Registration begins at local schools
Registration for new students in the Roaring Fork School District starts next week at many of the public schools in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt. Parents are encouraged to call the school in advance with questions.Children must be 5 years old by Oct. 1 to start kindergarten. Parents should bring the children’s immunization records, birth certificates and previous school records.For general school district questions, call the district office at 384-6000.Bus schedules will appear in the Post Independent and Valley Journal newspapers and will be available online at http://www.rfsd.org.Basalt schoolsBasalt Elementary – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at Basalt Middle School, call 384-5800; Basalt Middle – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 to Sept. 1, call 384-5900; Basalt High – 9-11 a.m. Aug. 23 for freshmen, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 23 for sophomores, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 24 for juniors and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 24 for seniors, call 384-5959; Basalt High will host a barbecue for new students and freshmen from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25.Carbondale schoolsCrystal River Elementary – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday Aug. 21 at the CRES Westcampus, call 384-5650; Carbondale Middle – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 22, call 384-5700; Roaring Fork High – 9-10:30 a.m. Aug. 29 for seniors, 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 29 for juniors, 9-10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 for sophomores, and 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 for freshmen, call 384-5757.Glenwood Springs schoolsSopris Elementary – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 21-22, call 384-5400; Glenwood Springs Elementary – 1-4 p.m. Aug. 28-29, call 384-5450 (Note – students who may be affected by the attendance area boundary change between GSES and SES should register at their new home school); Glenwood Springs Middle – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21-25, call 384-5500 (GSMS athletics begin Aug. 21); Glenwood Springs High – 9 a.m. Aug. 18 for seniors, 9 a.m. Aug. 22 for juniors, and 9 a.m. Aug. 25 for new students, freshmen and sophomores, call 384-5555.
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The town of Basalt is working on an update to its 2007 master plan. The document will be a blueprint for how and where the town will grow. But the family that has owned a 180-acre ranch at the edge of town for nearly 60 years objected Tuesday to the document’s parameters for its property.