Pittston Area School District announces kindergarten registration

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HUGHESTOWN — Mr. Kevin Booth, superintendent of the Pittston Area School District, has announced that registration of students who plan to attend kindergarten in the district for the 2018-19 school year will be held until Wednesday, March 7.

All students must be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2018. Parents may register in one of the following ways:

• Access the online registration site: www.pittstonarea.com and complete all required information by Tuesday, March 7 (preferred method).

• Return a completed registration packet and copies of required documentation to the administrative office, 5 Stout St., Yatesville, by Wednesday March 7. Registration packets may also be picked up at the administrative office, if necessary.

Screening Dates: March 12-15

The kindergarten screening process will take place from Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 15.

Screening hours will be from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Primary Center, 210 Rock St. A parent or guardian must bring the student to the Primary Center during the screening dates in March.

Each child will receive hearing and vision screening.

Children will also receive a Reading Readiness Assessment, which is an assessment of pre-reading skills, consisting of two parts: identifying letters of the alphabet and phonemic awareness assessment.

Lastly, immunization history will be reviewed. All students registering must adhere to the school vaccination requirements set forth by Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Students will be screened alphabetically according to the child’s last name.

Child’s Last Name

Date of Registration

A-F

March 12

G-L

March 13

M-R

March 14

S-Z

March 15

For more information, call the office at 570-654-2415, ext 2108.

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