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Back To School Events in Emmetsburg

By Staff | Aug 20, 2015

With the 2015-2016 school year set to begin in the Emmetsburg Community School District on Tuesday, Aug. 25, officials of the Emmetsburg Middle School and High School are inviting those students to attend an Open House-Welcome Back to School event Monday, Aug. 24.

According to Emmetsburg High School Principal Mike Embrock, Freshman and New Student Orientation will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. During the orientation session, students will have an opportunity to meet their teachers and look over a mock schedule.

For Middle School students, the Back to School Open House will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Middle School. Students will have an opportunity to meet their teachers, as well as see the classrooms. Students will also receive their class schedules and find their lockers.

The High School portion of the Open House will get underway at 6:30 p.m. and will continue to 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Returning high school students will be able to meet their teachers, receive their class schedules and see their classrooms. Additionally, students will be issued their new laptop computers, if a parent is present.

Tours of the High School will also be available for those who are interested, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

For students who will be attending West Elementary in Emmetsburg, the Partners In Education (PIE) group will once again host the annual West Elementary Open House Barbeque. The The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

PIE?members will be grilling hamburgers and serving burgers, chips, cookies and drinks for a free-will donation.

Students and their parents and families are invited and encouraged to visit their classrooms and teachers and tour the West Elementary facilities.

For more questions or additional information, contact the Emmetsburg Community Schools at 712-852-2966 for the High School Office, 712-852-2892 for the Middle School Office and 712-852-4485 for the West Elementary Office.

Iowa Lakes Plans Event

At Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, the annual Kickoff to College event is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 25 from 12 noon to 1:15 pm in the Smith Wellness Center Gym. Area businesses are being invited to join college staff in an open house in the Wellness Center Gym to introduce their offerings and the community to new incoming Iowa Lakes Students.

Motorists:?Be Alert

And as a final reminder, the Emmetsburg Police Department and the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office remind motorists to be extra alert as schools resume for the year, and also to remember to obey all laws regarding pedestrian traffic near schools as well as all traffic laws relating to school buses as they transport children to and from school.