DALZELL — Registration for Dalzell Grade School will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the school. Textbook fees and all required physical forms (preschool, kindergarten and sixth grades), eye exam forms (kindergarten) and dental forms (kindergarten, second and sixth grades) are to be turned in to the office on or before Friday.
All students entering fifth grade are required to have had three doses of hepatitis B vaccine, and those entering Grades 6-8 are required to show proof of Tdap vaccination before the beginning of the school year. All students entering kindergarten are required to have one dose of the varicella vaccine. Any student not current with their vaccinations will be subject to exclusion. A copy of a lead screening risk assessment is also required for kindergarten students. Students in Grades 5-8 are eligible to participate in the sports programs and must have physicals by the first practice.
Anyone new to the district who has not yet notified the school of their child attending should call 815-663-8821 or come to the office as soon as possible.
Additional forms and supply lists will be available. It is each parent’s responsibility to register their own child.
Checks should be made payable to Dalzell Grade School. Fees for 2014-15 will be $35 per month for 3 year olds and $50 per month for 4 year olds in preschool; $60 for kindergarten textbook fee; $75 for Grades 1-8 textbook fee; and P.T.O. dues of $6 may be paid at the time of registration. One check may be written for all fees.
Children will be admitted to kindergarten if they are 5 years old on or by Sept. 1. All students entering preschool and kindergarten must present a certified copy of their birth certificate obtained from the county in which the child was born. Any child who has not previously attended school in the district must present a certified copy of their birth certificate.
A teacher’s institute will be at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 13.
The first student attendance day will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 14. Bus transportation will be provided for eligible students. School will be dismissed at 2 p.m. Aug. 15-22. The first full day of school will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. Aug. 25.
A school improvement day will be Aug. 29 and the students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m.
Kindergarten dismissal will be 12:30 p.m. daily except Aug. 29, when it will be at 11:45 a.m. Preschool will start Aug. 18. The 4 year olds will meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday and the 3 year olds will meet on Tuesday and Thursday.
School pictures for kindergarten through eighth grade will be taken in the morning Aug. 21. Preschool pictures for 3 year olds will be taken on Aug. 21 and pictures for 4 year olds will be taken on Aug. 22.