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Deadline for Greencastle-Antrim kindergarten registration appointment approaches

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Greencastle-Antrim School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year April 11 to 15 at the Greencastle-Antrim Primary School, 504 E. Leitersburg St.

Parents are requested to call 597-3226 Ext. 40500 between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for a registration appointment.

Appointments should be made before March 31.

On registration day parents must bring their children, along with the child's birth certificate, immunization (shot) records and two proofs of residency.

State law requires all children entering school be immunized against the following:

Diphtheria and Tetanus — Four or more properly spaced doses with one dose given at 4 years of age or older.

Polio — Three or more properly spaced doses.

MMR — Two doses. First dose given at 1 year of age or older.

Hepatitis B — Three properly spaced doses.

Varicella (Chicken Pox) — Two doses at 1 year of age or older, or had the disease.

To enter kindergarten in the Greencastle-Antrim School District a child must be 5 years of age before Sept. 1, 2016.