Thursday, July 20, 2006
Local News Briefs
Police, sheriff sponsoring National Night Out Kick-Off
The Holly Springs Police Department and Marshall County Sheriff’s Department announce the National Night Out Kick-Off Friday, July 28, from 6 until 9 p.m.
This year’s festivities will be held at Spring Hollow Walking Trail (behind the Multi-Purpose Building). There will be fun, food, games, prizes and entertainment. Those attending should bring their lawn chairs.
For more information, call the police department, 252-2122.
Pre-registration next week for new county students
The Marshall County School District will conduct a pre-registration at all school sites during the week of July 24-28 and on Monday, July 31. This pre-registration is for kindergarten and new students only.
No students will be allowed to pre-register at the school sites from August 1-4. Pre-registration for kindergarten and new students will resume on Monday, Aug. 7.
Students who were enrolled the previous year will not participate in this pre-registration. Informational packets for updating information will be sent home with previous enrollees during the first week of school.
When registering new students, parents must present two proofs of residency, report card from last school the student attended, proof of immunization and a copy of the student’s birth certificate. A Post Office box is not considered a proof of residency.
County schools start Aug. 3, Holly Springs schools Aug. 7
The first day of school for students in the Marshall County School District is just two weeks away, Thursday, Aug. 3.
Students in the Holly Springs School District will go back to classes on Monday, Aug. 7.
Marshall Academy students begin the 2006-07 school year on Thursday, Aug. 17. They will go half-a-day on August 17 and 18. The first full day of school is Monday, Aug. 21.
Students at Holy Family School will go back to classes on Thursday, Aug. 10.
City of Holly Springs hosting historic preservation group
Holly Springs will host the next regional training session for historic preservation commissions in Mississippi on Friday, July 21.
It will be held at the City of Holly Springs Regional Technology Center, 1130 Hwy. 311. Everyone involved in local preservation in Mississippi is invited to attend.
Topics include how to research the appearance of historic buildings and ways to maintain historic properties in order to avoid costly repairs in the future.
The training is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afterwards, out-of-town guests will visit Strawberry Plains, and tours of Walter Place gardens will be available.
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