As July and the last weeks of summer draw to a close, students and parents prepare to go back to school.

Several districts throughout the county have announced their enrollment, orientation, Meet the Teacher and other such dates to communities.

Shawnee Public Schools head back to school August 20 and elementary enrollment dates are as follows: Tuesday, July 30 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday, July 31 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday, August 1 from 3-6 p.m. Parents must bring a photo ID and proof of residency such as a lease agreement.

Shawnee Middle School students can pick up their schedules August 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Parents must also bring a photo ID and proof of residency such as a lease agreement. Camp Wolf, which is sixth grade orientation is August 19 from 7:45-11:30 a.m.

Shawnee High School juniors and seniors can pick up their schedules August 12 in the Performing Arts and Athletic Center (PAAC) from noon-4 p.m and freshmen and sophomores can pick theirs up August 13 from 2-6 p.m. also in the PAAC. Parents or students must provide proof of residency as well. Freshmen orientation is August 19 from 3-5 p.m. in the PAAC with a meeting for parents to follow from 5-6 p.m.

Students at Tecumseh Public Schools head back to school August 8. The district held a Centralized Enrollment Day and Health Fair in the Alumni Center at THS July 25. It was an opportunity for students of all grades who pre-enrolled in the Spring to review their schedules and paper work and for new students to enroll.

High schoolers who wish to change their schedules can do so July 31, August 1-2 but no later because THS hopes to have all schedules finalized before school starts.

Freshman Orientation or Rookie Camp is Thursday August 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at THS in the Alumni Center. Sixth grade orientation will also be Thursday August 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Middle School in the All Purpose (AP) Room.

Open House is Tuesday August 6 with elementary sites having their doors open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and TMS and TPS having their doors open from 6:30-830 p.m. Parents and students will meet teachers and learn more about the upcoming school year. All students are encouraged to enroll before Friday August 2.

McLoud Public Schools start back to school on Wednesday, August 7 and have already completed their enrollment dates. However, the Early Childhood Center is having Meet the Teacher night Tuesday August 6 from 4-7 p.m. with Pre-K beginning 5-5:15 p.m., Kindergarten beginning 5:15-5;30 p.m. and first grade beginning 5:30-5:45 p.m.

Meet the Teacher night for elementary students will also be August 6 from 5-7 p.m. Orientation for seventh and eighth graders will be August 5 from 5-730 p.m. with eighth grade being from 5-6 p.m. and seventh grade being 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Freshmen Orientation is August 6 from 6-7 p.m. in the Fine Arts building.

North Rock Creek will head back to school Thursday August 8 but not before their High School Grand Opening Tuesday August 6 from 6-7. In addition the district will also have Meet the Teacher Night from 7-9 p.m. as well as Freshman Chromebook Night beginning at 8 p.m.. Freshmen will receive their Chromebooks and may ask any questions.

Bethel Public Schools will return to school Thursday, August 15. New student enrollment dates are August 8-9 all day an Meet the Teacher night is Tuesday, August 13 from 4:30-6 p.m.

Seminole Public Schools head back to school Friday, August 9. Open House for all school sites except Northwood Elementary School is Tuesday August 6 from 4-6 p.m. and Northwood is August 6 from 6-8 p.m.

Dale Public Schools head back to school August 14. Meet the Teacher for all students will be Monday August 12 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Maud Public Schools head back to school Thursday August 8. Tuesday July 30 is the last day of enrollment. Meet the Teacher for all students is Tuesday August 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. followed by a faculty and board members swim and hot dog party from 6:30-8 p.m.

South Rock Creek Public Schools head back to school Friday August 9 and their Meet the Teacher night for all students is Thursday August 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wanette Public Schools head back to school Friday, August 9.

Macomb Public Schools head back to school Wednesday August 7. Enrollment is August 1-2 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. in the cafeteria. In addition the district is having a Back to School Bash Friday August 9 from 6-9 p.m. which is also their Meet the Teacher night.

Earlsboro Public Schools head back to school Friday, August 9. Enrollment is August 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet the Teacher night for all students is 4-7 p.m.

Asher Public Schools head back to school Thursday August 8 and their Meet the Teacher event as well as pre enrollment is Tuesday July 30 from 1-7 p.m.

Chandler Public Schools head back to school Thursday August 15. Open House is going to be Tuesday August 13 from 6-7 p.m. The last day to enroll is July 30 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Meeker Public Schools head back to school Thursday August 8. Elementary enrollment dates have passed while middle school and high school new student enrollment is Aug 1-2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Open House and Meet the Teacher is Tuesday August 6 from 5-7 p.m. and all students call pick up their schedules and tour the schools.

Prague Public Schools head back to school Wednesday August 14. Meet the Teacher is Thursday August 9.