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Varsity baseball will play in Bi-district starting May 3. If you get a chance, I would highly recommend going to watch a game. These fighting Iola bulldogs have been working hard and doing great all season!

Boys basketball camp will be June 24, through June 26. For kindergarten through fifth grade the time will be 9 a.m. till noon and the cost is $50 per camper. Students entering sixth grade through ninth grade will be in camp from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. and the cost is $60. Both camps will take place at the Iola High School Gym. These camps are a lot of fun for children as well as a great opportunity for them to learn the basics about basketball.

Kindergarten, prekindergarten and new student registration will be May 29. Prekindergarten registration is for children who are turning four on or before Sept. 1, 2019 and meet one of the following criteria; Child is from a low-income household, homeless or foster care, parent is a member of the military, Star of Texas Award recipient, or is unable to understand or speak English well. For kindergarten, the child must be 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2019. The new student registration is for students who have never registered in Iola School District. This event will take place at the Iola elementary school computer lab, located near the old gym and playground. Registration will be May 29, 9 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. for prekindergarten and kindergarten, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for new students. You will need to bring the following in order to register; birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card, parent or guardian driver’s license, proof of address (prekindergarten must live in district), and proof of income (prekindergarten only).

The Grimes County Horse show will be May 29. through May 31, starting at 7 p.m. each evening at the Grimes County fairgrounds. The whole community is invited to come out and support our youth. If you are interested in sponsoring the horse show, individuals and companies can contact the horse show committee through Facebook at GCFA horse show or by emailing Bonnie Stewart, or Jeffery Shive,

Junior, senior prom will be Saturday.

Eighth grade transition will be May 7, starting at 6 p.m.

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