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Round Ups, Orientations Kick Off School
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The first day of school in the Oakdale Joint Unified School District is just two weeks away, starting on Wednesday, Aug. 11. To get students familiar with campuses, provide them with class schedules, take photos, purchase PE clothes, and more, the high school and junior high hold a series of roundups for all students and orientations for new, incoming students.

Principal Mike Moore reported that the Oakdale High School Roundup schedule is as follows: Seniors will meet on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Juniors will meet later that day from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sophomores will meet on Friday, Aug. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 11a.m.

Orientation for Freshmen students will be on Friday, Aug. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 11a.m. in the Main Gym. Then the Freshmen will meet for the roundup that same day from 12:30 p.m. to 4p.m.

Oakdale Junior High School Principal John Simons reported that the OJHS Round Up will be going on all day on Wednesday, Aug. 4. Seventh graders meet from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., while eighth graders meet from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. The registration times are based on the first letter of the student’s last name.

The seventh grade Welcome Barbecue will be 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5 at the school gym. The purpose of the barbecue is to help the new students get acquainted with the campus and other incoming seventh graders.

Back to School Nights take place shortly after school starts. The Back to School Nights are also minimum days at the respective schools.

Back to School Night for the junior high will be Thursday, Aug. 12, while Back to School Night for the high school will be Thursday, Aug. 19.

Back To School Night for East Stanislaus High School will be on Thursday, Aug. 26.

The Back To School Night for Kindergarten through sixth grades will be held Wednesday, Aug. 18.