Bexley City Schools are beginning to schedule activities related to the start of the 2013-14 school year on Aug. 14.

Bexley City Schools are beginning to schedule activities related to the start of the 2013-14 school year on Aug. 14.

Bexley High School will host two days of freshman orientation in the school's Schottenstein Theatre, 326 S. Cassingham Road. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 5, and Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Students should arrive at the Cassingham Complex main entrance by 7:45 a.m. Meetings will be held in the Schottenstein Theater at the high school. Students must RSVP for the orientation to Sarah Lynch at Sarah.Lynch@Bexleyschools.org or return the form included with the mailing. Please note that freshmen are also to report for vision and hearing screenings in the high school library following the meeting on either date.

Schedule pick-up involves students with last names beginning A-L from 12:30 to 3;30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, picking up their information in the cafeteria. Student with last names M-Z pick up from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, also in the cafeteria. A mailing will go out before the end of July, including a letter and forms for parents to complete. To receive his or her class schedule, a student must turn in the completed Emergency Medical Form and the updated Student Verification form.

Students who cannot come in Aug. 7 or 8 have one additional opportunity to get their scheduled before school begins, from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 12. For more information, contact Harley Williams, Bexley's principal of secondary schools, at Harley.Williams@BexleySchools.org.

Maryland Elementary School will host its annual Back-to-School Ice Cream Social starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8. A new family orientation will take place immediately following at 7 p.m.

Bexley Middle School will hold a schedule pick-up for students from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9.