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Kindergarten signup set for April 2 at MES

Kindergarten registration is set for Thursday, April 2, at Middlesex Elementary School from 2 to 6 p.m.

The registration is for all children entering school who will have reached his/her fifth birthday by September 30, 2009. Parents are encouraged to bring their child with them to registration.

Parents are requested to bring their child’s birth certificate. Those who do not have one, may obtain one by writing the Bureau of Vital Records in the state where the child was born. Applications for a birth certificate must include the child’s name, date of birth, place of birth and the mother’s full name, including her maiden name. 

In Virginia, a check or money order in the amount of $8 must be mailed with application to: Bureau of Vital Records, Virginia Health Department, Second Floor Madison Building, 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219.

Parents also will need to bring their child’s immunization record and a current health physical examination on the required form. Health physical examination forms are available at most doctors’ offices and the Middlesex County Health Department at Cooks Corner.

All children must have their immunizations and a school entrance physical before they are permitted to begin kindergarten.

Kindergarten orientation for students entering kindergarten at Middlesex Elementary School this fall will be Friday, May 1, from 1 to 2 p.m.

The children will meet in a kindergarten classroom for 30 minutes of kindergarten experiences with a kindergarten teacher. Parents will meet in the media center for an informational question-and-answer session.

For more information, contact MES at 758-2496.

posted 03.25.2009

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