YATESVILLE — Pittston Area School District kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year will be held until March 22.
All students must be 5 years old by August 31, 2016. Parents can register in one of the following ways: Access the online registration site: www.pittstonarea.com and complete all required information by Tuesday, March 22, (preferred method). Return a completed registration packet and copies of required documentation to the Administrative Office, 5 Stout St., Yatesville, by Tuesday, March 22. Registration packets can also be picked up at the Administrative Office, if necessary.
The kindergarten screening process will take place on April 4, 5, 6 and 7. Screening hours will be from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pittston Area Primary Center, Rock Street, Hughestown. A parent or guardian must bring the student to the Primary Center during the screening.
Each child will receive hearing and vision screening. Children will receive a Reading Readiness Assessment, an assessment of pre-reading skills, consisting of two parts: identifying letters of the alphabet and phonemic awareness assessment. The following immunizations are required: 4 doses of diphtheria and tetanus vaccine (one dose administered on or after the fourth birthday); 3 doses of polio vaccine; 3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine; 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); 2 doses varicella vaccine (chicken pox) or proof of disease. Students will be screened alphabetically according to the child’s last name: A-F, April 4; G-L April 5; M-R, April 6; S-Z April 7.
For more information call the school office at 570-655-3785, Extension 4.
Information submitted by Pittston Area School District.