It’s back-to-school time for Ozark County students
Ozark County Schools start the 2015-2016 academic year during the next two weeks. Here’s important schedule information for students and parents:
Bakersfield: New student registration is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Thursday, Aug. 5-6. Call 417-284-7333 for an appointment. School starts Thursday, Aug. 13. Open house is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11. The school’s website is www.bakersfield.k12.mo.us.
Dora: The Dora Back to School fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 8, in the Dora School cafeteria. Free clothing, shoes, haircuts and more will be available. All required school supplies for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade have been donated to the school by Back to School Basics of Ozark County. The supplies will be distributed to students on the first day of school. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 13-14. Open house will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18. Classes begin Aug. 20. The school’s website is dora.org.
Gainesville: The Gaines-ville Back to School fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 12, in the basement of the Ozark County Health Department. This year, families participating in the fair, which provides school supplies to low-income students, must preregister by calling the Ozark County Health Department (417-679-3334) before picking up supplies (see related story below). New student registration is this week. Call the school at 679-4200 for a schedule of registration times. Classes begin Friday, Aug. 14. The school’s website is Gainesville.mo.schoolwebpages.com.
Lutie: Registration continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Aug. 5. Open house is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19. School starts Aug. 20 with a full day of classes. The school’s website is lutieschool.org.
Thornfield: Open house is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. School starts Friday, Aug. 14. For more information, call the school at 417-265-3212.