Due to heat index, Ruppenthal Middle School football practices Monday and Tuesday will be from 4:30 to 7 PM.

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Back-to-School Bash Events Planned

Russell Champion MascottUSD 407 will host two Back-to-School Bash events to kick off the school year.

The events are for parents, students, staff and the community.

On Thursday, August 29 from 6 to 7:30 PM at Shaffer Field, the Bash will feature and introduce Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School students, teachers, teams and coaches. There will also be some games and fun planned.

On Tuesday, September 3 from 5:30 to 7 PM at Shaffer Field, the Bash will feature activities and games for Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary School students and families.

Hot dogs and watermelon will be served both nights.

The first day of school in USD 407 is August 28. Fall sports practices start August 19.

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