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Melrose provides kindergarten registration information for 2013-2014

Posted by Christina Jedra  January 8, 2013 03:25 PM

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The following was submitted by Melrose public schools:

Melrose Public Schools invites families of students entering
Kindergarten to participate in the following events:

Thursday, January 24, 2013 – Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Auditorium – 7:00 p.m.
Meet and greet with school department personnel and building principals to learn
 about our schools and the online pre-registration process.

Monday, January 28, 2013 – Hoover and Winthrop Schools - 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 – Lincoln and Roosevelt Schools – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – Horace Mann School – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tours will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. from the all-purpose room.

On-line pre-registration will open at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 1st and close at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17th.  Why pre-register?  Pre-registering will expedite your visit during the registration process.  Please see requirements listed below.

Wednesday, February 27th, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. - Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (café)
350 Lynn Fells Pkwy.
Thursday, February 28th, 8:30 – 12:00 p.m.  - Parent Information Center (Central Admin.)
360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.
Friday, March 1st, 8:30 – 3:00 p.m. - Parent Information Center (Central Admin.)
360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Parents who require translation services are requested to attend the February 28th registration.

Requirements for Kindergarten:  Must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2013.  Parents must attend a registration session to provide original copies of proof of residency (per the Melrose Public Schools Procedures for Determining Residency in Melrose, which is a part of the registration packet) birth certificate (must be original copy with raised seal); and a copy of most current physical exam and immunizations.

NOTE:  Registrations received after March 1, 2013 will result in assignments being made on a space available basis.

Registration information will be available beginning Friday, January 25, 2013 at the following locations:
• Our website – click on family, then student registration.
• Our Elementary Schools
• The Parent Information Center located at Central Administration
• The Early Childhood Center at the Franklin School
• The Melrose Public Library

 Please call 781-662-2000 and press 1 for additional information.

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