BMJHS searching for coaches

Battle Mountain Junior High is seeking applicants for the following positions, girls basketball coach, boys basketball coach,

volleyball coach and track coach. Interested applicants should contact Heather Francom, athletic director. For any questions call 775-635-2415 or email

Lemaire Back to School Night

ELES Back to School Open House Night will be held Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Please come, meet your new teacher and see your classroom. Please remember to sign in when you visit your classroom. You may pick up your registration packet from your teacher at this event. If you can't make it to our open house, all information and packets will be handed out to those students who need one on the first day of school.

Meet the Teacher Night

Eliza Pierce Elementary School will be holding its open house Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. All parents are urged to attend. Letters notifying parents of class placements will not be mailed out this year, but will be announced at the open house. First day packets will be given out at this time, including information on breakfast/lunch and other important procedures. Please plan to attend this very important event.

MAP testing at BMJHS

All incoming 7th and 8th grade students at BMJHS are invited to come to the school any day, Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., beginning Aug. 1, to complete your start of the year MAP testing. Complete testing could take up to a couple of hours, so you are welcome to split it up over a couple of days if you like. Hope to see you soon.

BMJHS Open House

BMJH announces that its Open House will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 6 p.m. -8 p.m. at the junior high building. Come in, meet your teachers, pick up your schedule, locate your locker and pay any needed fees for PE clothes, yearbooks, etc. New Principal Toby Melver will be on hand to meet all parents and students. We hope to see you there.

Volleyball Camp

Battle Mountain High School will host a volleyball camp for girls grades 6-12, from Aug. 11-14. There will be seven hours of instruction each day from former and current college All-American players under the tutelage of the best volleyball coaches in America. Gold Medal Squared Camps are run by former and current Olympic team and national championship coaches. It is a great opportunity for Battle Mountain girls to learn, refine, and develop their volleyball skills. Call Toby Melver at 304-5925 for information.

Notary Training Session

There will be a Notary Training Session on Sept. 4 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the High Desert Inn, 3015 E. Idaho Street in Elko. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. Class is limited to 100; registration fee is $45. Online registration can be done at

Agency D3 VBS

Fellow Baptist Mission (1020 Chukar Lane) will be holding their Vacation Bible School program Aug. 4 - 8. Grab your ID and head over to Agency D3 and join us as we investigate the truth about Jesus! Children ages 4 - sixth grade are admitted free from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. During the week of July 28 - Aug. 1, adults and teenagers can experience Agency D3 with Bible studies and activities from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. every night, with each session beginning with dinner. Both weeks are free and open to everyone. Call Michele at 635-3470 for more information.

Private well owner training

Homeowner private well education, free informational training online and through webinars. Call UNCE at 635-5565 for information.

Summer school

Students in kindergarten through third grade will attend summer school at Mary S. Black and fourth through sixth graders will attend at Eleanor Lemaire. Summer school will run through Aug. 14, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Summer school is open to all students.

Sober Seniors

Sober Seniors class of 2015 will be holding year 'round chorizo sales, $35/5 pounds, available at Conoco Pit Stop and Haney's Furniture. Call 964-8607 or email for more information.

Christ Lutheran Preschool registration

Christ Lutheran Preschool, located at 55 Bastian Road (across from the BLM), is now taking registration for the 2014-2015 school year. Registration packets are available in the church office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For registration information, call Gail at 635-2290.