Union High School
A freshman welcome is planned for Union High School freshman and other high school students new to the district on Monday evening, August 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the high school in La Porte City. High School students who live in the Dysart area and need transportation to the event can catch a shuttle bus in front of the Union Middle School at 6 p.m.
Union Middle School
An orientation is planned for Union Middle School sixth graders as well as seventh and eighth graders new to the district on Tuesday, August 21, from 9-10:30 a.m. Seventh and eighth grade students who have moved into the district during the summer need to call Union Middle School at 319-476-5100 (1-800-670-5237) so the secretaries have their name, address and grade level. During the orientation, students and their parents will be given a tour of the building as they walk through a typical day's class schedule. The Middle School academic and activity programs will be explained by Principal Mark Albertsen and counselor Julie Flores. Students and/or their parents who need transportation to Dysart for orientation can catch a shuttle bus in front of Union High School at 8:15 a.m.