It’s Back to School Week on The Morning Thing – 8/10/15

On Monday’s show, we kicked off Back to School Week on The Morning Thing!

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We talked about those back-to-school and orientation events. What are they? When are they? Why are they important?

Click HERE to read a great article about middle school orientations.
Click HERE to read a great article about high school orientations.

We also shared some tips for meeting your child’s new teacher and developing a great relationship for the upcoming school year. Here are two articles with some incredible tips that you can put into practice this year.

Click HERE to read about ways that parents can build a good relationship with their child’s teacher.
Click HERE for some tips on developing a positive relationship between the teacher and the student.

Here is a list of orientations, open houses and the first day of school for our local schools.
Centerburg:
Elementary Open House, Monday 8/24, 6pm-8pm
6th Grade Open House, Tuesday 8/25, 2pm – 4pm
Middle and High School Open House, Tuesday 8/25, 6pm – 8pm
First Day of School – Thursday 8/27

Danville:
Open House for all grades, Monday 8/24, 5pm-6:30pm
First Day of School – Tuesday 8/25

Fredericktown:
Open House for all grades, Tuesday 8/18, 5:30pm-7pm
First Day of School – Thursday 8/20

Highland:
Open House for all buildings and all grades, Wednesday 8/12, 12:30pm – 7:00pm
First Day of School – Tuesday 8/18

East Knox:
Open House for grades 1-6, Monday 8/17, 6pm-7pm
7th Grade/New Student Orientation, Monday 8/17, 6:30pm
First Day of School (Grades 1 – 12) – Tuesday 8/18
First Day of School for Kindergarten – Thursday 8/20

Mount Vernon:
Freshman Orientation for students, Tuesday 8/11, 9am registration, 9:30am – 12pm program
Freshman Parent Orientation/Open House, Tuesday, 8/11, 7pm – 9:30pm
Middle School Open House, Thursday 8/13, 6pm – 7:30pm
Columbia Elementary School Welcome Back Event, Tuesday 8/18, 3pm
Dan Emmett Elementary School Back to School Night, Tuesday 8/18, 6:30pm -7:30pm
East Elementary School Back to School Night, Tuesday 8/18, 6pm – 7pm
Pleasant Street Elementary School Back to School Night, Tuesday 8/18, grades K – 2 meet from 6pm – 6:30pm, grades 3 – 5 meet from 6:30pm – 7pm
Twin Oak Elementary School Back to School Night,  Tuesday, 8/18, 6:30pm -7:30pm
Wiggin Street Elementary School – Kindergarten Meet and Greet, Monday, 8/17, 4:30pm – 6pm, Grades 1-5 Open House, Tuesday, 8/18, 6pm – 7pm
First Day of School – Wednesday 8/19

St. Vincent:
Open House for all students, Saturday 8/15, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
First Day of School – Tuesday 8/18

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