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Somerset School District schedules upcoming open houses

The Somerset School District has announced plans for open houses at each school building in preparation for the start of the 2009-10 school year.

The Welcome Back event at Somerset Elementary School will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 26. There will be two sessions to help work around parents' schedules. Parents and children can attend either session. They are from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and 4-7:30 p.m.

This event is designed to help children and families make a smooth transition from summer to the first day of school. Parents and students can meet with their teachers and any other elementary staff.

The middle school and high school will be holding open houses on Wednesday, Aug. 26.

The high school open house will be from 4-7:30 p.m. Parents and students can pick up schedules, walk through the building and meet with teachers.

The middle school open house will also run from 4-7:30 p.m. Each grade will have meetings with parents and students.

Fifth grade meetings are at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sixth grade meetings at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Seventh and eighth grade meetings at 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Teachers and staff are available in their rooms during the rest of the evening.

The first day of school for all Somerset school students is Tuesday, Sept. 1. School hours for each building are:

• Middle school: 7:55 a.m.-2:55 p.m;

• Elementary school: 8 a.m.-3 p.m;

• High school: 8:05 a.m.-

Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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