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Time to register for school
Kindergarten screening will take place next week, on Thursday and Friday, at West Elementarys gym. The screening is not an intelligence test, but rather a way to pick up on any possible learning impediments.

Pre-K and kindergarten registration for all children who will enter pre-K and kindergarten next school year will be held at West Elementary Gym on Clark Blvd.
Children who will be 5 by Aug. 15, 2016 are eligible to attend kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year. Children entering kindergarten may register Thursday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
The registration for kindergarten is conducted at one central location so all of the school system’s personnel resources can come together to help screen children for any possible problems that might hinder their progress in school. The screening is not an intelligence or achievement test. It is simply a way to pick up problems such as hearing, speech, or vision impairments, or underdeveloped physical or learning skills.  Tennessee Department of Education policies require all children to be screened before entering kindergarten.
The registration process for kindergarten will take approximately one hour. Adults should stay with their child throughout registration. There is no special preparation and the process is perceived as enjoyable.
Please bring the following records with you when you bring your child to kindergarten registration:
1.  Birth certificate          
2.  Social Security number
3 Health insurance card                                           
4. Immunization record and record of medical examination by a physician
5. Proof of address
All children must complete one year of state-approved kindergarten before they enter first grade in Tennessee.
For your convenience, appointments can be made for kindergarten and pre-K registration. If your child will attend Centertown, Dibrell, Morrison, Eastside, Hickory Creek, Bobby Ray, Irving College, or West Elementary, call the school your child will attend for an appointment. School secretaries will work with you to arrange a convenient time. Appointments may be made beginning March 14 during school hours.
Parents choosing to apply for pre-K may register Tuesday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Wednesday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To apply for pre-K, please bring proof of income (prefer income tax form for 2015) and proof of address only to West Elementary Gym. If your child, family, or any member of household qualifies for one of the following, please provide proof: Early Headstart, Headstart, foster care, homeless, migrant, Families First, or family receives Food Stamps (please provide number). Please call the school your child is zoned to attend to schedule an appointment.
Children who will be 4 by Aug. 15, 2016 may apply for Warren County Schools Pre-K.