Summer vacation ends, school begins



Backpack? Check. No. 2 pencils? Check. Summer fun? Done.

Yes, it’s that time of year again – time to shop for school supplies and new clothes and get in bed early and make sure there’s money in your lunchroom account.

Students at Oneonta go back to school tomorrow (Thursday) while students in the Blount County system get an extra week of summer vacation and will return to school on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Oneonta teachers have been back at work since Monday while Blount County teachers return on Monday, Aug. 8.

Here’s a look at the times of orientation, schedule pick-ups, and meet the teachers for the Blount County School System. They are listed in alphabetical order. Appalachian Elementary Open House: Aug. 9, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Blountsville Elementary Kindergarten Orientation (bring school supplies), Aug. 4, 6 p.m. Sixth grade Orientation (bring school supplies), Aug. 7, 4:30 p.m. Meet the Teacher for 2nd, 4th, and 5th grades, Aug. 7, 6 p.m. Cleveland Elementary Kindergarten Orientation, Aug. 7, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 6th grade Orientation, Aug. 7, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Meet the Teacher Night, Aug. 8, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Cleveland High Students will report to the gym Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. and will receive schedules after the assembly. Hayden Elementary Meet the Teacher, Aug. 8, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Hayden Primary Meet the Teacher, Aug. 8, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Hayden Middle Meet the Teacher, Aug. 4, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Hayden High Students only report to the gym Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. and wait for further instructions. J.B. Pennington Seniors pick up schedules, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. Juniors pick up schedules, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. Sophomores pick up schedules, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. Freshmen pick up schedules, Aug. 4, 11 a.m. 8th graders pick up schedules, Aug. 4, 1 p.m. 7th graders meet in the auditorium, Aug. 4, 5 p.m. Bring fee money (Locker + agenda=$10, parking place=$30) Locust Fork Elementary Meet the Teacher, Aug. 8, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Southeastern Elementary Meet the Teacher, Aug. 8, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Southeastern High

11th-12th grade pick up schedules and
fee payment, Aug. 4, Noon – 4 p.m.
7th-10th grade pick up schedules and
fee payment, Aug. 4, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Susan Moore Elementary
Kindergarten Orientation, Aug. 4, 5:30
p.m.
Meet the Teacher, Aug. 8, 4 p.m. – 5:30
p.m.
Susan Moore High School
10th-12th grades pick-up schedules and
pay locker fee, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
7th-9th grades pick-up schedules and
pay locker fee, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

If you do not see your school listed, then there will be no open house for you. Or it may have already passed. Call your school for more information.