Back to School Activities Begin

contributed by Ken McLemore/Hope Public Schools

Back to School activities begin

HOPE – Back to School for the 2019-2020 academic year in the Hope Public School District gets underway this week with events for students and parents, prior to the first day of school on Aug. 13.

The Hope High School Class of 2020 will get organized Thursday at the annual Senior Breakfast starting at 9 a.m. in the HHS cafeteria. Class schedules will be available, as will information necessary for seniors to begin their final year at HHS.

Open House on all HPSD campuses begins at 3:30 p.m. Thursday for students and parents, and will conclude at 7:30 p.m.

Teachers and staff will be on each campus to meet parents and students and to provide information concerning the new school year, including classroom expectations, routines and student schedules.

School supplies are furnished for students in the HPSD and will be made available on the first day of classes Aug. 13, in most cases. Non-traditional supplies for specific classes or for courses such as art may be required and will be detailed by teachers.

Hope Academy of Public Service students must have parents complete updated contact information in the HAPS Back to School First Day Packet to turn in at Open House.

Open House activities for teachers and school district staff will be conducted at Beryl Henry Elementary from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Clinton Primary School from 1-3 p.m.; HAPS from noon to 3 p.m.; Yerger Middle School from 1-3 p.m..; Hope High School from 1-3 p.m.; and Creative Action Team School (CATS) from 1-2:30 p.m.

The HHS Bobcat Marching Band will give a musical performance at 6 p.m. Thursday during Open House activities in the high school band hall.

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