Back to School 2018

Back to School 2018
Posted on 08/08/2018
Back to School

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 4th! 

The beginning of the 2018-19 school year is only a few short weeks away for our growing Tiger community. Are you ready? 

Here's an overview of back-to-school events throughout District 192. For more information, contact the host school directly and don't forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

Farmington High School

Schedule Pick Up
Tuesday, August 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday, August 22 from noon - 7 p.m.  There will be a make-up date of Wednesday, August 29 from 9 a.m. - noon.  

Open House
Wednesday, August 29 from 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Teachers will be available for students and families to visit and get any questions answered. 

9th grade orientation
Wednesday, August 29 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Students will receive a separate invite to this from FHS Link Crew.  

Boeckman Middle School

Open House
August 28th, from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. when students will have the opportunity to pick up their official schedules, tour the building, find their lockers, purchase PE uniforms, and have their school pictures taken.

6th Grade Orientation 
In an effort to help incoming 6th graders acclimate to middle school, BMS will host a 6th grade orientation on Thursday, August 23rd from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The day’s activities will be facilitated by our WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) Program which consists of approximately 75 8th grade students who are eager to connect with the newest BMS students. WEB leaders will serve as a valuable connecting point for 6th graders and will be available to answer questions about life as a middle school student. 

Dodge Middle School

Schedule / Picture Day  
This annual event takes place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, August 16 at Dodge Middle School. On this day students will be able to have their school picture taken, pick up their schedule and bus route information, update contact information, make food service deposits, order physical education clothing for P.E (optional), and tour the building. In addition, our WEB leaders will be present to help with lockers and answering questions. You may come at any time during the window but we do ask you plan for about 30-45 minutes. 

6th Grade Orientation  
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018. Dodge Middle School participates in the nationwide W.E.B. (Where Everybody Belongs) Program, an organization whose primary purpose is to help sixth graders feel more comfortable and to help them achieve success in their first year of middle school.

Back to School Night 
We hope you can join us on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for our Back-to-School Night! Each house will have a short presentation during the evening. This time will be used to discuss a variety of topics including connecting via Schoology and the value that we place on team building during Tiger Connections. We will also be discussing ways for parents to collaborate with us in your child’s education. We hope the connections we make with you during this evening will facilitate on-going communication throughout the year!  

Gateway Academy

Student Learner Profile Days
August 22nd and 23rd

GWA Gathering, Open House
Wednesday, August 29th, 4–6 p.m.

Akin Road Elementary School

Student Assessments
Thursday, August 23rd and Tuesday, August 28th

Farmington Elementary School

Student Assessments
Thursday, August 23rd and Tuesday, August 28th

Meadowview Elementary School

Student Assessments
Elementary Assessments will take place on Wednesday, August 22nd and Thursday, August 23rd at Meadowview Elementary.

Open House 
Wednesday, August 29, 4-6 p.m.

Kindergarten Krew

Students entering Kindergarten during the 2018-19 school year will have a different first day Kindergarten experience than their siblings or neighbors have had at Meadowview in the past. We are very excited to try a new approach to the first day of school with our Kindergarten students next fall! Instead of attending a full day of school on September 4th like our 1st-5th grade students, MVE Kindergarten students will be invited to a shortened preview day with a special adult (parent, grandparent, etc.) called Kinder Krew!

North Trail Elementary School

Student Assessments
Thursday, August 23rd and Tuesday, August 28th

Kindergarten Open House
Wednesday, August 29th, 3-5 p.m. 

Riverview Elementary School

Student Assessments
August 23rd and 28th

Open House 
Wednesday, August 29th, 4-6 p.m.

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