On Friday, Oct. 28, Superintendent Steve Webb will host the first patron tour of the 2016–2017 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic teaching and learning opportunities at Martin Luther King Jr. and Lake Shore elementary schools.

Visitors will tour a Family-Community Resource Center, preschool class taught by 2017 Regional Teacher of the Year Kendra Yamamoto, special education classroom and college-readiness and math-intervention programs.

The free tour will begin and end at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Rd. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. After visiting King and Lake Shore, guests have the option of enjoying a student musical performance and a delicious lunch prepared by culinary arts students. Lunch is available for $4 per person.

Everyone is welcome, but space is limited. To sign up, call Sue Knable at 360-313-4720, email susan.knable@vansd.org or register online.