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School Year 2019-2020 Begins To Round-Up

Classrooms are being spruced up, books unpacked and families are shopping as Oakdale Joint Unified School District staff and students prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.

District events begin this week as Oakdale Junior High hosts its Round-Up event Wednesday, July 31. The event begins with seventh graders from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by eighth graders from 12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

On Thursday, Aug. 1 Oakdale Junior High School will host WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) for incoming seventh grade students. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The orientation is designed to help students make the transition from the elementary level to junior high. The morning will include a number of team building activities as well as a barbecue.

Oakdale High School will also be busy with activity on Thursday, Aug. 1 as the Class of 2020 reports for its final OHS Round-Up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The junior class will follow that morning from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Senior portraits for the Class of 2020 were taken earlier this month.

Friday, Aug. 2 rounds out the pre-school activity as the sophomores, Class of 2022, attend Round-Up from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The frosh Round-Up will follow from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The incoming freshmen will spend their morning on Friday in an orientation hosted from 9 a.m. to noon in the Corral.

The official first day of school for all OJUSD school sites is Thursday, Aug. 8. For additional information on bell schedules and notable school campus events visit