Cabot Mayor Bill Cypert and superintendent Tony Thurman begin the 2017-18 Back-to-School meeting held Tuesday. Hundreds of Cabot School District teachers and administrators filled the High School Fine Arts Auditorium for the “Back From the Beach” meeting covering subjects including Parks and Recreation, Cabot Scholarship Foundation, Wade Knox Childrens’ Advocacy Center, Arkansas State Teachers’ Association, Classroom Teachers’ Association and the Cabot Panther Foundation, finishing with an outline of plans for next school year from Thurman. (Ed Galucki photo)