The monthly elementary PTO meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 3:45 p.m. in the elementary library.
•The elementary Christmas concert will be Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Iola elementary school gym. Students are encouraged to wear their Christmas best.
•Countdown to Christmas has begun. Come one come all and enjoy a wonderful night of Christmas music put on by the Iola band. This is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gym. The bands have been working hard this year to create beautiful music and further themselves as musicians.
•On Dec. 10 from 3-9 p.m., The Rockin’ Chair, Main Street Market and Rubye Jewels will host Iola Town and Country Christmas Market. This is a great opportunity to shop local for all your Christmas shopping needs. Please come enjoy shopping, fellowship and fun. There will be many local vendors, hot chocolate, a local food truck, and musicians playing your favorite Christmas music.
•Starting on Dec. 6, the varsity boys basketball team will play in a tournament in Fayetteville.
The fighting Lady Bulldogs will also will also play in a tournament starting on Dec. 6 in Bremond.
Junior varsity and varsity boys basketball will host New Waverly Dec. 11 starting at 5 p.m.
Junior varsity and varsity girls basketball will face off in Tarkington on Dec. 11 starting at 5 p.m.
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