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Unit 4 kindergarten registration is happening now

For those in Champaign with incoming kindergarteners, registration is now open and running through the end of March. Here are some important related dates to put on your calendar:

January 23rd- Schools of Choice Information Night, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Garden Hills Academy

The Schools of Choice process can be a little bit daunting and confusing, so this is your opportunity to get all of that important info and ask questions

February 6th- Evening open houses, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Check out Kenwood, Carrie Busey, South Side, Robeson, Booker. T. Washington and Stratton. Shuttles will be available for those who want to tour multiple schools and need transportation.

February 11th- Evening open house, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Check out Barkstall, Garden Hills, Bottenfield, Westview, Dr. Howard, and IPA. Shuttles also available.

In addition, there will be tours in every building on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for the entire month of February. If you can swing it, these really help you see the school day in progress and get a feel for the vibe of the school. You can find all sorts of information about registration here

Top image: A wall with paper letters spelling out “I Can Create.” The letters are each decorated in a colorful way. Below is a bulletin board with signs across the top saying “Kindergarten, First Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade.” Underneath there are several examples of student artwork. Photo by Julie McClure. 

Staff writer

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