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Kindergarten round-ups, open houses scheduled in local school districts for students enrolling in the 2021-22 school year
It’s the time of year when local elementary schools roll out the welcome mat for incoming kindergartners and their families, through open houses, school tours and registration activities.
Following is a list of kindergarten registration open houses, parent meetings and school tours planned throughout the Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District’s 11 public schools and charter academies (please note: some districts require an appointment and others do not):
CENTRAL LAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Thursday, March 18: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Contact: Call (231) 544-5221 for an appointment.
On the web: www.clps.k12.mi.us
ELLSWORTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Appointment required. Parent meeting, orientation and tours.
Tuesday, April 13: 3-7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 20: 3-7 p.m.
Contact: Call (231) 588-2544 to make an appointment.
On the web: www.ellsworth.k12.mi.us
BEAVER ISLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL
If your child is a prospective kindergarten student, please call the Beaver Island Community School office at (231) 448-2744 to set up an appointment to meet the staff and learn about the program.
On the web: www.beaverisland.k12.mi.us
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Parents/guardians will need to register for a kindergarten round-up session of their choice by filling out the pre-registration form that is available on the BCPS website, www.boyne.k12.mi.us, beginning Thursday, April 1, through April 23, 2021. If you have questions, please call (231) 439-8300.
Wednesday, May 5: 9:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 6: 4:30 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Friday, May 7: 9:30 a.m. ONLY
On the web: www.boyne.k12.mi.us
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOL
Registration required. Parent meeting, orientation and tours.
Wednesday, May 19: 5:30-7 p.m.
Contact: Call (231) 549-2211 to register.
On the web: www.boynefalls.org
CHARLEVOIX MONTESSORI ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS
Tuesday and Thursday, April 13 and 15.
Contact: Call (231) 547-9000 to schedule or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the web: www.cma.edu
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Tuesday, April 20: 3:30 p.m. or 5 p.m.
Thursday, April 22: 3:30 p.m. or 5 p.m.
Contact: Must call (231) 547-3215 to register.
On the web: www.rayder.net
CONCORD ACADEMY BOYNE
Thursday, April 22: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Contact: For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (231) 582-0194.
On the web: www.concordboyne.com
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Enrollment is now open for the 2021-22 academic year online at www.ejps.org. After you enroll online, elementary school staff will notify you that your application has been processed.
The following items can be dropped off at the elementary office:
- Child’s certified birth certificate (the copy from the county, not hospital).
- Proof of residence in the East Jordan district (utility bill, driver’s license).
- Child’s most current immunization record (shot record).
Please go to www.ejps.org to watch our informational video regarding starting kindergarten at EJES.
On the web: www.ejps.org
ST. MARY SCHOOL – CHARLEVOIX
No appointment necessary.
Tuesday, April 20: 5-6:30 p.m.
Contact: (231) 547-9441 or email email@example.com
On the web: www.stmaryschoolcharlevoix.com
ALANSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Wednesday, April 28: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Due to COVID-19, some details may change.
For more information, contact Rachelle Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (231) 548-2261, ext. 1.
On the web: www.alansonvikings.net
Concord Academy Petoskey
Wednesday, April 21: 6 p.m.
There will be an informational parent meeting for those wanting to know more about DK and kindergarten programs. Due to COVID-19 indoor gathering restrictions, we are asking that one parent/guardian per family attend. Please sign up at http://bit.ly/3rXZgNA. individual appointments with students and parents will be scheduled in July.
Please call (231)439-6800 for more information. Applications can be found at www.concordpetoskey.com.
On the web: www.concordpetoskey.com
HARBOR SPRINGS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (BLACKBIRD ELEMENTARY)
Please note the following dates and times below for students who do not or have not attended HSPS Preschool. Appointments are required and can be made by contacting Mrs. Wagner at (231) 526-4600. Principal Nathan Fairbanks will be announcing parent meetings and informational sessions shortly.
Wednesday, April 28 (children only)
Friday, April 30 (children only)
The following date is for students currently in the HSPS Preschool program and will occur during regular preschool times:
Thursday, April 29 (children only)
On the web: www.harborps.org
PELLSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
No appointment required. Drive-up event.
Friday, April 30: 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Call (231) 539-8421 to provide student information and address for mailing round-up packet.
On the web: www.pellstonschools.org
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
Please contact Nicole Morrow, District Registrar, for registration information at (231) 348-2354 or email email@example.com. Information regarding round-up will be communicated at a later date.
On the web: www.petoskeyschools.org
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL
Thursday, March 22: 4-6 p.m.
Contact: Call (231) 347-3651 for an appointment.
On the web: www.petoskeysfxschool.org
For all kindergarten registrations:
Please bring proof of residency and your child’s birth certificate, immunization records and custody documentation, if applicable. If you have questions about enrolling in kindergarten or the events detailed here, please contact the specific district.
Michigan law states that for the 2021-22 school year, a child who resides in a public school district providing kindergarten may be enrolled if the child is at least 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2021. For children who will be 5 by Dec. 1, 2021, parents may enroll their child through written notification to the school district.