Schools are beginning to register children for kindergarten for the 2007-08 school year. In most cases, children must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 and have proof of proper immunizations, their birth certificate, a Social Security number and proof of residency at the time of registration. Proof of legal custody also may be required. Any additional requirements are listed with each school.
Boardman: Registration day for 2007-08 kindergarten and all new students in the district will be from 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Jan. 30 in each of the four elementary school offices. Parents need not bring their children to registration. The custodial parent or guardian must be a resident of the Boardman school district and kindergarten children must be age 5 by Aug. 1. Two proofs of residency will be required and a registration form must be completed. There will be a 25 fee. The schools are: Market Street School, 5555 Market St.; Robinwood Lane School, 835 Indianola Road; Stadium Drive School, 111 Stadium Drive; and West Boulevard School, 6125 West Blvd.
The Boardman schools' special education department is planning for the assessment and evaluation of preschoolers with disabilities. Parents of children who have disabilities should send a referral letter to the special education office at 7410 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio 44512, giving the child's name, their name, address, telephone number, child's date of birth and known or suspected disabilities.
Mohawk: Mohawk Elementary School, 351 Mohawk School Road, is holding a kindergarten screening Feb. 14 and 15 for children who will be 5 years old before Sept. 1. Parents or guardians must present the child's birth certificate, Social Security card and immunization record at that time. To schedule a screening appointment on those two days, call the school at (724) 667-7749.
St. Joseph the Provider: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Jan. 29 at the school at 633 Porter Ave., Campbell. There is a 25 nonrefundable fee. The school requests a Baptismal certificate be provided if the child is Catholic. For more information, call (330) 755-4747.
Howland: Registration will be Jan. 29 through Feb. 2, with parents going to either the Howland Glen or Howland Springs school, whichever their child will be attending, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. that week to register. Proof of residency requires a copy of a mortgage loan or property deed or a rental agreement or rental receipt plus a copy of a recent utility bill, recent homeowner's insurance payment receipt or payroll check stub or form with home address.