Orientation set for county, city schools

By NICOLE SMITH, Daily Mountain Eagle
Posted 7/13/17

Orientation dates and pick up schedules for lockers and parking passes have been announced for many schools in the county and city schools systems.

Announcements from all Walker County high schools are as follows:

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Orientation set for county, city schools

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Orientation dates and pick up schedules for lockers and parking passes have been announced for many schools in the county and city schools systems.

Announcements from all Walker County high schools are as follows:

• Dora High School lockers and parking passes will be sold to seniors on Aug. 3, from 9 to 11 a.m., and juniors from 1 to 3 p.m. Sophomores can purchase their lockers and parking passes on Aug. 4, from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by freshmen from 1 to 3 p.m.

Lockers and parking passes will cost $20 each.

Freshman orientation will be held on Aug. 10, at 1 p.m., followed by sophomore, junior and senior orientation at 3 p.m.

• Cordova High School lockers and parking passes will be sold to seniors on Aug. 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. and juniors from noon to 2 p.m. Sophomores can pick up their lockers and parking passes on Aug. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by freshmen from noon to 2 p.m.

Lockers and parking passes will cost $20 each. Only one locker will be allowed per student, and students must present a driver’s license and proof of insurance to receive a parking pass. Seniors may reserve painted parking spaces.

Freshman orientation will be Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Cordova High School auditorium, and incoming freshmen must have a parent or guardian present.

An advanced placement and dual enrollment meeting will be held on Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. for juniors and seniors. Those students must also have a parent or guardian present.

• Oakman High School lockers and parking tags can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 31, for juniors; Aug. 1, for sophomores; and Aug. 3 and 4, for seniors. Freshman are not allowed to drive to school this year, but may purchase lockers on Aug. 2.

Lockers will cost $25, and parking tags will be $30. Students must present a driver’s license and proof of insurance to purchase a parking tag.

Schedules may be picked up as students purchase lockers and parking tags.

• Carbon Hill High School lockers and parking tags will be sold on Aug. 3, to seniors from 9 to 11 a.m. and juniors from 1 to 3 p.m. Sophomores can purchase their lockers and parking passes on Aug. 4, from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by freshmen from 1 to 3 p.m.

Lockers and parking tags will cost $20 each. Orientation dates will be announced at a later date.

• Curry High School lockers and parking tags wil be sold on Aug. 2, to seniors from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and juniors from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sophomores can purchase their lockers on Aug. 3, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by freshmen from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Students who miss the designated dates can purchase their lockers and parking tags on a make up day Aug. 4, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Lockers are $16, and will not be sold before or after the scheduled purchase days. Students will be allowed to purchase lockers on the first day of school.

A fee was not posted for parking tags, but students must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a parent signed application to purchase a parking tag.

Freshman orientation will be Aug. 9, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Many county elementary and junior high schools are still scheduling their orientation dates. Contact those schools for a full schedule.

The following is an orientation schedule for students in all Jasper City schools:

• Jasper High School orientation for seniors will be July 25, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and for juniors from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sophomore orientation will be on July 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and for freshmen from 2 to 3:30 p.m. All orientations will be held in the Jasper High School gym.

Lockers will cost $15, and parking decals will cost $20. Students will also have a technology usage fee of $30 (not to exceed $90 per family).

• Jasper Junior High School orientation for 8th graders will be held Aug. 8, at 5 p.m., and 7th graders will have their orientation on Aug. 7, at 5 p.m. Both orientations will be held in the Jasper High School theater. Lockers will cost $15 each.

• Maddox Intermediate School orientations will be held on Aug. 10, at 1 p.m. for 6th graders; 10 a.m. for 5th graders; and 8 a.m. for 4th graders in the school’s auditorium.

• Memorial Park School orientations will be held on Aug. 8, at noon for 2nd graders and 2 p.m. for 3rd graders in the school’s gym.

• T.R. Simmons School orientations will be on Aug. 8, for Kindergarten students at 8 a.m. and for 1st graders at 10 a.m. in the school’s gym.

Jasper City Schools students will return to school on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Walker County Schools students will return on Monday, Aug. 14.