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Symphony gearing up for another season

July 25, 2013

Big Spring Symphony has been making beautiful music for more than three decades and the tradition continues with a new season starting in September.

“We Like the Big Symphony” is the theme for the series, which opens Sept. 21.

The symphony, which varies between 50 and 60 players and includes a chorus depending on the program, offers four subscription concerts each year, as well as performing during the Pops in the Park patriotic music and fireworks extravaganza on July 3 at the Comanche Trail Park Amphitheater.

Dr. Keith Graumann is artistic director and conductor for the symphony.

Big Spring ISD school supply list

July 25, 2013

Pre-Kindergarten

2 boxes Crayola brand primary crayons
1 box Crayola washable markers
1 pair Fiskars brand blunt tip scissors
6 glue sticks
1 package construction paper
Kinder-Mat and towel (for nap)
3 boxes Kleenex
1 package of baby wipes (refills)
Backpack (regular size)
Cheap paper plates (not styrofoam)
Boys — gallon-sized inexpensive, sealable baggies
Girls — quart-sized inexpensive, sealable baggies

Kindergarten

Backpack (no wheels or rollers)
2 boxes 24-count Crayola crayons
1 12-count package of No. 2 yellow pencils (plain only)
2 large pink erasers

Forsan ISD registration ongoing

July 25, 2013

FORSAN — The first day of classes is still more than a month away, but officials at Forsan Independent School District are gearing up for a new school year.

New student registration has begun at Elbow Elementary and will continue through the first day of school Aug. 26.

Parents of elementary (grades pre-kindergarten through 5) students new to FISD will need to bring the following information to the campus, located at 5001 Nichols Road, when they register their children:

• The child's birth certificate.
• The child's Social Security card.
• The child's immunization record.

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