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Local schools holding back-to-school events

July 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Local schools holding back-to-school events
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By SanTan Sun News Staff

Students are on summer break, but it’s almost time to start planning the next school year on campuses around Chandler.

Seton Catholic Preparatory is hosting several events to welcome students and parents next month. Classes start on August 9.

A student orientation, parent orientation and meet-the-teacher back-to-school informational event will take place on August 7. Student orientation is from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the new parent orientation is from 5 to 6 p.m. and meet-the-teacher part of the event is from 6:15 to 8 p.m. New and returning students go to the meet-the-teacher night, while new students and their parents typically attend the student and parent orientations. Everyone is welcome at the events, which will take place at the school, 1150 N. Dobson Road in Chandler.

On August 22, Seton will have a new parent dinner for the parents of incoming freshmen from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3450 W. Ray Road in Chandler.

To learn more about Seton, visit setoncatholic.org.

Bogle Junior High School in the Chandler Unified School District is having Bulldog Day on July 20. Students can tour the campus, open their lunch accounts, buy uniforms and spirit wear and pre-order yearbooks.

The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. for seventh-graders and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for eighth-graders at the school, 1600 W. Queen Creek Road in Chandler.

School starts on July 24.

An open house, where people can meet the teachers and learn about the curriculum and classroom and team protocols will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 3 at the school.

To learn more about Bogle Junior High, visit cusd80.com/domain/676.

Also in the Chandler Unified School District, Shumway Leadership Academy is having a Back to School Kickoff on July 20. Students and parents can meet teachers, pre-purchase their yearbooks, put money into students’ lunch accounts, enter to win a Tuft & Needle mattress and listen to teachers’ classroom presentations.

The preschool and kindergarten portion of the event will go from 4:30 to 5 p.m., and activities for all grades will take place from 5:10 to 5:40 p.m. The first-, third- and fifth-grade sessions will take place from 5:50 to 6:20 p.m. Kindergarten, second, fourth and sixth grades’ part of the night is reserved from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and all students and families are welcome from 7 to 7:30 p.m. A pizza dinner will be served in the cafeteria from 5:10 to 5:40 p.m., from 5:50 to 6:20 p.m. and from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Every classroom presentation will be repeated three times throughout the evening.

To learn more about Shumway, visit cusd80.com/Domain/3945.

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