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Your 2021 Back-To-School Guide for Macaroni Kid Clintonville Area

Kids are heading back to school soon! Here's everything you need to know.

By Marie Vandenberg, Publisher/Editor Macaroni Kid Clintonville, WI August 14, 2021

Hard to believe, but the first day of school for kids is coming up FAST! Looking for school calendars in Clintonville, Shawano, Marion, Antigo, or any of the surrounding schools? Fun back-to-school events in Clintonville, Shawano, Marion, Antigo or the surrounding areas? Where to get your kid's back-to-school haircut or go back-to-school shopping locally? We have it all, plus advice and tips for dealing with that first-day anxiety, printables to make those first-day pics special, and even ideas on what to pack for lunch! Check it all out here!



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School calendars for 

Unified School District of Antigo
First day for Unified School District of Antigo: Grades 4K-9: August 30 Grades 10-12: August 31
School Supply Lists: Elementary, Middle
Open House: August 25 3:30-6pm

Clintonville School District
First day for Clintonville School District: 4K, 5, 9 August 16, All Other Grades: August 17
School Supply Lists: Elementary, Middle, High

Shawano Schools
First day for Shawano School District: September 1
School Supply Lists: Hillcrest ElementaryOlga Brenner Elementary, LEADS Charter School, Shawano Community Middle
Open House 8/25 Time TBD

Marion School District
First day for Marion School District: September 1
School Supply Lists: Marion Elementary, Marion High
Open House/Scavenger Hunt: August 24 4:30pm-6:30pm (Elementary School)

Tigerton School District
First day for Tigerton School District: September 1
School Supply List
Open House: August 26 (3:30-5:30pm)

Gillett School District
First day for Gillett School District: September 1
School Supply Lists: Elementary, Secondary
Elementary Meet-The-Teacher Night: August 30 4p-6p

Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District
First Day of School for Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District: September 1
School Supply Lists: Wittenberg 4K, Wittenberg Elementary, Wittenberg Middle, Birnamwood,  High
Open House:  August 30 3:30pm-6pm

Bowler School District
First Day of School for Bowler School District: September 1
School Supply Lists
Open House:  August 31

Bonduel School District
First Day of School for Bonduel School District: September 1
School Supply Lists
: Elementary, Middle (Jr High), High School students will get their lists on the first day of school (notebooks, folders, pens, pencils, eraser, and ruler will be good basics to start with)
Open House: August 25 4p-7p (all buildings)

Gresham School District
First Day of School for Gresham School District: September 1
School Supply Lists

Menominee Indian School District
First day for Menominee Indian School District: September 1
School Supply Lists:
Open House: 

Suring School District
First Day of School for Suring School District: September 1
School Supply Lists
: Elementary, Middle and High School
Open House: August 30



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Back to school events in the Clintonville, Shawano, Marion, Gillett and surrounding areas?

August 28 - Shawano - Back to School Celebration 12p-4p


Know of a community back-to-school event that we're missing? Add it to our Macaroni Kid Clintonville WI calendar now!



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Back to school haircuts in the Clintonville area

Looking for a great spot for a back-to-school haircut? Here are a few stylists in the area offering back-to-school haircut specials!

Modern Hair Design
Clintonville WI 54929
$10 for grades pre-k through 12th grade Expires 8/21


Know of a back-to-school haircut event or stylist special in the area? Email mariev@macaronikid.com with the details and we'll get it added!



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Back to school shopping in our area

There are a few options to help with back-to-school shopping.  For a limited time, Ibotta is offering very nice cash back offers.  Find the complete details here. There are the big box stores, of course, but you can also support locally-owned businesses when doing your back-to-school shopping! Here are some of our favorite places for shopping for school supplies and clothes in the area that are locally owned:


B&H Footwear
52 S Main St Clintonville


Have a favorite locally owned spot for back-to-school shopping you don't see listed here? Email mariev@macaronikid.com and we'll get it added!


More tips to make this school year a great one:

FREE printables to make those first day of school pictures extra special!


5 Teacher-Approved Tips to Make Back-to-School Time Great

Foods that Make the Grade: Bento Box School Lunch Ideas

Why You Should Go To Open House (And What To Do if You Can't Make It)

There are more back-to-school hints, tips, printables on our website and Pinterest


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The Macaroni Kid Clintonville WI area covers a large portion of central Wisconsin. We work hard to support local businesses and families.   We help you find your local family fun for the following communities: Adam's Beach, Almon, Aniwa, Antigo, Bear Creek, Belle Plaine, Big Falls, Birnamwood, Bonduel, Bowler, Breed, Buckbee, Caroline, Cecil, Clintonville, Eland, Elderon, Elmhurst, Elton, Embarrass, Galloway, Gillett, Gresham, Hayes, Hintz, Hogarty, Hunting, Keshena, Legend Lake, Leopolis, Lunds, Marion, Markton, Mattoon, Middle Village, Mosling, Mountain, Navarino, Neopit, Nichols, Norske, Norrie, Northland, Pella, Phlox, Polar, Pulcifer, Red River, Shawano, Shepley, Split Rock, Suring, Thornton, Tigerton, Tilleda, Underhill, Whitcomb, White Lake, Wittenberg, and Zoar.