Area special-education students preparing to enter high school are invited to attend the Sherman Independent School District’s 18th Annual Special Olympics dance on Friday.

The prom-style dance will be held in the Sherman High School gym at 11:30 a.m. and is open to ninth-grade transition students of the following independent school districts: Sherman, Denison, Howe, Van Alstyne, Pottsboro, Whitesboro, Anna, Melissa, Prosper, Princeton, McKinney, Lovejoy, Wolfe City, Bland, Farmersville and the Grayson County Transition-FLIGHT program.

The event will include games, activities, music, dancing, photos and face painting.

Sherman High School is located at 2201 East Lamar Street in Sherman. For additional information, call the Sherman Independent School District at 903-891-6400.