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The start of school may be more than a month away, but Neligh-Oakdale has already set its registration schedule and payment deadline for those wanting a bus stop directly in front of their home or business.
Kindergarten thru sixth-grade registration will be Wednesday, Aug. 5, in both West and East Ward buildings from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. New student registration for those in grades 7-12 will be August 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
There will be a mandatory student-parent orientation on the 1:1 computer initiative in the gym for students in grades 9-12.
Also, those in grades 9-10 will meet Tuesday, Aug. 11 ,at 7 p.m. Those in grades 11-12 will meet Thursday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m.
The preschool through sixth-grade back to school barbecue, hosted by the Neligh-Oakdale Education Foundation, will be in school gym on Tuesday, Aug. 18.
The first day of school for K-12 students will be Wednesday, Aug. 19, with a 1:30 p.m. dismissal. The first day of preschool will be Thursday, Aug. 20. Fall Picture day will be Monday, Aug. 24.
Those wanting a bus stop directly in front of their home or business have until Aug. 1 to pay the transportation fee or a late fee will be assessed.
There will be 11 bus stops in Neligh and Oakdale this fall. Times for pickup in the morning will be set at a later date. Those requesting additional bus stops must pay a $175 transportation fee to the school district or be assessed a $100 late fee after Aug. 1.
The regular bus stops for 2015-16 will be as follows:
2nd St. and D St.
Meadowlark Lane and Cottonwood Lane
5th St. and N St.
9th St. and U St.
Wilson St. and 5th St.
1/2 mile south on Taylor St.
6th and Taylor St.
1/4 mile west on Mill St.
Hohman St. and 3rd St.