By Harold Gwin
Area schools are accepting registrations for enrollment for the start of classes this fall.
The Candy Cane Workshop Preschool, 585 Sanderson Ave., Campbell, will accept registration for children between the ages of 21‚Ñ2 and 5 during an open house from 9 a.m. to noon March 20. Structured pre-kindergarten classes are offered in the morning and day care in the afternoon. A before- and after-school care program is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. For more information, call Janet Petro, school administrator, at (330) 766-7041.
Applications for open enrollment will be accepted Monday through March 26. They must be picked up in the superintendent’s office, 704 E. Prospect St., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Open enrollments will be accepted only for grades four through 11.
Registration for kindergarten and new students in first through sixth grade will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Jackson-Milton Elementary School, 14110 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 and parents should bring their child’s official birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and any custody papers, if applicable. Parents should also bring two proofs of residency. One may be a deed, mortgage documents, building permit, rental agreement or parent residency affidavit and the other may be two current utility bills, two current charge statements, a current driver’s license or a tax statement.
Applications for open enrollment will be accepted from 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. beginning Monday and running through April 2. Applications may be picked up only by a parent or guardian at the superintendent’s office, 300 Hillman Drive, Cortland. No applications are being accepted for kindergarten or third grade.
Registration packets for children through third grade can be picked up at E.J. Blott Elementary School, 4003 Shady Road. Completed packets can be returned by mail or in person by May 7. Kindergarten screenings will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10-14. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 to enroll in kindergarten. LEARN Academy is a separate community school sponsored by the Liberty Local School District. Parents can call (330) 259-3929 with any questions or to schedule a tour.
Kindergarten screening will be conducted beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 11 at the school, 38 E. Water St. Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 30 to enroll. Screenings are by appointment only, and the child must be registered prior to screening. The school accepts the Ohio EdChoice Scholarship (voucher) for incoming kindergarten students, and busing is available from Youngstown, Liberty, Brookfield and Hubbard. To register or set up a tour of the school, call (330) 534-2509. You may also visit www.stpatshub.com.