Presentation on theme: "1 Welcome to Kindergarten Registration Parent Meeting for Toll Gate Elementary Ms. Kristi Motsch Principal."— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Kindergarten Registration Parent Meeting for Toll Gate Elementary Ms. Kristi Motsch Principal
2 PLSD Welcome Center 130 Hill Road, S. Suite 102 Located in the north end of Ridgeview JH PH 614-920-6180 FAX 614-833-2114
3 The following information will be necessary when you register at the Welcome Center 1. Proof of Residency 2. Custody Papers (if applicable) 3. Parent/Guardian Driver’s License or State Photo ID card 4. Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate 5. Immunization record 6. Current IEP or MFE (if applicable) 7. Your child is not registered until ALL forms are returned to the Welcome Center.
4 How to Register my child Call Welcome Center for an enrollment PIN number Log in to: www.pickerington.k12.oh.usLog in to: www.pickerington.k12.oh.us Click on “Enroll in the District” Click on “Click Here to Complete Online Registration” Put in Pin Number This will take you into the database to complete forms online Make an appointment to take in paperwork and review information with Welcome Center staff
5 Forms Due for your student to be Registered: 1. Registration Form - online 2. Transportation Form - online 3. Health History Form - online 5. Home Language Survey form - online 4. Custody Document (if applicable) Your child is not registered until ALL forms are completed/provided to the Welcome Center Speech Survey form provided at the Welcome Center is to be turned in to the school ** Physicians Report Form (along with completed immunization record) must be completed and handed in to the school prior to August 16, 2010
6 To Sign up for your child’s school monthly Email/Newsletter www.pickerington.k12.oh.us Choose Schools on top bar Choose the name of your student’s school Choose Subscribe to E-mail Lists
7 Kindergarten Schedule AM - 8:45 - 11:30 PM - 12:45 - 3:30 Mark AM/PM preference on registration form (lottery if needed) Registrations must be processed prior to May 1 to be included in the AM lottery. First Day for Kindergarten - Thursday September 2, 2010 Class Placement & Supply list - You will receive a letter in late June.
8 Information Attendance Area - by subdivision Child must be 5 years old before or on August 1, 2010 Fees - A $20.00 statement will be mailed in the fall All volunteers/visitors begin in the office - Sign in and get a visitor badge Limit Classroom interruptions
9 Information Continued Call the attendance line - 834-6301- to report absences or late arrivals Sign in child in the office if they are late Please contact the teacher in advance for observations Non food items are preferred for birthday celebrations
10 Success in Kindergarten Book Bag - Please Check Daily Check Information Folder - Day 1 Read Newsletter - Sign up to receive via e-mail Establish work/study area READ, READ, READ!!! WRITE, WRITE, WRITE!!!
11 Parent Orientation Meet the teacher Kindergarten Parents ONLY meeting Check the school website, local papers, and school calendar for dates and times for these events.
12 Kindergarten Fall Assessments August 30th - Monday August 31st - Tuesday September 1st - Wednesday Call the office for your appointment beginning Monday, August 16th 614-834-6300
13 Transportation Petermann Direct any questions or concerns to Petermann 614-837-8525
14 Kindergarten Spring Assessments Academic - Bracken Basic Concept Scale ESL = English Second Language Speech Health
15 ESL= English Second Language Brigid Fry English is not the first language spoken in the home for 628 students in our district 344 of these students have Limited English Proficient and qualify for services 65 different languages are represented
16 Home Language Survey Required by the State of Ohio to help determine students that may qualify for services If English is not the 1st language spoken at home, you will complete a survey as part of registration
17 ESL Assessments Scheduled for Friday, May 14 Will test the child in reading, writing, listening and speaking in English Assessment will take 30 minutes Qualifying students will meet 3-5 times per week in small groups Retested yearly
20 Speech Screening Scheduled for Friday, May 14. Speech, ESL and Health Screenings are done on the same day.
21 School Nurse Kim Hively RN, BSN, MSEd Health Services Website www.pickerington.k12.oh.us/ administrativeDepartment.aspx?aid=44
22 Health Screening Dates: May 11th, 12th, & 14th Vision-distance acuity, muscle balance, and random dot E Hearing Height and weight BMI Social interaction
23 Health Screening Sign Up Call office at 834-6300 after 9 a.m. starting March 16th for appointment Pick one day and one hour (Parent will need to stay at school during the screening) Tuesday, May 11th without Speech & ESL Wednesday, May 12th without Speech or ESL Friday, May 14th with Speech or ESL 8:00 - 9:00 9:00 - 10:00 10:00 - 11:0011:00 - 12:00 1:00 - 2:00 2:00 - 3:00
24 Forms Physician’s Report (Blue) - will receive at the Welcome Center Health history form is completed online during registration at Welcome Center Medication: if needed, download form from Health Services Website www.pickerington.k12.oh.us/administrativeDepart ment.aspx?aid=44www.pickerington.k12.oh.us/administrativeDepart ment.aspx?aid=44
25 Physician’s Report DUE by August 16, 2010 REQUIRED FORM: must be on file at school before your child can start school Will receive form from the Welcome Center Schedule appointment NOW Must be within the last year: 9/07/09 - 8/16/10 Must be signed and dated by the physician Contact School Nurse if Physical is scheduled after 8/16/10
26 Immunizations Required 5 DPT Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis 4 OPV Oral Polio Vaccine 2 MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella 3 Hepatitis B 2 Varicella (or documentation of having the disease) The first MMR and Varicella must have been given after child’s 1st birthday.
27 Health History Form When completing the Health History form at the Welcome Center please include: Special Medical Concerns: Asthma, Diabetes, Seizure Disorders, Behavior Concerns, Bowel or Bladder Issues, Medications, Allergies Request meeting with school personnel if desired
28 Prescription Medication Administration Forms Must be completed by the physician and parent or guardian Original container from the pharmacy Child’s Name, medication name, dosage, route Side effects and Special instructions
29 Non Prescription Medication Administration Form Must be in the original container Must be appropriate for age as written on medication container Must complete the form or send in a note with the following: child’s name, medication name, dosage, time to be given, start and stop date
30 Summary Call the Welcome Center to receive a PIN number 614-920-6180 Complete online Registration Call for your appointment with the Welcome Center Sign up or call to schedule for a Health/Speech/ESL Assessment at your child’s school building