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Back-To-School Notes

OHP ready for new school year


Ohio Hi-Point Career Center begins the academic year with ‘Wow Factor’ days for incoming juniors Tuesday and Wednesday to familiarize students with campus, program labs as well as meet other juniors from OHP’s 14 partner school districts. 

Seniors begin classes at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23.

Visit or call 599-3010 for more information.

Pirate Pride Picnic returns at Riverside

The Riverside Family School Partnership hosts the fifth annual Pirate Pride Picnic from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday on the front lawn of the school prior to open house activities from 6 to 7 p.m.

All students in grades pre-K through 12 are invited to attend the picnic, where free food and activities are offered, along with information from community organizations.

For more information or to help with the event, contact Debbie Hughes, 441-9025.

Western Intermediate plans ‘Back to School’ Night

Western Intermediate hosts a “Back to School” Night for students and their families from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday. 

Students can meet their teachers, visit their classrooms, drop off supplies, check bus schedules, pay school fees and add money to lunch cards.

Benjamin Logan announces orientation dates

Benjamin Logan student fees for the year are: $70 for high school; $60 for middle school; and $50 for elementary school.

Elementary school box tool kits may be picked up between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday. Open house for grades 1-2 will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, for grades 3-4.

Ben Logan offers a new option this school year is a prepay system that allows parents to prepay school fees and add lunch money to their students lunch accounts. More info may be found at

The district also continues to participate in the National School Lunch Program.

Rainbow World preschool accepting registrations

Registration is underway at It’s a Rainbow World Preschool in West Liberty for children ages 3 to 5. To register, call 465-6836, Jayne at 465-6214 or Kristi at 465-8405. Classes start Sept.10.

BHS announces back-to-school information

Bellefontaine High School is selling student parking passes for the upcoming school year from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school office. Parking passes are $5 each. Take proof of insurance, driver’s license and car registration.

Schedule pickup for juniors is today and sophomores on Monday.

The first day of school is Wednesday.

Calvary Christian School readies for classes

• Freshmen orientation set — Calvary Christian School,1140 Rush Ave., has added a ninth grade to its curriculum this year and orientation for freshmen is at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the home of Mike and Kim Durnell, 426 W. County Road 57. A meal is provided and schedules and information will be distributed. The first day of school is Aug. 29. Enrollment information is available from the school, 599-6847

• Open house includes picnic — Open house for all CCS grades is Monday, Aug. 27, beginning with a picnic meal provided by the PTSF at 6 p.m. A meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the church auditorium. The first day of school is Aug. 29.

• Enrollment accepted — Calvary Christian School offers classes for kindergarten through ninth grade. This is the first year for a freshman class. Enrollment information is available from the school, 599-6847.

Middleburg preschool registration under way

The Middleburg Enrichment Program is accepting enrollment for the 2012-13 year through Aug. 22.

The Christian-based preschool program is for children ages 3-5 and meets from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday, beginning Oct. 3, at the Middleburg United Methodist Church.

Call Mary Henry at 747-3507 for enrollment forms and information.

ILHS slates frosh orientation, new student registration

Indian Lake High School conducts registration daily between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Proof of residency, birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization records and any applicable custody papers are required. The student’s last report card is requested.

Upperclassmen may pick up their schedules between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Students who will drive to school may register their vehicles between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Students must provide a copy of their driver’s license, proof of insurance and information for all vehicles they may drive to school.

The first day of school for students is Wednesday.

High school information may be found on the district Web site at For additional information, call the high school office at 686-8851.

Kids Corner Preschool accepting applications

First Christian Church Kids Corner Preschool, 215 E. Sandusky Ave., is currently accepting applications for the 2012-13 school year.

The program is entering its 15th year serving the community, and offers a 1/2 day preschool program for children ages 3-5 years, with classes available three days a week and two days a week.

Kids Corner Preschool is licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The program’s goal is to provide a quality program that promotes a safe, nurturing and healthy atmosphere for children. The curriculum is set up to promote physcial, emotional, social, cognitive and spiritual growth for children.

For more information, call 592-5437.

City elementary schools set open houses;kindergarten start schedule announced

Open houses at Northeastern and Southeastern elementary schools are from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday.

Parents are encourged to attend and visit classrooms and meet teachers, who will present information about the upcoming school year.

Bellefontaine City kindergarten students begin school as follows:

Wednesday — Boys only will attend

Thursday — Girls only will attend

Friday, Aug. 24 — All kindergarten students will attend.

ILMS announces open house, new student information

Indian Lake Middle School hosts an open house for students and families from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday.

Fifth-grade orientation begins at 5:45 p.m. Monday in the school gym.

Seventh- and eight-grade students can pick up their class schedules during this time, and school fees of $40 per student can be paid.

New student registration is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Class lists and supply lists for fifth- and sixth-grade students is posted at the entry doors and is also available online.

The first day of school for students is Wednesday.

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