New Castle News

February 5, 2013

In the schools: Kindergarten registrations on tap

By Staff
New Castle News



Registration for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students living in the Union school district has been set.

Pre-kindergarten students will register March 21 at the elementary school. Registration and screening for students going to kindergarten but not already enrolled in pre-kindergarten will be March 22.

To enter kindergarten, a child must be 5 before Oct. 1. Preschool children must be 4 before Oct. 1.

Parents must take proof of residency, the child’s completed immunization record and state birth certificate on registration day.

Those wishing to register a child should call the elementary school at (724) 652-6683 to schedule an appointment.

Packets containing an appointment date and time, along with registration and health history forms, will be mailed out. They are to be completed and returned the day of the appointment.


The Laurel School District will have kindergarten registration March 25 and March 26.

In order to enter kindergarten in the fall, a child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.

Children not enrolled in kindergarten at Laurel, but who plan to enter first grade, also will be registered on those dates. To enter first grade, a child must be 6 years old prior to Sept. 1.

More information is available by contacting Sharon Marshall at Laurel Elementary School (724) 658-2673, extension 2938.