Silvis Schools set registration

Posted Online: July 09, 2009, 2:54 pm
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Press release submitted by Silvis School District #34


Students who will attend Silvis George O. Barr Grade School or Silvis Junior High School in the fall must register at the schools, 1305 Fifth Avenue, Silvis at the times listed below. More information may be found on our website.

New Students Only In Offices: Thurs, Aug 6th– 7:00-11:00am & 1:00-3:00pm

Returning Students Only In Jr. High Gym: Wed, Aug 5th– 8:00am-12:00pm & 3:00pm-7:00pm

People registering late may do so on Thursday, August 13th from 9:00 A.M. till 12:00 P.M. No registrations will be done August 14, 17 and 18. All parents are required to show proof of Silvis residency, such as recent tax statement or a utility bill with their Silvis address listed.

Students entering school for the first time, those entering kindergarten or sixth grade and those new to the State of Illinois must have a current physical and must be immunized against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitus B. Students entering into Kindergarten will be required to have the varicella immunization for chicken pox. If your child has already had chickenpox, a note from your family physician verifying this is required. DENTAL EXAMINATIONS ARE REQUIRED OF STUDENTS ENTERING INTO KINDERGARTEN, 2ND AND 6TH GRADES.

NO KINDERGARTEN STUDENT OR 6th GRADE STUDENT WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER SCHOOL WITHOUT A PHYSICAL OR UP-TO-DATE SHOTS. Children entering under the age of 6 must also provide evidence of lead screening. Children entering a public school preschool (Hand in Hand or Early Childhood) must produce evidence of having a Hib vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination series started. Those entering Silvis Schools at any grade level for the first time must present a certified birth certificate.

Registration fees for both schools are as follows:

Kindergarten, $25.00; grades one through eighth and Special Education, $30.00. Other mandatory fees are the Student Messenger: $3.00 per student or $6.00 for family of 2 or more enrolled students. All students 1st thru 8th grades also have a student planner fee of $5.00. Fees will be collected at the time of registration. Parents may pick up a fee waiver form during registration. However, the fee waiver form does not cover the manadatory student messenger or planner fees.

Classes at both schools will meet for one half day on Wednesday, August 19. The first full day of classes will be Thursday, August 20.


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