OHIO — The Ohio Community Schools have scheduled registration for all students from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 in the first floor computer room room 111.
All studens enrolling in kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades must have their physical exams completed at the time of registration with the immunization history signed by a health care provider. Dental exams are required for kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grades. The State of Illinois no requires all incoming kindergarten students to have an eye examination which is due at the time of registration. Social Security numbers are needed for all high school students only.
For students entering kindergarten through 8th grades the textbook rental fee is $45 per student. Students in 5th through 8th grade will have a $5 per student art fee. Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades will be charged $3 for a P.E. locker and all students will be charged at hall locker fee of $5. Students in 4th grade will be charged a Band Lesson Book of $7.
Milk at break time for all students in kindergarten through 5th grade will be available at $30 per semester or 35 cents per day. Milk will be available during the lunch periods to all elementary and high school students for 35 cents per half pint of either white or chocolate milk or for $30 a semester. Reduced lunch cost is 40 cents and reduced breakfast is 30 cents.
For students in 9th through 12th grades, the textbook rental fee is $55 per student plus a $5 hall locker fee. Students in 9th through 12th grades who are taking Art will be charged an additional fee of $10 per semester. Students taking P.E. will be charged $3 for a locker and students in 6th through 12th grades are required to purchase a P.E. uniform for $11.
A student accident insurance program from the school is also available to all students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The student will be covered during school time but optional 24-hour coverage can be purchased for $70 per year.
Supply lists can be picked up at the Walmart in Sterling, Princeton and Dixon, ShopKo in Dixon and Target in Peru. Lists will also be available during school registration.
The first day of classes for the students in 1st through 12th grades will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15. Kindergarten studnets and parents will meet with Mrs. Ryan at their scheduled time given at registration.
There will be a 2 p.m. early dismissal from Aug. 15 to Aug. 30 due to the heat. School will resume the normal 8 a.m. to 3:07 p.m. schedule on Sept. 3. Whiteside Area Career Center students start classes on Aug. 20, the bus leaves at 7 a.m.