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2016 Orientation Dates

2016 Orientation Dates

Orientation/Registration Dates 2016

Parents and students, please mark your calendar and plan to attend.

For additional information, contact the school your child will attend


OPS Elementary Schools (grades K-4)

Cravens—All grades register August 1 from 12 -­‐ 6 p.m.

EstesAll grades register August 1 from 12 -­‐ 6 p.m.

FoustKindergarten registers July 27 from 4 -­‐ 6 p.m.;

Grades 1-­‐4 register August 3 from 12 -­‐ 6 p.m.

Newton ParrishAll grades register August 2 from 11 a.m. -­‐ 6 p.m.

SuttonKindergarten registers July 27 from 4 -­‐ 6 p.m.;

Grades 1-­‐4 register August 4 from 12 -­‐ 6 p.m.


Owensboro Middle School (grades 5-8)

5th and 6th Graders register August 4 from 2 -­‐ 6 p.m.

Jumpstart for 5th Graders will be August 5 from 9 a.m. -­‐ noon

at 2631 South Griffith (South Campus)

7th and 8th Graders register August 4 from 2 -­‐ 6 p.m.

at 1300 Booth Avenue (North Campus)


Owensboro High School (grades 9-12)

Students pick up schedules, get locker assignments, parking permits and other information

on the following schedule:

Seniors register on August 4 from 8 -­‐ 10 a.m.

Juniors register on August 4 from 10 a.m. -­‐ noon

Sophomores register on August 4 from 1 -­‐ 3 p.m.

Freshmen register on August 4 from 4:30 -­‐ 6 p.m.

Freshman parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. in auditorium on August 4

Freshman Orientation on August 5 from 9 --- noon


Owensboro Innovation Academy (grades 9-10)

August 3 -­‐ Open House/Registration from 5 -­‐ 7 p.m. - at 1010 Allen St.


Gateway Academy  

August 3 -­‐ Open House/Registration from 5 -­‐ 7 p.m. – at 2401 McConnell Ave.


Hager Preschool

1701 W. 7th St. -­‐ located on the campus of Foust Elementary School.

Hager Preschool will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week throughout the summer from 8 a.m. -­‐ 3 p.m. for parents to register preschoolers.  Developmental Screenings scheduled by appointment on July 21, 27, 28, 2016.  Orientation Schedule will be as follows according to CHILD’S LAST NAME that will be enrolled at Hager: A-Hag: August 10, 1 or 6 p.m.;  Hai-N: August 11, 1 or 6 p.m.;   O-Z: August 15, 1 or 6 p.m. Phase-In Days will be held on August 24 & 25 as assigned by the classroom teacher during Orientation. Preschool students will begin a regular half-day schedule on Monday, August 29.


First Day of School for Students will be Wednesday, August 10

Children new to the district who have not registered will need to show a certified birth certificate, a social security card, a physical exam and an up-to-date immunization certificate on the required Kentucky forms.  All students age 6 and under must have an eye exam and dental exam/screening reported on the required Kentucky forms no later than January of their first year in public school. 



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