UNION COUNTY — Spring will be here before you know and after that summer and the end of the current school year and that means parents with kindergarten age children should starting getting ready to register their children for the 2017-2018 school year.
In a statement released Tuesday, the Union County School District Office of Instruction and Accountability announced the dates for registration for 4K and 5K and related information. The press release states that:
• To register for 4 year old kindergarten (4K), children will need to be 4 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2017.
• To register for 5 year old kindergarten (5K), children will need to be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2017.
Registration will take place on the following dates at the following locations:
• Tuesday, April 18 — Foster Park Elementary School, Lockhart Elementary/Middle School (5K only), and Jonesville Elementary/Middle School
• Wednesday, April 19 — Buffalo Elementary School and Monarch Elementary School.
(Lockhart 4K may register at any location.)
Registration will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m.. and from 1:30-6 p.m. at each school.
The press release asks that parents “please bring your child to registration for screening.” It states that the screening process will take about 15 minutes.
In order to register their children, parents must bring the following documentation to registration:
1. Your child’s official Certificate of Immunization (White Card).
2. Your child’s Social Security Card.
3. Your child’s Birth Certificate with State Seal.
4. Proof of residence (tax receipt, power bill, etc.).
The press release states that “immunizations are given by appointment only at the Union County Health Department. You may call 864-424-8004 to schedule an appointment.”
It states that “copies of birth certificates may be obtained from the Spartanburg County Health Department in the Office of Vital Records for $12, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.”
This story courtesy of the Union County School District Office of Instruction and Accountability.