Southwood to hold open house tailgate

Southwood Elementary School, 4200 Fir St., will hold its 2013-14 open house tailgate at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the school’s cafeteria.

Students and parents will receive information related to recent Benchmark test results, changes in the district’s uniform requirements,the “The Leader in Me” program, school rules, classroom procedures and Smart Core. Hot dogs, chips and cold drinks will be served. Details: Principal Alfred Carroll Sr. or parent facilitator Vivian Washington at 543-4390.