FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Administrators and teachers with Fort Smith Schools are busy preparing for the first day of class.
They’re having their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday (Aug. 12) at the Fort Smith Convention Center.
District employees will hear from Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, as well as Richard Cornelison with OG&E. Special presentations will also be made by district administrators.
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Below is a schedule of back-to-school events for River Valley schools:
Thursday (August 14)
Ballman Elementary School, 2601 South Q Street
A picnic for students and parents will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the cafeteria. At 6 p.m., classrooms will open for Open House.
Barling Elementary School, 1400 D Street in Barling
Ice cream will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the school’s Open House.
Bonneville Elementary School, 2500 South Waldron Road
Students can “Meet the Teacher” from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the school’s Open House. Hot dogs will be served, and the event will concluded with the annual Report to the Public.
Carnall Elementary School, 2524 South Tulsa Street
The Report to the Public will begin at 5:15 p.m. and will be followed by dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided by Carnall’s Partners in Education.
Cavanaugh Elementary School, 1025 School Street
Kindergarten Orientation will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Cook Elementary School, 3517 Brooken Hill Drive
Open House for grades 1-6 will begin at 5 p.m. Parents will be given the opportunity to register their students for the SPICE program, followed by a short informational meeting and a PTA presentation. Free food will be provided.
Euper Lane Elementary School, 6601 Euper Lane
The Back to School Night will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The PTA will provide snacks and drinks.
Fairview Elementary School, 2400 South Dallas Street
The Back to School Picnic will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Howard Elementary School, 1301 North 8th Street
There will be a Back to School Ice Cream Social from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Orr Elementary School, 3609 Phoenix Avenue
The Back to School Night will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Students will meet their teachers and the annual Report to the Public will follow. Hot dogs will be served.
Pike Elementary School, 4111 Park Avenue
The Back to School Picnic will be in the school cafeteria from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Spradling Elementary School, 4949 Spradling Avenue
Kindergarten Orientation will begin at 6 p.m.
Sunnymede Elementary School, 4201 North O Street
Meet the Teacher Night will begin at 5 p.m. and Kindergarten Orientation will start at 6 p.m. Free hot dogs will be provided.
Sutton Elementary School, 5001 Kelley Highway
Open House will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Trusty Elementary School, 3300 Harris Avenue
Report to the Public, Meet the Teacher, and Kindergarten Orientation will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Woods Elementary School, 3201 Massard Road
Meet the Teacher drop-ins will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.