Manila kindergarten registration set for March 15

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Manila elementary will hold kindergarten registration for the 2012/2013 school year from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the elementary principal's office. Any child who reaches his/her fifth birthday on or before Aug. 1, 2012, may register.

Parents will need to bring: date of birth documentation (birth certificate, registrar statement, baptismal certificate, passport, affidavit or military ID); child's social security card; immunization record showing: DTP/TD/DT -- four doses with one dose being after the child's fourth birthday; polio -- three doses with one dose being after the child's fourth birthday-except when a child has four or more, then no dose on/after fourth birthday is required; measles (MMR) two doses; hepatitis B -- three doses; varicella (chicken pox) two doses (with first dose on/after first birthday and the second dose at least 28 days after dose; a physical examination.

Children must have the mentioned items in order to begin school in the fall. However, parents are urged to register on this date even if they do not have all the items at this time. It is not necessary for the child to be present at the registration.

For more information, call the school office at 561-3145.

Applications for the pre-K program may be picked up beginning Mach 27.

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