Five Things to Know About Columbia, First Day of School Edition
It’s time to learn, Columbia.
1) Top News: Today is the big day--back to school in Howard County! A comprehensive guide to traffic, bus safety and more can be found here. Also, check Columbia Patch Monday: We will have a photo gallery of students. You can add your own photos of your kids too.
2) From the Police Beat: Curious to know what police are doing to keep the day running smoothly? You can find that here.
3) From the Archives: Does the first day of school bring back memories? It does for me too. Last year, readers sent in photos of their smiling children posing, and we featured each of them at some point during the day on Columbia Patch.
4) The Weather: Today is supposed to reach a high of 85 degrees with a 30 percent of showers.
5) Question of the Day: Tell us in comments your favorite subject in school or your favorite teacher. Who made a difference in your life? Who saw potential in you? What subject sparked a career?
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