and the Madison-Champaign Educational Service Center. Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

East Elementary Second Cook Heather Litteral is preparing the kitchen for the school’s start.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_East-Kitchen.jpgEast Elementary Second Cook Heather Litteral is preparing the kitchen for the school’s start. Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

Urbana Local Intermediate sixth grade English Language Arts teacher Jenny Payne prepares her room for the new school year.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Local-prep.jpgUrbana Local Intermediate sixth grade English Language Arts teacher Jenny Payne prepares her room for the new school year. Casey S. Elliott | Urbana Daily Citizen

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