SCHOOL EVENTS

Elane Jones
Posted 2/26/16

A list of school events will be featured on the Education Page which runs Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily in the School Events section of the Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. School events are listed free of charge and run by …

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SCHOOL EVENTS

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A list of school events will be featured on the Education Page which runs Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily in the School Events section of the Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. School events are listed free of charge and run by calendar date and time as space allows. No guarantees when or number of days an event will run. The deadline to place an event is noon each Thursday. Call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email event information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

Walker County Head Start will be holding registration for 3 and 4 year old children for the 2016 2017 school year at the local county schools. Children must be 3 years old on or before September 1, 2016 and not eligible for Kindergarten. Please bring the following information with you: Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Insurance Card, Proof of Income (previous year’s income tax returns, pay stubs, SSI reward letter, TANF, child support, or W2’s. If you have no income, we have a verification form to fill out), and IEP / Diagnosis for children with special needs (if applicable). Registration will be held at these schools, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., on the following dates: Valley March 1; Cordova March 3; Curry March 8; Oakman March 10; Carbon Hill March 15; and Lupton March 17. If you cannot come on these dates, you may register your child at the Walker County Head Start Office located at 1000 Viking Drive in Jasper, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Transportation for Head Start children is not provided. You may contact the Head Start office for transportation assistance information. Walker County Head Start serves children and families in all communities throughout Walker County. For more information you may call (205)387-0555 and ask for the Walker County Head Start Program.

MONDAY, MARCH 2

Walker County School System will hold kindergarten pre-registration for the 2016-2017 school year from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., beginning Monday, March 7, and concluding on Friday, March 18. Students should register at the school office where they will be attending the upcoming school year. Registration documents needed are: 1) birth certificate, 2) current immunization records, and 3) social security card. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 2, 2016. If additional information is needed, you may contact Dr. Dennis Willingham at the Walker County Board of Education (387 0555 Ext. 1036).

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850 Auxiliary in Jasper is currently accepting entries in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Scholarship competition. Original art by student on paper or canvas. Students must be in grades 9th - 12th and must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring Ladies Auxiliary. Home-schooled students are eligible; foreign-exchange students are not. For more information, contact Paulette Murray at 205-902-9195 or email pmurray1994@aol.com. Deadline for students to submit an entry is Thursday, March 31, 2016.

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

West Jasper School Garden Open House will be Friday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Everyone welcome. Register to win a garden gift basket, tour the garden to see what the students are growing, take home seeds and seedlings to start your own garden, and learn about things from container gardening to composting.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Walker High School Class of 1966 will hold its 50th Class Reunion on Saturday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m., at Musgrove Country Club. Anyone with information regarding classmates who live out-of-town, are being asked to contact Brenda Kirkpatrick at 205-522-6682 or email Brendak1604@yahoo.com.