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Kindergarten registration dates set

March 06, 2009

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Waynesboro Area and Chambersburg Area school districts are scheduling appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2009-10 school year.

Eligible children will be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2009.

Chambersburg

Call the nearest elementary school or elementary services at 717-261-3417 to schedule an appointment.

Registrations are scheduled from Monday, March 23, through Friday, March 27. All registrations will take place at the Chambersburg Area School District Administration Building, 435 Stanley Ave., between 8:15 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.

Principals, teachers, counselors, translators, and school nurses will be on hand to guide each family. Each child should also be present at registration to meet school personnel and receive special materials including letters, a book, pencils, and bookmarks to help in preparation for the first day of school.

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Many local agencies will also be present to provide information to families.

Parents are asked to provide the following information for each child entering school:

o Birth certificate

o Social Security number

o Immunization record (hepatitis B, diphtheria/tetanus, oral polio, varicella/chicken pox, measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines are required for school attendance)

o Proof of residency.

If you have further questions, visit the www.chambersburg.k12.pa.us/kindergarten or call elementary services at 717-261-3417.

Waynesboro

Parents and guardians of children who will enter kindergarten in September 2009 will be expected to attend a formal registration day with their child in March (dates below).

At that time, parents will be asked to present a birth certificate or similar official document.

Also required at that time, or sometime prior to the first day of school, will be an immunization record stating each child has been immunized against the following diseases: DPT (4 doses; with 4th dose given after age 4), Polio (3 doses), MMR (2 doses), and Hepatitis B (3 doses), Chicken Pox vaccine (2 doses or have had the disease).

A vision screening test is tentatively scheduled for the formal registration day.

Registration dates are:

o 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Mowrey Elementary School.

o 9 a.m. to noon and 1:15 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Fairview Elementary School.

o 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at Summitview Elementary School

o 9:15 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Hooverville Elementary School

Call 717-762-1191 for more information.

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