G-ASD kindergarten registration set in March

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Greencastle-Antrim School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year March 26, 27, 28 and 29 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. The registration includes vision, hearing and speech screening.

Appointments should be made before March 9.

On registration day parents must present 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 one 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 five years of age before Sept. 1, 2012.