Bucyrus preschool, kindergarten registration starts Feb. 6

BUCYRUS — Preschool and kindergarten registration for Bucyrus Elementary School the 2017-2018 school year will begin Monday, Feb. 6. Any interested parents or families can contact the Bucyrus Elementary School at 419-562-6089, or visit the school at 245 Woodlawn Avenue, and request a registration packet.

The Bucyrus City Preschool Program has been awarded a Five-Star Rating by the Ohio Department of Education for Excellence in Early Childhood Education, and offers a highly qualified teaching staff and certified education aides. Qualifying students may also receive occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy during the school day. Breakfast is offered at no cost to the students. Lunch is free/reduced for students whose families qualify for the Lunch Program eligibility requirements. A sliding fee scale for preschool tuition is available to ensure all families have access to a quality preschool program.

Parents interested in enrolling their child in the Bucyrus Elementary School kindergarten program for the 2017-2018 school year should do so beginning February 6; any child five-years-old on or before Aug. 1, 2017 is eligible to apply.

Parents may register one of two ways:

1. Complete and return the kindergarten registration form, found in the Bucyrus Elementary School office or online at: bucyrusschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_33297/File/News%20&%20Info/District%20Forms/2017%20Kindergarten%20Screening%20From.pdf

2. Call the elementary school at 419-562-6089 and provide the student’s complete name, date of birth and other relevant information to complete the registration form.

Please note that any information must be submitted to the school Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Children entering school for the first time must be screened for hearing, vision, speech and communication, other health or medical conditions and developmental delays. Parents will be notified by the school with screening appointments. Proof of residence, birth certificate, social security card, and immunization (shots) records should be brought on the day of the screening.

An electronic version of both registration packets is available in the “District Forms” section of the school’s website, www.bucyrusschools.org. However, interested parents are strongly encouraged to obtain a hard copy of the registration from the Elementary School. For more information, please contact Preschool Director Robin Showers at 419-562-6089 or [email protected] or Elementary School Principal Erica Ward at [email protected]