McCOOK, Nebraska -- McCook Junior High School will present an orientation program for students who will be attending the junior high for the first time in the fall of 2012:
Thursday, Aug. 9 -- 9 a.m., all sixth-graders with last names beginning with A through G; 10:30 a.m., all sixth-graders with last names beginning with H through M.
Friday, Aug. 10 -- 9 a.m., all sixth-graders with last names beginning with N through Z; 10:30 a.m., all new seventh- and eighth-graders.
Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend with the student. Sessions will take place in the junior high cafeteria, enter through the lower doors on the east side of the junior high. The student handbook will be briefly reviewed; students will receive their class schedules and locker assignments. Each session will conclude with a tour of the school.
All students entering McCook Junior High for the first time should attend the orientation to make the transition from their previous school as easy as possible.
Students who have not enrolled for the 2012-13 school term are encouraged to do so right away. Call the school at (308) 345-6940 to set up an appointment with the guidance counselor.