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Nicole Villalpando
Austin Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz helps Carmen Murcia and her children Diego Carlson, 5, and Camila Carlson, 8, cross the street on their way to their first day of school at Becker Elementary School last year. This year the first day will be on Aug. 20. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Summer is almost over, and it feels like it just began.

Plan now for that first day of school. It might surprise you. Hint: Austin Independent School District is starting on a Tuesday this year. Hays Consolidated is starting almost two weeks ahead of last year.

Many districts also have back to school events you might want to check out.

Check our list:

Aug. 14

Bastrop ISD (Back to School Bash, 8 a.m. July 27 at Bastrop Independent School District Memorial Stadium)

Coupland ISD

Fredericksburg ISD

Giddings ISD

Lake Travis ISD

Lago Vista ISD

Liberty Hill ISD

Lockhart ISD (Back to School Bash, 7 p.m. July 24, Lockhart High School)

Aug. 15

Georgetown ISD

Hays Consolidated ISD

Leander ISD

Manor ISD

Pflugerville ISD

Round Rock ISD (Back to School Celebration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28 at Dell Diamond)

Taylor ISD

Wimberley ISD

Aug. 19

Burnet CISD

Elgin ISD

McDade ISD

Aug. 20

Austin ISD (Back to School Bash, 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 3, Palmer Events Center)

Dripping Springs ISD

Hutto ISD (Back to School Rally ( 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10, Hutto Memorial Stadium)

Aug. 21

Eanes ISD

Johnson City ISD

Marble Falls ISD

Thrall ISD (Meet the Tigers Ice Cream Social, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, Tiger Stadium)

Aug. 26

Del Valle ISD

Granger ISD

San Marcos Consolidated ISD

Smithville ISD (Meet the Tigers, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 22, Tiger Stadium)