We have a busy week ahead with Talent Show rehearsals, completion of grades 3 & 5 COGAT testing, K Screening, Spring Book Fair, Fourth Grade Lansing Trip and MORE!
The Book Fair will be held in the Sensory Motor Room, located on the Early Childhood Wing.
The PK/K Screening will be held in the Media Center.
Here’s to a great week ahead!
The Round Up Meeting for our newest group of pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students takes place March 8. This is an opportunity for parents to find out about the district PK and K programs and enroll their child for the 2011-12 school year.
Georgetown will hold it’s meeting at 7 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. There will be the option to attend a day time program at 10 am (held at Alward or South. The material will be the same for all schools, simply held at these locations for those that must attend during the day.
If you know a neighbor who has an upcoming PK or K child, please encourage them to attend the meeting. For those who cannot attend, the materials for registration can be found on live links below.
CURRICULUM PROGRAM INFORMATION
If your child needs to be screened to help you determine the best placement, PK or K, you will be able to sign up for a screening time at Round Up. The screenings will be held at Georgetown on March 15 and 16.
Kindergarten enrollment forms will be available at any of our Hudsonville Public School elementary buildings beginning January 25. We encourage any family with a child turning five years of age on or before December 1 of 2010 to enroll. Please fill out the forms included in the packet and return the completed information to any elementary school or at one of the Kindergarten Round-Up meetings.
- Completed enrollment form K Registration
- Copy of your child’s birth certificate (must be certified with a raised seal)
- Health appraisal form which includes dates of immunizations and vision testing (this form must be turned in no later than August 27, 2010) Health Appraisal
Kindergarten Round-Up meetings will be held for parents on Tuesday, March 9. The meeting will offer parents information in preparation of your child entering Kindergarten Overview K current or Pre-Kindergarten Overview PK current in the Fall. The locations and times of the meetings are as follows:
Alward Elementary – 10 a.m. OR 7 p.m.
Bauer Elementary – 7 p.m. only
Georgetown Elementary – 7 p.m. only
Forest Grove Elementary – 7 p.m. only
Jamestown Elementary – 10 a.m. OR 7 p.m.
Park Elementary – 7 p.m. only
South Elementary – 10 a.m. OR 7 p.m.
Due to larger turnouts for our evening Round-Up meetings the past few years, we decided to offer a day time Round-Up meeting in three locations. We encourage parents from other buildings to attend those locations if the day time meetings work best for you. The same information will be given at each location. Please drop off your completed enrollment information to your child’s school. Screening is required for children turning 5 years old between June 1 – December 1, 2010. Appointments can be scheduled when you turn in your child’s enrollment form.
It is hard to believe that we are getting ready for our newest group of pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. It is time for us to get the word out about enrolling children for the 2010-1011 school year.
If you have a child that will be in PK or K next year, please mark your calendar for March 9, 2010. There will be the option to attend a day time program at 10 am (held at Alward, South or Jamestown). The material will be the same for all schools, simply held at these locations for those that must attend during the day.
- All schools will host evening Round Ups at 7 pm.
- Georgetown’s meeting will be in the Multi-Purpose Room.
If you know a neighbor who has an upcoming PK or K child, please encourage them to complete the registration information and health appraisal form. These forms are turned into the school office.
INFORMATION ABOUT SCREENING (Held on March 16 and 17) AND CURRICULUM PROGRAMS
It is hard to believe that we are thinking ahead to our our 2009 pre-kindergarten (PK) and kindergarten (K) children! In the world of scheduling, we must begin to plan and prepare for our newest and brightest group. If you have an incoming PK and K child, please mark your calendars for these dates:
March 17, 2009: PK/K Round Up – Information about the PK/K enrollment, screening and school procedures. This will be held in the Georgetown Multi-Purpose Room at 10 am and 7 pm. Select one time to attend; the information is simply repeated both times.
Screening for PK/K will be held on March 18, 19, 20 and 24. The screening takes approximately 30 minutes. When you turn in your registration for PK/K, you will schedule the screening time. It is your option to have your child screened. If you feel that your child is ready for K, you do not need to have the screening done. If you would like more information to help you decide, schedule the screening. Results are shared at the time of the screening.
Registrations for PK/K are available in the school office beginning in January.
More details to come….