Parents and guardians of 5-year-old children are encouraged to attend Covington Independent Public Schools’ “Evening of Kindergarten,’’ at 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5 at each of the district’s elementary schools.
During the evening, parents will receive details about the kindergarten program and a registration packet. They can take a tour the schools and, talk to teachers.
In addition, principals and administrators will be on hand to answer questions about Covington’s Free All-Day Kindergarten program. Parents who attend will receive a Kindergarten Activity Kit and will be entered into a drawing for a Tablet
“We know that starting school can be a joyous and an anxious time for parents and children,’ said Suzanne Thompson, Covington’s Director of Elementary Education. “This special evening is designed to learn about the kindergarten experience to help children get off to a successful start.’’
This evening is part of Kindergarten Registration Week for the 2017-2018 school year.
Beginning today through Friday – April 7 – each school will welcome families each day between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. to register.
On Thursday, Covington will host student groups from James E. Biggs Early Childhood Education Center for Kindergarten Transition.
To begin kindergarten in the fall, students must be 5 years old by August 1.