Mitchell And Orleans Set Kindergarten Screening Dates

UNDATED) – Mitchell Community Schools will have its 2019-2020 kindergarten screenings on March 19-21.

Parents can begin calling Hatfield Elementary School at 812-849-3834, to make appointments for the screenings. Appointment times are available from 8:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. and will take about an hour.
Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 to attend kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.
A parent or guardian must accompany each child to the screening and must have a copy of the child’s legal birth certificate (the souvenir copy from the hospital is not acceptable), an up-to-date copy of immunizations and proof of custody (if applicable).
Orleans Community Schools will conduct its kindergarten pre-enrollment April 5.
Parents or guardians of kindergarten-eligible students who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1, may call the Orleans Elementary School office at 812-865-2688 ext. 3 beginning Monday to schedule an appointment.
At the screening parents will need to bring the following documents: the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, and the child’s Social Security card.
The screening will be used to acquaint the guardian and the child with the skills that will be taught in kindergarten. Guardians will be informed about readiness activities that may be used at home to help students succeed.
Following the screening, a conference will be set up to explain the child’s screening results.