Preparations begin for MISD school year

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All students attending Mineola School District this coming school year are asked to register online at www.mineolaisd.net before the first day of school, which is Thursday, Aug. 17.

This includes returning students and children who are new to the district. Computers will be available at the school campuses Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. if needed.

Those who haven’t completed registration for their student by the schedule pickup dates or parent night can do so at that time on the campus.

Middle school schedule pickup is underway and goes through tomorrow (Thursday) in the school cafeteria from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be a $12 charge for physical education uniforms for all sixth grade students. Parents are asked to be prepared to pay when they pick up their child’s schedule. Call 903-569-5338 for more information.

High school schedule pick up will be in the school library from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for returning students and 2-4 p.m. for students new to the district. High school students’ schedules will be picked up next week with seniors going Monday, juniors Tuesday, sophomores Wednesday and freshmen on Thursday.

A school press release states no student will be issued their Chromebook until online registration is complete and the $25 user fee is paid. There is also a $7 student parking fee (if applicable). Students who are seniors may purchase a parking space for the 2017-2018 school year for $75.

Students new to the school district are instructed to go to the campus any time in August to register. They will need a valid email address for registration and documents that are proof of residency, birth certificates, shot records, social security card, last report card (if possible) and complete address and telephone number of their previous school attended should be taken.

The primary school Meet the Teacher evening will be Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The elementary Meet the Teacher will also be Tuesday, Aug. 15, but from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

High school Open House will be Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Middle school Open House will also be on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. During these events parents and student can meet teachers, see their classrooms and take their school supplies.

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