Hernando County district schools soon will begin registering children for kindergarten.
These are the requirements for children to enter kindergarten for the 2011-2012 school year:
Students must be 5 on or before Sept. 1 of the prior school year.
Each child also must have:
• Birth certificate.
• Proof of a physical completed by a licensed physician dated no earlier than Aug. 1 of the prior school year.
• An up-to-date immunization record (blue form).
• Proof of residency (can be a rent receipt home contract, utility bill with parent(s) or guardian(s) name or a notarized statement from family member with whom he or she lives).
These are the times schools have scheduled their registrations:
Brooksville Elementary: 4-6 p.m. April 28.
Challenger K-8: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13.
Deltona Elementary: 9-11 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. May 17.
EaStside Elementary: 9:30-11:30 a.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 10.
Explorer K-8: 5-7 p.m. April 19
J.D. Floyd K-8: 6-7 p.m. May 5.
Moton Elementary: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. May 10.
Pine Grove Elementary: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 4; 9-11 a.m. May 5.
Spring Hill Elementary: Noon-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. April 27.
Suncoast Elementary: 9-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. May 5.
Westside Elementary: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 5-7 p.m. May 10.
Open houses for potential students of all grade levels:
Hernando Christian Academy: 6 p.m. April 28 and May 12.