Today was the first day of school for Oldham County Schools, and we had a great first day (so far!). The PTA arranged to have a safari theme set up for the kids to walk through. We had plants donated by LaGrange Florist, animals, balloons, and some awesome volunteers there to help us greet the children as they arrived at their brand new school this morning. Each child received a Locust Grove Elementary School book mark to “mark” the occassion, and WLKY Channel 32 News was there too!
In addition to the opening day safari, we were also able to provide each classroom with a bag of balls, sidewalk chalk, jump ropes, and frisbes (courtesy of Cash Express). We wanted to give the kids a little something extra on the first day since there is no play ground yet, and the gym isn’t ready.
As the PTA VP of Programs, thanks so much to my Opening Day Volunteers. You guys did a fantastic job coordinating the Opening Day events. The school looked great this morning!
Can you believe that Summer Vacation is almost half over? It’s hard to believe that in about a month and a half school will start again. If you’re going to the new Locust Grove Elementary School, you’re probably even more excited (or nervous), because the school is brand spankin’ new, and there are questions about whether it will be ready in time or not.
According to the Principal, Mrs. Arnold, the school will be open and ready for children on the first day. Some of the areas may not be ready for use, but the class rooms will be ready.
Registration Day for all students at the new Locust Grove Elementary School is scheduled for July 31 beginning at 9:00 a.m. (I believe that this is probably going to take place at the Middle School next door?)
Open House is tentatively scheduled for August 7.
These dates are tentative and could change. Keep up to date with what’s going on at Locust Grove through their website.
This past weekend I went to Arts on the Green in Downtown LaGrange, KY. Artist from around the state set up booths around the center of town near the court house and people can browse and shop. If you’re familiar with the St. James Art Show in Louisville very year, it’s a whole lot like that only on a smaller scale. The farmer’s market was even there selling plants, jams, and other tasty treats!
I took some pictures while I was there with my family – your tour of LaGrange is below. Enjoy!
Arts on the Green
Check out that amazing sculpture!
Do some shopping and grab a bite to eat while you’re here.
I was out driving in La Grange, KY this afternoon around lunch time and I saw it – a gas station with $3.95 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline (the Chevron at the corner of Crystal & Hwy 53). We’re so close to $4.00 – I bet we see it next week. I just can’t even imagine!
What are you doing to help with the gas pinch (and the grocery pinch – those prices are skyrocketing too!)? Share your tips and later I’ll post with all of our tips for saving a few bucks!
Kelly McDonald, Realtor®