Spring Break is almost here!

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CALLING ALL HEART HEROES! Our schoolā€™s Kids Heart Challenge program begins next week and the American Heart Association invites you to start the fun early! Check out the Iola Elementary KHC Website and get registered to earn a prize! By taking the online health challenge, your student will earn a FREE Heart Hero wristband. Download the Kids Heart Challenge app through Google Play or the App Store to watch your wristband bring Finn to life! Heart disease is still the number one killer in America ā€“ and your student can be a Heart Hero by raising life-saving donations toward the fight against heart disease! BONUS: Every student who registers and gets their first donation before the kick-off will go into a drawing for a prize!

6TH ANNUAL IOLA VFD BENEFIT AND BBQ COOKOFF will be held on MARCH 8th ā€“ 9th, 2019 at the Iola Volunteer Fire Department, 23574 Brazos St., Iola, TX 77861. There are three categories for the meat entries, Brisket, chicken, and pork spare ribs. There is an entry fee of $185.00 for the meat categories. $3500 cash payout, based on entry of 25 teams. A fee of $20.00 for each side category with a 50% payout for first place. Also, there will be live music and a dance. Come out and listen to the Texas 105 Band and Clay Hollis Band. For additional information or for an enrollment for email iolavfdcookoff@hotmail.com. Follow us on FB Iola VFD Cook-Off Fundraiser. This event is sanctioned by the IBCA (International BBQ Cookers Association).

Spring break will be from March 11th through March 15th.

Book Fair is happening this week! Online book fair is open at www.scholastic.com/bf/iolaelementaryschool1 OR you can see it live starting March 4th-8th in the elementary library!

The fighting bulldog band will travel to Groesbeck for a UIL band contest on March 6th.

There will be a junior varsity baseball tournament in Anderson on March 7th.

There will be a varsity baseball tournament in Barlett on March 7th.

There will be a high school track meet on March 7th in Iola.

The One Act Play District Competition in Crockett on March 7th.

Softball will host North Zulch on March 8th.

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