Back to school time


By Michelle Leidy-Franklin

Local schools are gearing up for fall classes. The pandemic delayed school openings last year nationwide. This year, school openings are returning to standard schedules.
Following are first days of school and other opening events for schools in the TSnews coverage area.

Argonia USD 359
First day of school: Aug. 19

Cheney USD 268
First day of school: Aug. 12
Kindergarten first day: Aug. 16
Orientation Aug. 9
Sixth grade only: 6 p.m.
Open houses Aug. 10
Pre-K: 5:30 and 6 p.m.
Elementary: 6 p.m.
Middle school: 6 p.m.
High school: 7 p.m.

Clearwater USD 268
First day of school: Aug. 19
Orientation Aug. 18
Freshman only, 8 a.m.
Open house Aug. 18
Elementary: 5 p.m.
Middle school: 5:30 p.m.
Open house Aug. 23
High school: 7 p.m.

Conway Springs USD 356
First day of school: Aug. 19
CSMS orientation Aug. 16
New students: 6 p.m.
Returning students 7 p.m.
Welcome night Aug. 17
Elementary: 5:30 p.m.

Goddard USD 265
First day of school: Aug. 17
Open houses next week, details are still being finalized. Check with your school.

Haysville USD 261
First day of school
Grades 1-6, 9: Aug. 18
Grades 7-8, 10-12: Aug. 19
Kindergarten: Aug. 20

Renwick USD 267
First day of school: Aug. 19
Open house details are still being finalized for USD 267