School bells rang earlier Monday for students in the Preston School District and it’s back to school Tuesday for the West Side District students. The Preston School District is on a new four-day week that was implemented to help save money for the 2010-2011 school year. Preston High School students and those in elementary schools start at 8:10 a.m. with junior high students scheduled to start at 8 a.m. In the past, school started at 8:30 a.m. and 8:40 a.m. respectively. Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow says community residents need to consider safety issues with school starting earlier than in the past.
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