Last day of school approaches

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The last day of school will be May 24. High school graduation will be 10 a.m. May 25.

Iola boys basketball camp will be June 24 through June 26. For entering kindergarten through entering fifth grade the time will be 9 a.m. to noon and the cost is $50 per camper. For those entering sixth-through-ninth grade grade the time camp runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the cost of $60. Both camps will take place at the Iola High School Gym. These camps are a lot of fun for the kids as well as a great opportunity for them to learn the basics about basketball.

Kindergarten, Pre-k, and new student registration will be May 29th. Pre-K registration is for children who are turning 4 on or before Sept. 1, 2019 and meet one of the following criteria. Child is from a low-income household, homeless or foster care, parent is a member of the military, Star of Texas Award recipient, or is unable to understand or speak English well. For kindergarten, the child must be 5 on or before September 1, 2019. The new student registration is for students who have never registered in Iola School District.

This event will take place at the Iola elementary school computer lab, located near the old gym and playground. Registration will be May 29 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for Pre-K and kindergarten, and 1pm-3pm for new students. You will need to bring all of the following in order to register. Birth certificate, Immunization record, Social Security card, parent/guardian driver’s license, proof of address (Pre-k must live in district), and proof of income (Pre-K only).

The Grimes County Horse show will be May 29-31, starting at 7 p.m. each evening at the Grimes County fairgrounds. The whole community is invited to come out and support our youth. If you are interested in sponsoring the horse show, individuals and companies can contact the horse show committee through Facebook at GCFA horse show or through email Bonnie Stewart, Bonnie.Stewart@BVEH.com or Jeffery Shive, Jshive04@gmail.com.

May 23 and 24 will be early release days.

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