It’s back-to-school time for students around the Riverbend, and today will be the first day for classes in the Bethalto School District.  Teachers and administrators have spent the last two days attending meetings getting ready for the new school year.

Bethalto School District Superintendent Charlie Stegall tells The Big Z he understands some students and parents may be nervous about the start of classes.

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He reminds drivers to be on the lookout for students who may be walking or riding their bikes to and from school, and allow extra time for bus traffic.


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