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(WBIR) Monday morning, thousands of students will meander through hallways of Knox County Schools, embarking on their first day of school this year.

Students begin with just a half day on Monday, then will have their first full day of classes on Tuesday.

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This year also features many firsts for Knox County including a handful of ninth graders beginning school on a college campus. Career Magnet Academy will welcome more than 100 freshmen on Pellissippi State Community College's Strawberry Plains campus.

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Plus, the L & N STEM Academy will welcome its first non-Knox County students. The Board of Education approved the admission of three Campbell County students this year.

10News will be live throughout the morning Monday as Knox County students head back to school.

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