PHOTOS: First Day of School in Oconee County

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Not everyone went home right away after Wednesday’s first day of school at Oconee County High School. For some, there was football practice. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Student cars queued up to leave after the first day of school at Oconee County High School Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Oconee County High School students waiting for buses after the first day of school Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Oconee County High School students waiting for buses after the first day of school Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)
 

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Oconee County High School students headed for the buses after the first day of school Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Fifth-grader Lily Gottschalk brought flowers to the first day of school at Oconee County’s Rocky Branch Elementary School on Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Rocky Branch Elementary School principal Laura Mason shows a new student where to go as the Oconee County school year began Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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It was just after dawn as parents brought their children for the first day of school at Oconee County’s Rocky Branch Elementary School Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)

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Some students headed for the parking lot after the first day of school at Oconee County High School Wednesday. (Photo Lee Shearer/Staff)
 

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Students and parents enter Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents enter Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents enter Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents enter Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents enter Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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Students and parents find their way to classrooms at Rocky Branch Elementary in Bogart, Ga., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

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