LOWELL | Registration for children entering kindergarten this fall in the Tri-Creek School Corp. will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Lake Prairie, Oak Hill, and Three Creeks elementary schools. Failure to participate in this registration may cause a child to be transferred due to classes being filled.
Tri-Creek School Corporation provides full-day kindergarten only for all children.
A child must be 5 on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible for 2013-14 kindergarten. A legal birth certificate or hospital birth record should be presented at registration. Birth certificate verification, complete immunization records, and proof of physical exam is necessary to start school.
State law requires that children have had the recommended immunizations for measles, hepatitis B, diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis, rubella (German measles), mumps vaccine on or after the first birthday; inactivated polio vaccine or oral polio vaccine, and varicella (chickenpox).
State law also recommends two doses of the hepatitis A vaccine.
Parents and legal guardians new to the district need to meet with the corporation residency official and provide a valid Indiana Driver’s License and either mortgage papers, payment book or a lease agreement. They must also provide two of the following: a NIPSCO bill, water bill, pay stubs, insurance bill, telephone bill or bank statement.
All items must include parents’ or legal guardians’ name(s) and current Tri-Creek address. The residency official will be available at the Administration Building, 195 W. Oakley Ave., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Students presently enrolled at Tri-Creek need to register in August to confirm enrollment.