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Back to School In Natchitoches

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) It was back to school for the students in Natchitoches parish today.

More than 300 first through eighth grade students filled the halls of Natchitoches Magnet.

The theme for the new academic year is "Welcome to Hollywood."

School leaders say they are excited to see what the year will bring.

"We are just really excited about the new school year. There is a lot of promise and a lot of great things going on in Natchitoches Parish and nationwide with the common core state standards so we are really enthusiastic and the teachers have been working all summer so I know we are going to have a great year," said Stephonie French.

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