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District 113A announces back-to-school events

LEMONT – Classes start Aug. 21 in District 113A, and each school has already planned meet-and-greet events in the days leading up.

• Oakwood School will have multiple presentations for the different grade levels. Each meet and greet also serves as the curriculum night.

Participants in the Early Childhood program will meet Aug. 19, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for those in the morning program and 11 a.m. to noon for those in the afternoon program.

Kindergarten also meets on Aug. 19, with morning kindergarten from 8:50 to 10:30 a.m. and afternoon kindergarten from 11 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

The programs for first and second grade are Aug. 20, with first grade meeting 4 to 5:45 p.m. and second grade meeting 6 to 7:45 p.m.

• River Valley School will have its meet-and-greet night from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and a curriculum night on Sept. 4.

A topic of discussion for this year is the move of the fifth grade classes to River Valley.

Principal Debby Lynch will hold a town hall meeting with students during the first full week of school, setting expectations for the year ahead.

• Old Quarry Middle School will hold its back-to-school night for sixth to eighth grades from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18.

The night will include a meet-and-greet session, curriculum session and presentation on the encore and physical education programs.

For more back-to-school information, visit

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