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Midlothian School District 143 Registration

Dear Parents,

The following information is for the 2017-18 school year.

First Days:

  • Grades K-8 - Wednesday, August 23, 8:20 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Spaulding 8:25 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.)
  • Early Childhood/Prekindergarten AM - Monday, August 28, 8:20 - 11:00 a.m. (8:25 - 11:05 a.m.)
  • Early Childhood/Prekindergarten PM - Monday, , August 28, 12:05 - 2:45 p.m. (12:10 - 2:50 p.m.)
  • Kindergarten Meet & Greet - Thursday, August 17, Noon - 1 p.m..

 

Hours for Central Park, Kolmar and Springfield Schools:

K-8    8:20 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
AM PreK/EC   8:20 - 11:00 a.m.
PM PreK/EC   12:05 - 2:45 p.m.

Hours for Spaulding School:

K-3    8:25 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
AM PreK   8:25 - 11:05 a.m.
PM PreK   12:10 - 2:50 p.m.

Registration:

August 10 and 11 at the school your child will attend.
Thursday, August 10 from 1p.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residency:

Needed: Three (3) original proofs of verification of your residence at the address stated on the student enrollment form. (See Residency Requirements form.)

Student Information Form for all students. Please correct, add, and complete the form for each child and return on Registration Day. Extra forms will be available during registration.

Fees:

  1. Waiver and Lunch Applications: If fees are to be waived or lunch provided, proof of income, State lunch certificate, or qualifying SNAP or TANF number is needed.
  2. Prekindergarten: No Fee
    Early Childhood: $50 per student
    Grades K-8: $75 per student with a maximum of $150 per family.
    Fee includes supplying Weekly Readers, workbooks, etc.
  3. Activity Fee: $5 per child - PreK-6 activity fee will be used for two (2) parties during the school year, and thegrades 7 and 8 fee will be used for junior high activities. These must be paid for separately and in cash.
  4. Locker Fee: $5 fee for one combination lock at Springfield; $5 fee for one combination lock at Central Park and Kolmar (PE locker). Combination locks are rented through the school. All 7th and 8th graders at Central Park and Kolmar Schools and 6th graders at Springfield School MUST use school locks. Locks will be issued individually to the students. This fee is refundable in full at the end of each school year or upon transfer from the school when the student returns the lock, in good repair, recorded as issued to him/her.
  5. Milk Fee for the year, if desired: $30 per student for low fat 1% white milk or fat free chocolate milk.
  6. Lunch - Purchased Lunches will be $2.50 per day, including milk. Information regarding eligibility for free lunches will be available at the schools during registration.
  7. School Accident Insurance: The District provides school-time coverage for students, but parents are encouraged to consider purchasing 24-hour coverage accident insurance at a nominal cost. If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please click this link for instructions on how to enroll online.

Parent-Student Calendar Handbook:

Please read the handbook, available at registration, and keep it in a safe place for reference throughout the year.

Supply Lists:

Central Park School - Forms

Kolmar School - Forms

Spaulding School - Forms

Springfield School - Forms

Specific Grade Level Information:

  1. Prekindergarten Students: If your child is accepted in the Prekindergarten Program, you will be notified.
  2. Kindergarten: A child must be five years old on or before September 1, of the current school year, to be eligible for enrollment in kindergarten. Medical, vision and dental forms, registration folder, and an official birth certificate must be submitted at registration.
  3. Sixth-grade Students: Updated medical/dental examination form* must be submitted at registration.
  4. New to District: Transfer students must present a transfer issued by the sending school. Medical/Vision/Dental * and an official birth certificate must be submitted at registration.
  5. Kindergarten, second, and sixth grade students: By May 15 of the current school year, proof of a dental examination by a licensed dentist is required.

Proof of Immunization:

Only for those parents who have received notices concerning proof of immunizations. Such proof must be received in order for your child to start school on August 26. This is required by law.

Medication:

If your child is taking medication which must be administered at school, please complete the appropriate form/s* and return it to your principal.

* NOTE: Forms can also be downloaded from the District Forms Page

Other Forms:

  1. Sign-up Sheets for Volunteers: This is optional, of course, but we do hope many of you will be able to give us some time to assist with our many activities.
  2. Home Language Survey Form: We are asking parents new to the District to please complete and submit this form* at the time of registration.
  3. Bus Schedules will be available for Kolmar students only. (Kolmar 7th- and 8th-grade students who live south of 147th Street and north of the Midlothian Turnpike and live less than 1-1/2 miles from school, may purchase a bus pass, if seats are available, at $50 per semester.)
  4. Demographic Survey: The state requires each school to identify its school community in a variety of ways. The Demographic Survey will allow that requirement to be met. Only ONE (1) form per family per school is needed.
  5. Dangerous Weapons Policy Rules: This form* must be completed and on file for each child in the District. We ask that you read it carefully, discuss with your child(ren), sign, and return during registration (additional forms will be available during registration).
  6. Gym uniforms for grades 7-8: Parents will purchase a gym uniform (blue shorts and gray shirt) at a cost of $15.00 per student.

* NOTE: Forms can also be downloaded from the District Forms Page

I welcome your return to School District #143 and the opportunity to work with you to promote the growth and future of our children. By working together, we can ensure this will be a successful year for all of our children!

Sincerely,
Michael A. Hollingsworth
Superintendent of Schools

Kindergarten Meet & Greet

Parents are invited to attend an orientation with their kindergartners onThursday, August 18th from Noon-1 p.m. Students will be dismissed with their parents at the conclusion of the Meet & Greet session. Parents: Please make babysitting arrangements for younger children on this day. Meet & Greet is strictly for new kindergartners and their parents!

Thank you.

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