The James A. Garfield Local School District has got a TON of things—programs, activities, competitions, etc.—coming up. Here’s a quick look; check the district website for more info or watch for stories in The Villager.
8/20—the Elementary School addition is to be finished – Frantic activity
8/21—the Steering committee tours the facility – Frantic activity
8/23—the State Superintendent inspects the facility – Frantic activity
8/25—Faculty and staff arrive to gird up their loins for the coming year – Frantic activity
8/26—Students(grades 1-12) return, full of p&v and potential – Frantic activity
8/28—Kindergarteners enter, wide-eyed and wondering
9/1—Labor Day, no school – Deep breath
9/15—Waiver Day, no school for students, teachers pause to reconnoiter
9/16—Onward and Upward!
9/20—Saturday, 10:00a.m. Official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new James A. Garfield Intermediate School, with various IMPORTANT PERSONS (That would be the Garfield public…and officials of all sorts) in attendance. Garfield Alumni Banquet opens at 5:00p.m. for meet-n-greet, 6:30 p.m.for dinner (Reservations due by September 1).
And that’s not even counting the additions and corrections to the athletic facility—new fencing , new goal posts, etc.—and the BIG GAME with the Harlem Ambassadors vs the Garrettsville Inspectors (Garfield alumni) on the basketball court on October 25 to support continuing improvements on Main Street & the athletic field.
Stay tuned. Get involved.