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N-CCS to Hold District-Wide Kindergarten Screening August 10, 2021

Is there a 5- year-old in your home?
Effective in 2009-2010, House Bill 150 requires that a child presented for enrollment to kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2021. Newton- Conover City Schools will hold a district-wide Kindergarten screening August 10, 2021 at North Newton, South Newton, and Shuford Elementary Schools.

Please contact your child’s school to sign up for a screening time:
North Newton: 828-464-2631
South Newton: 828-464-4061
Shuford: 828-464-1973
Parent’s Checklist for screening:
This is what I must bring to school the day I enroll my child:
❏ Birth Certificate - Parents must present a birth
certificate verifying that the child is at least 5 years old
on or before August 31, 2021.
❏ Proof of Residence- Please bring proof of your current
residence to ensure correct school assignment. This
may be a utility bill, lease agreement, or deed.
❏ Immunization Record- This certifies that your child has
had these shots required by state law: Diphtheria, HIB,
Tetanus, Whooping Coop (DTP), Oral Polio Vaccine,
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B.
❏ Physical Exam Certification- Your child must be
examined by a doctor within the first 30 days of
kindergarten. You will need to have your doctor or
health department complete a health screening form.
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