Around Town: RHS, GHS have ‘Transition Day’

July 31, 2013 • Vistas

Transition Day
All Goddard High School and Roswell High School freshmen are invited to attend the R.I.S.D./GEAR UP Transition Day on Monday, Aug. 5. The day’s activities will start at 8 a.m. This special back-to-school event will help ninth graders become familiar with their new school and surroundings. Students will receive their class schedules and school map, review the block schedule, tour the school, find and check their lockers, and get information on clubs, sports and other activities. The event will also feature several guest speakers and a presentation titled “How to Get Into the College of Your Choice.” 21st Century Scholar Certificates will also be issued. Free breakfast and lunch is included, with [auth] drawings for prizes. For more information, call RHS at 637-3200 or GHS at 627-4800.

Kintigh to speak
The American Legion will host a discussion led by Dennis Kintigh during its monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 5, at 1620 N. Montana Ave. Those who are interested in having dinner and participating in the discussion are encouraged to be there at 6 p.m.; discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. As an Air Force and Army National Guard veteran, Kintigh will discuss issues of concern to local veterans as well as talk about issues pertaining to local crime. For further information, call Orlando Padilla at 317-1070. Those interested in having dinner during the event should contact Padilla as well. Veterans and non-veterans are invited.

Night out
There will be a National Night Out event Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at Cahoon Park near the swimming pool. Come have a hot dog and a drink, other goodies from Target, the event’s sponsor, listen to great music provided by the Tom Blake Trio, let your kids enjoy the jolly jump and most importantly, get a chance to build relationships with your friends and neighbors. The event is a great opportunity to meet your police officers and firefighters. For more information, contact Steve or Richard at 622-7233.

Prayer gathering
God has given us the power to tread on serpents and scorpions! We are looking for those who want to “tread” around our city as we stake our claim against violence, drugs, alcoholism, divorce, murder, suicide and destruction. Before the snow begins to fall, we want to take advantage of the cooler weather and come together in unity to wage war against darkness. Those individuals who are interested in joining the prayer walk can contact Natasha N. Mackey at 1-855-622-5397. There will be a shuttle available for individuals who cannot walk, but who are willing to join with us in prayer. Date, time and place are to be announced. Everyone is invited to attend! We will be praying in the name of Jesus.

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