MISD open house, ‘Meet the Eagles’ set Aug. 22 MILANO news

By Kay Lagrone
Reporter correspondent

The annual Mi lano ISD “open house” and “Meet the Eagles” night will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22. The open house at each campus will be held from 6-6:50 p.m., with the “Meet the Eagles”, an introduction of the fall sports teams and MISD staff, will be held at 7 p.m. in the MHS gym.

Milano postmaster Sue Davenport worked her last day in the office on July 31 after 25 years in our town. We will miss her terribly. Thank you Mrs. Sue for your kindness and friendship over the years. You will be missed.

Milano First Baptist Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School on Aug. 5-9 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the church.

Two-a-day practices will begin Monday, Aug. 6 for fall high school sports. Contact Milano High School for more information.

There was a nice turn out for the 100th celebration of the Bailey Bank Building on Friday at the Milano Civic Center. Donations are still being taken to help turn the oldest building in Milano into city offices and for the nice garden that is planned next to it.

The Milano PATCH Club, the local parent-teacher organization, has started collection of the “Box Tops for Education” that gets free money for our schools. If you have any you want to turn in before school starts, contact club president Marie Bakken at 254-718-0133, m_ or drop them off at The Rockdale Reporter office. The Milano Ex-Students Association reunion and luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at Milano High School. A catered fajitas meal by The Crossing (Steve and Rebecca Telg and Richard and Jennifer Mueck) will be served at noon. Fliers for the annual reunion will be mailed out starting Aug. 6. It is also the 50th anniversary of the Classof1962. Formoreinformation on the reunion, contact Carolyn Hafley, 512-455-2473 or

The Milano Alumni Scholarship Committee is offering mini scholarships for the 2012 fall semester. All MHS graduates who have completed two semesters or more of college or trade school and will be enrolling for classes this fall are eligible to apply. Please contact Carolyn Hafley for more information.

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