2015-08-23 / Front Page

Open houses welcome students for the 2015-16 school year

By Jeanne Marcello and Mandilee Hecht
Staff Reporters

School districts throughout the Citizen’s coverage area have scheduled open houses and orientations in coming weeks, in order to welcome and acclimate students before the start of the new school year. Local open house events are as follows:

Chesaning Union Schools

Chesaning High School’s open house is Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 3 - 5:30 p.m. Locker assignments will be given out with 12th grade 3 - 3:30 p.m.; 11th grade 3:30 - 4 p.m.; and 10th grade from 4 - 4:30 p.m.

Freshman and new student orientation takes place 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Sept. 1.

Big Rock Elementary School will hold its open house on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Chesaning Middle School Principal Melinda Soule said, “Due to the construction, Chesaning Middle School will not have an open house prior to the start of the school year. Staff will be eagerly awaiting the arrival of students on Sept. 8, and will lead students to their assigned classrooms. Staff will also assist students with locker assignments and tours of the new facility. An official open house will be held at a later date.”

Montrose Community Schools

Montrose Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Edward Graham reported that all of its schools would host open houses on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Montrose Schools include Carter Elementary School, Kuehn-Haven Middle School, Hill- McCloy High School and Montrose Choice School.

New Lothrop Area Public Schools

New Lothrop Schools will slate its open house/orientation for seventh graders and new students on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. at New Lothrop High School.

The district will also host its Hornet Days where students in grades seven to 12 can pick up class schedules, see their new lockers, meet teachers and explore the campus. That event will be hosted Wednesday, Aug. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. until noon.

The New Lothrop Preschool open house will be held Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. (for a.m. students) and from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. (for p.m. students).

The developmental kindergarten open house is set for Sept. 1 at 5 p.m.

For New Lothrop students in grades K – 6, an open house will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 4:30 till 5:30 p.m.

St. Charles Community Schools

Orientation for sixth graders will be Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the middle school gym. Freshman orientation has been scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until noon in the high school gym on Thursday, Sept. 3.

The open house schedule for St. Charles elementary students is Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Middle and high school open house will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 from 5 to 6 p.m.

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