What you need to know before school starts

School kids observed a meteorite in January loaned to Helen M. Knight Elementary. The rock was passed between classrooms, and many teachers gave children an opportunity to hold the (surprisingly heavy) object. Photo by Carter Pape

In lead-up to the first day of school next week, The Times-Independent published four guides with essential information on important dates, supply lists, new hires. Here is a list of links to the different stories, lists and calendars: