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WHEAT RIDGE - If you have students in Douglas County, you're getting ready for school. Classes start for modified schedule students Monday morning. The rest of Douglas County's schools start Aug. 11.

On Tuesday, classes begin for most Aurora students in grades six through 12. Most elementary schools there start Thursday. Preschool and kindergarten starts Aug. 12.

Since schools are starting, the Action Center is hosting its annual school supply distribution. The distribution will help 5,200 students receive the supplies needed to be successful at school

Supplies can be picked up Monday through Saturday at Wheat Ridge Middle School at 7101 W. 38th Ave.

As students start to go back to school, some families in need are able to get supplies for their kids. 9NEWS at 6, 7 and 8 a.m. 08/04/14.

If you'd like to donate school supplies, The Action Center is still accepting donations. Those can be dropped off at the Action Center on West 14th Avenue in Lakewood.

THE ACTION CENTER: More information on the school supplies drive

Outside of the typical school supplies, the Action Center really needs rice, tuna, peanut butter, dry dinners, pasta and sauce, mac & cheese, canned beans, canned meat and dry beans.

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