Cartersville schools will hold open house on the following: Cartersville Primary School for first and second grade, Monday, Aug. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m., and Kindergarten on Wednesday, Aug. 2 from 4 to 7 p.m.; Cartersville Elementary School, Aug. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m.; Cartersville Middle School, Aug. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. with sixth-grade on Aug. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.; Cartersville High School, Aug. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. with freshman on Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. in the CHS auditorium.
Bartow schools will hold open house for elementary and pre-K on Aug. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.; middle school on Aug. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m.; high schools on Aug. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Notable dates for both systems: Thanksgiving break, Nov. 23 to 25; Winter Holiday, Dec. 19 to 30 with students returning to school Jan. 3; winter break, Feb. 20 and 21; spring break, April 2 to 6.
The first day of school is Wednesday, Aug. 3.
In other school news, the Bartow County Board of Education will hold its regular meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the central office board room, 65 Gilreath Road in Cartersville.
Agenda items include:
Approval of contractor for building at Cass High, contract renewals for special education related service providers, approval of the revised 2011-2012 school calendar and approval to surplus and/or sell five school buses.
The full agenda can be found on the board's website, www.bartow.k12.ga.us.