Make-up kindergarten registration set

AVELLA, Pa. – The Avella Area Schools make-up kindergarten registration will be held May 22.

A child must be 5 years old by Aug. 31 to enter kindergarten.

Parents or guardians must bring a birth certificate issued by the Bureau of Vital Statistics; an immunization record showing the child is up-to-date with DTP, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and chicken pox vaccinations; completed health history form; proof of residency, either a tax bill, rent receipt or current utility bill; general information form and language survey; and a court order if there are specific restrictions involving a child’s custody or guardianship. Forms can be picked up at the elementary school office prior to registration.

Those new to the district are asked to register with their township.

Each child will be assessed for developmental screening, reading placement screening, speech and vision and meet with a kindergarten teacher. The registration will take approximately one-and-half to two hours.

Registration is by appointment only. Call (724) 356-2294 to schedule an appointment.