With school year start, busy time for seniors

By Kay Lagrone
Reporter correspondent

I t is hard to believe that a new school year starts Monday. Milano ISD faculty and staff have been working hard and will be ready to go by the time the students come back on Monday. The beginning of the school year, means a busy time for graduating seniors. Milano High School seniors need to schedule their cap and gown and formal picture for the yearbook with Jocelyn Lewis at Rockdale Signs and Photography. Your session for these portraits are free of charge and will be the photographs used in the yearbook.

You may reach Lewis at 512- 446-0402. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the MHS yearbook advisor Mindy Miller at 512-455-9333 or All pictures need to be scheduled before Sept. 15.

Be sure to get your senior yearbook ad in to Miller while you are at it. A full page senior ad will cost $125 and a half page senior ad will cost $75. Contact a member of the yearbook staff or Miller to purchase your ad.

Milano Athletic Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2 in the elementary cafeteria.

Milano Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual fall garage sale Oct. 3-5 at the Milano Civic Center/Fire Station. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5.

The building will be open starting Monday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. to accept donations for the sale. For more information, contact Jane Yoakum, 446-5110; Lois Love, 455-7915; or Carolyn Vinton, 979- 224-0227.

Kristi’s Krusaders will hold their fourth annual MS Rally bike run on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Nat’s in Milano. Registration will open at 9 a.m. with first bike out 11 a.m. and last bike in at 4 p.m. Ride fee is $20 for rider and $25 with passenger that also includes a barbecue meal when you return from the ride. Stops and sponsors for this year’s ride are Burnouts in Somerville, Cyndi’s Hawg Hang Out in Hogg, The Ranch in Rockdale and Nat’s in Milano.

The meal will be available to the public at noon. Donations are needed for live and silent auctions, as well as door prizes. This fund-raiser is for a 501c3 organization so come on out and help raise money to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. For more information, contact Ray Ditto, 512-760-0143, Kristi Bode 254- 813-2194 or Amber Ditto 254- 214-3042.

The Milano Ex-Students Association reunion and luncheon will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 at Milano High School. A catered meal by The Crossing will be served at noon. FMI on the reunion, contact Carolyn Hafley, 512-455-2473.

MHS Class of 1978 will hold its 35th-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Milano Community Center, downtown across from the post office. FMI email or Milano Class of 78 35 year reunion on Facebook.

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