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2013-14 school year begins for West Linn students on Sept. 3 and 4


You don’t have to like it, but you do have to face the fact that the start of the 2013-14 school year is coming. Families can start the school year right by adding the following important dates to their calendars.by: FILE PHOTO - School starts for most students on Sept. 3, and many schools have scheduled back-to-school events.

Bolton Primary School

An ice cream social is scheduled from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 29. The first day of school will be Sept. 3 for most students. The school will host a curriculum night Sept. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Cedaroak Park Primary School

An open house will be held Aug. 29 for all grades. Kindergarten classrooms will be open at 2 p.m., first- through fifth-grade classrooms will be open from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., and Otter Pops will be available at the undercover playground from 3 to 4 p.m. The first day of school will be Sept. 3 for most students; kindergartners will have staggered start days. Information will be included in placement letters mailed to kindergarten families. An ice cream social is scheduled for Sept. 5 and curriculum night will be held Sept. 18.

Stafford Primary School

An open house is scheduled for Sept. 29. Students are invited to attend according to the following schedule: Ms. Wise’s second-graders from 11 a.m to noon, kindergartners with last names A through L from 11 to 11:30 a.m., kindergartners with last names M through Z from 11:30 to noon and all other students from 2 to 3 p.m. The first day of school at Stafford will be Sept. 3. A PTSA-sponsored meet and greet will be held on Sept. 4 from 8 to 9 a.m. The Stafford Stampede will be held Sept. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. Curriculum night will be Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Sunset Primary School

Students can visit their classrooms and meet their teachers Aug. 29, starting at 2:30 p.m., followed by Popsicle Palooza at 3:15 p.m. On the first day of school, Sept. 3, parents are invited to a “boo hoo” coffee, sponsored by the PTSO, starting at 8:30 a.m. A back-to-school barbecue is scheduled for Sept. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Curriculum night will be held Sept. 18 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Trillium Primary School

On Aug. 29, families who are new to Trillium are invited to the school at 2 p.m. to meet teachers and explore the school. Returning students are invited to an open house, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., to drop off school supplies and visit their classrooms before the first day of school Sept. 3. A back-to-school coffee is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 11, followed by the first PTA meeting of the new school year. Curriculum night will be held Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m., and a backyard barbecue is scheduled for Sept. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Willamette Primary School

An open house is scheduled for Aug. 29 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Back-to-school coffee will be served in the library starting at 7:45 a.m. on the first day of school, Sept. 3, and the next day. An ice cream social is planned for Sept. 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and curriculum night will be held on Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Athey Creek Middle School

Sixth-graders will attend their first day of school Sept. 3; seventh- and eighth-graders will attend their first day on Sept. 4. A back-to-school dance for all students is scheduled for Sept. 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Curriculum night will be held Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

Rosemont Ridge Middle School

The first day of school will be Sept. 3 for sixth-graders and Sept. 4 for seventh- and eighth-graders. Back-to-school coffee events are scheduled for both days from 9 to 10 a.m. A back-to-school barbecue will be held Sept. 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Curriculum night will be held Sept. 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

West Linn High School

Schedules will be available online for all students and parents starting Aug. 29. Freshmen will attend their first day of school on Sept. 3, with all grades attending Sept. 4. Back-to-school night is scheduled for Sept. 11.




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