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Re-1 students head back to school Tuesday, Sept. 2

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Students in Roaring Fork School District Re-1 schools have been relishing these last days of summer vacation as they’ve watched their counterparts at neighboring schools head back to the books before them.

All that’s about to end.

Get ready, kids. Your wait is over.



School starts for Re-1 students Tuesday, Sept. 2 (with the exception of Yampa Mountain High School, which started Aug. 20).

New head o’ the class



Four new principals and assistant principals are kicking off the 2003-04 school year at several schools.

At Glenwood Springs Elementary School, Sonya Hemmen will take over as principal, moving from her assistant principal position at Glenwood Springs High School. David Lindenberg is Glenwood Elementary’s new assistant principal.

Two new assistant principals – Paul Freeman at GSHS and Karen Olson at Basalt Elementary – are also starting new jobs with Re-1.

And at Carbondale Elementary School, Anna DeLay is the new principal.

Basalt

Basalt Elementary School – 384-5800

Suzanne Wheeler-Del Piccolo, principal

Hours: 8:10 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.

Open house: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11

Registration: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. until school starts

Basalt Middle School – 384-5900

Pat Henry, principal

Hours: 8:10 a.m. to 3:18 p.m.

Open House: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4

Registration: From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., through today

Other information: Football and volleyball practice began on Monday, Aug. 25. Current physical and insurance needed.

Basalt High School – 384-5959

Jim Waddick, principal

Hours: 8:05 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.

Back to School Night: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10

Registration: New students should call the school to schedule an appointment with a counselor

Carbondale

Carbondale Elementary School – 384-5650

Anna DeLay, principal

Hours: 8:20 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Open House: 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11

Registration: Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Carbondale Middle School – 384-5700

Cliff Colia, principal

Hours: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Open House: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17

Registration: Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Other information: All parents are invited to an all-school assembly at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, to kick off the new school year. Football and volleyball practices started Monday, Aug. 25.

Crystal River Elementary School – 384-5620

Pat Waddick, principal

Hours: 8:25 a.m. to 3:10 p.m..

Open House: First-graders’ open house is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Sopris Park; other grades to be announced.

Registration: Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs Elementary School – 384-5450

Sonya Hemmen, principal

Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Morning kindergarten – 8:15-11:15 a.m.; afternoon kindergarten -12:15-3:20 p.m.

Open House: 1-3 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 29

Registration: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

Sopris Elementary School – 384-5400

Howard Jay, principal

Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Open House: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24

Registration: Only new students need to register, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays

Glenwood Springs Middle School – 384-5550

Ginny Schroeder, principal

Hours: 7:55 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open House: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a barbecue and meeting at 7 p.m.

Registration: New students may register on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Other information: Homeroom lists are now posted on the front doors of the school. Students should report to the teacher designated on these lists, who will give them the remainder of their schedule on the first day of school.

Football and volleyball practices began Monday, Aug. 25. All participants need a current physical and proof of insurance. Insurance is available through the school district.

Glenwood Springs High School – 384-5555

Mike Wells, principal

Hours: 8:05 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Open House: A back-to-school night is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4

Registration: Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; new students should call the counseling office at 384-5559 to make an appointment to see a counselor.

Other information: Football and volleyball practices started Monday, Aug. 25. Participants need a physical and health insurance.

Bridges High School – 384-5995

Mike Blair, principal

Hours: The school has a flexible schedule; classes run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Open House: Date to be determined

Registration: Mike Blair has a waiting list for students wanting to attend Bridges, though he’ll always take names. Call him for more information.

Yampa Mountain High School – 945-9463

Tom Heald, principal

Hours: School started Aug. 20 at Yampa; classes run from 9:10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Open House: 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25

Registration: Open registration; all students must fill out an application.

Contact Carrie Click: 945-8515, ext. 518

cclick@postindependent.com


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