Janet Serino, Wyoming Area School District superintendent, announced registration of students who will be attending kindergarten in the 2020-21 school year will be conducted online. Parents can go to the Wyoming Area web page, www.wyomingarea.org, and follow links for registration.
Parents should take note of these important facts:
Children must be 5 by Aug. 31, 2020 to enter kindergarten, inclusive and without exception. A birth certificate as evidence of age must be provided upon registration.
Proof of residence must be presented. These include deed, signed lease agreement or property tax bill, plus a current utility bill for the residence, check stub for wages, public assistance, or Social Security.
State law requires children attempting to enroll must have proper immunization. Therefore, immunization records must be presented. Children entering kindergarten must have the following vaccines:
Four doses of tetanus, with one dose on or after the fourth birthday, and four doses of diphtheria with one dose on or after the fourth birthday (usually combined and given as DPT, DT, or Td);
Three doses of polio;
Two doses of measles, two doses of mumps and one dose of rubella (usually as MMR);
Three doses of hepatitis B;
Two doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity.
Children entering kindergarten at this time will receive required screenings.
For information, contact the Department of Student Registration at the Wyoming Area High School at 570-655-2836, ext. 2334.