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Fort Zumwalt Kindergarten Registration Scheduled For March 7

Registration will take place at local elementary schools from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Information provided by the Fort Zumwalt School District. 

Registration for incoming kindergarten students in the Fort Zumwalt School District for the 2013 -2014 school year is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., March 7, 2013.

Registration will take place at Dardenne, Emge, J. L. Mudd, Mount Hope, St. Peters, Progress South, Hawthorn, Twin Chimneys, Ostmann, Rock Creek, Mid Rivers, Pheasant Point and Westhoff Elementary Schools.

To be eligible for Kindergarten, a child must have reached the age of five before Aug. 1.

Children who have not attended kindergarten in the Fort Zumwalt School District and have reached the age of six years before Aug. 1, may register for the first grade on the same date and at the same locations.

A valid birth certificate, proof of residency, and immunization records must be presented at the time of registration.

For proof of residency, one of these documents must be submitted: unpaid electric or gas bill, both lease/rental agreement and paid deposit receipt, closing documentation from recent house purchase.

At this time, the child’s parent or guardian will receive a packet of information including a physical examination form, which should be returned on or before the first school day.

Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine are required for all students entering Kindergarten. The Hepatitis B vaccination series requires a six month time span and must be completed, or in progress, before the first day of classes. Students must have completed all immunizations and have, at a minimum, begun the Hepatitis B series in order to be permitted to attend the first school day. Immunizations may be scheduled through the St. Charles County Health Department, 1650 Boonslick, St. Charles, 636-949-1857.

Kindergarten screening appointments are completed separately from registration. The Fort Zumwalt School District now offers monthly kindergarten screening times. To schedule a Kindergarten screening, please contact the Special Services Building at (636) 281-9815 or (636) 379-0930.

Parents unable to have their child registered March 7, 2013, should complete the registration process at their child’s school no later than June 1.

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