That noise you hear coming from your kid's room may be their wailing and gnashing of teeth as youngsters' anxiety and dread begins to build...with the approach of a new school year. If you don't know the exact dates and would like to know for your own convenience...or to torture your own young 'uns, just keep on reading.

DeSoto Parish: 8/2 Professional Day. 8/3 Teacher In Service. 8/4 First Day of School.

Bossier Parish: 8/6 -8 Teacher In Service. 8/9 First Day of School

Caddo Parish: 8/3 New Teacher In Service. 8/9-10 Teacher In Service. 8/13 First Day of School

All students will be off Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day. A complete calendar for the coming school year is available by contacting your specific parish school board office or by checking their websites.