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Sunday, August 26, 2018
Monday, August 27, 2018
[ details ] Middle School XC, Volleyball & Soccer Begins
Kyle Lawton, Athletic Director, at

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Students will receive information about practice times once school starts on August 22. Please remind your student athlete to listen for information regarding meetings during CAP announcements.

Reminder: No student can participate in tryouts or practice without a sports physical on file with the school. The physical must have taken place on or after April 15, 2018.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
[ details ] Freshman Rat Camp 2018
@ 7:45 AM — 3:00 PM
Geneva Pines - Located off of Quincy Street (Not Lakeshore Dr.)

Cessie Wright at

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Rat Camp is required for all 9th-grade students. It is a great day of team-building and college preparation activities. More details will be mailed home before the start of the school year. Please contact Cessie Wright at for more information. 

Rat Camp Permission Form

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[ details ] EL/MS Scholastic Book Fair
@ 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Black River Parent Organization at

[ details ] Boys Junior Varsity Soccer vs Covenant Christian
@ 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
[ details ] Sixth Grade Class Field Trip to Camp Pendalouan
Camp Pendaloaun

Trisha Byrnes, Middle School Parent Organization Chair, at

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Sixth graders are headed to Camp Pendalouan! Forms and information will be mailed home soon. Please have your student fill out the Field Trip Permission Form and return it to the main office on the first day of school. Forms are due no later than Friday, August 24. 

[ details ] EL/MS Scholastic Book Fair
@ 2:30 PM — 7:30 PM
Black River Parent Organization at

[ details ] Black River Theatre Company General Membership Meeting
@ 3:15 PM — 3:45 PM
Rachel Andrews -

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Students in Grades 6-12: The first General Membership meeting for the Black River Theatre Company is this Wednesday, August 29 after school in the Small Ensemble Room from 3:15-3:45pm.  Please come to find out about auditions for the fall play "The Matchmaker" and to learn about how to get involved with production crews. 

[ details ] Elementary Curriculum Night and Picnic
@ 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Brenda Seymour

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This is a wonderful time to meet with the teachers as they explain the curriculum and expectations for the upcoming school year. The Elementary Parent Organization will be hosting a picnic from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  Please consider $5-$10 per family to cover costs. The book fair will be open from 5pm-8pm.  Details on exact times to visit your classrooms will be sent home in newsletters the 1st week of school.

[ details ] Girls Freshman Volleyball vs Home Quad
@ 5:00 PM
Thursday, August 30, 2018
[ details ] EL/MS Scholastic Book Fair
@ 11:00 AM — 3:30 PM
Black River Parent Organization at

[ details ] EL Reading Chain
@ 1:15 PM — 2:00 PM
Brenda Seymour at

[ details ] Boys Varsity Soccer vs Saugatuck
@ 4:00 PM
Friday, August 31, 2018
[ details ] No School for Grades K-12 - Labor Day Vacation
Saturday, September 1, 2018

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