Upcoming Events and Breaking News

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This page will be updated as new events come to my attention, so check back often. If you know of an event we should include, Email Sarah!


March 13-22
: Boone Mall Children’s Consignment Sale

March 14-16 @ 7 PM nightly, 4PM Sunday Matinee: : Extravagant Grace, Portrait of Lovea, an Easter presentation at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 3505 Bamboo Rd., Boone

April 4th
and 5th: Monster Motornationals are coming to the Holmes Center. The website (theholmescenter. com) says – The event begins at 8PM on both nights. Tickets are $16 for adults and $6 for kids (12 and under) on Friday and $10 for kids on Saturday. (Hat tip to Karen)

April 6-20 the 2008 Shooting Stars Visual Arts Entries displayed at the Boone Mall
April 28-May 23: the 2008 Shooting Stars Visual Arts Entries displayed at the Jones House


April 25th @6:30 PM:
Shooting Stars Talent Showcase : Adults $10, Children/ WCS staff $5
Tickets Available Beginning March 18th at: Farthing Auditorium and BB&T Locations

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Swimming at the Watauga Wellness Center:

  • Family Swim W-F – 1:00-5:00pm, Sat 1:00-3:00, Sun 1:00-4:30
  • Upcoming Group Swim Lessons:

Level V – March 3rd- 14th
Level I – March 31st – April 11th

There is a new Baby and Me Swim Class, call for info.

  • Call 828-266-1060 for more information!

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Watauga County Schools:

  • For information on the New Watauga High School, Read the new WHS2010 blog.
  • 2008-2009 Kindergarten Orientation Schedule: (call each school for more information)

School

Date

Phone

Bethel

April 3, 4

297-2240

Cove Creek

April 17, 18

297-2781

Green Valley

April 21, 22

264-3606

Hardin Park

May 1, 2

264-8481

Mabel

April 10, 11

297-2512

Parkway

May 5, 6

264-3032

Valle Crucis

April 28, 29

963-4712

  • The cutoff date for the Watauga County Schools pre-k program will change for the 2008-2009 school year. For the 2008-09 school year, children must be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2008 to enroll in the program. Applications for the pre-kindergarten program will be available April 1 from any school in the Watauga County Schools system. (click for more info)

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Two Rivers Community School:

Thanks to friend and Two Rivers parent, Lessa, for providing the following information on Kindergarten Registration.

Now thru April 8th: Call 828-262-5411 to schedule pickup of an application and get it turned in ASAP
April 8th and 17th: Open house from 9am to 11am
April 10th and 15th: Open house at 6pm

There are only 8 kindergarten spaces open for enrollment. We have 12 upcoming siblings!
1st and 2nd grade are full. 3rd – 8th are very limited.
The lottery will be May 2nd.

Accepted kindergarten students will have kinder orientation on May 13th.


Comments

  1. Boone Area Consignment Sale: is this the one in the Boone mall you are talking about? I have more info on that one if you are interested!

  2. Yes, Mary, that’s the one. Could you email me the info? Thanks so much!

  3. Yes, I would love to know about that sale. Lots of people told me about it but this is the first publication I have seen.

  4. What a fun, informative, and great website!!! Emily Greene told me about it. Thanks!
    Becka Saunders
    President, Board of Directors
    Watauga Education Foundation