Students in Atchison County will be heading back to school next week at all three local districts.
Tarkio R-I students are urged to attend an open house Wednesday, August 15, from 6-7 p.m. starting with a short general meeting in the high school gym. The students may bring their supplies to leave in their lockers and classrooms. The first day of school is Thursday, August 16. Both Thursday and Friday, August 17, students will dismiss early at 12:30 p.m. Regular school hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with breakfast being served at 7:30 a.m.).
Fairfax R-3 students will head back to school Wednesday, August 15, at 8:15 a.m. School will dismiss early Wednesday, as well as Thursday, August 16, and Friday, August 17, at 12:18 p.m.
Rock Port R-II students will return to their classrooms at 8:10 a.m. Thursday, August 16. There will be an early dismissal at 12 noon on Thursday and Friday. Regular school days will be 8:10 a.m.-3:07 p.m. Meet Your Teacher Night will be Wednesday, August 15, with everyone meeting in the gym at 5 p.m. From 5:30-6:30 p.m., all elementary students K-6 may meet their teachers and leave school supplies in their classrooms and 7th grade orientation will be held that evening in the south gym at 6 p.m. From 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., everyone is invited to enjoy the Rock Port Rotary Picnic in the cafeteria.