IRSD schools hosting open houses in August, early September

SUSSEX COUNTY – School bells will soon chime.

Schools in the Indian River School District will help ring in the 2017-18 school year will host a series of open houses during the month of August and early September.

Open houses will allow students and parents to meet teachers and staff, view class lists and tour school buildings. A number of schools will host multiple sessions during a three-day period, with each session catering to a different grade level. Consult the list below for dates and times.

The 2017-2018 school year begins on Tuesday, Sept. 5 for K-12 students.

Preschool programs, including Project VILLAGE and TOTS, will begin on Monday, Sept. 11.

The open house schedule is as follows:

Aug. 24

Indian River High School, ninth grade and new student orientation, 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 29

Georgetown Elementary School, all grades, 5 p.m.

East Millsboro Elementary School, grades 1-2, 5 p.m.

John M. Clayton Elementary School, new student orientation, 5 p.m.

Phillip C. Showell Elementary School, grades 1-2, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Howard T. Ennis School, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School, grades 2-3, 5:30 p.m.

John M. Clayton Elementary School, returning students, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

North Georgetown Elementary School, grades pre-K, 1 and 3, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Phillip C. Showell Elementary School, grades 3-5, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

East Millsboro Elementary School, grades 3-5, 6:15 p.m.

North Georgetown Elementary School, grades 2, 4 and 5, 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School, grades 4-5, 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 30

Southern Delaware School of the Arts, 5 p.m.

Georgetown Middle School, grade 6, 5 p.m.

Millsboro Middle School, grade 6, 5 p.m.

G.W. Carver Academy, 5p.m. to 7 p.m.

Selbyville Middle School, grade 7-8, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Georgetown Middle School, grades 7-8, 7 p.m.

Millsboro Middle School, grades 7-8, 7 p.m.

Selbyville Middle School, grade 6, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Aug. 31

Indian River High School, all grades – principal’s message, 6:30 p.m.; open house, 7 p.m.

East Millsboro Elementary School, pre-K and K, 5 p.m.

Georgetown Kindergarten Center, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Phillip C. Showell Elementary School, pre-K and K, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Long Neck Elementary School, all grades, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School, grade 1, 5:30 p.m.

Sussex Central High School, grades 9-12, 6 p.m.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School, kindergarten, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 6

TOTS and Project VILLAGE, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (at G.W. Carver Center)

For more information about open houses, contact your child’s school.

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