The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

February 11, 2013

ECPS holding kindergarten, preschool registration

FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
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ROCKY MOUNT — The Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) registration and application for kindergarten and preschool will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at Coker-Wimberly, Princeville and Stocks elementary schools.

All parents or guardians who wish to apply for their students to enroll in preschool for the 2013-2014 academic year must attend at least one session in their area of attendance. Children should be 4 years old on or before Aug. 31 to enter preschool in the upcoming school year. In order to apply, parents or guardians needs to bring a certified copy of their child’s birth certificate, a verification of income for one current month, immunization record, most recent health assessment and a proof of guardianship, if applicable. Parents or guardians also need to bring a proof of physical address, which could be a utility bill, lease agreement or other official mail delivered by the postal service.

Both the students and the parents or guardians who wish to register their student in kindergarten for the 2013-2014 academic year need to attend at least one session in their area of attendance. Children should be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to enter kindergarten in the upcoming school year. In order to apply, parents or guardians needs to bring a certified copy of their child’s birth certificate, immunization record, most recent health assessment and a proof of guardianship if applicable. Parents or guardians also need to bring a proof of physical address, which could be a utility bill, lease agreement or other official mail delivered by the postal service.

Registering for kindergarten and applying for preschool is vital for any student wanting to attend ECPS in 2013-2014. To ensure a child’s enrollment, a parent or guardian must attend the session in their respective attendance area.