Back to School Time Nears for Londonderry Students

With only a short time of summer vacation remaining, Londonderry schools are reminding families of “back to school” dates, including Open Houses for incoming students. First day of school for all Londonderry School District students is Aug. 27.

South Elementary School will hold three separate Open Houses: on Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m. for grade one students and new students, on Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. for grades two and three, and at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 for grades four and five.

Class lists will be posted on Friday, Aug. 21, by 3 p.m.

“Students who participated in Step-up in June know who their teachers are. This is for grade one and new students,” Principal Linda Boyd said.

Families are also invited to the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Ice Cream Social on Sept. 16 at 6:15 p.m.

Matthew Thornton Elementary School is holding Orientation on Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m. for grade one and new students.

Parent Information Nights are scheduled on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. for grades three, four and five; and on Sept. 30 for grades one and two.

Matthew Thornton families are invited to the first PTA Ice Cream Social of the year on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m.; the first PTA meeting is to be held Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.

Elementary students throughout the District interested in learning a musical instrument are invited to attend Musical Informational Night at the high school on Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.

North Elementary School will hold Orientation for first grade and new students on Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m., at which time incoming students will meet their teachers and get acquainted with the school.

Londonderry Middle School will hold orientation for new and incoming students in grade six on Aug. 26 at 9 a.m., and Londonderry High School will hold orientation for new and incoming freshmen Aug. 26 at 8 a.m. Incoming freshmen will walk through their schedules, locate their lockers and meet their teachers.

The high school will hold its Open House for all grades on Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.