Old Forge announces kindergarten registration


First Posted: 3/5/2013

Nicole VanLuvender, elementary principal of the Old Forge School District announces Kkndergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year.

Registration will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday March 20 in the elementary school lobby.

To be eligible for kindergarten, children must reach the age of 5 by Sept. 30, 2013.

The following items must be brought to registration.

* Child’s original birth certificate

* Three proofs of residency: Accepted proofs of residency include homeowner’s deed, signed/dated lease agreement, current utility bill, property tax bills or mortgage statement

* Immunization records signed by a physician – showing that the child has received four doses of tetanus (one dose on or after the fourth birthday, four doses of diphtheria (one dose on or after the fourth birthday), three doses of polio, two doses of measles, two doses of measles, two doses of mumps, one dose of rubella (German Measles), three doses of hepatitis B, two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease.

Registration packets are available for download on the Old Forge School District website at www.ofsd.cc

All students will receive a vision screening on registration day and information will be provided by the United Way Success by Six Initiative. Kindergarten readiness screenings will be scheduled during the summer. Information will be mailed home to all registered students.

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