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South Putnam kindergarten orientation

The annual South Putnam Community School Corporation kindergarten orientation for the 2018- 2019 school year will be held on April 4 at Fillmore Elementary and April 12 at Central Elementary.

Students and parents should attend the orientation session of the school they will be attending in the fall. A variety of information and activities are scheduled. Parents please arrive promptly at the start time of the session you plan to attend.

Please contact your respective school if you have a child that needs to be enrolled if you are unable to attend the sessions.

Wednesday, April 4 Fillmore Elementary

5-7 p.m.

Phone: 765-246-6136

Thursday, April 12 Central Elementary

4 p.m. last names A-M

6 p.m. last names N-Z

Phone: 765-653-6175

A child must be five (5) years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2018 to be eligible for kindergarten next year. To be eligible for first grade, a child must be six (6) years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2018 except for those children who attended a year of kindergarten previously in another school corporation.

During the orientation session, a preschool screening check will be administered to each child. All children must be screened before being admitted to kindergarten for the first time. Those children who are not screened during the orientation will be screened the first week of enrolling their child n kindergarten this fall. Parents MUST present the child’s official birth certificate and immunization record as required by law. (An official birth certificate may be obtained from the Board of Health in the county in which your child was born.) These records will be copied and returned to you.

Each school is taking a survey to determine the number of students who will be participating in orientation. Please notify the school if you have a child or if you know of a child that will be entering school next year.

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