Families are invited to Walls Elementary on Monday, August 14 to drop off their supplies, find their classrooms and get acquainted with the school. Children in grades Kindergarten through Fifth grade are invited to come with their families. Classes start for students in Grades 1 through 5 on Wednesday, August 16. Kindergarten assessments will take place August 16 and 17, with orientation on August 18 and kindergarten classes starting on Monday, August 21.
KENT CITY SCHOLS
Renewal Applications have been mailed to the homes of Kent residents who currently have a child enrolled through “Intradistrict Open Enrollment.” The “Intradistrict Open Enrollment” Policy for the Kent City School District establishes procedures for Kent residents to have their child attend an elementary school that is different from the neighborhood school in their assigned attendance area.
These Renewal Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Approval is on an annual, first come-first served, basis and is dependent upon available classroom space and parental transportation to the requested school.
New Applications will only be accepted beginning April 20, 2017. If you are a Kent resident and are interested in applying for “Intradistrict Open Enrollment” for the next school year, please contact the elementary principal in your neighborhood attendance area: Davey Elementary School, Abbey Bolton, (330) 676-7400; Holden Elementary School, Todd Poole, (330) 676-8400; Longcoy Elementary School, Janice Swan, (330) 676-8350; Walls Elementary School, Heidi Singer, (330) 676-8300, or the Kent City School’s Director of Instructional Program, Karen Rumley, at (330) 676-7600.
WHEN: April 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Walls School gymnasium. CHILDREN MUST REGISTER AT THE ASSIGNED ATTENDANCE AREA SCHOOL.
WHO: Children who will be 5 years old ON or BEFORE August 1, 2017.
WHAT: The orientation is designed to provide detailed information about programs and sessions. The evening program is for PARENTS/GUARDIANS ONLY.
Please complete the online 2017-2018 New Student Enrollment Form at www.kentschools.net/enroll. The link for additional registrations forms is also available on this page. Completed paperwork WILL NOT be accepted prior to registration night.
Bring in the following original documentation that evening:
- Parent/guardian government issued picture ID
- Two proofs of residency (i.e. purchase/rental agreement; current utility bill, work pay stub; voter registration card)
- Authentic health department copy of the child’s birth certificate or passport
- Immunization records
- Custody/guardianship papers (if applicable) time stamped or sealed by the Court.
A representative from the Kent Parks & Recreation Department will be available to answer questions about its “Before- and After-school Programs” which serve children from all four elementary schools.
Questions? Please call Kent Board of Education at 330-676-7600.
Help kick off the Spring Book Fair by coming to the Walls Spring Dance on Friday, March 10, from 6:30-8:00 in the gym! The theme is Harry Potter, and there will be a kids costume contest as well as an adult costume contest. Pizza drinks and snacks will be sold. Hope to see you there!