2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

Medway Public Schools announces registration for Medway children who are eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2017.

Registration will be held in the Library of the McGovern Elementary School on Lovering Street on Tuesday, February 28, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, March 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Kindergarten registration packets are available for parents to pick up from February 1st in the McGovern Elementary School Office, 9 Lovering Street, Medway. These packets should be completed and returned at the time of registration.

To be eligible to enter kindergarten, a child must reach the age of five years on or before August 31, 2017. It is not necessary for the child to accompany the parent/guardian to the registration. A kindergarten screening will take place later in the spring, and will be scheduled at registration.

All of the following documentation must be presented at the time of registration or the parent/guardian may not register the child:  (1)  Proof of residence;  (2 ) Birth certificate;  (3)  A copy of the child’s most recent physical which must include the child’s name, date of the exam, date of birth, height, weight, blood pressure, limitations, and restrictions;  (4)  An official immunization record, which must include the day, month and year of immunization (parent's notations are not acceptable), and verification of lead poisoning screening from the child's physician or health care provider.  (Immunizations required by state law are:  5 doses of DTP/DTaP, 4 doses of Polio, 2 doses of MMR, 3 doses of Hepatitis B, 2 doses of Varicella or physician verified history of chicken pox); (5)  Evidence that the child has passed a vision screening, including stereopsis, within the previous twelve months from child’s physician or health care provider.

Parents/guardians will receive additional information and the teacher assignment for the child during the summer.

Armand Pires, Ph.D.

Superintendent

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