(OLNEY) A couple of notes for those in the Richland County School District : the High School is hosting its Freshmen First program this morning from 8:30 to 10:30, starting in the RCHS Sliva Auditorium – the students will have the chance to visit each of their classes, meet teachers, and discuss topics relevant for every freshman or new student to know : the Middle School is hosting its Academy Day program this morning from 10:00 to 11:30, beginning in the RCMS cafeteria – this is for all incoming 6th graders with a chance to visit their classes, meet their teachers, and learn procedural items before the first day of school : the first day of school for all Richland County students, including St. Joseph, is this Wednesday, August 15.
(NEWTON) A couple of notes for those in the Jasper County School District : the Newton Elementary School will have its first-of-the-school-year “Open House” this evening, running from 4:00 to 6:30, with the PTO selling pork burgers, hot dogs, and more. All parents, guardians, and students are encouraged to stop by and visit classrooms, meet the teachers and staff, and look over the Newton Elementary School. Later this week on Thursday evening, the Jasper County Pre-K “Open House” is from 4:00 to 6:00 and the 2018 “Media Night” for all sports at Newton Community High School is Friday night, starting at 6:30. The first day of school for all Jasper County students, including St. Thomas, is this coming Wednesday, August 15.