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School calendar: July 22, 2011

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By Sharon Warner

District
Aug. 6 – Second Annual Cornerstone Financial Literacy and Community Resource Fair – Back to School Bash 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. at Clay Street Baptist Church, 1940 Midland Trail. A free family friendly event that promotes a healthy start to the school year by providing a one-stop opportunity for residents to learn about and take advantage of the quality community resources available within Shelby County.  
Aug. 11 – School Board 7 p.m. Wright Elementary
Aug. 16 – Opening Day for staff
Aug. 17 – First Day for students
Aug. 25 – School Board 7 p.m. Shelby County High School
Clear Creek
Aug. 15 – Back-to-school Bash K and First – 5 to 5:45 p.m.; second and third – 6 to 6:45 p.m.; fourth and fifth – 7 to 7:45 p.m.
Heritage
Aug. 15 – Back-to-school Bash 5:30 – 7
Painted Stone
Aug. 11 – Back to School Bash 5-6:30 p.m.
Simpsonville
Aug. 11 – Kindergarten Night at 6:30 p.m. (Parents only)
Aug. 12 –  Back to School Bash 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 23 – volunteer orientation for 8 a.m.
Southside
Aug. 15 – Back to School Bash 6-7 p.m. Kindergarten Orientation from 5-6 same evening.
Wright
Aug. 15 – K orientation 5 p.m
East Middle
August 10-11- East Middle 6th Grade Transition Camps.  Additional information will be mailed home soon.  
Aug. 15 – Sixth grade Student/Parent Orientation 6-8 p.m..
Aug. 15 – Seventh grade students may pick up their 2011-2012 class schedules 8 a.m.-3 p.m..
West Middle
Aug. 11 – Orientation 5-7:30 p.m. beginning in the gym. Grades 6-7 can pick up their schedules from 5-6:30.  Parents/students can choose to leave or remain for the mini version of the students’ schedule from 6:45-7:30.
Martha Layne Collins High School
Aug. 4 – Eighth Grade Orientation 9 a.m.-noon
Aug. 5 – Senior Service Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Aug. 9 – Junior Service Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Aug. 10 – Sophomore Service Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Aug. 11 – Freshmen Service Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Shelby County High School
July 28 – SCHS School-Based Decision Making Council Meeting, 4 p.m. in the Main Office Conference Room
Aug. 8 – Senior Service Day 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 9 – Grades 9-11 Service Day 9 a.m.-noon
Aug. 10 – Senior Pictures by Lifetouch for students with last names beginning A-L 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 11 – Senior Pictures by Lifetouch for students with last names beginning M-Z 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 11 – Eighth Grade Parent Orientation, 5:30 p.m., SCHS Theater
Aug. 11 – Back-to-School Bash/Luau Style at SCHS, 6-8 p.m. on back parking lot and football stadium. Free hot dogs and give-aways. Students may pick up their yearbooks and have them signed by their friends, lots of informational booths and fun things to do. This is for students and their parents.
Corpus Christi Academy
Aug. 16 - Teacher Meeting & Organization Day
Aug. 22-23 - Teacher In-Service Days
Aug. 24 - Opening Day of School (Grades K - 12), noon dismissal
Aug. 25 - Noon dismissal for Grades K – 12
Aug. 26 - First Full-Day of School (Grades K - 12)
Aug. 30 - First Full Day of School - Pre-K