KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, MAY 3RD

April 12, 2010
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:           Michelle Wade, (203) 946-8450  Cell – (203) 675-5132
Michelle.wade@new-haven.k12.ct.us
                      
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION TO BEGIN ON MONDAY, MAY 3RD
 
NEW HAVEN – Kindergarten registration will begin on Monday, May 3rd 2010 at the Registration Office located at 54 Meadow Street in New Haven.  Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Extended hours will be held on May 3rd to May 6th and the office will be open from 8:30am to 6:00pm.
If you wish to register your child for kindergarten, the child must be 5 years or older on or before January 1st, 2011 and you must bring the child’s birth certificate (long form only) to the registration office.  You must also show proof of residency in New Haven, a driver’s license, cell phone bills, and credit card bills will not be accepted as proof of residency.  Please bring a current utility bill with your name on it (gas, home phone, cable, or electric) and/ or mortgage papers.  If you live with a relative or friend, you will need to bring a notarized letter stating that you and your child(ren) live with that person along with one of their current utility bills.
If you have guardianship of the child(ren) through DCF, please bring a 603 form or letter stating that you are the guardian.  If you have guardianship through the court, you will need to bring documents stating that you have legal guardianship.  An Affidavit or Power of Attorney will also be accepted.
Your child will also need a current physical exam in the State of Connecticut.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact the registration office at 203-946-8501 or 203-946-6641.
 
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