School orientation set for Monday

     The Unit 1 School District has announced its back-to-school orientation  events leading up to the start of a new school year.
    Orientations at the district’s various schools will take place on Monday, Aug. 14
    Students entering sixth grade are to report to the middle school from 8 a.m. to noon; freshmen orientation will be at the high school from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., fourth graders and new students to the intermediate school are to report at 9 a.m.; and orientation for students new to the elementary school begins at 10 a.m.         The middle school will host a new student/parent meeting from 11:30 a.m. to noon and the high school’s new and freshmen parent meeting will get started at 6 p.m.
    The school district has announced the early childhood center will host its back-to-school night on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. The intermediate and elementary schools have scheduled their back-to-school events for Thursday, Aug. 17, with the intermediate school open from 4:30-6 p.m. and the elementary from 6-7:30 p.m.
    An open house will be held at the middle school on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
    Classes for Unit 1 students start Thursday, Aug. 18 with an early dismissal scheduled.