Orientations, open houses precede coming school year

Middle school students and parents/guardians new to the Webster City school district — including St. Thomas and Stratford — are invited to an orientation at the middle school on Thursday at 6 p.m. Counselors and administrators will be on hand, and there will be a tour of the building.

• Fifth-grade students entering middle school this fall, who attended Sunset Heights last year, do not need to attend.

• On Aug. 20, freshman orientation will be help at Prem Sahai Auditorium at the Webster City High School at 5:30 p.m.

• Parents of seventh-grade students are invited to an optional meeting at the middle school on Aug. 22 at 4:45 p.m.

• All students, parents and guardians are invited to the open house at the middle school on Aug. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m.