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Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m. Monday for seniors, Tuesday for juniors, Aug. 3 for sophomores and Aug. 4 for freshmen. All students will have to pay a $20 homeroom fee while seniors will have to pay an additional $10 graduation fee. In total, seniors must bring $30 on their Prep Week day. “The process is only 20-30 minutes long, but it is important for students to come,” Durrett said. Underclassmen who do not attend Prep Week...

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