School days begin
Richmond County Schools open Monday. Registration for most schools is today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. C.T. Walker Elementary School will hold registration at 7 p.m. Thursday. John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School will hold an open house from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Columbia County schools open Aug. 22. Registration is weekdays with counselors on hand from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to assist. Students should register at the school in their attendance zone. Students should register before school starts, but late-comers will not be turned away.
Richmond County children return to the classroom Monday, with new rules and course requirements in place for freshmen. This year there will be an additional year of math for incoming ninth-graders, plus other changes put in place during summer for the class of 2001. Columbia County schools sstart Aug. 22 and Aiken County schools resume classes Aug. 25.