open beginning Wednesday
schools begin next week
vacation is quickly coming to an end. The 2010-2011 school year
is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, August 11 for students attending
South Ripley, Jac-Cen-Del and Milan schools.
For South Ripley students, the bookstore will be open on Thursday,
August 5 from 1-7 p.m.; Friday, August 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.;
Monday, August 9 from 1-7 p.m. and Tuesday, August 10 from 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Registration will take place in the new cafeteria.
Kindergarten orientation is on August 9 starting at 5 p.m. Open
house for the elementary will be on Tuesday, August 10. Grade 6
will start at 5:20 p.m.; grade 1 at 6 p.m; grade 3 at 6:40 p.m.;
grade 2 at 7 p.m.; grade 4 at 7:20 p.m. and grade 5 at 7:40 p.m.
Seventh grade orientation will be on Wednesday, August 4 starting
at 6 p.m. at the South Ripley Jr. Sr. High School. Open House is
scheduled for Thursday, August 12 starting at 5 p.m.
Jac-Cen-Del Superintendent Bill Narwold encourages all parents to
go through the book rental process in order to receive important
information such as changes in bus routes. Bookstore hours are Wednesday,
August 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, August 5 from 8 a.m. to
6 p.m.; Friday, August 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m; and Saturday, August
7 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Kindergarten orientation will be on Tuesday, August 10 from 8:30-10:30
a.m. or from 12:30-2:30 p.m. According to Narwold, this will be
kindergarten students first day of school and they are not
to return for their first full day until Thursday, August 12.
Open House for the elementary will be on Tuesday, August 10 from
5-7:30 p.m. Seventh grade orientation will be on Monday, August
9 at 6 p.m. at the JCD Jr. Sr. High School.
Bookstore hours for the Milan School Corporation will be on Tuesday,
August 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 4 from 12-7 p.m.
and Thursday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will give parents
the opportunity to check schedules and class room assignments.
Elementary principal Jane Rogers reminds parents of 5th grade students
that starting this year the classrooms will be at the elementary
instead of the middle school. Orientation for elementary students
will be on Tuesday, August 10 starting at 6 p.m. Kindergarten orientation
will be on Wednesday, August 11 at 11:30 a.m. and will be considered
their first day of school. Kindergarten students will return on
Friday, August 13.
Registration for students new to Sunman Elementary will be on Wednesday,
August 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1-3 p.m. Parents are reminded
to bring birth certificate; immunization records; report cards;
and any special education information from previous schools.
The first day of school will be on Wednesday, August 18. Book days
will be Wednesday, August 11 and Thursday, August 12 from 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. and on Friday, August 13 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and from
Open House will be on Tuesday, August 17 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Parents
and students will have the opportunity to meet the teachers and
tour the school. The building will not be open for tours during
registration and book days due to summer maintenance.
Contact each school for further information: South Ripley Elementary,
689-5383; South Ripley High School, 689-5303; Jac-Cen-Del Elementary,
689-4144; Jac-Cen-Del High School, 689-4643; Milan Elementary, 654-2379;
Milan Middle School and High School, 654-3096; and Sunman Elementary
Area schools are making preparations for
the upcoming school year. Pictured, South Ripley High School
administrative assistants, Sandy Howard, left, and Tammy
Hartman, discuss the locker assignments before registration
begins on Thursday, August 5.