COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY LATER THIS YEAR
Due to late snowfall, community cleanup day will be on a weeknight this year, Thursday, May 30th. Cleanup Day will run from 1 to 7pm with a picnic to follow from 6 to 8 at Dock Point. Bag pick up locations are: Teen Center, Gilpatrick’s Nursery, and the VCVB office. Contact Parks & Rec for Public Works for additional information.
ANNUAL 5K TORCH RUN
The annual 5K Torch Run pledge drive that benefits the Special Olympics will happen this Saturday. Registration begins at 9am with the race at 10am, starting at Subway. Log onto www.specialolympics.org for more information.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AND WORK SESSION TONIGHT
Valdez City Schools will hold a school board meeting and work session tonight starting at 5:30pm in the school board room. Administrative Contracts and the 2013-2014 School Contract for VCSD School Psychological needs are on the consent agenda. Approval of reduction of high school lunch period to 30 minutes for the 2013-2014 school year is an action item, as is approval of the Superintendent contract and science curriculum materials. Discussion items include increasing graduation requirements for the class of 2017 and VCSD Finances.
Work Session 5:30 to 6:30pm
School Board Room
Discussion items include: Review of Bylaws of the Board and Philosophy-Goals-Objectives & Comprehensive Plans and 2013 through 2015 Superintendent Contract. CLICK HERE for the work session agenda.
6:30pm - School Board Room CLICK HERE for the meeting agenda.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICKOFF PARTY
There will be a Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party at the Valdez Consortium Library this Sunday from 2 to 4pm. Kids and teens can come to the party on Sunday to pre-register for the Summer Reading Program, listen to stories, enjoy a snack and play games. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information on the Summer Reading Program or any library programs, call 835-4632.
RELAY FOR LIFE PAINT THE TOWN PURPLE
Organizers of the Relay for Life are hoping to Paint the Town Purple with fundraisers geared toward raising money for the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life teams will be hosting four fund-raisers this Saturday:
* 11am to 2pm - Car Wash at Fire Department
* 10am to 2pm - Yard Sale at PWSCC Student Commons
* 9am to 2pm – Garage Sale and Bake Sale at the Elks Lodge
* 11am to 4pm – Bake Sale at Safeway
Help local Relay for Life Teams raise money and paint the town purple this Saturday by visiting their fundraising events around town this Saturday, then mark your calendars for the big Relay for Life event coming June 7th.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CELEBRATION
The City of Valdez and the Valdez School District will have a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Middle School on Friday, May 24th from noon to 1:30pm. There will be a shovel ceremony, group photo in front of the school and a free community barbecue.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
May Day Fly-In
May 10th through 12th
Friday, May 17th – Kindergarten Graduation
Sunday, May 19th - Baccalaureate
Monday, May 20th – Last Day for Seniors
Friday, May 24th – Last Day of School & H.S. Graduation
Monday, May 27th – Memorial Day
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