Hastings schools begin 2012-2013 year Tuesday
About 5,000 students return to classes next week in Hastings area schools. For some, the first day of classes is Tuesday, Sept. 4. The rest begin class on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
The first day for ninth grade students and students new in grades 10, 11 and 12 will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Hastings High School. This will be a full day of school, running from 7:50 a.m. to 2:40 p.m., with the purpose of easing the transition into Hastings High School.