Information regarding Back To School that previously appeared on The Mirror's website was wrong, because the information was not deleted from last year. The Mirror regrets the error and any inconvenience it caused. Please see the correct information below, as well as our Back To School section in the Aug. 12 edition of The Mirror.
*The first day of school is actually Thursday, Aug. 19 for students in the McDuffie County School System.
*Open house is Tuesday, Aug. 17:
From 4-6 p.m. for all elementary schools - (Norris Elementary has been relocated to the old Thomson Middle School building across from the Brickyard on Main Street)
From 5-7 p.m. for Thomson-McDuffie Middle School (6-8th grades at the former junior high school building on White Oak Road across from the high school).
From 6-8 p.m. at Thomson High School (9th - 12th grades).
Open House for school system employees to visit their child's school is Aug. 18.
*Start and end times for the school day have changed. Please make note of the new times for the 2010-2011 school year:
Dearing Elementary School 7:30 a.m. - 2: 30 p.m.
Maxwell Elementary School 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Norris Elementary School 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Thomson Elementary School 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Thomson-McDuffie Middle School 7:45 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Thomson High School 7:40 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
McDuffie Achievement Center 7:40 a.m. - 3: 20 p.m.
* New phone numbers:
Dearing Elementary School 706-986-4900
Maxwell Elementary School 706-986-4800
Norris Elementary School 706-986-4400
Thomson Elementary School 706-986-4700
Thomson-McDuffie Middle School 706-986-4300
Thomson High School 706-986-4200
McDuffie Achievement Center 706-595-4732