MALDEN — Registration for Malden Grade School well be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the office.
Registration for kindergarten requires that a child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. A certified birth certificated (obtained from the county where the child was born) must be provided for a child enrolling for the first time in the school district. All students entering kindergarten and 6th grade must provide a completed physical form and current immunization records. Junior High students who want to participate in sports or cheerleading must provide a sports physical upon the first day of practice. Dental exams are also required for students in kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grades, unless an appropriate waiver is provided. Students entering kindergarten or first entry into an Illinois school must provide an eye exam or an appropriate waiver. All kindergarten and 6th grade students are required to have three Hepatitis B series shots.
Sports physicals for Malden students will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the school library by Dr. Martin Faber. The cost for the sports physical will by $25. Sports physicals are required for all Junior High students participating in volleyball, basketball, cheerleading or track.
Book rental for the 2013-14 school year is $50 for kindergarten through 8th grade. School lunches will be $3 and breakfast will be $2. Both meals include milk. Milk for the year will be $52 or 30 cents per carton of milk. Optional student accident insurance may be purchased at the time of registration.
The first school day will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19. There will be a 2:30 p.m. dismissal every Wednesday afternoon for curriculum development and alignment with state learning standards. Bus routes will remain at approximately the same times as last year.