Perry Central back-to-school cookout set for Aug. 5

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LEOPOLD – The annual Perry Central back-to-school cookout will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 in the school cafetorium.

The event will include school-readiness booths and activities hosted by school and community organizations and businesses, including bus rides for incoming preschoolers and tech support for a Skyward, a new family-school connection computer program.

There will also be inflatables and entertainment by the Perry Central band and cheerleaders. Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be served.  

Book rental and school registration will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6.   

Following the cookout, the Perry Central Captains Club will hold a dance for students in fifth through eighth grades. The dance will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.