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Kindergarten Registration

Welcome to Bonneville!

The first day of school is Monday, August 21, 2017.  We understand this may be the first time you have registered at our school. The following information should help to prepare you for registration.

Please bring
3 Proofs of Residency  to verify inbound address.    
An original Birth Certificate  Children must be 5 years old before September 1, 2017  to start school.  We will make copies.
Current Immunization Record 

The following vaccines are required for all students:

  • 5 DTP/DTaP/DT - 4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 4 Polio - 3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 2 Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Hepatitis A
  • 2 Varicella (Chickenpox) - history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on school immunization record.

Please check with your child’s Pediatrician to verify immunizations.

   Please click here for more information:  

If we have not received this documentation by the first day of class, your child cannot attend school.

 

Kindergarten Open House & Tears to Cheers

August 21, 2017

Please bring your child to visit the classrooms to meet the teachers and to learn about Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Assessments

 

You must schedule an assessment.

*Please watch the Bonneville Website and your email for scheduling information and any possible changes to these dates.

 

The name of your child’s teacher will be emailed to you by
August 14, 2017.

Kindergarten Class Schedule

Monday –Thursday

Full Day 8:25-3:00            AM 8:25-11:30

Friday and Short Days

Full Day 8:25-12:50         AM 8:25-10:30

 

Classroom and teacher assignments are based on many factors, including class size and gender balance.  Although we cannot accommodate specific teacher requests, every effort will be made to accommodate the needs of your child.  We cannot place students in classes until all registration materials are received in the school office.

Click here to learn about medical needs as well as medications at school.

 

KINDERGARTEN READINESS

(Things to know before they go)

  • Recite and write name, address and phone number.
  • Practice major motor skills (hop, skip and jump, running) and small motor skills (cut color, paste and write) 
  • Write first name in lower case after the initial uppercase letter
  • Listen to stories with words that rhyme – have someone read to them aloud
  • Know how to walk to and from school. Obey crossing guards
  • Maneuver scissors to cut simple lines and shapes
  • Know how to walk to and from school. Obey crossing guards
  • Focus on a quiet activity for at least 15 minutes
  • Know basic colors and shapes (circle, square, triangle, and rectangle
  • Be able to use the bathroom independently, wipe bottom & wash hands properly afterwards
  • Print awareness (identify front of book, where to start reading and the direction to go when reading)
  • Know how to zip, snap or button jackets. Be able to tie shoes
  • Count from one to ten and identify numbers
  • At home, eat healthy foods and get plenty of sleep
  • Identify some or all letters of the alphabet–upper and lower case
  • Allow time to get ready for school – do not be late!    

 

 

To help PARENTS transition . . . to Kindergarten

  • Recognize that you are in transition, too. Expect to feel scared and sad in addition to feeling excited about your child starting kindergarten.
  • Get involved! Volunteer in your child’s class, join the PTA, and volunteer in the school.
  • Think through and plan for food, transportation, and schedule changes before the school day
  • Remember that your attitude will determine your child’s attitude. Your positive support of school increases your child’s confidence and success.
  • Visit the school and meet the teacher. Don’t be afraid to ask if things seem confusing
  • When does school begin and end?
     
  • How much does lunch cost?
  • Don’t forget to attend every parent-teacher conference
  • What about before and after school care?

Annual Assessment for the Salt Lake City School District Extended Learning Program (ELP)

The ELP Program offers educational opportunities for K-8 students who show high academic abilities.  One component of ELP is a K-6 grade magnet program.  Currently, we are registering children for assessment for possible placement into next school year Kindergarten Magnet ELP. You should consider your child for this program if several of most of the following describe your child: Quickly understands new ideas; Displays an extensive vocabulary for age; Has an excellent memory; Shows a great deal of curiosity; Obsesses in an area of interest; Has a long attention span for some projects; Displays advanced reasoning.  Student who qualify have shown they need a program which allows them to move more quickly, work with more complex concepts, and delve more deeply into academic content.  The program is housed at Hawthorne and Whittier Elementary Schools.  Students and their families must reside, and continue to reside, within the SLC School District to participate in the program.  For more information, please call (801) 578-8573.

Extended Day or Afterschool

Call 801-578-8236 or click here.

First Day of Kindergarten is

Monday, August 21, 2017

To begin electronic registration click here:

Online Registration
(Registration site is unavailable during the month of July)

Remember! Select year 2017-2018

      New Student

And please complete ALL fields!

 

Questions? Email deborah.dubek@slcschools.org

 

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