Students filled the hallways across DeKalb County as the first bell rang in the 2012-13 school year Monday.
At Fort Payne High School, a new era of learning began to unfold as approximately 815 students were given iPads.
The tablets will, for the most part, replace traditional textbooks and integrate more interactive learning for students.
Principal Brian Jett said things went well, and for students, most of Monday was spent setting up various accounts and downloading textbooks.
“We had a little bit of a problem with Apple IDs not working,” Jett said. “We think maybe it was the Apple system being overloaded, but all of our Wi-Fi capabilities seem to be working well and handling the network traffic...