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Bureau Valley registration

Published: Monday, July 29, 2013 3:46 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:34 a.m. CST

MANLIUS — Bureau Valley Unit District 340 district wide registration for all grades will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 and from noon to 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1. All Bureau Valley students are to register at Bureau Valley High School, including all special needs students who are residents of Bureau Valley but attend classes in another district. Students entering kindergarten, sixth or ninth grades must have complete physical examinations, as well as evidence of immunizations. Students entering from another district for the first time are also required to present complete physical exam forms and immunization records and a certified birth certificate. Hospital certificates cannot be accepted.

Parents may make appointments with the Bureau County Department of Public Health for immunizations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays by calling 815-872-5091. Parents are to bring their student's immunization records to the Health Department. The cost of each immunization is $12. The cost is covered by medical card, public aid or for anyone who is unable to pay the cost due to hardship.

The state requires all students entering kindergarten, second and sixth grades to have completed dental examinations.

All students registering must present a Social Security number and 9-1-1 address, if applicable.

Admission to kindergarten in Bureau Valley Schools is based on chronological age. To be eligible, a child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2013. Students must present a certified birth certificate before they can attend school.

Registration forms for the Bureau Valley North and Wyanet pre-kindergarten programs have been sent separately to families by mail. Families are to fill out the form and gather the necessary paperwork and return the packet at registration time.

An orientation session for all incoming freshmen and new transfer students will be held at Bureau Valley High School from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7.

Registration fees for Bureau Valley High School include:

The book rental fee $100 per students, $200 cap per family; driver’s education, $100, does not include permit fee; physical education, $18.75, includes $13.75 uniform and $5 padlock; parking lot permit, $10; athletic fee, $60 per sport, $120 maximum per family; optional student activity pass, $35, for all home games, excluding tournaments; student insurance, $46 during school time or $116 optional 24-hour coverage; football insurance, $162; adult athletic season pass, $65, for home high school games excluding tournaments or $75 for junior high and high school home games excluding tournaments.

Lunch prices for 9th through 12th grades are $2 for full-price lunch, 40 cents for reduced lunch; adult lunches are $2.50; breakfast prices are $1 for full price and 30 cents for reduced breakfast.

Registration fees for kindergarten through eighth grade include:

Book rental for kindergarten though 8th grade is $100 per student, $200 cap per family; 6th through 8th grade physical education fees are $12 for a uniform and $5 for a padlock, $4.25 for a P.E. shirt only, $7.75 for P.E. shorts only; athletic fee for grades 7 and 8 is $15 per person; student insurance is $23 during school time, and $116 optional 24-hour coverage for all pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students. School-time insurance or a signed insurance waiver is required for sixth-grade through 12th-grade students participating in any extra-curricular activity.

Lunch prices for grades six through eight are $1.75 for full price lunch. Lunch prices for grades kindergarten through fifth are $1.50 for full-price lunch. A reduced lunch is .40 cents and an extra milk carton is .30 cents. Breakfasts are $1 for full price and .30 cents for a reduced price breakfast.

The first day of student attendance will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21, and continue with a 2 p.m. dismissal every day until Labor Day.

For questions, call the Bureau Valley unit office at 815-445-3101; Wyanet Elementary office at 815-699-2251; BV North Walnut Elementary office at 815-379-2900; BV South Buda Junior High School office at 309-895-2037 or the high school office at 815-445-4004.

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