Cottage Grove sentinel. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1909-current, August 24, 2016, Page 7, Image 31

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Important School Information
School Opening
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, will be the
opening day of school in South Lane.
With many of the schools using a stag-
gered start, parents should refer to the
information provided by their child’s
school. Parents of students new to the
district can contact the District Service
Center if unsure which school your child
will be attending.
Enrollment
Approximately 2,500 students are
expected to be attending South Lane
schools this year .
Bus Schedule
A bus route schedule will be mailed in
late August to the homes of all current
students. Questions can be directed
to the Transportation Department at
(541)942-2803
Kindergarten
Staggered Start
Kindergarten students will have
staggered attendance days from
September 7 through September
30. All kindergartners will begin
a full-day schedule on October 3.
Please contact your child’s school
for specifi c, detailed attendance
information.
Registration,
Attendance Areas
and School Hours
Elementary Schools
The registration for elementary students
who are new to the district will begin on
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. All students
entering kindergarten must be fi ve
years of age on or before September 1.
Certifi cation of birth date is required at
the time of registration.
Bohemia Elementary School
(K-5)
Principal: Heather Bridgens
(541-942-3313)
Offi ce Manager: Tammy Bennett
Assistant Principal: Laurie Melendy
The Bohemia attendance area in-
cludes the area in Cottage Grove west
of the railroad tracks including Bennett
Creek Drive, River Road N., River Road
S., and the Silk Creek-Gowdyville areas.
The southern boundary is the intersec-
tion of River Road S. and Highway 99
S. Students who live in the area north of
Main Street, west of Gateway Boule-
vard, and south of the Cottage Grove
connector will also attend Bohemia.
The school day begins at 8:20 a.m. and
ends at 2:30 p.m. Beginning Wednes-
day, September 7, all students will be
released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Bohemia students will receive a letter
explaining a staggered start which will
be September 7-9.
Dorena School (K-8)
Principal: Linda Pabst (541-946-1506)
Offi ce Manager: Kathy Ward
The Dorena attendance area starts
at Dowens Road and goes east. It
includes both sides of Dorena Reservoir,
Gillespie Road, and Garoutte Road.
Students that live on Mosby Creek past
the junction of Garoutte Rd. are in the
Dorena attendance area.
The school day begins at 8:20 a.m.
and ends at 2:30 p.m. There is a free
breakfast reading program that begins in
all classrooms at 8:00 a.m. Beginning
Wednesday, September 7, all students
will be released at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesdays.
Harrison Elementary School
(K-5)
Principal: Heidi Brown
(541-942-3389)
Offi ce Manager: Gayle McFarland
The Harrison attendance area in-
cludes the area in Cottage Grove east of
the railroad tracks. The northern bound-
ary is Main Street. The southern bound-
ary is where I-5 crosses Sixth Street and
just north of Howard Loop off Hillside
Drive. The eastern boundary is the junc-
tion of Row River Road at Bryson Sears
Road and the junction of Mosby Creek
Road at Garoutte Road. Students that
live on Bryson Sears Road will attend
Harrison Elementary. Students that live
on Garoutte Road will attend Dorena
School.
The school day begins at 8:20
a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. Beginning
Wednesday, September 9, all students
will be released at 1:30 p.m. on Wednes-
days. For more information about
Harrison Elementary, please visit their
website at http://harrison.slane.k12.
or.us/ .
Latham Elementary School
(K-5)
Principal: Anne Fisk (541-942-0147)
Offi ce Manager: Tina Crivello
The northern boundary of the Latham
attendance area is Sweet Lane on
Highway 99 S. It includes Talemena
Drive. The northern boundary on South
Sixth Street is the I-5 crossing, including
Taylor Butte Road and the Howard Loop
area. The southern boundary on London
Road is Hooten’s Corner below Cottage
Grove Lake.
The school day begins at 8:20 a.m.
and ends at 2:30 p.m. Beginning
Wednesday, September 7, all students
will be released at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesdays.
London School (K-8)
Principal: Bill Bechen (541-942-0183)
Offi ce Manager: April Sexton
The London attendance area is London
Road south of Hooten’s Corner.
The school day begins at 8:20 a.m.
and ends at 2:30 p.m. Beginning
Wednesday, September 7, all students
will be released at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesdays
Questions pertaining to Registration
may be answered by calling your
child’s school.
Secondary Schools
Lincoln Middle School (6-8)
Principal: Jeremy Smith (541-942-
3316)
Assistant Principal: Emily Wren
Offi ce Manager: Heather Nordella
Students in grade 6 only will report on
Wednesday, September 7, and buses
will operate with dismissal at 2:00
p.m. Sixth grade students should NOT
bring school supplies on this fi rst day
of school. All students will report on
Thursday, September 8, and the buses
will operate on regular schedules and
afternoon dismissal will be at 3:00 p.m.
Cafeteria lunches will be served on both
days. School begins at 8:10 a.m. daily.
Dismissal is at 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. on
Wednesdays).
All Middle School students NEW to
the district should contact the Lincoln
Middle School offi ce after August 9,
2016 at 541-942-3316 to schedule an
appointment with a counselor.
Registration: Wednesday, August 31,
2016, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm
to 8:00 pm.
There are no grade levels assigned to
these times – parents may come to
whichever time works best. Students
may pick up their schedules, pay any
fees, and purchase physical education
clothes. School pictures will be taken
at registration. Language Arts/Social
Studies teachers will make locker
assignments on the fi rst day of classes.
LMS Fall Athletic Registration
Middle school students can sign up for
athletics at www.familyid.com. Lincoln
offers the following fall sports: Football
and Cross Country for all grades and
Volleyball for 7th & 8th grade girls. 6th
grade volleyball players play thru South
Valley Athletics. The fee schedule for
all students is 1st and 2nd sports, $50
each and the 3rd sport is free.
Scholarships will not be available this
year. 6th grade football players pay an
additional $18.00 for Pop Warner AAU
Insurance. Physicals must be turned in
and fees paid before the fi rst practice.
Football: Practice for all grades starts
August 15, please check website for
times: http://lincoln.slane.k12.or.us/.
Practice times will change to 3:30-5:30
when school starts. Football registration
is open throughout the season.
7/8 Volleyball: Practice starts August
22, please check website for times.
Registration for volleyball is limited
to 48 players. Registration closes
August 16. Late registration requires
permission from LMS Athletic Director,
Mark Dreiling, 541-942-3316. 6th
grade volleyball is offered through
South Valley Athletics.
Cross Country: Check the LMS website
for practice times: http://lincoln.slane.
k12.or.us/.
All athletes are required to have a
current physical on fi le in the offi ce.
Physicals are good for 2 years and
forms can be downloaded from www.
familyid.com. Physicals will be offered