Pittston Area School District News: Final kindergarten registration is Aug. 12

Kindergarten registration Aug. 12

Michael Garzella, superintendent of the Pittston Area School District, has announced that final registration of students who plan on attending kindergarten in the Pittston Area School District for the 2015-16 school year will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the Pittston Area Primary Center, Hughestown. All students must be 5 years old by August 31, 2015.

During registration, all children must have to have proof of immunizations required by the PA Department of Health. Children will also receive a Reading Readiness Assessment, which is an assessment of pre-reading skills, consisting of two parts: identifying letters of the alphabet and phonemic awareness assessment.

Parents can save up to 30 minutes on registration day by pre-registering and downloading a registration packet that can be obtained from the school’s website at www.pittstonarea.com or by picking up a packet at any district building. For more information call 570-655-3785, ext. 4.

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