Kindergarten Roundup

  • What to expect at Kindergarten Roundup

    Why Have Kindergarten Round-Up? Why Two Parts?

    We want you and your child to feel comfortable with attending Kindergarten at Paddock Elementary School. Meeting the Kindergarten staff and visiting the school will form positive attitudes prior to the start of school.

    Teacher, boy, and girl PART I –Parent Meeting - of Kindergarten Round-Up will be on May 3, 2018 at 6:00PM. This informational meeting will give parents an opportunity to learn about a typical day of kindergarten, a brief introduction to the curriculum and submit/complete registration paperwork.  During this meeting, parents will also sign up for an appointment time to bring your child to Paddock in August.

    PART II of Kindergarten Round-Up will be in early August, depending on your scheduled appointment time, for incoming kindergarten students and their parent(s).  

    On this day, your child will tour the school, participate in hearing /vision screening and complete a few assessments with a kindergarten teacher. 

    At Paddock we view each child as an individual and recognize that students enter kindergarten with various experiences and at different stages of development.  Meeting each student this summer, prior to the start of the school year, will help us better understand your child and form well-balanced kindergarten classes. 

    Planning Ahead

    • Please plan to not bring your child to the PART I Parent Informational meeting on May 3rd .
    • If possible, we suggest that siblings NOT attend PART II of the Round-Up activities with your kindergarten child. Plan to make it a special day for your new Kindergartener.
    • Remember, your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2015 in order to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten. Information regarding a parental waiver is available by calling the Paddock main office at 439-5100.

     What Forms and Documents Do you Need?

    Please complete the following forms and bring them with you to the information parent meeting on May 5th at 6:00PM.

    Website to download forms:

    www.milanareaschools.org/Paddock

    Registration and Home Language Survey

    Health Appraisal form -OR- a signed and dated Immunization card

    Official Birth Certificate

    Kindergarten Parent Questionnaire

    All documents are required BEFORE your child can start school.

    We will copy the above documents here at school; we must see original/official copies

     

    We look forward to your child starting school at Paddock!

    Please call us with any questions at (734) 439-5100.

General Information

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    If you have any questions about Kindergarten, please contact Yvette Smith at (734) 439-5100 or smithy@milanareaschools.org.
     
    Your child must be 5 years old by September 1st to enroll them in Kindergarten.