HPSD hosts back to school rally

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Public School District hosted their back to school rally Tuesday night.

The rally ran from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at Parkway Heights United Methodist, and the first 300 parents there were given a free backpack.

Attendees were given information about Common Core and technology improvements within the schools.

The District Parent Involvement Coordinator Irene Williams Jones presented more information about the school year for parents and students.