School assignment letters sent

On Friday, approximately 7,000 letters were sent to parents and guardians of Muscogee County students advising them of their child's school assignment for the 2008-2009 school year. The paretns of sixth grade, ninth grade and those students with new home addresses received assignment letters.

Students who have been assigned to Rigdon Road Elementary from Edgewood Elementary dur to rezoning of the area also received assignment letters.

Some students fdrom Blanchard Elementary and Waddell Elementary will be assigned to Eagel Ridge Elementary and some students from Mathews Elementary will be assigned to Midland Academy.

The date to apply for a student hardship transfer for the next school year is May 16.