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Students to Register for Schools August 3

Aug 3, 2015
7:45 a.m.
All Schools

DeKalb County Students will register for the new school year on Monday, August 3


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The school calendar is as follows:

Tuesday, August 4 will be an administrative day for teachers only

The first full day of school for all students will be Wednesday, August 5

A system wide in-service day will be Tuesday, July 28

All teachers will report to their individual schools on Wednesday and Thursday July 29 and July 30

Meanwhile, the annual First Day of School Education Celebration will be Monday, August 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on the public square

Edgar Evins State Park Program Schedule

Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 8, 2015
Edgar Evins State Park

Thursday, August 6th

4:30 PM Life Jacket Safety: Come down to the Pool at the Cabins (everyone is invited for this program) to learn about the life jacket and why it’s so important. Experience first hand how it feels to tread water with and without this handy floating device. Life jackets will be supplied, so just come on and be ready to get wet!

5:00 PM Swimming 101: Meet at the Pool at the cabins to learn some basic swimming techniques. We will get wet and have a good time!

Friday, August 7th

6:00 PM Slithering Snakes: Meet Tyler at the Fire Circle (campground parking lot) for a fun and informative presentation about our local snake species. Afterwards you will get the chance to touch a live snake!

8:30 PM Movie Night: Come join everyone at the Camp Store and enjoy The Fox and the Hound! Great movie for all ages. Bring popcorn, snacks, chairs (or you can just join me on the ground), and whatever else you need to enjoy the movie

Saturday, August 8th

2:00 PM Canoe and Kayak Basics: Meet at Boat Ramp 1 to learn some basic paddling strokes on the canoe and kayak. Both will be supplied by the park so come to learn and have a good time!

4:00 PM Canoe and Kayak Tour: Meet down at Boat Ramp 1 to paddle out a ways on the beautiful Center Hill Lake! The park will supply canoes, kayaks, and life jackets. Space is limited, so sign up at the office to reserve your seat. Hope to see you there!

8:30PM Movie Night Part II: Now that you got to enjoy the first fox and the hound, come join me at the Camp Store to watch The Fox and the Hound II! Again, bring popcorn, snacks, chairs (or you can just join me on the ground), and whatever else you need to enjoy the movie.

DeKalb County Farmers Market

Jun 23, 2015
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
205 East Bryant St. (next to DeKalb Ace Hardware),

The DeKalb County Farmers Market, 205 East Bryant St. (next to DeKalb Ace Hardware), Smithviile, will be open on Tuesdays from 2 PM to 6 PM starting June 23rd through September. So now you can get your fresh vegetables and other goodies on Saturday mornings and Tuesday afternoons! For more information, call Jeff Cantrell at 615.464.7373.

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents Trip to Maine

Oct 3, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents a trip to Beautiful Maine Saturday through Sunday, October 3-11. For more information and reservations contact Wanda Poss at 615-428-3576

The trip includes:

Motorcoach Transportation
8 Nights Lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Portland Maine area
14 meals: 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners
Guided Tour of Portland, Maine's largest city-by-the-sea
Guided Tour of quaint Kennebunkport
Tour of Historic Victoria Mansion
Guided Tour of Pineland Farms, a picturesque working farm
Visit to Boothbay Railway Village and Boothbay Harbor
Visit to the Seashore Trolley Museum and countryside trolley ride and much more

Permits Required during Fire Season

Oct 15, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014
Tennessee Division of Forestry

Tennessee’s fire season began October 15th and the Tennessee Division of Forestry wants to remind everyone that they must obtain a burning permit before doing any open burning. Only brush, leaves, grass, untreated or unpainted lumber or other natural plant residues can be legally burned. Burning permits can be obtained from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by calling the DeKalb County office of the Division of Forestry at 597-4015. Burning permits can be obtained for small debris piles after hours and on the weekends by visiting Think before you burn.

L.B.J. & C. Accepting Applications for Head Start

Mar 9, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
Smithville Head Start Center

L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.

For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.


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