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Melrose announces registration timeline for youngest students

Posted by Marcia Dick  January 8, 2013 09:28 AM

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The Melrose Superintendent of Schools' office has released the following information on early childhood and kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year:
 
FRANKLIN EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

Melrose Public Schools invites families of age eligible students (3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2013) to participate in the following events:

INFORMATION SESSION

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – 6:30 – 8 p.m. or
Friday, January 18, 2013 – 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Franklin Early Childhood Center, 16 Franklin Street

The Director of the Franklin Early Childhood Center will give an overview of the quality educational offerings available to students, discuss the registration process and answer any questions.  Parents will then have the opportunity to view classrooms and talk directly to teachers of programs they are interested in for their child(ren).  Registration forms and materials will be available for parents to take with them in preparation for the formal registration process.

PRE-REGISTRATION
Online pre-registration will open at 12:00 noon on Friday, January 18th and close at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27th.  Why pre-register?  Pre-registering will expedite your visit during the registration process.  All pre-registered families must attend a registration session listed below.  Please see requirements listed below.

REGISTRATION
Monday, February 4, 2013 – 4 – 7 p.m.
Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School cafeteria, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 – 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Franklin Early Childhood Center
Thursday, February 7, 2012 – 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Franklin Early Childhood Center
Registration for any program is ongoing provided space is available.

Requirements for the Franklin ECC:  Must be 3 or 4 years of age by September 1, 2013 AND attend registration to provide a birth certificate (must be original copy with raised seal) and a $25 non-refundable registration fee.  

Further details will be available at www.melroseschools.com following the Open House or can be obtained by calling the Early Childhood Center at 781-979-2260


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2013-2014

Melrose Public Schools invites families of students entering Kindergarten to participate in the following events:

INFORMATION NIGHT
Thursday, January 24, 2013 – Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Auditorium – 7 p.m.
Meet and greet with school department personnel and building principals to learn about our schools and the online pre-registration process.

OPEN HOUSE NIGHTS

Monday, January 28, 2013 – Hoover and Winthrop Schools - 5 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 – Lincoln and Roosevelt Schools – 5 – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – Horace Mann School – 5– 7 p.m.

Tours will begin promptly at 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. from the all-purpose room.

PRE-REGISTRATION
Online pre-registration will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 1st and close at 11 p.m. on Sunday, February 17th.  Why pre-register?  Pre-registering will expedite your visit during the registration process.  Please see requirements listed below.

REGISTRATION
Wednesday, February 27th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. - Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (café),350 Lynn Fells Pkwy.
Thursday, February 28th, 8:30 – 12 p.m.  - Parent Information Center (Central Admin.),   360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.
Friday, March 1st, 8:30 – 3 p.m. - Parent Information Center (Central Admin.), 360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Parents who require translation services are requested to attend the February 28th registration.

Requirements for Kindergarten:  Must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2013.  Parents must attend a registration session to provide original copies of proof of residency (per the Melrose Public Schools Procedures for Determining Residency in Melrose, which is a part of the registration packet) birth certificate (must be original copy with raised seal); and a copy of most current physical exam and immunizations.

NOTE:  Registrations received after March 1, 2013 will result in assignments being made on a space available basis.

Registration information will be available beginning Friday, January 25, 2013 at the following locations:
•Our website www.melroseschools.com – click on family, then student registration.
•Our Elementary Schools
•The Parent Information Center located at Central Administration
•The Early Childhood Center at the Franklin School
•The Melrose Public Library

Please call 781-662-2000 and press 1 for additional information.

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