Eden Valley-Watkins Elementary and Secondary Schools will host an open house from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. This is an excellent opportunity for parents and students to meet staff and to become better acclimated with each building prior to the start of school Tuesday, Sept. 3. Everyone is welcome to attend, and refreshments will be served.
If anyone has particular questions pertaining to school or open house, please call Rob Pederson, elementary school principal at (453) 6455 extension 2124, or Bruce Kiehn, high school principal, at (320) 453-2900, extension 1141 for assistance.
The Watnicks 4-H Club had a successful year at the Stearns County Fair which took place July 31-Aug. 4. After months of hard work and preparation, six members of the club earned themselves a trip, with livestock, to the Minnesota State Fair. Kelsey Libbesmeier, Lauren Libbesmeier, Mitchell Molitor, Mandy Molitor, Tyler Dockendorf and Brad Dockendorf will all be representing Watnicks 4-H Club of Stearns County at the Minnesota State Fair.
IMPACT is collecting back-to-school supplies for families in our community. The donation containers are placed at The Assumption Church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, St. Anthony Church, The State Bank in Eden Valley and The Farmer’s State Bank of Watkins. Thank you for all your support!
EV-W Gymnasium Dedication:
I would like to invite community members and friends to a “Grand Opening” of the new gymnasium. It will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the home volleyball game v Paynesville. There will be a short dedication ceremony of the gym on behalf of Jay Johnson and Larry Peterson prior to the start of the varsity game at approx. 7 p.m. There will also be coffee, juice and cookies after the game. Wear your EV-W Eagles gear to the game and your admission will be FREE!
Our transportation department continues to work on arrival and departure times while establishing their routes for the 2013-14 school year. You should be receiving notification in the near future.
Be sure to contact the building principals (320) 453-2900, if you’re new to our district or have questions about enrolling in the EV-W school system.
Class schedules for the 2013-2014 school year will be mailed to students in grades 7-12 during the week of Aug. 12-16. Upon reviewing them, any individual in need of a schedule change may call the high school office at (320) 453-2900 extension 1149, to reserve a time to meet with Bruce Kiehn, principal, or Susan Knutson, counselor, on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Meeting sessions will run in 15-minute increments and will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
EV-W Secondary Principal