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August 13, 2013

Darren Harvick, principal at Sunset Elementary, is seen here putting up a welcome message for new and returning students today. Today is the first day of the new school year for Altus Public Schools. There are several activities planned this week throughout the school system including High School Softball vs. Lawton MacArthur at 4 p.m. today; That Altus Band pictures set for 7:15 a.m. on Thursday, as well as the Calendar Art Show at the Board of Education from 4:30 to 5 p.m. prior to the School Board meeting at 5 p.m. Photo Day for the Altus High School football team will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hightower Memorial Stadium, followed by the annual Blue and White intrasquad scrimmage.