This also is the first full year the district will use the "Here Comes the Bus" app for parents to keep tabs on bus routes. Using unique codes sent to parents for each route where they have a child assigned, the app will allow parents to track the bus along its route. Adams said about 35,000 parents already were signed up to use the technology.
Third-grader Peyton Patterson was ready to get back to school this morning.
“I’m a little nervous and excited at the same time,” the 8-year-old said outside Clarkdale Elementary School in Austell.
Peyton’s mom, Julicia Hamilton, said she was “relieved I don’t have to pay $140 for camp anymore,” but not ready for the strict back-to-school schedule.