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Hurley K-12 helps students, parents prepare for first day


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HURLEY, Wis. - Parents and students of the Hurley K-12 School had an open house Thursday to help take the anxiety out of the first day of fall semester classes on Tuesday.

Amanda Jewell, Montreal, said she and her daughters going into kindergarten, third and sixth grade, were able to see their class schedules, meet their teachers and find their lockers.

"I think it's a great idea," Jewell said. "This is the first time I came and I think it's been very helpful for the kids and for the parents."

Kathy Czarnecki, Hurley first grade teacher, said the...