Special back-to-school events planned

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

A number of special events for students are coming up as Aug. 20, the first day of the new school year, approaches in Mercer County District 404.

Junior high First Night will be Wednesday, August 19,  from 5 - 7 p.m. Back-pack night at New Boston Elementary School is 5:30 to 7 p.m. the same day. Students can bring their supplies and put them in their desks before the first day of classes.

Incoming ninth graders will be able to pick up their eighth grade yearbooks at the high school during Welcome Back Night on Aug. 18.

Welcome Back Night at Mercer County High School is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Meet in the auditorium for a quick informational meeting (new programming, exciting events planned) and then have the opportunity to walk your schedule, find your classes, check your locker and decorate the inside of your locker.  Snacks will be provided by the new Soaring Eagles Program. 

Yearbooks will be available for pick-up in Ms. Hesse's room (Room 206) during Welcome Back Night.  Only the student, sibling or parent can pick up a yearbook for you.