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MILANO NEWS

Race to Oaks set Saturday at MHS
By KAY LAGRONE
Reporter correspondent

The second annual Race to the Oak Trees, sponsored by the Milano High School National Honor Society will be held Saturday, May 25. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the race will begin at 8 a.m.

Registration is $20 per runner and forms are available at the Milano High School and Milano Elementary offices or by emailing NHS sponsor John Hughes at jhughes@milanoisd.net. Registration forms may be submitted the day of the event, but T- shirts will not be guaranteed. For more information, email Hughes or call 512-455- 9333.

Milano students and staff will not have school on Friday, May 24. This was designated as a bad weather day but was not used, so no school will be held.

The Class of 2013 will hold Baccalaureate services at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 26 in the high school cafetorium.

Top graduates have been announced for the Class of 2013, with Stonie Guthrie as valedictorian and Jacob Willingham as salutatorian. Stonie is the daughter of Melton and Iris Guthrie. Jacob is the son of Jay and Darla Willingham.

The 24- member class will receive diplomas during commencement exercises set for 8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Pruett Field.

Graduation ceremonies for MISD’s eighth grade class is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30 in the high school cafetorium.

Top eighth grade graduates are valedictorian Bailey Baggerly and salutatorian Naomi Graham. Bailey is the daughter of Billy Jack and Billie Jo Baggerly. Naomi is the daughter of Bryan and Julie Graham.

City wide clean up is May 31 to June 2 in Milano. Luggers will be in the parking lot across the street from the civic center.

The annual Smyrna Cemetery work day is set from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1. The cemetery is located off County Road 345. Family members of those buried at Smyrna are responsible for the grounds up keep. For more information, contact Linda Farris at 405-598-2488.


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